Trading: Basics

What is the Nifty and the Sensex? What are Nifty Futures?
The Nifty and the Sensex are both Indices. The Sensex also called the BSE 30, is a stock market index of 30 well-established and financially sound compa...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 1:19 PM
What are Option Payoffs?
The 'optionality' characteristic of Options results in a non-linear payoff for them.  In simple words, it means that the losses for the buyer ...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 2:39 PM
What are the different chart types on Upstox?
We have updated the app to give you a better experience. If you’re using an older version of the Upstox app, read this.  If you’re using the updated vers...
Tue, 14 Sep, 2021 at 7:07 PM
How to set alerts on various stocks?
We have updated the app to give you a better experience. If you’re using an older version of the Upstox app, read this. If you’re using the updated versi...
Fri, 31 Dec, 2021 at 2:07 PM
What are the features I can use from the Chart widget?
The chart widget is where you get to see Intraday and historical data of any stock in an easy-to-understand chart form. To view the chart select the require...
Tue, 14 Sep, 2021 at 10:43 AM
What is the difference between an Intraday and Delivery order ?
Intraday trades involve buying and selling a stock within a trading session, i.e. on the same day. If you do not square your positions by the end of the day...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 2:46 PM
Trading hours for different segments
What are your trading hours? The trading hours are critical for you to know since different segments have different timings. Be on top of your trading g...
Tue, 22 Mar, 2022 at 1:37 PM
What is a Long Put?
Long or buying a Put is the opposite of buying a Call. When you buy a Call you are bullish about the stock/index. When an investor is bearish, he can buy a ...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 9:50 AM
What is a lot size in Futures?
Each Futures contract has a lot size. The Nifty Future, for example, has a lot size of 50, meaning each Nifty Futures contract represents 50 Nifty underlyin...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 1:20 PM
Can I use charting indicators on my phone?
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Fri, 31 Dec, 2021 at 2:03 PM