On the Funds page, what does Used Funds denote?

Your funds would be used in either of the 2 scenarios below-

1) From your total ‘Available to Trade’ balance, when an amount of funds is used for trading, and this amount will be shown in used funds. This will be denoted as a positive amount.

The possible scenarios when this may happen is-

  1. You buy a stock in the equity delivery segment
  2. You buy or short sell a stock in the equity intraday segment
  3. You buy or short sell a derivatives(f&o) contract in intraday or delivery
  4. You carry forward an open position to the next trading day for either a futures contract or an options contract (on the short side only)

2)Whenever you successfully sell a delivery position, an amount will be receivable by you, and this amount will be shown in used funds. This will be denoted as a negative amount.

The possible scenarios when this may happen is-

  1. You successfully sell a stock in the equity delivery segment (which were in your demat account)
  2. You sell an open position (on the buy side) in the options segment