What are BTST and STBT?

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BTST is an abbreviation for Buy Today, Sell Tomorrow whereas, STBT means Sell Today, Buy Tomorrow.

In BTST, you can buy the stocks on T- day and sell them before receiving them in your Demat account on T+2. The STBT facility allows the investors to sell the shares first and buy them later. Almost all the brokers in India offer BTST facility but, no broker allows STBT as short selling is not permitted in the Cash Equity segment.

These trading facilities of BTST and STBT help the customers benefit from short-term price volatility in the stocks.


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