How does the Stock Market in India work?
What are the different kinds of trades available in the market, and the
different business rules governing these trades?
How does a retail investor currently trade? For instance, how does
he or she place orders?
I understand that telephone must be the primary means of contact between
investors and brokers. Is this the fastest means of communication
that exists in market at present? Do they use e-mail to communicate
real time information like buy/sell decisions? What are the various
problems that surface in using e-mail, in terms of security, time delay
How are investor accounts maintained by the brokers?
What kind of Analysis tools are available to the investor/broker?
How do brokers deal with after-market hours orders?
In your opinion, would Indian investors be interested in Web-enabled (24
hours, real time) trading? What are the potential issues that might
Are there any restrictions in using a computer inside the stock exchange?
What sort of consolidation can we foresee when the various stock exchanges
start integrating? Do they expect people, across the country, to
trade on one exchange in the future?
How do trading rules differ between BSE, NSE, and OTCEI, etc.?
What restrictions apply on transmission of real-time quotes/news?
What are the data sources for historical stock quotes and news?
Could you please provide a brief n the impact of paperless trading on the
market and Web-enabled trading?