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22 Announcements on #margins

23 March, Tue 4:37 pm
We’re glad you’ve enjoyed using our unlimited watchlists feature. However, from 5th April 2021, we will be defining a limit on the number of watchlists traders can create on Upstox. What does this mean? Earlier all traders were able to create an unlimited number of watchlists on Upstox and they could add as many symbols.. Read more
17 March, Wed 10:12 am
The Government of India has announced a 16.12% stake sale in Tata Communication Ltd. via an offer-for-sale and here are some details:  Floor price: Rs. 1161 per equity share Application date for retail investors: Wednesday, 17th March 2021 Click here to get more details on this offer. What is offer-for-sale (OFS)? OFS is an investment.. Read more
16 March, Tue 2:50 pm
The Indian Premier League Governing Council (IPL GC) today announced Upstox, one of India’s leading and fastest-growing digital brokerage firms, as an official partner for IPL, which will begin on April 9th, 2021. This will be a multi-year partnership. Founded with the vision of making financial investing easy, equitable, and affordable to all Indian investors,.. Read more
15 March, Mon 7:01 pm
The two-day strike by The United Forum of Bank unions (UFBU) on 15th and 16th March 2021 could affect some banking services for various Public Sector Banks. Here is what this means. What’s happening: Different payment modes with various  Public Sector Banks (PSBs) may get impacted by this two-day strike. Some transactions may even get.. Read more
3 March, Wed 12:40 pm
For your benefit, we are not offering the National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) buy-back offer of Rs. 57.50 per share on our platform because the current market price of NALCO is around Rs. 60 per share. Hence, it would make more economic sense for you to sell your shares in the secondary market instead of.. Read more
26 February, Fri 8:42 pm
We have decided to discontinue our Priority Pack and move you to our Basic Pack from 1st March 2021 keeping in mind your best interests. Why are we discontinuing the Priority Pack? To comply with SEBI’s recent requirement for Peak Margins, Upstox, like all other brokers, needs to collect a minimum of 50% of funds.. Read more
5 February, Fri 9:05 pm
To ensure seamless trading, we will be participating in a scheduled Mock (dummy) Trading session conducted by the Exchange on 6th February 2021 from 10 AM to 7.30 PM. During this session, you will not be able to log-in or use any functions on the platform. Thank you for your patience and cooperation. Read more
14 January, Thu 9:54 pm
The Government of India has announced a 10% stake sale in SAIL (Steel Authority of India Limited) via an Offer-for-Sale and here are some details: Floor price: Rs. 64 per equity share Application date for retail investors: Friday, 15th January 2021 Click here to get more details on this offer What is Offer-for-sale (OFS)? OFS.. Read more
11 December, Fri 11:04 am
The Government of India has announced a 20% stake sale in IRCTC via an Offer-for-Sale and  here are some details:  Floor price: Rs. 1,367 per equity share Application date for retail investors (investment limit up to Rs 2 Lakhs): Friday, 11th December, 2020 Click here to get more details on this offer  What is Offer-for-sale.. Read more
12 November, Thu 8:05 pm
Diwali Muhurat trading will be held on 14th November 2020 and the timings for the same are mentioned below: Pre-Market session for Equity Cash Segment: 6.00 PM to 6.08 PM Normal Market session: 6.15 PM to 7.15 PM Please note: All Intraday positions (including Cover and Bracket Orders) will be squared off 15 minutes prior.. Read more
15 October, Thu 8:58 pm
There has been an introduction of a new margining process by the regulator and Exchanges, recently. As part of our goal to provide you with the best trading exposures and seamless reporting of your margins to the Exchange, we have made some changes in our operations. These changes mean that the shares you sell on.. Read more
15 August, Sat 11:46 am
As per practices in the broking industry, Upstox uses the First In, First Out (FIFO) method to calculate the average price for overnight (Delivery) positions and holdings. We have now refined the calculation of average price for holdings after considering the events of past corporate actions of companies. You can learn more about how the.. Read more
30 July, Thu 10:53 pm
As per SEBI’s directive in curricular no. CIR/HO/MIRSD/DOP/CIR/P/2019/139 and CIR/HO/MIRSD/DOP/CIR/P/2020/28, we want to update you about three important trading updates, which we are implementing from 31st July 2020, Friday. This is likely to affect some popular trading strategies that you may be using such as- Buy Today - Sell Tomorrow (BTST).  1) Any equity shares.. Read more
16 July, Thu 5:12 pm
The Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited recently took the decision to raise funding through its Rights Issue, after the proposal was approved by the Board of Directors. The ongoing rights issue will be open for subscription from 8th July, 2020 to 22nd July, 2020 and here’s everything you need to know about it. Understanding.. Read more
7 July, Tue 4:34 pm
To protect the interests of traders and investors, SEBI (Securities and Exchange Board of India) has introduced various surveillance measures. In continuation to these measures already implemented, we're implementing the following surveillance measures for scrips under ASM (Additional Surveillance Measure) category. Particulars Action Delivery Buy  Disabled Holdings Sell Only Enabled A delivery product based square.. Read more
2 July, Thu 5:41 pm
Effective from 1st July 2020, in compliance with the new regulation, stamp duty charges are revised to a uniform rate. Please find the applicable stamp duty rates applicable on each type of trade below: Trade type New applicable Stamp duty rate Delivery equity trades 0.015% or Rs 1,500 per crore on buy-side Intraday equity trades.. Read more
5 June, Fri 11:14 am
If you have already generated your TPIN, you can continue to use the same one. Your TPIN will not expire unless you generate a new TPIN.    In case, you still haven’t generated your TPIN, here’s how you can generate your TPIN on the Upstox platforms:   Clicking on ‘Confirm’ on the order placement screen.. Read more
1 June, Mon 2:53 pm
Further to our communication in the morning, we have moved back to our previous OTP-based process to authorize all your sell transactions from your demat account.So Non-POA customers can now place sell orders from their holdings. What to do if i am using Upstox Pro mobile? The authorization process will go back to the OTP-based.. Read more
1 June, Mon 10:10 am
As per SEBI’s mandate all depository participants and brokers had to implement a revised process for authorizing sell orders from clients demat accounts from today, 1st June, 2020. Our depository participant is CDSL. We too, implemented this process and went live today. Read more here: https://upstox.com/market-talk/an-introduction-to-our-revamped-e-dis-process/ However, since this morning there are some intermittent issues.. Read more
20 April, Mon 12:53 pm
We hope you are taking care of yourself during this period. This is to inform you about a change in our internal settlement close out policy. Please note that in case of short delivery of securities as on the date of settlement, such shortage  shall be settled as per the close-out price available from the.. Read more
20 March, Fri 9:10 pm
The future of your holdings As per the Ministry of Finance notification dated 13th March, 2020 regarding YES Bank holdings, 75% of all holdings that are bought before or on 13th March, 2020 will be locked-in for a period of 3 yrs if the holding exceeds 99 shares.   What this means for you as.. Read more
26 June, Tue 5:12 pm
To trade in derivatives the exchanges ask for margin, i.e., SPAN + Exposure, to carry forward positions overnight. Until now a short margin penalty of up to Read more