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List of Tables

List of Figures


Literature Review

Company Profile

Data Analysis & Interpretation

Findings and Conclusions





The uncertainty and the rapid fluctuation in the Indian capital market made many investors at

home and foreign wary about the future of their investments. So in order to lessen this

uncertainty in the market, SEBI introduced many new trends by making changes in the way the

capital market functions by introducing online trading, rolling settlement, dematerialization of

shares, etc. This project is only an attempt to find the effect of these trends on the Indian markets.

This study is done with reference of PADMAKSHI FINANCIAL SREVICES LTD.


The present study “to review the on-line trading procedure” a case study of ONLINE TRADING

at PADMAKSHI FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD, as the exchange has changed its trading style

from outcry to on-line (screen based) on 20th February 1997,there is need to asses the

performance of the capital market.


 It is to analyze the changes in trading after the exchange shifted from outcry to online

trading system.

 It is to study the functions of PADMAKSHI FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD and through

various departments.

 To know the online screen based trading system adopted by the PADMAKSHI

FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD and about its communication facilities. The appropriate

configuration to set the network, which would link the PADMAKSHI FINANCIAL

SERVICES LTD to individuals/members.

 To know about the latest and future development in the stock exchange trading system,

clearly defining each and every term of the stock exchange procedure.

 To study the effect of the changing trends in the capital market on the investor, the broker

and on the country to a greater extent, particularly in Hyderabad.

 To study the functions of PADMAKSHI FINANCIAL SERVICES LTD through various

departments and committees.

 To study the effect of the changing technology on the capital market.

 To study the procedure of trading in online trading and finding its advantages over the

manual trading.


Stock exchanges are an integral part of the capital market. It is the most perfect type of

market for securities whether of government or semi government bodies or other bodies as

for share and debentures issued by the joint stock enterprises. Stock exchanges provide

liquidity to the listed companies they give quotations to the listed companies and help in

trading and raising funds from the market. Exchanges provide ready market for the sale and

purchase of securities. Stock market in India is more than century old and has been

functioning effectively through the medium of recognized stock exchanges. The stock

market, which is integral part of the capital, has major impact on the functioning of the

corporate sector in particular. Since the capital market is playing major role in Indian

economy from the past several years there is an essential need to study the overall

functioning of stock exchange.


To scope of the study analyses is to know how the on-line trading activities are carried out in

Padmakshi Financial Services Limited.


The data collection methods include both primary and secondary collection methods.

Primary method: This method includes the data collected from the personal interaction with

authorized members of Padmakshi Financial Services Limited.

Secondary method: The secondary data collection method includes:

The lectures delivered by the superintendents of respective departments. The brochures and

material provided by Padmakshi Financial Services Limited. The data collected from the

magazines of the NSE, economic time’s etc.various books relating to the investments, capital

market and other topics.


The study is confined to the past 2-3 years and the present system of the trading procedure in the

Padmakshi Financial Services Limited and the study is confined to cover all the related issues in

brief. Online trading procedure only exhaustive analysis, problems of listing, management of

trade, SEBI guidelines relating there to be not covered due to limited time and to keep the study

in manageable limits.





The broker has to buy or sell securities for which he has received the orders. For

this, the broker or his authorized representatives goes to the stock exchange. This method is

called the open outcry system. Basically the brokers shout while buying or selling the securities.

The floor of the stock exchange is divided in to a number of markets also known as ‘post pit’ or

wing based on particular securities dealt there.

In the post pit or wing based using ‘open outcry’ method makes an offer or bid price. for making

the necessary baring he quotes his purchase or sale price also known as offer or bid price. the

dealer to whom the price is quoted, quotes his own price when the quotation of the dealer suits

the broker he may loose the bargain. If he is not satisfied with the quote price he may turn to

other dealer. On the close of the bargain the dealer as well as the broker makes a brief not of the

particulars of the deal. Such notes are made on some pad and on it the number of shares the price

agreed upon the name of the party what membership number etc, are noted.


 It lacks transparency.

 The scope of manipulation, speculation and mal practices more.

 The time gap between many of the trading operations used to be met quickly and easily.

 Signal were more important in the outcry system any member who could not interpret the
buy/sell signal correctly often landed himself in disastrous situation.

 In audibility was another disadvantage of the outcry system.



Trading on stock exchange is officially dined in the trading ring. In the trading ring the space is

provided for specified and non- specified sections the members and their authorized assistants

have to were a badge or carry with them on identity card given by the exchange to enter the

trading ring. They carry a sauda book or confirmation memos duly authorized by the exchange

and carry a pen with them. The stock exchanges operations are floor level are technical in nature.

Non –members are not permitted to enter in to stock market. Hence various stages have to be

completed in executing a transaction at a stock exchange. The steps involved in this method of

trading have given below:


The prospective investor who wants to buy shares or the investors who wants to sell share and

transact business have to act through member brokers only. They can also appoint their bankers

for this purpose as the present regulations.


The next step is the placing order for the purchase or sale of securities with a broker. The order is

usually placed by telegram, telephone, letter, fax etc or in person. To avoid delay it is placed

generally over the phone. The order may take any of the form such as At Best Order, Limit

Order, Immediate or Cancel Order, Limited Discretionary Order, and Open Order, stop Loss



Orders are executed in the trading ring of the BSE. This works from 11:30 to 2:30 P.M on all

working days Monday to Friday and a special one- hour session on Saturday. The members or

the authorized assistants have to be a badge given by the exchange to enter into the trading ring.

They carry a BLOCK BOOK or conformation memos, which are duly authorized by the

exchange when the deal is struck; both brokers and jobber make a note in their suada block

books. From the sauda book, the contract notes drawn up and posted to the client. A contract note

is written agreement between the broker and his clients for the transaction executed.


Both sale and purchase bills are prepared along with the contract note and it is posted on the

same day or the next day. This in a purchase transaction once the shares are delivered to the

client effects payment for the purchase and pays the stamp fees for transfer a bill in made out

giving the total cost of purchase including other expenses incurred by the broker in price itself.

With this the process ends.


Dematerialization is the process by which physical certificates of an investor are converted to

equipment number of securities in electronic from and credited in the investor account with his

DP. In order to dematerialization his certifies an investor has to first open an account with a DP

and then request for the dematerialization request form which is DP and submit the same along

with the share certificated . The investor has to ensure that he marks “submitted for

Dematerialization” on the certificates before the shares are handed over to the DP for demat.

Dematerialization can only be done to those certificates which are already registered in your

name and belong to the list of securities admitted for Dematerialization at NSDL.

Most of the active scrip’s in the market including all the scrip’s of S&P CNXNIFTY and BSE

SENSEX have already joined NSDL. This list is steadily increasing.

Briefly the process is as follows: after completion of transfer the investor gets the option to

dematerialization such shares. Investor’s willing to exercise this option sends a Demat request

along with the option letter sent by the company to his DP. The company or its R&T agent would

confirm the Demat request on its receipt from the DP to reduce risk of loss in transit.

Dematerialized shares do not have any distinctive or certificate number. These shares are

fungible –which means that 100 shares of a security are the same as any other 100 shares of the

security. Odd lost shares certificates can be dematerialized.

Dematerialization normally takes about fifteen to thirty days. To get back dematerialized

securities in the physical form request DP for Rematerialization of the same is made.

Rematerialization is the process of converting electronic shares into physical shares.

Transacting the depository has several advantages like

 It reduces the risk of bad deliveries, in turn saving the cost and wastage of time

associated with follow up for rectification. This has lead to reduction in brokerage to the

extent of 0.5%by quite a few brokerage firms.

 In case of transfer of electronic shares you save 0.5%in stamp duty. You avoid the cost of

courier/notarization. The need for further follow-up with your broker for the shares

returned for company objection.

 You can receive your bonuses and rights issues into your DA as a direct credit this

eliminating risk of loss in transit.

 You can also expect a lower interest charge for loans taken against Demat shares as

compared to internet for loans against physical shares.

 There is no lost in transit thus the overheads of getting a duplicate copy in such

circumstances is reduces.

 RBI has increased the limit of loans against dematerialized securities as collateral to Rs.1

per borrower in case of loans against physical securities.

 RBI has also reduced the minimum margin to 25% for loans against dematerialized

securities as against 50% for loans against physical securities.


Before getting in to the online trading we should know some things about the internet, e-


1. What is internet?

Internet is a world wide self governed network connecting several other smaller network and

millions o computers and persons to mega sources of information this technology shrinks vast

distances accelerating the pace of business reform and revolutionizing the way companies are

managed. It allows direct ubiquitous links to anyone anywhere and anytime to build up

interactive relationship.

A combination of time and space called the internet promises to bring unprecedented changes in

our lives and business. Internet or net is an inter-connection of computer communication

networks spanning the entire globe crossing all geographical boundaries. It has re- defined the

method of communication work study education business leisure health trade banking commerce

and what not it is virtually changing every thing and we are living in age. Net being an

interactive two way medium through various websites enables participation by individuals in

business to business and business to consumer commerce visit to shopping arcades games etc. In

cyber space even the information can be copied downloaded and retransmitted.

The use of internet has grown 2000 percent in last decade and is currently growing at 10 percent

per month. In India growth of internet is recent times. It is expected to bring changes in every

functional area of business activity including management and financial services. In offers stock

trading at a lower cost. Internet can change the nature and capacity of sock broking business in


2. E-commerce

Electronic commerce is associated with buying and selling over computer communication

networks. It helps conduct traditional commerce through new of transferring and processing of

information. Information is electronically transferred from computer to computer in an

automated way. E- Commerce refers to the paperless exchange of business information using

electronic data inter change electronic technologies. It not only automates manual processes and

paper transactions but also helps organization move to fully electronic environment and change

the way they operated.

PC’s and network attempts to introduce banks of the tools and technologies required for

electronic commerce. The computers are either workstations of individual office works or serves

where large databases and information reside. Network connects both categories of computer the

various operating systems are the most basis program within a computer. It manages the

resources of the computer system in a fair and efficient manner.






Now we can enter in to the concept known as online trading

In the past investors had no option but to contract their broker to get real time access to market

data. The net brings data to the investor on online and net broking enables him to trade on a click

of mouse. Now information has become easily accessible to both retail as well as big investors.

Once investors learn to research on line they will demand more market information.


The evolution of broking in India can be categorized in three phases-

1. Stockbrokers will offer on their sites such as live portfolio manager live quotes market

research and attract more investors.

2. Brokers will offer on line broking and relationship management by providing and

offering analysis and information to investors during broking and non-broking house

based on their profile and needs i.e. customized services.

3. Brokers (now e-brokers) will offer value management or services like initial public

offering online, on-line asset allocation, portfolio management, financial planning, tax

planning, insurance services etc. And enables the investors to take better and well

considered decisions.

The actual definition of “online trading” is as explained below:

“Online trading is a service offered on the internet for purchase and sale of shares. In the real

world you place order on your stockbroker either verbally or in a written form (fax).” In online

trading you will access a stockbroker’s website through your internet enabled PC and place

orders through the broker’s internet based trading engine. These orders are routed to the stock

exchange without manual intervention an executed thereon in matter of few seconds.

The net is used as a modem of trading in internet trading. Orders are communicated or the stock

exchange through website.


Internet trading started in India on 1st April 2000 with 79 members seeking permission for online

trading. The SEBI committees on internet based securities trading services has allowed the net to

be used as an order Routing System (ORS) through registered stock brokers on behalf of their

clients for execution of transaction. Under the ORS the client enters his requirements (security

quantity price buy/sell) on broker’s site.


Internet trading is expected to –

 Increase transparency in the markets.

 Enhance market quality improved liquidity by increasing quote continuity and market


 Reduce settlement risks due to open trades by elimination of mismatches.

 Provide management information system.

 Introduce flexibility in system so as to handle growing volume easily and to support

nationwide expansion of market activity.

Besides through internet trading three fundamental objectives of securities regulation can be

easily achieved these are:

 Investor protection

 Creation of a fair and efficient market and

 Reduction of the systematic risks.

Some of the brokers offering net trading include ICICI web trade investment India Geojit

securities etc.


For investors:
1. Installation of a computer with required specification

2. Installation of a mode

3. Telephone connection

4. Registration for on-line trading with broker

5. A bank account

6. Depository account

7. Compliance with SEBI guidelines for net trading

The following should be produce to get a demat account and online trading account:

As identity proof &address proof produce the following things:

 Voter ID card

 Driving license

 PAN card (in case of to trade more then 50000)

 Ration card

 Bank pass book

 Telephone bill

Other requirements which are necessary

First page of the bank pass book and last 6 months statement.

Bank manager’s signature along with bank’s seal manager registration code on photograph.

For stock brokers:

1. Permission from stock exchange for net trading

2. Net worth of Rs.50 lac

3. Adequate back-up system

4. Secures and reliable software system

5. Adequate experienced and trained staff

6. Communication of order (trade confirmation to investor by e-mail)

7. Use of authentication technologies

8. Issue of contract notes within 24 hors of trade execution

9. Setting up a website.

The net is used as a medium of trading in internet trading. Orders are communicated to the stock

exchange through website. Internet trading started in India on 1 st April 2000 with 79 members

seeking permission for online trading. The SEBI committees on internet based securities trading

services has allowed the net to be used as an order Routing System (ORS) through registered

stock on behalf of their clients for execution of transaction.

Under the order Routing System the client his requirements (security, quantity, price, and

buy/sell) in broker’s site. They are checked electronically against the clients account and routed

electronically to the appropriate exchange for execution by the broker. The client receives a

confirmation on execution of the order. The customer’s portfolio and ledger accounts get updated

to reflect the transaction. The user should have the user id and password to enter into the

electronic ring. He should also have demat account and bank account. The system permits only a

registered client to log I using user id and password. Order can be using place order window of

the website.


Step 1: Those investors, who are interested in doing the trading over internet system i.e. NEAT-

IXS, should approach the brokers and get them self registered with the stock Broker.

Step 2: After registration the broker will provide to them a login name password and personal

identification number (PIN).

Step 3: Actual placement of an order can then be placed by using the place order window as


(a) First by entering the symbol and series of stock and other parameters like quantity

and price of the scrip on the place order window.

(b) Second fill in the symbol series and default quantity.

Step 4: It is the process of review. Thus investor has to review the order placed by clicking the

review option. He may also re-set clear the values.

Step5: After the review has been satisfactory the order has to be sent by clicking on the send


Step6: The investor will receive an “order confirmation” message along with the order number

and the value of the order.

Step7: In case the order is rejected by the Broker or the stock exchange for certain reasons such

as invalid price limit an appropriate message will appear at the bottom of the screen. At present a

time lag of about 10 seconds is there in executing the trade.

Step8: It is regarding charging payment for which there is different mode. Some brokers will

take some advance payment room the investor and will fix their trading limits. When the trade is

executed the broker will ask the investor for transfer of funds by the investor to his account.

Internet trading provides total transparency between a broker and an investor in the secondary

market. In the open outcry system only the broker knew the actually transacted price. Screen

based trading provides more transparency. With online trading investor can see them sleeves the

price at which the deal take place.

The time gap has narrowed in every stage of operation. Confirmation and execution of trade

reaches the investor within the least possible tome mostly within 30 seconds. Instant feedback is

available about the execution. Some of the websites also offer:

 New and research report

 BSE and NSE movements

 Stock analysis

 Freebies

 IPO and mutual fund centers and

 Movements of interaction stock exchanges.


Following steps explain the step by step approach to on-line trading:

 Log on the stock broker’s website

 Register as client/investor

 Fill the application from and client broker agreement from on the requisite value stamp


 Obtain user ID and pass word

 Log on to the broker’s site using secure user ID and password

 Market watch page will show real time on-line market data.

 Trade shares directly you broker’s if by entering the symbol or number of the security.

 Broker’s server will check your limit in the on-line account and demat account for the

number of shares and execute the trade.

 Order is executed instantly (10-30seconds) and confirmation can be obtained.

 Confirmation is e-mailed to investor by broker

 Contract note is printed and mailed in 24 hours

 Settlement will take place automatically on the settlement day

 Demat account and the bank account will get debited and credited by electronic means.



 Limit/stop orders: orders that can be go unfilled but there is an extra charge for this

leeway facility since one need to hold a price.

 Market order: orders can be filled at unexpected price but this type is much more risky

since you have to buy stock at the given price.

 Cash account: where funds have to be available prior to placing the order.

 Margin account: where orders can be placed against stocks to increase purchasing



 Online trading has made it possible for anyone to have easy and efficient access to more

reports and charts than it was previously possible if one went to any broker office. Thus

we have access to a lot more information.

 Online trading has let room for smaller organization to compete with multinational

organizations since is no longer a legit issue. Being online does not identify the size of

any particular organization therefore this additional power to the underdogs.

 Online trading has allowed locating themselves where they want as physical location is

not an issue anymore. Companies can establish themselves according to their gains and

losses for instance where tax (sales and value added taxes) is best suited to them.

 Online trading gives control to individual and they can exercise it over accounts thus

comprehend what is going on when they trade. It is like going back to school and re-

educating on self on how to trade online.

 Individual benefit by saving comparatively a lot more when trading online as the cost per

trade is less.

 Individual can invest in a variety of products like earlier when people bought bonds

mutual funds and stock for long-term basis and sat on them. Now they can invest in stock

stock and index options mutual funds individual government and even insurance.

 Online trading has made it possible for one fid investment option that were not available

on a regular basis like offbeat net stock eccentric unique things and trading in global



 They have control over their accounts can make their own decisions and don’t have to

give reasons for their actions. They are independent.

 They have a reason to participate in the market and learn about it.

 It interesting cheap easy fast and convenient.

 A lot of information is online so they can keep up-to-date with what is happening in the

trading world.

 It is the interest of the small investors because rates will be available immediately across

the country execution will be immediately across the country and execution will be


 It will give investors a greater choice and better realization.

 The immediate impact will be completion and benefits will accrue to the investors.

 It will lead to brokerage commissions going down and brokers striving to increase

business afloat.

 Investor will now go to place which have better trading conditions and also members to

offer them better facilities.

 They have access to numerous tool to invest and can create their own portfolio.


 When network crashes there will be problems and delays due to a large influx of rapid

online trading criteria.

 Individuals are restricted to first –hand financial guidance. This simple means thet the

individual is he/she alone to.

 A tax (sales tax and value added tax) evaluation become an issue especially when you are

trading internationally.

 Chances are that one has no idea who one is dealing with on the other end, so it is

advisable to gather all the possible information about the party one is dealing with. In

short do the home work and be prepared.

 Online trading has left individuals open to too much information. This is harmful since it

leaves brokerages wide open to sensitive data.

 According to a study conducted by Mary Rowland careful investor: is online trading bad

for your portfolio the more one trades the less returns one gets meaning that an addicted

trader gets carried away online and being to trade for too much which cause losses for


 The study also shows that smart investment is better then fast investment. Simply put

speed should be considered to be a major factor would lead any online trader to think

they know the market.

 Individuals think that they are trading with the market directly and what they are doing

but the truth is that even through technology has takes over the basis rules of trading are

the same. It seems that the middleman has been removed but that is not so. When the

individuals click on the mouse his trade goes through a broker. The communications

online pertain to the intermediary.

 There is a need for more effective communication links over the internet and the ability

of the server to deal with a large volume of visitors.


The NSE first introduced online trading in India. The online trading system imparted a greater

level of transparency and preferred exchange that offered online trading because of the following


 The ease of operation from the view of the both members and the investors.

 Increase in the confidence of the investors because at higher level of transparency.

 Facilities better monitoring of the market by the exchange.

 The best price achieved in buying and selling.

All these resulted in ever –increasing volumes on the exchanges offering the online trading.



Padmakshi deals in buying and selling equity shares and debentures on the National Stock

Exchange (NSE) the Bombay Stock Exchange(BSE) and the Over-the=Counter Exchange of

India (OTCEI)

Padmakshi is providing with a computer and software from their registered stock exchange.

These centers are called “Broker Work Stations” these computers are connected to the server at

the stock exchanges through cable.

The members of broker sitting in his office can send the quotations orders negotiations deals in

house deals auction orders etc through the computer.

The central trading system (CTS) will accept these orders and send it for match.

If there is any mistake in the order CTS will reject the order and send respective error message to

the member concern. All these operations are in built. The main objective of CTS is to monitor

the stock Exchanges operation

Order placed by the broker will be sent for a match and if the match is found suitable the

transaction will be executed. Otherwise the order will be deleted automatically after completion

of trading time the carry forward transaction (good till cancellation) are forward to the next day.

Even if the match is not found with in the prescribed period the order will not cancel.


Trading timings are from 9:55 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. on all 5 days of the trading period. Monday to

Friday is the trading period in all the exchanges. SEBI has stipulated that all the stock exchanges

in India must have same trading period.


At the broker workstation the best BBO’s the last trading price the day’s opening price previous

day’s closing price highest and lowest price the weighted average price the total trade value and

total trade value will be available continuously as the BBO for each scrip.

Other information will be available on query from the BWS. These include top gainerd/losers of

the day. Trader-wise scrip wise net position client wise net position top scrip by the volume/value

market summary etc.

The BWS as a powerful profiling future which enables each trade to customize his/her screens

layouts as is convenient profiles may be set at the BWS by the individual users for the scrip’s

that he/she is interested in watching columns of information available ect. Brokers are also

provided with information relating to the companies in the matter of book closure Dividend

declarations resolutions in board meeting information about liquidated companies company

report ect.Broker can visualize his personal details relating to trade done he can have scrip wise

details sub broker wise details and client wise details and can also take the point of daily volume

reports and adjustment reports.


Orders can be done at a time or in a batch mode.

The submitted order will be accepted at the CTS after validation if found any invalid reason the

order is return back to the BWS with the appropriate error message. If accepted at the CTS it will

be added to the local pending order book.

The order will then be taken up for matching if it is a buy order the system tries to find a sell

order which fits the requirement of the buy order when such match is found a trade gets

exchange. Each trade involves two brokers and respective trades who sent the order.

Both these trades are informed of the trade being executed at their respective BWS.

At the BWS the trade is added to the local trade book land the pending quantity decreased by the

trade quantity in the local pending order book.

Order sent by the brokers is two types:

 Good For the Day (GFD)

 Good Till Cancellation(GTC)

Good for the Day

This also called as a market order for an order if the member selects the deal as good for the day

the order is treated as market order. If a “best bid” founds match with “best order” then the

transaction executes. If the match is not found then after trade time the order gets cancelled that

day. Next day he has to place a new order.

For example if a member wants to purchase 1000 shares of satyam info @400 each through

Good for Day order. If the correct match is not found order gets cancelled automatically and new

quotation has been placed the next day.


This order is forwarded to the last trading day of that settlement period. This is also called as

carry forward order like GFT broker has to select the option of GTC for the order. If the order

finds match with in the trading settlement period. The order is executed if no match is found the

order is cancelled on the last day of settlement period. This order is not carried forward to the

next settlement period.


Clearing of transaction in the form of shares and cash is called settlement which was held in

clearing house of stock exchange (for example KOTAK SECURITIES is a clearance house is

member in NSDL (National Securities Depository Limited). Buyers will take the delivery of

shares through the Depository Participants (DP’S) like KOTAK SECURITIES and others.

Finally the settlement is made by means of delivering the share certificates along with the

transfer deeds. The transferor (or the seller) duly signed transfer deed. It bears a stamp of the

selling broker. The buyer then fills up the certificates fills up the particulars in the transfer deed.

Settlement can done in the following way.

 Spot settlement: Under this method the delivery of securities and payment for them
are affected on the day of the contract itself.

 Rolling settlement: Under this rolling settlement the trading is on “T+2”, basis i.e. if

Monday is trading day then Wednesday is the paying day. In case on non- delivery the

securities will go for auction.


Delivery in : The members who is in PAY-OUT position delivery share certificates in to

clearing house with in the settlement period along with the delivery Chelan filled in with the

details of share certificates which has folio numbers or distinctive numbers ect.

Delivery out : The buyer of shares who made pay in position will take delivery of shares

from the clearinghouse.

Pry-in: The member who is in paying position shall pay for value of shares with in the trading

settlement period (T+2)

Pay- out: The cheques paid in the clearinghouse will be members who are in paying position.

All disputes arising between members regarding non-delivery non-payments good and bad

deliveries pertaining to the settlement will be here by KOTAK SECURITIES and settled by the

settlement committee of the exchange.

The given flow chart clearly explains the process of online trading:


Buy transcation Sell transcation

The system will check

The system will check
your dp account quantity
buying limit

Rejected order would be Order accepted

Order accepted communicated along with reasons

Your order is transmitted to exchange for execution

Pending buy orders On execution of Pending sell orders

would be displayed your orders would be displayed on
on your screen your screen

You may edit your You may delete You may edit your You may delete
pending order your pending pending order your pending
order order

Flashed on your Conformation could be Contract note would be

screen immediately sent to your e-mail sent by mail or hand
on execution and mobile delivery

Surveillance can be done during the continuous trading session for monitoring the broker
scrip and the market this is referred to as online may be used for analysis. Analysis and
monitoring reports that can generated. For the continuous trading session the surveillance
workstation user can set up a member of alerts scrip broker or index the workstation profile will
be automatically reported to user.

The market event list will be available to the BWS user. During the continuous trading
session details of the scrip broker or index that pass the alter or violate their circuit breakers are
displayed on message window. There are three messages windows i.e. one for each scrip and
index different colors indicate the importance and BWS user is modified when BWS user is
denied access to the system a number of are available for the SWS user.

When internet trading was first launched in Feb. 2000 the stock markets were experiencing an
unprecedented boom and it held out a lot of promise. However two years down the line we find
the system as failed to deliver up to potential. The main reasons for declining volume of trading

Bearish market:
The poor performance in the online market segment can be attributed to lack of bull run in the
stock market. This is the reason for which the overall trading as come down. Almost ever since
internet trading has started the markets have remained bearish. This relationship between the
mood of the market and the internet in trading indeed gets reflected in the volumes.

Poor penetration of the internet:

Besides the bearishness in the equity market another reason for low acceptance of net trading
could be poor penetration of the internet. In India it is a fact that internet has not been able to
spread it’s tentacles in rural areas and small towns.

The very basis of net trading is based on two factors:

1. An equity market in good shape.

2. Deep penetration of the internet.

Poor internet connectivity:
The Indian context the quality of internet connection also comes into play for determining the
reasons for the lack in response. Here we have connectivity problems and there are instances of
clients panicking as they could not execute their trades. Many times at particularly at places other
then Mumbai, sudden stoppage of electricity result in disconnection.

Long supply chain:

Incase of conventional or offline trading the chain is small as the clients directly interact with the
brokers. However in case of internet trading the chain is quite long as it involves a client an
internet service provides server stock exchange depositor and a broker and a problem can rise up
at any stage of the chain breaking down the entire system.

A Costly affair:
Other then the technological hassles there is an element of cost as well. For active traders doing
online trading he has to remain connected all the time and the cost of connecting through dial up
can work out to Rs 3500 per month which is over above the brokerage and other service charges.
This is the reason offering online trading facility allows the clients to the conventional system as
well in order to retain them. A part from a dealing room most broking houses have a separate
room for the clients. Where the stock exchanges terminals are kept for their use.

Low investor confidence:

Investor confidence in the country has been badly hurt due to the escalating IndoPak tensions.
This sentiment has got reflected in the stock markets. Which have gone down. The global
recession has also dampened the mood of the stock market. Although the US economy is
showing sings of recovery but tangible outcome is yet to be felt.





Company Background

Padmakshi Financial Services Limited was founded in -------- and was positioned as a research firm

In 2000 e-broking was started under the brand name of

Apart from offering online trading in stock market the company offers tax planning and other financial
advisory services.

Online Account Types

 Investor Terminal : Investors/Students

 Trade Terminal : Day Traders / HNI’s


Investor Terminal

 Account opening : Rs 500

 Demat 1st year : Rs 250
 Initial Margin : Nil
 Brokerage : Trading 0.20% each side + ST
Delivery 0.50% each side + ST


Trader Terminal

 Account opening : Rs 500

 Demat 1st year : Rs 250
 Initial Margin : 2500
 Min Margin Retainable : 1000
 Brokerage : Trading 0.20% each side + ST
Delivery 0.50% each side + ST

(Negotiable to 0.05% each side % 0.25%)

Account Access Charges

Monthly Rs 800, adjustable against Brokerage

Yearly Rs 8000, adjustable against brokerage

Share khan

Company Background

 Share khan is the retail broking arm of SSKI Securities Pvt Ltd. SSKI owns 56% in sharekhan,
balance ownership is HSBC, First Caryle, and Intel Pacific
 Into broking since 80 years
 Focused on providing equity solutions to every segment
 Largest ground network of 210 Branded Share shops in 90 cities
Online Account Types

 Classis Account / Applet :Investor in equities
 Speed Trade : Trader in equities & derivatives


Speed Trade

 Account Opening :Rs 1000 (Refundable against brokerage in Month +1)

 Demat 1st Yr :Incl in Account Opening
 Initial Margin : NIL
 Min Margin Retainable : NIL
 Brokerage :
Trading 0.10% each side + All Taxes

Delivery 0.50% each side +All Taxes

(Negotiable based on volume)

 Account Access Charges

Monthly Rs 500, adjustable qtrly against brokerage of Rs 9000/- for qtr.

No access charges for gold customers (Above 1 lac brokerage p.a)

Pricing for Retail Customers

Classic / Applet

 Account Opening :Rs 750

 Demat 1st Yr :NIL
 Initial Margin: NIL
 Min Margin Retainable :NIL
 Brokerage :
Trading 0.10% each side + All Taxes

Delivery 0.50% each side + All Taxes

Sharekhan online Trading Interfaces

The customer can choose the online trading interface that meets his requirement based on his trading
habits and preferences


The speed trade is meant for customers who Invests in Equities


 The DNT is a value added services meant for all customers who trade in Equities

The DNT is a value added services meant for all customers who want to transact but are not online.


 Dedicated Toll – Free number for Order placements

 Automatic fund transfer with phone banking*
 Simple and secure IVR based system for authentication
 No wait time, on entry of Phone ID & TPIN, the call is transferred.
 Trusted, professional advice of tel-brokers who offer undiluted sharekhan
research inputs
 After hours order placement facility.
 Transfer of money using phone banking is available with Citibank only
between 9 a.m to 9.55 a.m and 3.30 p.m to 6 p.m


 Facility to integrate choice of four banks/DP/Trading Account

 Instant credit for shares sold from DP
 Automatic pick-up of shares from linked DP for pay-in
 Automatic deposit of shares into linked DP after pay-out
 4 time leverage on Margin Trades
 Margin Trading available for entire market session
 Slab wise brokerage structure for delivery and margin trades, shortly
 Free calls for order placement on Toll-Free
 Trusted, professional advice of Tele-broker
 Facility to enter after market orders online & Via phone


 Daily Research newsletter (investor Eye) Via e-mail

 Access to new IPO without any paperwork
 Advanced portfolio management tolls
 Integrated DP account with trading account
 Option of linking additional 4 DP accounts to trading account
 Choice of linking 4 banks to trading account for online payment

 Cash and derivative s trading in a single account
 E-mail confirmations for all transactions
 Choice of electronic/physical contracts



 Real-time streaming quotes using 2 marker watches

 Trade execution in 2-3 seconds
 Instant order/trade confirmations in the same window
 Hot keys similar to a Broker’s Terminal
 MULTIPLE Tic-by-tic Intra-day charts with multiple indicators
 Availability of 2 ISP & 6 Servers ensuring maximum uptime
 Customized alerts based on multiple parameters
 Window for Top Gainers, Top Losers and most active updated live


 Strong credibility among investors because of its heritage.

 Excellent reputation among the business society.

 Capability of providing superior customer service.

 Quality research team.

 Easier access to customer due to largest ground network of 280 branded shares shops in 120

 Abundant information about economy and companies.

 Ability to attract and retain superior and quality personnel.

 Highly sophisticated infrastructure.

 Efficient research and analysis team, which by interpreting the economy and company’s
performance accurately is enhancing the profitability of the client.


 Limited customer appeal as the company product line does not include mutual funds which is
increasingly becoming a preferred customer investment option.

 Inadequate product awareness among the retail investors.

 Limited customer appeal as the company does not have access to the BSE online space.

 Brand awareness is low in the financial market.

 Promotional activities conducted by the company are not at par with the other firms.


 Hyderabad covers only 2% of investors which gives huge potential for the market

 Bullish phase of the market attracts investing public.

 Access to the BSE online space for the retail investors creates opportunity to increase
clientele base.

 An awareness campaign about online trading creates new market.


 Availability of unit linked insurance policies (ULIP’S) and mutual funds in the market.

 Threat of entry is high in this industry as the manpower required is less and capital
requirement is medium.

 Fluctuations are more in the secondary market than any other market.

 There are more speculators than investors.

 Information plays a vital role in the secondary market.

 Previously rolling settlement is T+5 days, now it changed to T+2 days and further it will be
changing to T+1 day.

 It was also observed that many broking houses offering internet trading allow clients to use
their conventional system as well just ensure that they do not loose them and this instead of
offering e-broking services they becomes service providers.

 The numbers of players are increasing at a steady rate and today there are over a dozen o f
brokerage houses that opted to offer net trading to their customer’s and prominent among
them are Padmakshi Financial Services Limited, Share Khan, India Bulls and Kotak Street.

 The Bombay stock exchange Sensex zoomed past the_________barrier for the first in history
to achieve all time high of _______ and ended at a historic close of________.

 Things have changed for the better with the PADMAKSHI FINANCIAL SERVICES
LIMITED going on-line coupled with endeavor to stream line the whole trading system,
things have changed dramatically over the last 3 to 4 years. New and advanced technologies
have breached geographical and cultural barriers, and have brought the countrywide market
to doorstep.

 In the present Scenario to compete with the Broker’s would require sound infrastructure and
trading as per international standards.

 The introduction of on-line trading would influence the investors resulting in an increase in
the business of the exchange. It has helped the brokers handling a vast amount of transactions
and this can be an efficient trading, delivering, settlement system with adequate protection to
investors. The trading of PADMAKSHI FINANCIAL SERVICES LIMITED was 50 Lakhs.

 Due to invention of on-line trading there has been greater benefit to the investors as they
could sell/buy shares as and when required and that to with on-line trading.

 The broker’s has a greater scope than compared to the earlier times because of invention of
on-line trading.

 The concept of business has changed today, this is a service oriented industry hence the
survival would require them to provide the best possible service to the clients.


 I recommend the exchange authorities to take steps to educate investors about their rights and
duties. I suggest to the exchange authorities to increase the investor’s confidences.

 I recommend the exchange authorities to be vigilant to curb wide fluctuations of prices.

 The speculative pressure is responsible for the wide changes in the price, not attracting the
genuine investors to the greater extent towards the market.

 Genuine investors are not at all interested in the speculative gain as their investment is based
on the future profits, therefore the authorities of the exchange should be more vigilant to curb
the speculation.

 Necessary steps should be taken by exchange to deal with the situations arising due to break
down in on-line trading.

 Investment Management

- V.K.Bhalia

 Investment Management

- Preethi Singh

 Security Analysis And Portfolio Management

- V.A.Avadhani

 Marketing of Financial Services

- V.A.Avadhani

 Indian Financial System

- M.Y.Khan