Zerodha always focuses on breakthrough innovations to offer the best trading platforms to its clientele. Kite 3.0 is the in-house developed ultra-flagship online trading platform to trade and invest in equity, futures & options, commodity, and currency segments. The Kite platform provides an abundance of features including but not restricted to advanced charting, live-streaming market data, elegant user interface, and integration with 3rd party apps. Zerodha Kite is a free platform available at ₹0 charges, users can access the Kite Web, or download the Kite Mobile App, or can even get Kite API. Just go through with the complete Zerodha Kite review including Kite features, Kite connect API, charges, charting feature, fund transfer, demo, and many more.
The Kite online trading platform is available in 3 different versions; web, mobile app, and API. Here are the details;
Kite web platform is accessible on any supported browser such as Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc. kite.zerodha.com comes with features i.e. multiple order placement, universal search bar, charting tool, live market data, and many more.
Kite Mobile App
Kite app (Android and iOS) is one of the fastest and the most powerful trading app to trade at your fingertips. Intuitive dashboard, advanced charting, view positions & holdings, funds transfer, multiple market watchlists, etc. are the basic features of the Kite Mobile App.
Kite Connect API
Kite API is a set of HTTP/JSON API, any Zerodha client can get the API, change the coding, and create their own front-end full-fledged trading platform.
Nil, Kite is an absolutely free trading platform of Zerodha that is available at zero charges. Customers can access the Kite Web and app (Android and iOS) for Free at 0 fees.
Kite platform is one of India's best trading platforms due to its exceptional range of features like powerful charting, multiple market watchlists, fund transfer, trade from the chart, and others. Here are the details;
How to add funds on Kite through UPI?
Zerodha offers both intraday (MIS) as well as delivery (CNC) trading, and a client can place various types of orders under both segments. Here are the Kite product and order types explained;
|MIS Order||You can start intraday trading by placing an MIS (Margin intraday square-off) order, in which, you must close your positions the same trading session, and otherwise, Zerodha itself close your position at intraday square off charges of Rs. 50 + GST.|
|CNC Order||CNC orders are used for delivery trading hence, require 100% margin upfront in your trading account. Stocks bought on CNC will be transferred to your Demat account as per the T+2 period. Zerodha offers free equity delivery trading at zero brokerage.|
|Market order||Buy or sell order placed at the prevailing market price of a scrip.|
|Limit order||Buy or sell orders that are placed at a specific target price are called limit orders.|
|Stop loss order (SL)||A stop-loss is a limit order to stop losses whenever the stock price level reaches a certain level, then the order will be placed at the specified price automatically on the exchange.|
|Stop-loss market (SL-M)||This type of order is placed at the market price at the exchange, once the stock reaches the trigger price.|
|Regular (NRML)||These are normal F&O orders that are held until the expiry period.|
GTT stands for Good Till Triggered that allows customers to set a trigger price for a stock, once the scrip reaches that level, then the limit order will be placed automatically on the exchange.
Zerodha provides a Kite user manual to enable users to examine that how to access different features on Kite.
The ultra-lightweight and low-bandwidth Kite Zerodha platform provides an enormous range of features that are useful from beginners to advanced level traders. Free platform, accessibility to the Kite Web and Kite Mobile App (Android and iOS), and feature-rich usage positioned Kite as the best trading platform in India. Developers can also get Kite API and build their own platform.
Last updated on 22nd Apr 2021
As of now, it can be accessed on Kite web and not on Kite mobile. It is only available for NSE scripts. It is only available to Zerodha’s active trading clients those who have generated over Rs 100 brokerage in the last 4 weeks. It is now available for free but later it will be charged.
Steps to add funds with Zerodha
Stoploss order (SL) is an important order type allowed on Zerodha kite to facility traders to limit their losses.
Steps to place Stoploss order on Kite
Zerodha Kite Tutorial or kite user manual is available on the broker’s website. The manual guide Zerodha users about how to use the Kite trading platform to place orders, view portfolio holdings, buy and sell various stocks, and others.
Steps to get Kite User Manual
Zerodha AMO stands for “After Market Order” that allows users to place orders after market hours. People who can’t actively keep track of the market trading hours can place an AMO order in Zerodha Kite.
The market timing for placing AMO order varies across segments such as;
Note: Zerodha AMO order can’t be placed for bracket order (BO) and cover order (CO) and allowed for all other Zerodha order types such as CNC, MIS, and NRML.
The default settings on Kite presents ChartIQ charts thus, if any Zerodha user wants to view TradingView charts then follow these steps;
Zerodha Kite is a web and app-based trading platform, to login with Zerodha kite mobile app, follow these steps;
Recently, on 10th June 2020, Zerodha has launched a new feature through where you can know margins directly when you’re placing an order on Kite Web. Thus, users no more need to use the margin calculator to figure out your margin required. The margins will be shown on the Zerodha Kite order window.
For instance, if you’ve placed a buy order for IndusInd Bank, then in the order window on Kite, you can check margins in the yellow highlighted part.
After entering the quantity, you can click on the refresh icon on the margins required section to know the total margins. Currently, the feature is only available on Kite Web and not yet available on Kite mobile app.
Kite API provides access to the building interface of Kite and enables users to create their own front-end trading platform. The API is only available to Zerodha customers means one who has opened Zerodha Demat and Trading account.
Steps to access Zerodha Kite API: