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Advantages of Trading in Stocks with 5paisa
Get portfolio baskets built by experts
Get research tools to make smart investment decisions
Get the best trading platforms to trade in stock market
Enjoy best pricing with our add-on packs
10 flat ₹Per order for other segments
10 flat ₹Per order
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Features that suit your purpose
Build your wealth with stock baskets suggested by experts
Wide suite of powerful drawing tools to help you take the right decisions
Experience simple and easy stock trading with our powerful trading platforms
Open your stock trading account in 3 easy steps !
Open your account
Fill in your required personal and bank details & proceed with your account opening journey
Upload the required documents online. Find below the list of documents to be uploaded
Start Trading in Stocks
Post verification, your trading account will be activated and you can start investing in your favorite stocks
With your 5paisa account also get an access to IPOs and US Stocks
Frequently Asked Questions
Stock trading refers to the buying and selling of shares in a particular company. If you own a stock it means that you own a piece of the company. The stocks issued by companies can be traded in the secondary market once it is listed on the stock exchanges. The process of buying and selling of stocks is done by the brokers. Different stock brokers buy/sell stocks in the exchange on behalf of the investor. Once the broker passes buy order to the exchange, the stock exchange searches for a sell order for the same share. Once a seller and a buyer are found and fixed, a price is agreed to finalize the transaction.
Types of trading in India are Intraday, Delivery, Short Sell, Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST), Sell Today Buy Tomorrow (STBT), and Margin Trading.
For Intraday trading through 5paisa:
- Login to 5paisa.com or 5paisa mobile trading app
- Go to My Watchlist
- Click on a 'Search Glass' on the top-right of the watchlist window
- Enter script name to search
- Click on the script name from the search result
- Click the green 'B' buy button
- In 'Place Order' window choose 'Intraday' from the dropdown
- Enter quantity and price and click 'Buy'
- Click on the 'Advance Buy' link to place Stop Loss, Bracket or Cover Order.
5paisa does not charge any brokerage, all we charge is a flat fee of Rs.20 per order. For more details visit our Charges page
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) are the major exchanges in India where most of the stock trading takes place.
The exchanges function from Monday to Friday. The stock market operating time in India are as follows:
- Pre-opening session - 9.00 a.m. – 9.15 a.m
- Trading session - 9.15 a.m. – 3.30 p.m
- Closing session - 3.30 p.m. – 4.00 p.m
You usually require a Demat and a Trading account to go ahead with online stock trading but when it comes to 5paisa, you have an all-in-one account. So with 5paisa account, you can avoid the hassle of opening and maintaining multiple accounts.