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Demat Account FAQ FAQ List

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1Is it mandatory to have a demat account to apply in an IPO?1
2How do I transfer from one demat account to another demat account?7
3I do not have a demat account. Can I apply in an IPO?0
4How much interest do I get on demat account?3
5What are the maintenance changes for a demat account? Are there any hidden charges or processing fees on the transactions I do on demat account?1
6Do I have to pay yearly maintenance changes even I do not hold any shares in my demat account?0
7Can a person have more than one demat account on his name?0
8Can a Demat account opened for a minor?2
9What is the diffrence between Demat account number and Trading account number ?0
10What is CDSL and NSDL ?1
11What is a depository?0
12Can a minor open trading Demat account?2
13Who is Depository Participant (DP)?0
14What is dematerialisation Process?0
15Why should I hold shares in demat account and is it compulsory for every investor to open a demat account to trade in the stock market?1
16How many demat accounts I can open?0
17Is there nomination facility in demat account ?0
18Do I have to contact all companies for any update in my personal details ?0
19I am not a frequent trader on stock exchange. What should I do with transaction statement ?0
20What kind of help can I get If I have problem with my NSDL demat account?0
21Can I take a loan on my demat holdings?0
22How much do I pay for my demat account?0
23What are the value added facilities on my demat account ?0
24What precautions should i take to prevent misuse of securities lying in my account ?0
25Can I open more than one demat account with only one DP in identical names?0
26Can a demat account be opened with four holder's names?0
27What is the Standing Instruction given in the demat account opening form?0
28Can someone else operate my demat account on my behalf on the basis of Power of Attorney?72
29What is a clearing member account and how is it different from a beneficiary account?0
30How many Demat Account can be added to my Trading Account?0
31How many Demat Accounts do I need? 0
32Is there any nomination facility in Demat Account?0
33Do I need to contact all companies for any update in my personal details? 0
34What precautions should I take to prevent misuse of securities lying in my demat account? 0
35I am not a frequent trader on stock exchange. What should I do with Transaction Statement?0
36How much do I need to pay for my Demat Account?0
37What kind of help can I get if I have any problem with my NSDL Demat Account?0
38What are the value added facilities on my demat account?0
39How long can I hold the shares of a company? What are the changes applied in holding shares for the long term?0
40How do I safeguard my Demat Account with Power of Attorney to Broker?0
41Are there different types of Power of Attorney?0
42What is the validity of my Power of Attorney for demat account?0
43Are there any charges associated with Demat Power of Attorney?0
44Does broker allows time bound Power of Attorney for Demat Account?0
45Should Power of Attorney be printed on the Stamp Paper?0
46Can I sign Power of Attorney online?0
47Can a Broker misuse the Power of Attorney?0
48Can a Broker withdraw money from my linked bank account using the Power of Attorney I gave?1
49Can I use Broker Pool Demat Account to keep my share and do not give Power of Attorney?7
50Can I trade in Futures and Options without Power of Attorney to my Demat account?0
51My signed Power of Attorney is still in courier. Can I still trade?0
52How can I get dividends directly to the bank instead of the cheque? Is there any online application?0
53Can I add another person to my demat account?0
54Why do I need a demat account?1
55Is demat account required for SIP?0
56What is the differences between NSDL and CDSL?2
57Does any stock broker offer CDSL Easiest facility?2
58Can I transfer shares from CDSL demat account to NSDL demat account?0
59What happens if I do not pay AMC for a demat account?27
60Can I open Demat Account without PAN Card?2