ShareKhan is one of the few broking firms which have been tremendously successful in building their brand in the trading segment. They are synonymous with share trading due to their effective marketing strategies and off course their name so much so that today when one thinks of Online trading the name Sharekhan automatically comes to mind.
This Sharekhan Review 2020 discusses the boutique of services on offer from the full-service broker to their clients. They currently offer trading in the equity, currency, commodity and their respective derivative segments.
Shripal Morakhia a Mumbai-based entrepreneur founded his brainchild Sharekhan in the year 2000 to leverage newly introduced electronic trading in stock exchanges as well as dematerialization/demat of securities.
Shripal Morakhia, Sharekhan Review 2020
Since its pioneering leap into very first digitization wave, Sharekhan has grown to be largest standalone trading brokerage firm with mutual fund distribution, IPO financing, securities brokerage, ESOP financing, loan against shares and wealth management services.
They are the fourth-largest stock-broker with a customer base of over 5 lakh active customers in India which is very significant. With more than 4800 employees working at 153 branches spread across 575 cities of India, they execute 4 lakh trades every day dealing with over 25,000 business partners. Rebranded as Sharekhan by BNP Paribas, it has become a wholly- owned subsidiary of BNP Paribas after being bought by them for Rs 2200 crore.
ShareKhan is accredited with NSE, BSE, MCX and NCDEX and allows its customers to trade in the following segments:
Apart from this, ShareKhan has also launched its own platform known as Sharekhan Classrooms which aims to help new traders and investors to learn the basics of investing in the stock market. This service is only available to the clients of the full-service stock-broker.
Here is a detailed ShareKhan review of the key products and services offered by the full service broker:
Sharekhan Trading Platforms
ShareKhan offers its customers trading platforms for both desktop and mobile. Here is a quick look at what they have to offer:
Trade Tiger is a hybrid cloud-based stock trading platform that allows users to trade across multiple financial segments like commodities, currency, IPOs, equities, mutual funds, and derivatives. Some of the features of this application include:
- Advanced trading and analytical tools
- Customizable alerts, notifications, and reminders on stocks and exchange
- Detailed research and stock analysis using high-quality graphs
- 14 banks tie-up to support instant pay in or pay out
This platform has been used by ShareKhan’s large customer base for well over a decade and has been compliant with the standards which are expected from most full-service stock-brokers.
Sharekhan Web Trading
It is a lightweight website application that needs basic configuration. You will have to log in with valid credentials to begin trading. The website has a simple user interface which helps customers to trade effectively. Some of the features include:
Sharekhan Web Trading
- Email and SMS order confirmations
- “Path finder” assists investors to filter healthy stocks for long term investments
- Supports trading across various segments
- Third party technical analysis software can be integrated with “O Alert” for automated alerts.
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