Zerodha is known to be one of the technology innovators in the Indian Stock broking space. Zerodha’s trading platforms boost of optimal user experience, features and performance. Zerodha Kite Web is one of those platforms that are lightweight, easy to use and are HTML5 based where users do not need to download or install any software.
Zerodha Kite web can be accessed from any browser across devices such as Laptop, Desktop, Tablet or Mobile.
Kite web has been used by more than 70,000 clients and Zerodha claims to process 5 million requests every day through this platform.
Features of Zerodha Kite Web
Some of the top features of Zerodha Kite Web include:
Kite web is available in 10+ regional languages including Hindi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi and Oriya
Kite web is a light application and uses minimal internet bandwidth. Thus, users staying in third or fourth tier cities do not face much of a connectivity issue in using Zerodha Kite. An example of its light usage is that its market watch feature consumes less than 0.5 Kbps of internet bandwidth.
Advanced charting feature offers 6 different chart types including Helkin-Ashi, Kagi, Linebreak, Point and Figure, Range Bars and Renko with 100+ technical indicators and 20+ drawing tools. This feature is of utmost importance to users who perform their technical and fundamental analysis on their own.
With its minimalistic user interface, Zerodha kite web offers one of the best user experiences to its clients with easy navigation and high usability.
Easy order placement feature with a single click across multiple order types
In-built integration with Quant, an analytical tool built by Zerodha, allows clients to perform fundamental analysis through behavioural analytics.
Up to 5 Market watch lists with 40 scrips allowed in each market watch
Shortcut keys for easy access to features
Few add-on utilities within Zerodha Kite web include:
Zerodha Kite Web – Get Started
As soon as you open the account with Zerodha, you are sent a couple of confirmation emails by the discount broker.
One of these emails contains login information to Zerodha Q which is the reporting tool provided by the broker to its clients.
The other email contains the login details of Zerodha Kite Web including a one-time password. Once you access the application using these credentials, you are required to change the password as per your preferences.
Once you login into the application, by default, you will be provided with a tour of the application with each step being explained for your ease later.
Post the tour, you may choose to personalize the application in terms of your profile picture, password and other related details:
You can transfer funds from and into the Zerodha trading account in a pretty straight-forward manner. For moving money into your trading account, you have the option to choose from any of the provided 20 banks:
At the same time, when it comes to withdrawals, the settlement happens in T+2 days i.e. if you have sold stocks today, then it will be reflected in your trading account in the next 2 business days. For future and options trading, the duration is 1 day:
As mentioned, through Zerodha Kite Web, you can place multiple types of orders such as Limit Order, Market Order, Stoploss order, Normal order etc. The order placement process is easy and can be done using a floating window that can be accessed as shown below:
If you want to have a look at your holdings, that can be done through the View Portfolio feature where all your stock positions/holdings are mentioned along with the net profit or loss against your trades: