Equity Mutual Funds and Schemes

IIFL is one of the leading players in the equity broking space in India and offers broking services to the retail as well as institutional segments. These services are supported by a strong in-house research team and an excellent customer support system. While trading in equities with IIFL, you can enjoy below services and features:

Trader Terminal

It is the proprietary trading software of IIFL offers unmatched trading convenience. The trading terminal can be used as a desktop application as well as a browser-based web application.

IIFL View

IIFL is the only brokerage house with updated recommendations on more than 500 stocks.

Result Express

IIFL via its online platform such as IIFL markets and Indiainfoline.com provides instant result analysis on more than 500 stocks.

IIFL Markets App

IIFL Market App is the No.1 trading app in India with more than 1 million downloads and is the highest rated amongst its peers. With real-time analysis with features like Market Buzz and more than 3000+ market notifications this app is a must have for any equity investor.

Research reports

Our team of 30 plus experts research on the most performing stocks and publish daily, weekly and monthly reports such as Idea2Act, IPO Note, Monthly Investment Report, Rollover Analysis, Weekly Recap, Market Mantra to help you create a robust equity portfolio.

Back to Basics

What is equity?
Equity represents ownership in a company acquired through contribution of capital, which is required to set up or run a business. This capital is raised through issue of shares to the public or a group of private persons, where each share represents a proportion of the stake on the assets and profits of the company. These shares are either bought directly from the company through an offer, or traded (bought and sold) on the stock exchanges.

Why invest in Equity?
Despite the risk involved, investment in equities is known to offer investors high returns in the long run. Equities investment not only helps an individual in wealth creation over time, but also builds the nation’s capital in the process.

For the investor, equity offers numerous benefits such as:

  • Entitlement to company’s profits: The holder of a company’s equity or shares is entitled to a share of profit in the company. This share of profit is received through dividends.
  • Profit through value enhancement: A shareholder can also make profits by selling the shares on the stock exchange at a price higher than the purchase price.
  • High Returns: Even though equity is a risky asset, returns on investments in equity are known to beat inflation in the long-term, and thus help in wealth creation.
  • Tax Benefits: If you own a share for duration of more than 1 year, then any profit arising on the sale of those shares is tax free.

How do I invest in equity?
You can either invest in equity for the long-term, or trade daily with the intention to profit from market fluctuations. The prerequisite is a demat account with a Depository and Trading account with a recognized broker. IIFL offers both the services: of a depository participant as well as a recognized and a well-established broker in India.

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