We have an important update regarding Quarterly settlement of Running Account of Client’s Funds lying with ProStocks:

What is present practice of Quarterly Settlement of funds?

Present SEBI regulations requires that every stock broker should do settlement of funds for each client by returning excess (surplus) funds (balance) lying with Stock broker, once in every calendar quarter and gap between two such settlement should not be more than 90 days.

Stock broker are free to decide day of settlement and which can different day for different client.

This does not mean client will not get funds as and when requested. Clients are free to request withdrawal of funds as and when they wish and as many time as they want.

This settlement means whether the client has requested or not, Stock broker must return the excess funds once in every calendar quarter.

How to calculate surplus (excess) funds:

Clear Credit balance on the day of settlement:

Less: Funds PayIn due from client in next two working days

Less: Margin Obligation on unsettled open position

Less: 125% of Margin Obligation on the day of settlement

Balance if positive is Surplus / Excess funds. If negative it is deemed settlement, as nothing is payable under settlement mechanism.

What is the new change?

As per new SEBI circular SEBI/HO/MIRSD/DOP/P/CIR/2022/101, effective from Oct 2022 to Dec 2022 quarter,

All Stock Brokers across exchange and segment needs to do settlement of funds of all their client on First Friday of every calendar quarter. This has market wide impact.

First such date for settlement is 7th October 2022. We will initiate the settlement on the 7th and the funds should come to your bank account between 7th Oct 2022 night and 10th October 2022 morning. Since all the Stock brokers are doing across all their client on one single day may cause pressure on banking System and there may or may not be delay.

Important points to note:

  • Surplus funds as per above method will be returned to you, you can transfer them back on 8th or 9th of October for use on 10th of October i.e. Monday.
  • Avoid transferring funds to ProStocks using net Banking Payment Gateway on 6th Oct and 7th Oct 2022 ( except HDFC Bank or Yes bank Account) , as we do not get funds on real-time from payment gateway service provider. Please use NEFT / RTGS / IMPS / UPI or HDFC and Yes Bank Net Banking gateway.

Upcoming 4 Quarterly settlement dates are:

  • 7th October 2022
  • 6th January 2023
  • 7th April 2023
  • 7th July 2023
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    Dear ProStocks Customer,

    We have an important update regarding your Trading account login:

    As per new Exchange Regulations, We need to implement Two Factor Authentication (2FA) login for your Trading account on or before 30th September 2022 in which one of the authentication factor need to be possession based.

    Please refer NSE Circular Reference: 36/2022 (PDF).

    How to login for the first time post Two Factor Authentication implementation?

    Click on Get OTP option and proceed to enter USER ID and PAN to receive OTP on registered email address and mobile number (SMS will only be sent to Resident clients)

    Enter Client Code, Password and the OTP received on email/sms to login to the mobile application.

    Once logged in, you can enable either Biometric or Google Authenticator to login instead of requesting for an OTP every time before login.

    Biometric Login Activation (Most preferred option)

    Login to the mobile application, use Password and Security option from user option to enable Biometric login. (Face ID and Fingerprint are accepted)

    Once Biometric is enabled, the next time you login, Mobile application will first authenticate Face ID/Fingerprint and then ask for the Client Code and Password to login.

    TOTP: (Time Based One Time Password):

    TOTP can be generated by using Google Authenticator application on your Mobile or Laptop/Desktop.

    Google Authenticator:

    Play Store: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.authenticator2

    App Store: https://apps.apple.com/in/app/google-authenticator/id388497605

    Steps to Enable TOTP:

    1. Download Google Authenticator application and click on ‘Get Started’ option.
    2. Enable TOTP by using ‘Authenticate using TOTP’ under Password and Security option. Click on ‘Add to Authenticator’ to add the account in Google Authenticator application (You can also scan the QR code to add the account to authenticator application)

    3. Authenticator will automatically open once you click on ‘Add to Authenticator’ and ask you to save key for your Account, click on ‘Okay’ to add the account to your Authenticator application.

      ‘PROSTOCKS STAR’ will now be visible in the Authenticator application. OTP will auto generate every 30 seconds, long press on the OTP to copy the OTP and paste it on OTP/TOTP section of the login screen.

    Two Factor Authentication login for ProStocks Star Web:

    If TOTP has already been enabled for Mobile application, same can be used for Web login as well.

    Step 1: Click on the ‘Get OTP’ button and enter PAN to receive OTP on your registered email address.

    Step 2: Once logged in, go to the user option and enable TOTP option to login instead of requesting for OTP every time.

    Step 3: Scan the code from your Google Authenticator App and it will automatically add ProStocks Star to your application. Now you can use this TOTP along with Password to login. (Also refer Screen 3C and 3D).

    Two Factor Authentication login for ProStocks Star Desktop:

    If TOTP has already been enabled for Mobile application, same can be used for Desktop login as well.

    Step 1: Click on the ‘Get OTP’ button and enter PAN to receive OTP on your registered email address.

    Step 2: Once logged in use the Help option to access Profile and enable TOTP. Click on 2FA to view the QR code for Google Authenticator.

    Step 3: Scan the code from your Google Authenticator App and it will automatically add ProStocks Star to your application. Now you can use this TOTP along with Password to login. (Also refer Screen 3C and 3D).

    Important Note: This is an industry-level change initiated by the Exchanges for the protection of the Investors.

    We strongly recommend clients to use Biometric option to login to mobile application and TOTP option for Web and Desktop.

    OTP : One time numeric password received through Email or SMS

    TOTP : Time based numeric OTP generated through authentication app like Google Authenticator

    In case of any difficulty, please do write to [email protected] or call +91-22-62434343 and press 3 for tech support.


    Team ProStocks

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    As per G.S.R. 112(E) dated 13th February, 2020 of Government of India it is mandatory for Indian Resident who is having PAN should link their Aadhaar on or before 31st March 2022.

    As per Section 139AA (3) of https://eportal.incometax.gov.in/iec/foservices/#/login" target="_blank">Income Tax Act 1961 Non-Resident Indian (NRI) are exempt from quoting Aadhaar if they do not have Aadhaar Number and their NRI status is captured in Pan database.

    If you are Non-Resident Indian (NRI) and do not have Aadhaar Number then kindly go to the https://eportal.incometax.gov.in/iec/foservices/#/login" target="_blank">Income Tax website and Submit Grievances to update your Resident Status as Non-Resident Indian (NRI) at the earliest.

    PAN will become inoperative if a client failed to inform his/her NRI Status to https://eportal.incometax.gov.in/iec/foservices/#/login" target="_blank">Income Tax Officer.

    Only https://eportal.incometax.gov.in/iec/foservices/#/login" target="_blank">Income Tax Officer has software to do this marking. Please note that PAN Database does not have Residential status as NRI even for those NRI who are filing Return as NRI from many years. PAN Database does not capture status as NRI by merely filing Return of Income as NRI.

    Kindly follow below steps to Submit Grievances from https://eportal.incometax.gov.in/iec/foservices/#/login" target="_blank">Income Tax website (This may or may not work, suggested method is to write to your Assessing Officer (AO) and get changed the status in PAN Database)

    Step 1 - Click on the following link and login to the https://eportal.incometax.gov.in/iec/foservices/#/login" target="_blank">Income Tax portal buy using your Pan Number and Password https://eportal.incometax.gov.in/iec/foservices/#/login

    Step 2 - Then go to Grievances option on menu bar and click on Submit Grievances

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    Step 3 - On Submit Grievances page select Department as AO

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    Step 4 - On next page select Category as Pan related application and Sub-Category as Change of Citizenship Flag and click on Continue.

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    Step 5 - In Grievances Description box you need to write following message – “I am Indian Citizen and Non-Resident Indian (NRI). As per Section 139AA (3) of https://eportal.incometax.gov.in/iec/foservices/#/login" target="_blank">Income Tax Act 1961, NRI are exempt from quoting Aadhaar if they do not have Aadhaar. I do not have Aadhaar. Please mark my residential Status as NRI in Pan Database so my Pan does not become inoperative.”

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    You can also attach documents as a proof of your NRI Status and then click on Submit Grievance

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    Please go to the below link to watch video

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yph4rkfLZBQ

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    Kindly use below mentioned link to tender escorts shares in open offer without physical dis slip https://edis.prostocks.com/?ClientCode=XXXXX (Put your Client Code in place of XXXXX) when you copy this on browser, you will see the below screen.

    Part A

    Step 1 : Generate TPIN, in case you do not have T PIN then generate it by clicking on Generate T PIN option.

    Escort 1

    Step 2 : Enter quantity to be tendered against Enter Quantity column and tick the next tick box as shown on screen below. Please make sure that Trade Date as Current Date, Settlement Type as Open Offer and Control BO ID as mentioned in the offer letter received by you. Click on Generate EDIS Button.

    Escort 2

    Step 3 : When you click on Generate EDIS Button, You will be taken to CDSL Website and you will see below screen, wherein you need to enter T PIN

    Escort 3

    Step 4 : You will see below screen where you need to enter OTP received in email or mobile. CDSL send OTP on email as well as Mobile (For Indian mobile number). NRI will receive on email only.

    Escort 4

    Step 5 : You will see below success screen. This will complete first part of tendering process.

    Escort 5

    Step 6 :

    Part B - ProStocks will upload your EDIS instruction to CDSL system.

    Part C - Once Part B is completed you will receive SMS as well as email to authenticate the tarnsaction through otp on the link send in the email or go to this url https://www.cdslindia.com/Authentication/OTP.aspx?id=O" , give your PAN number and authenticate on below given screen.

    Escort 6

    You will see the scrip, Quantity and Destination Demat Account. Please ensure that all information are correct and submit.

    Please ensure that above entire process is complete on same day before 6 PM and confirmed to us. Please ensure that this is done at least a day prior to last date of submission.

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    How does the GTT feature work?

    GTT stands for Good Till Trigger. They are triggered condition order in which you need to set condition and when your set condition is completed your order will go to the exchange and on the set Limit Price or Market Price it will get executed.

    GTT orders are valid for next 365 days or till it gets triggered.

    A GTT is a trigger which places a limit order or market price order (at the limit price or market price, selected by you) as and when the trigger price, selected by you, is met or breached. In case the trigger price is breached during a particular day and the limit price selected is not exactly met on the same day, all such orders will be cancelled at the end of such trading day session.

    The trigger set on GTT is valid only once, if the order is placed and is not executed for any reason, the GTT order has to be replaced again.

    If the Last Traded Price (LTP) of a scrip jumps than the trigger price selected, or if the LTP opens at a gap up or gap down breaching the selected trigger price, an order would be placed at the selected limit price. GTT Order will be placed when normal market opens. GTT will not participate in preopen market.

    Terms of Usage - Good Till Trigger (GTT)

    These Terms of Use govern the usage of services of the GTT Feature. By agreeing to use this GTT Feature terms, you agree to have read and understood these clauses, conditions, the modalities of how the GTT Feature clearly works, and ProStocks’s policies, procedures and risk disclosure documents.

    Definitions

    1. “Good Till Trigger Feature” or “GTT Feature” shall be defined as per "GTT Feature as a Service".
    2. “Last Traded Price” or “LTP” is the last traded price at which a stock/scrip was traded on the Exchange and received by our server.
    3. “Limit Order” , "Market Order" , "Stop Loss order" , "Stop Loss market Order" or order shall be defined as per the NSE “Order Conditions” which can be found here: https://www.nseindia.com/products/content/equities/equities/trading_system.htm.
    4. “RMS” or “Risk Management System” is the system in place at ProStocks which monitors all positions of ProStocks clients on a real time basis and sees to it that clients maintain margins with respect to all positions/positional trades and that ProStocks maintains margins at a broker/trading member level with the clearing houses. The RMS also constantly vets each order, on a pre-trade basis, placed by a client towards the exchanges to see whether the order is as per ProStocks’s risk management policies and procedures, and whether the client has placed such order with sufficient cash balances, holdings and as per the rules set by and the Exchanges. The RMS continuously enforces ProStocks’s terms, policies and procedures, by enforcing limits of margins/squaring off positions with respect to each client, as per the risk management policies followed by ProStocks. You, as a client, are required to always be updated with ProStocks’s risk management policies, terms, and procedures.
    5. “Trigger Condition” shall mean the criteria and conditions entered by You, which if met, the corresponding order entered by you will be placed on the exchange. The below set of conditions, not being limited to, are required to be selected by You:

      A Trigger Price (defined as per Clause 4)

      Type of order: You will be able to select Limit Order, Market Order, Stop Loss order and Stop Loss market Order as a type of order for your using the GTT Feature.

      A Limit Price: the price selected by you, which places a limit order at the price selected by you after the Trigger Price is met or breached.

      A Market Order: Place market order to buy or sell order at best available price in the market. Mostly, a market order gets executed instantly because its matching order is already in the queue.

      A Stop Loss Order: Place stop loss order to avoid loss (beyond a desired level) by the order which has been already placed. Stop loss is a conditional order, where the condition is the price level or ‘trigger price’ at which it becomes active and starts acting as a normal order.

    6. “Trigger Price” shall mean the price entered by you to trigger an order and place it on the exchange while using the GTT feature. This price selected by You may either be:

      All prices entered by You for Your Trigger Price shall be tracked against the Last Traded Price (LTP) of the stock/scrip received by server of the ProStocks.

      The price selected by you as a Trigger Price, for stocks/scrips having a market price greater than Rs. 50, must be 2 % away from the current market price of the stock.

      The price selected by you as a Trigger Price, for stocks/scrips having a market price lesser than Rs. 50, must be 25 to 50 paisa away from the current market price of the stock.

    7. “You” or “Your” or “Yourself” shall mean you, the client, having a trading and demat account i.e., a Client ID, with ProStocks and using the GTT Feature placement services from your ProStocks Star trading terminal through either Star Web or the Star Mobile Application.

    GTT Feature as a Service

    “Good Till Trigger Feature” or “GTT Feature” or “GTT” is a feature which allows You to set certain Trigger Conditions; such that, as and when such Trigger Conditions are met, an order as per the Trigger Conditions set by You would be placed on the Exchanges. By using the GTT Feature, there is no actual order placed, until and unless the Trigger Conditions, as set by You are met. ProStocks stores the Trigger Conditions, as set by You, and places an order to the Exchange as and when the Trigger Conditions are met.

    At all times while placing GTT, you are required to maintain sufficient cash balance and sufficient quantity of holdings of the respective scrip in Your trading account, such that; all Your GTT’s may be successfully triggered, as per the Trigger Conditions set by You. In case there is insufficient cash balance or insufficient quantity of holdings with respect to your GTTs at any point of time in your trading and demat account, your GTTs may be cancelled at the sole discretion of ProStocks and the ProStocks RMS. In case you are using EDIS , make sure that you do EDIS each day before market opens against your sale delivery GTT order.

    There are various checks that the RMS at ProStocks does on a pre-trade basis as and when clients request orders to be placed, but before orders are placed at the Exchanges. All such checks are done as per the rules of the Exchanges, SEBI and ProStocks’s internal risk management policies and procedures.

    The Call and Trade feature at ProStocks shall not be allowed for clients using the GTT Feature.

    At a particular point of time, You / each client may only have a maximum of 100 pending GTTs.

    Orders may not be placed, may be rejected or cancelled, may not be executed, even if Trigger Conditions are met, as per the GTT Feature, in the below mentioned market timings/conditions:

    • In case the Trigger Price is breached during any day (which may be caused due to a gap up or gap down opening at market opening), an order shall be placed at the limit price selected by you and shall be cancelled at the end of such trading session; in case such limit price is not met during the day;
    • In case the minimum difference between Trigger Price selected and the LTP at that point of time, is not as per Clause 5;
    • All GTT’s are cancelled after 365 days from placing such request in case they are not triggered as per the Trigger Conditions;
    • In case there is a change in exchange series or any corporate action, such as; splits, bonuses, dividends of extraordinary nature (above 5% of market price), merger, reverse mergers, amalgamations, takeover, delisting, rights issue, etc. where there is a significant impact/change in the scrip price, the GTT may be cancelled at the sole discretion of ProStocks, 1 day prior to the Ex-date of such corporate action effect taking place on the stock price. The action of cancelling such an order request through the GTT Feature shall be at the sole discretion of ProStocks and ProStocks RMS;
    • Order requests being placed through the GTT Feature, once the Trigger Price is breached and such limit price selected is outside the circuit limits of the particular scrip;
    • Scrips falling under the Call Auction list by NSE are not to be used under the GTT Feature. The list is updated by NSE and the latest list of such scrips can be viewed here https://www1.nseindia.com/live_market/dynaContent/live_watch/call_auction/periodic_call_auction.htm?cat=PCA

    Once a GTT is triggered for a derivative contract, if the order is placed outside of the contract's "execution range" it may be cancelled the by the exchange. Any cost You may incur due to such cancellation of an order placed outside the execution range is liable to be paid by You.

    If a GTT is triggered for an option contract that isn't allowed for trading by ProStocks, the order may be rejected.

    The onus of checking for a pending GTT for a scrip before placing any new order(s) for the same scrip from the order window, positions page, or via call and trade.

    GTTs for derivative contracts are only valid for the lifetime of the contract. Pending GTTs for a contract will be invalidated one day after the expiry of the contract.

    Charges for Usage of GTT Feature type

    As an introductory offer, there shall be no charges levied on requesting orders through the GTT Feature for the first 3 months, for all clients of ProStocks.

    ProStocks, at its sole discretion, shall be allowed to decide the pricing/brokerage for placing the GTTs; as and when the introductory offer period ends.

    Risks, Non execution and Applicable law

    This GTT order does not assure execution of an order and includes/involves all risks with respect to Internet Based Trading, and risks with respect to trading in the Capital Markets segments will extend to trading using the GTT orders as well.

    Please make sure to once again read and understand the terms, conditions and points under the Equity Annexure and Risk Disclosure Document, which You have already agreed to while opening Your trading account with ProStocks.

    ProStocks is a stock broking entity registered with SEBI under the registration number INZ000048660 INDP2802016, and a member of NSE and BSE. Therefore, all rules and regulations prescribed by SEBI and the Exchanges would have to strictly be followed by You while placing instructions through ProStocks. All other laws and regulations as per the Republic of India would be applicable.

    No Liability for Any Non-Execution or Any Lost Opportunity

    ProStocks, at all times, bears no liability towards You for any reason whatsoever with respect to using the GTT Feature; including but not limited to, non-execution of any order using the GTT Feature / either leg of the order, any opportunity loss for non-execution of such orders/trades, any cancellation or non-placement of any orders, and any such other claims which may arise from You with respect to using the GTT Feature.

    Subject to Change

    This Terms of Usage and the Service of ProStocks placing orders under the GTT Feature, may be removed/modified/replaced at any point of time without providing any prior notification to You. It is Your responsibility to review this Terms of Usage every time You use the GTT Feature.

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