ATTENTION : Exchanges / Depositories: Prevent unauthorised Transactions in your Trading &Demat account. Update your Mobile Numbers & Email IDs with your Stock Brokers / Depository Participants. Receive information of your transactions in Trading Account and alerts on all debit and other important transactions in your demat account, directly from Exchange / Depositories respectively on your Mobile / Email at the end of the day. .... Issued in the interest of Investors” "KYC: KYC is one time exercise while dealing in securities markets - once KYC is done through a SEBI registered Intermediary (Broker, DP, Mutual Fund etc.), you need not undergo the same process again when you approach another intermediary. Attention investors no need to issue cheques by investor while subscribing to IPO. Just write the bank account number and sign in the application form to authorise your bank to make payment in case of allotment. No worries for refund as the money remains in investor account.


In finance, equity trading is the buying and selling of company stock shares. Shares in large publicly-traded companies are bought and sold through one of the major stock exchanges, Equity trading can be performed by the owner of the shares, or by an agent authorized to buy and sell on behalf of the share's owner.

*Frequently Asked questions*

Who is a Stock Broker?

A stock broker is a person or entity, which is a member of a stock exchange. A stock broker acts as a facilitator to carry out transactions of investors on a stock exchange. Thus if you want to buy say 1000 shares of a company ABC (which is listed on say National Stock Exchange) in the secondary securities market, you would have to go through a stock broker registered in NSE to carry out your transactions on National Stock exchange.

Whether stock brokers are governed by any Rules and Regulations?

Yes, stock brokers are governed by SEBI Act, 1992, Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956, Securities and Exchange Board of India [SEBI (Stock brokers and Sub brokers) Rules and Regulations, 1992], Rules, Regulations and Bye laws of stock exchange of which he is a member as well as various directives of SEBI and stock exchange issued from time to time.

What are the documents to be signed with stock broker?

Before start of trading with a stock broker, you are required to furnish your details such as name, address, proof of address, etc. and execute a broker client agreement. You are also entitled to a document called Risk Disclosure Document, which would give you a fair idea about the risks associated with securities market. Please go through all these documents carefully.

What to check while registering with a stock broker?

Every stock broker is required to be a member of a stock exchange as well as registered with SEBI. Examine the SEBI registration number and other relevant details can be found out from the registration certificate issued by SEBI.