Investing in US Stock Markets made easy

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Global Investing for Indian Investors

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We help you with seamless, fully digital On-boarding

Diversify

Look beyond Indian Markets, invest in fractional stocks and ETFs with bare minimum capital and become a Global Investor

Security

Your investments stay protected under SiPC

Support

We provide you dedicated support for your queries

Fund Transfer

Seamless and simplified process

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The platform provides research, stock suggestions, and portfolio tracking powered by our Built-in Artificial Intelligence

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Investing in US markets

Expand your Investment Horizon

Be a part of the largest financial market in the world, reduce geographical risk and gain growth from global market performance

Dollar in your Wallet

Investing in US companies allows avoiding the USDINR fluctuations

Easy Access to Growth

Do you fancy global US companies?

Why not access this best breed of tech companies in the world?

Bookmark your Global Favorites
Thousands of Global stocks at your disposal

Let’s Get Started

Register, subscribe to a preferred plan and complete the KYC

Add funds to your account

Buy, Sell US stocks & ETFs in real-time

Oversee your Portfolio using
Insights, Tools, Watchlist, Account Statements
on the platform

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World Leaders & Innovators

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Our Plans

Silver

₹ 5,000

Annual subscription fees

  • 0.5% per trade *
  • ₹ 0 Account Opening fees
  • Unlimited Investing Power
  • Email Support
  • 24*7 Support

* minimum of $0.02 per trade

Gold

₹ 10,000

Annual subscription fees

  • 0.35% per trade *
  • ₹ 0 Account Opening fees
  • Unlimited Investing Power
  • Email Support
  • 24*7 Support

* minimum of $0.02 per trade

Platinum

₹ 10,000

Annual subscription fees
* Contact RM for details

  • 0.3% per trade *
  • ₹ 0 Account Opening fees
  • Unlimited Investing Power
  • Email Support
  • 24*7 Support

* minimum of $0.02 per trade

Have Questions ?

Relax, we are there for you.

How do I invest in the US market?

Just create your account on emkay.stockal.com, powered by Stockal. We will have your brokerage account created with DriveWealth – Stockal’s US partner for clearing services. It will take 2 business days for your account to get approved if all your information is correct. Once approved, you will have to fund the account by transferring money into the brokerage account from your bank account.

Once the funds become available in your brokerage account, you will be able to make investments on emkay.stockal.com. Feel free to use the extensive research and support available on the platform. After selling any of your investments, whenever you want to get your money back, just click on "Withdraw Funds” and complete the details to withdraw funds to your Indian bank account.

What are the documents required to transfer money to invest out of India?

The following documents are needed:

  • Form A2 along with a declaration form: As per FEMA, this is required every time the money is sent abroad, to declare the sum amount that is to be transferred. Your bank will file this for you within the LRS filings. Stockal automatically fills this for you - all you need to do is, make sure that the information is correct, then download the filled-in form, sign and upload it back for your bank to file.
  • Bank KYC documents: PAN card and your address proof.
What insurance or protection do I get for my account?
  • US brokerage ecosystem recommends that every investor account should have insurance. DriveWealth, is a member of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (“SIPC”) which currently protects the securities and cash in your Account up to USD500,000 of which USD250,000 may be in cash.
  • Please note that this USD500,000 is not applicable to general losses in the stock market. SIPC says the following:
    SIPC protects against the loss of cash and securities – such as stocks and bonds – held by a customer at a financially-troubled SIPC-member brokerage firm. The limit of SIPC protection is $500,000, which includes a $250,000 limit for cash. A non-U.S. citizen with an account at a brokerage firm that is a member of SIPC is treated the same as a resident or citizen of the United States with an account at a brokerage firm that is a member of SIPC.
  • SIPC does not protect against the decline in value of your securities. SIPC does not protect individuals who are sold worthless stocks and other securities. SIPC does not protect claims against a broker for bad investment advice, or for recommending inappropriate investments. Explanatory brochure available upon request or at www.sipc.org.
Who is the custodian of my account?

Stockal’s US brokerage and clearing partner, DriveWealth, works with Velox and Citibank for custodian services.

Where is my US investing account held?

Your investing (brokerage) account is opened with our platform partner, Stockal and in the US your account is held with clearing services firm DriveWealth - regulated by FINRA and SEC. It is a licensed carrying and self-clearing broker offering brokerage services to global investors. DriveWealth is backed by Softbank Group and other leading venture capital firms in the financial services ecosystem. The custody of your account, in turn, would be held by DriveWealth one of their custodian partners. Let us know if you need more information regarding the custody of your account. You can reach us by raising a ticket.

How much can I invest in US stocks from India?
  • Currently, you can invest up to USD 250,000 every year in foreign stocks from India. This amount can change, subject to RBI guidelines. So, for now, your investments in US securities are also governed by the same limit.
  • Foreign investments fall under clearly defined RBI guidelines. The remittance of money for foreign investments comes under the Liberalized Remittance Scheme (LRS).
  • Under LRS an Individual can remit up to USD 250,000 per financial year to invest in foreign equities through an authorized dealer (commonly, your bank). As per RBI policy, having a PAN card is required to purchase shares in foreign countries.
Is there any tax deduction for my withdrawals or gains in the US markets?
  • There is no TDS (Tax Deduction at Source) for your stock market gains in the US. So when you make money and send it back to your Indian bank account, the broker in the US does not deduct any tax on it. You will have to pay Short-term Capital Gains Tax OR Long-term Capital Gains Tax in India, whatever is applicable. Short-term Capital Gains apply if a security is held for less than 24 months.
  • A 25% TDS applies only on your dividend earnings. This is when stocks in your portfolio give out dividends to their investors.
  • US and India have a Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA). This means that you pay tax only once. For the TDS on your dividend earnings, you will get W-8BEN from DriveWealth. You can use it while filing your taxes in India to show that you have already paid taxes on this income. W-8BEN can be issued whenever you request.

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