Margin Trading Facility

Using MTF, you can buy shares by either -

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Keeping a small fraction of funds and
the remaining is funded by us.

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Keeping your shares as pledged and
the balance is funded by us.

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Why choose AsthaTrade for
Margin Trading?

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Enjoy up to 4x margin funding for 365 days on equity.

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Lowest interest rates 3.99% p.a. know more

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Max profits with minimum contribution margin.

How to leverage MTF on AsthaTrade

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Steps to activate the MTF
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In top nav, go to ‘Products >> Astha Dock >> Login'

Go to ‘Profile >> Segments & MTF >> Pay Later - MTF’

Click ‘Activate’

Accept ‘T&C’ and verify OTP

Advantages of Margin Trading Facility

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Instant liquidity, Online application,Quick access to money

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Low cost borrowing Interest Rs 5 per day per Rs 50,000 MTF

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4x Margin Earn more even with less cash

What is MTF Pledge?

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When you buy shares under MTF, SEBI mandates the shares purchased to be pledged. The investor needs to complete the process of ‘Pledge Request’ as per SEBI norms. When you avail MTF and buy securities, you must complete the ‘Pledge Request’ on the same day by 9 pm. Failing to do so, the shares will be squared off on T+1 basis.

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Funding RangeSubscription Amount
Interest Rate (in %)Yearly in Rs
Upto Rs 500000 3.99 p.a6000
> 25 Lacs As per mutually agreed

Funding Range

Upto Rs 500000

Subscription Amount

Interest Rate
(in %)

3.99 p.a

(in Rs)

6000 + GST

Funding Range

> 25 Lacs

Subscription Amount

Interest Rate
(in %)

(in Rs)

As per mutually agreed

Interest rate as per the MTF form or mutually agreed will be charged for all clients without any subscription (upto the mentioned funding limit of 25 lacs).
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Frequently Asked Questions

Ans. Margin Trading Facility is a feature that helps traders or investors avail credit from brokers with a fraction of money known as margin placed with them. Brokers also provide credit under MTF against securities in your demat account as collateral. MTF is easy to access and gives you instant liquidity for investing in shares. MTF or Pay Later has become a popular concept in trading This facility offers several benefits to equity traders. In equity markets, MTF is an excellent tool for investors and traders to trade even with a small upfront investment and remaining amount funded by the broker. The interest is charged on the amount utilised for the number of days. The upfront margin can be put down as cash or shares in the investor's demat account. The shares are held as collateral against the margin funding provided.

Ans: AsthaTrade offers the best and lowest interest rates for MTF at 3.99% per annum under annual subscription. The interest rate for non subscription based MTF is as per mutually agreed terms.

Ans: Yes, SEBI mandates all shares purchased under MTF to be pledged until the borrowed amount is paid off.

Ans: You can hold MRF stocks for 365 days, you need to square off the borrowing within 365 days.

Ans: SEBI requires shares purchased under MTF to be pledged. Hence investors must complete the process on the same day by following below steps: After applying for MTF request, you will receive a message for Pledge Request’. The link received on SMS/Email will direct you to the Depository’s site. Here, key in your demat/PAN details. Select the shares to be pledged. Generate OTP prompt will send OTP to your registered no/email. Authorize the transaction with OTP and complete the pledge.

Ans: The applicable limit under MTF is that your borrowing should not be above Rs 25,00,000 at any point of time.

Ans: You will see your MTF stock purchases under the ‘Positions’ tab in your trading account.

Ans: There is no direct repayment as such for MTF. When you buy shares via MTF, they appear under the Positions tab in your account. You are required to exit or square off your positions within 365 days

Ans: No, MTF facility is applicable only for equity trading and not allowed in other segments.

Ans: Yes, the pledged shares are held in your demat account, you will receive all corporate action benefits like bonus, dividend credits.

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