How to trade futures in zerodha
An introductory article on Futures. Describes what a forward contract means along with a practical illustration of the concept.
The article discusses the procedure for settling the forward contract. The article starts by discussing the drawbacks of Forwards contracts and progress to discuss how a futures contract overcomes these drawbacks. Examples are quoted to make the concept clear. The article explains how a trader can employ futures contract to financially profit from his directional view on a stock or an index.
Practical examples are used to illustrate how the trade would evol.. This chapter discusses leverage, the central theme of futures trading in detail. The contract between futures and spot market is discussed. The chapter also touches upon leverage calculation. This chapter gives you all the necessary information that you need to know before placing your first futures trade.
The chapter also throws light into why brokers and exchanges charge margins. This chapter gives you an overview of how to use a margin calculator. In addition the chapter also touches upon spread trading such as calendar spreads. The chapter explains all that you need about shorting, be it futures or stocks with practical real life examples. Emphasis is also made on things you need to take care of when you short stocks or futu..
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