How to Trade Futures in India? A Step-by-Step Guide (Basics)!

By Harshit Patel

Futures are the way to go for a trader, a very simple yet complex way of trading and predicting the future prices of the commodities that you believe in. In this article, we will be talking about futures trading in India. For a beginner, the basics of futures trading will be explained and you will also learn the things you need to know to be a successful futures trader.

The Indian stock market is the second largest in the world, with more than 1.5 lakh listed stocks. It is one of the 21 stock exchanges in the world to be a part of BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) and a constituent of the NSE (National Stock Exchange). There are a number of ways one can trade in the Indian stock market, one of which is trading on a futures exchange.

A Beginners Guide to Trading Futures: Knowing where to start, the basic ideas behind trading futures, different types of futures and the key differences between cash and futures markets can be daunting. This guide will help you understand futures, including what traders do in the cash market and what is the difference between futures and options..

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