Now send money with Whatsapp!   Now send money with Whatsapp: WhatsApp is today one of the most widely used apps in the world; with nearly a billion people relying on the app to stay in touch with their family, friends and loved ones. With the kind of lifestyle that the world...
7 things you should know to understand dark pools “Stock Market rises by 123 points, xyz company biggest gainers”. These are the lines which everyone in the business world- the company, the shareholders and investors wish to hear. More and more shares are bought in anticipation of higher returns. Some...
The fintech industry is changing the way people can get loans. It is allowing consumers to leverage technology to apply and secure loans. For example, you can use instant personal loan apps to get a loan in a matter of minutes. The Fintech industry So what is a fintech company? A combination of two...
Witness the rise of the Fintech industry with numbers   Technology has always reinvented industries. For instance, Amazon, Inc. reinvented how retail is done and introduced a completely new category called e-commerce two decades earlier. While Amazon started offering its service selling only books to a then tiny group of internet...
Understanding Direct Market Access..   DMA or Direct Market Access- is a pretty new phenomenon in Indian Markets   Direct market access or DMA, as the name suggests is directly accessing the stock exchange without going through the broker. Mostly, the trading is restricted to broker dealers and other firms that are members...
Virtual Currencies: Ethereum or Bitcoin - which is better?   Ethereum and Bitcoin are virtual currencies or crypto-currencies which are based on high speed of transaction at low cost. The absence of central ledger, peer-to-peer network sharing in online mode and better features make a solid business case for the use of crypto-currencies.   Here is a...
Impact of extended trading hours Here, we will discuss the impact of extended trading hours.   Recently, NSE and BSE increased the trading hours by 55 minutes. So the exchanges which used to open at 9.55 am - will now open at 9.00 am. This will definitely impact the stock exchanges...

What is co-location ?

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What is co-location ?   What is Co-location ? It is a facility that an stock exchange provides to the member brokers. The exchange hosts the subscriber's server in its data center.   Basically, the co-location facility helps you move closer to the stock exchange and reduces your execution time.   Co-location means that the...
Payment banks: How they are different from normal banks?   The World Bank conducted a survey of about 140 economies in 2014 and made a World Bank Financial Inclusion Database. According to this database, in India, only 53% of the population has bank accounts whereas the global coverage is 61%. Also,...