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Upstox Trading Platform by RKSV - Review, FAQ and Detail

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Upstox Trading Platform by RKSV - Review, FAQ and Detail
  1. What is Upstox?

    Upstox is the trading platform offered by RKSV, the popular discount broker offering Equity, Commodity and Currency Derivatives trading services at BSE, NSE and MCX. It is built on top of Omnisys NEST OMS (Order Management System). Upstox makes it extremely easy to place orders through mobile or web browser. It's faster and free trading platform.

    Upstox is the Mobile and Website based trading platform offering trading, analysis, charting and many more rich trading features. Trading is offered on all the stock exchanges.

    To know more about Upstox, please visit following pages:

  2. What do you mean by FREE trading using Upstox?

    RKSV offers absolutely free trading account and free trading in Equity Delivery segment through Upstox trading platform.


    • Free trading is available only in Equity Delivery segment. It's not available for intraday or F&O trading.
    • There is no software uses fee.
    • You still have to pay DP changes.
  3. Why RKSV is offering brokerage free trading? How do RKSV make money by offering free trades?

    Brokerage free trading is available only in Equity Delivery segment. This segment is popular among beginners and long term investors. F&O is the main source of earning for discount brokers like RKSV. With free delivery trading, RKSV is trying to attract more customers who will eventually trade in other segments including intraday and F&O and pay brokerage.

  4. What is the difference between Upstox and Upstox Pro?

    Upstox is available in two version:

    1. Upstox (or Upstox Basic) - Upstox offers basic trading features in Equity Delivery segment through mobile and website. RKSV doesn't change any brokerage (no hidden fees) for trading in Equity Delivery segment using Upstox.
    2. Upstox Pro - Upstox Pro is the great trading platform for frequent traders; traders who trade in intraday and F&O segments. Along with the standard features offered in Upstox, Upstox Pro offers stock search, analyze, trade, and monitor stocks, currencies, F&O, and commodities with just few clicks.
      Upstox Pro provides advance charting for professional traders for technical analysis. It also offers wide range of indicators, chart types, data rich user interface.
  5. I am using NEST trading platform provided by RKSV. Do I have to move to Upstox?

    In short term, No.

    In long term, Yes.

    As of now, it's up to the users to move. But as Upstox offers rich user interface, it make lot of sense for customers who uses mobile or website based trading to move to Upstox.

  6. Does Upstock offers trading terminal?

    Upstox doesn't have installable exe based trading terminal. It only a mobile and web trading platform. But RKSV has plans to build a fully functional trading terminal in future.

  7. Is it safe to trade on Upstox?

    Yes, it's as safe as NEST. All the orders are actually routed though NEST OMS (Order Management System). NEST OMS is Omnisys product use by many brokers in India.

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User Comment

4. Sanjay  Jul 15, 2015 00:18 Reply
3. Sanjay  Jul 14, 2015 23:17 Reply
Hi Charan,

Every time you buy or sell shares which are there in your demat account, you have to pay DP transaction changes to Demat Account provider, i.e. IL&FS in terms of RKSV.

Hope this will help.
2. Charan  Jul 10, 2015 15:19 Reply
You still have to pay DP changes means?
1. shajijoseph  Jul 9, 2015 15:57 Reply
upstox pro launched?how can i open an account n access it
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