Trading: Basics

How can you check bid-ask rates?
To look for the details of a scrip/stock, click on it. You'll see multiple options in the navigation bar on top of that window. The Market Depth screen...
Fri, 16 Apr, 2021 at 7:53 PM
What is trading on SMEs?
The Capital Market has a wide array of options within it. It is not just about buying and selling shares from the secondary market. There are many other str...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 12:26 PM
What is a long combo: Sell a Put, Buy a Call?
A long combo is a bullish strategy. If an investor is expecting the price of a stock to move up he can use a long combo strategy. It involves selling an OTM...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 9:58 AM
Is it possible to sell stocks on NSE, if I bought them from BSE?
Yes. When you purchase stocks from BSE, they will also show as default on NSE and you can sell them on NSE or BSE. Want to know how to sell stocks on...
Fri, 9 Apr, 2021 at 2:49 PM
What is a Protective Call / Synthetic Long Put?
This is a strategy wherein an investor has gone short on a stock and buys a call to hedge it. This is the opposite of a synthetic Call (Strategy 3). An ...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 10:07 AM
I am unable to execute my order at the set price in my Upstox account. How can I resolve it?
Typically, your order may not be executed for certain reasons. Please look into the following scenarios to resolve the issue: If you have placed a limit ...
Sun, 25 Oct, 2020 at 11:47 PM
What is a Covered Put?
This strategy is opposite to a Covered Call. A Covered Call is a neutral to bullish strategy, whereas a Covered Put is a neutral to Bearish strategy. You ex...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 10:15 AM
How can I place a sell order after I have received my CDSL TPIN ?
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...
Wed, 2 Feb, 2022 at 5:07 PM
What is a Long Straddle?
A Straddle is a volatility strategy and is used when the stock price/index is expected to show large movements. This strategy involves buying a call as w...
Thu, 8 Apr, 2021 at 10:20 AM
How to sell shares without a physical POA?
At Upstox, the e-DIS (electronic-Delivery Instruction Slip) facility enables you to sell your shares directly without having to courier a physical copy of t...
Tue, 2 Mar, 2021 at 11:54 PM