Currency Trading FAQs

Who is eligible to trade in Currency Derivatives ?
All resident Indians as defined in section 2(v) of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA, Act 42 of 1999) are eligible to trade in the currency der...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 11:33 AM
Do I need to open a new account to trade in currency derivatives in Arihant ?
Existing customers do not need a separate trading account for currency derivatives. Just check with your Arihant advisor if the currency derivatives trading...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 11:38 AM
Do I require to open a Demat account for currency trading ?
Demat account is not required for currency trading in India.
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 11:40 AM
Which exchanges can I trade currency in?
Currency trading is offered by NSE, BSE and MCX-SX.
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 11:41 AM
How and when are currency futures & options contracts settled on exchange?
All currency futures and options contracts on exchange are net settled in cash in Indian Rupee. The final settlement price is the RBI Reference rate for eac...
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 11:44 AM
Can the funds kept in my equities account be used to trade in currency segment?
Yes, same margin can be used to trade in both equity and currency segment..
Fri, 8 Sep, 2017 at 11:45 AM
Who is the regulatory body that governs currency trading in India?
The exchange traded currency derivative market is regulated by SEBI through the recognized stock exchanges.  The Foreign Exchange Management Act is the law...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 11:14 AM
What is the date of expiry in case of currency futures?
All Currency contracts expire two working days prior to the last business day of the expiry month at 12 noon.
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 11:15 AM
Which currency pairs can I trade in currency markets?
Currency Derivatives are currently available for trading on four currency pairs viz.US Dollars (USD-INR), Great Britain Pound (GBP-INR), Euro (EUR-INR) and ...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 11:16 AM
What is the size of each contract of different currency pairs?
The size of each contract for different currency pairs on the exchange are as follows: Currency Pair Contract Size: USD-INR USD 1000 EUR-INR EUR 100...
Sat, 7 Oct, 2017 at 11:18 AM