Paytm Money Margin Exposure Limit, Leverage for Intraday and F&O


Paytm Money Margin Exposure/Leverage facility allows customers to trade many times over the funds available in their account. The exposure limits are set based on the categories of stocks and the client profile. Currently, Paytm Money offers only Equity and Derivatives trading to its customers. The company allows up to 7.5 times of exposure on Equity Intraday trades and up to 3 times on Equity Intraday Futures and Options trade. There is no exposure provided on Equity Delivery trades. The exposure facility on options trades is restricted to sell transactions. The company does not offer leverage on buy Options and carry forward futures position. Paytm Money does not have a margin trading facility/funding or margin against shares at this stage.


Paytm Money Leverage

Paytm Money exposure/leverage policy offers a decent leverage facility to its customer. The exposure facility allows customers to trade x number of times over the funds available in their account and thus increase the probability of earning profits. The leverage is available for Equity intraday trades and Equity Futures and Equity Options (Sell).

The extent of the margin limit by Paytm Money is different for different stocks. For highly volatile stocks, the exposure provided is lesser, and for less volatile stocks, the extent of margin allowed is a bit higher. The highest leverage provided by Paytm Money for intraday trades is 7.5 times the funds in the customer's account. For example, if you have Rs 5,000 in your trading account, you can do intraday trading up to Rs 37,500. But remember that not all stocks will have the same exposure limit.

Key Features of Paytm Money Leverage Policy:

  • Paytm Money intraday margin exposure is allowed up to 5 times based on the stock's category.
  • There is no leverage provided for Equity Delivery trades.
  • Leverage in the case of Equity Intraday Futures and Options is allowed up to 3 times. The exposure in the case of Options is restricted to sell trades.
  • Intraday trades get auto squared off at 3:15 pm.
  • Auto Square off charges - Rs.20 per position.

Paytm Money Leverage Charges

Paytm Money does not levy any charges for the leverage facility. However, if the investors do not square off their intraday positions within the stipulated timeframe, Paytm Money initiates auto square off and charges Rs.20 per open position.

Paytm Money Margin

SegmentTrading Margin
Equity Delivery1x (no margin)
Equity IntradayUp to 7.5x (based on the stock)
Equity FutureIntra-day: 3x | Carry forward: 1x (no margin)
Equity OptionIntra-day (Options Sell): 3x | Carry forward: 1x (no margin)
Currency Future
Currency Option
Commodity Future
Commodity Option
Paytm Money Special Offer

Free Equity Delivery Trading

Get free equity delivery trading (no brokerage) and pay flat Rs 10 brokerage for Intraday and F&O trades. Rs 0 AMC for your demat account. To open an account with Paytm Money, simply Open Online Account or request a callback.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. 1. Does Paytm Money offer margin trading?

    No, Paytm Money does not offer a margin funding or margin trading facility. The company also does not provide a margin against shares.

    Paytm Money offers margin exposure up to 7.5 times for Equity Intraday trades.

     

  2. 2. Does Paytm Money provide leverage?

    Yes, Paytm Money provides a leverage facility for Equity Intraday, Equity Futures, and Equity Options trades. The leverage facility allows the investors to trade many times over the funds available in their account and increase the probability of earning profits.

    Paytm Money Exposure Limits:

    • Paytm Money Intraday Leverage for Equity Trades: Up to 7.5 times (based on the stock)
    • Paytm Money Intraday Leverage for Equity Futures: 3 times
    • Paytm Money Intraday Leverage for sell of Equity Options: 3 times

    Points to Note:

    • No exposure provided for Equity Delivery, Carry forward F&O trades and buy options.
    • Intraday trades auto squared off at 3:15 pm.
    • Auto Square off charges - Rs 20 per position

     

  3. 3. Does Paytm Money provide margin?

    Paytm Money provides an exposure/leverage facility to customers for Equity Intraday trades and recently launch Equity Derivatives product.

    The company allows trades up to 7.5 times the funds available in the account for Equity Intraday transactions. In the case of Equity Futures and Options, Paytm Money allows taking exposure up to 3 times the fund available in the account for Intraday trades. For Options, this facility is restricted only to sell transactions.

    Paytm Money does not provide a margin trading facility (MTF) nor margin against shares.

     

  4. 4. How much leverage does Paytm Money provide for Intraday Equity trading?

    Paytm Money provides an exposure up to 7.5 times for Equity Intraday trading based on the quality and volatility of the stocks. The extent of the margin limit provided is different for each security.

    For example, if you have Rs 1,000 in your trading account, you can buy/sell stocks up to Rs 7,500 in case of Intraday trades.

     

  5. 5. What is square time in Paytm Money?

    Paytm Money auto-square off starts at 3.15 PM (15 minutes before the market close).

    If you trade Intraday with Paytm Money and have not squared off your positions till 3.15 PM, Paytm Money will initiate an auto-square for all your open positions and will charge Rs 20 as a penalty for each open position squared off.

     

  6. 6. Does Paytm money have a margin calculator?

    Paytm Money currently does not have an in-built Paytm Money margin calculator or a Paytm Money leverage calculator that can help determine the permissible exposure limits for trading.

    The company is currently working on building an F&O margin calculator to help assess the exchange margin requirements for placing F&O orders.

     

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Information on this page was last updated on Wednesday, February 10, 2021


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