Zerodha since its inception has been consistently gaining clients every year. Kite, a trading platform of zerodha runs on a web browser. This is one of its kind of clutter-free trading platform. Recently zerodha kite 3.0 is launched with improvised features. Let’s have a look at zerodha kite 3.0.
SEBI, the financial market regulator in India introduced discount brokerage to increase more user involvement in the financial market. A broker is one of the financial intermediaries in financial market. Zerodha claims to be the first discount brokerage in India established in August 2010. Its headquarter is in Bangalore (Karnataka) and its other branches are in Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), Pune (Maharashtra), Ahmadabad (Gujarat), Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), Hubli (Karnataka), Salem (Tamil Nadu), Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu) and Kochi (Kerala). As of 2017, it is the largest discount broker in India and contributes up to 5% of retail trading volumes on Indian stock exchanges, generating daily trading turnovers crossing $2 billion. Read more at the detailed zerodha review.
Open zerodha account
You can open your zerodha account online if you have an aadhaar card. In case you don’t have an aadhaar card you have to send some more documents including Proof of address and proof of identity along with zerodha trading and demat account forms to zerodha headquarter at Bangalore. You can open your trading account directly on zerodha website
Read guidelines to open zerodha account.
Zerodha Trading platforms
Zerodha provides three trading platforms
- Zerodha kite
- Zerodha mobile
- zerodha Pi
This article is dedicated to zerodha kite 3.0, a web-based trading platform.
Zerodha Kite 3.0
Kite has 100 technical charting indicators and unlimited data for all stocks. When you choose zerodha as your stock broker you get it right away in your browser after logging in with your login credentials.
Kite was launched in November 2015 and it became very popular among zerodha customers as it can be used on mobile, tablets and web browser.
Initially kite was launched in Kannada language, later English, Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali, Gujrati and Punjabi languages were also included. So currently zerodha kite can be used in 11 languages.
Recently kite has been upgraded to version kite 3.0. Soon older one will be phased out.
Zerodha kite 3.0 key features
- New login Page
- Browser notifications
- Floating Order window
- Multiple Chart view
- Trade from charts
Kite 3.0 has a new login page with minimal text and enhanced security. You can also place your avatar in profile which will be displayed on the login page.
On kite 3.0 you can choose to receive the new messages coming for the kite. These messages will be shown on your browser. It doesn’t matter which application you are using you will never miss any notification.
Now you can reposition your order window anywhere by dragging it inside the browser. It will be displayed on every page of the kite at that same position.
Now you can view 4 charts on the same screen. You have to select 2-chart/4-chart from the display drop-down of the charts. This will open a new tab with 4 charts of the scrips you selected.
You don’t have to go to the market watch section to place your orders. You can place your orders right on the chart itself. Click on the top left corner of the chart to get the trading panel. On this trading panel, you can see the market depth, your position and open orders. Place your order after doing your necessary study from this trading panel itself.