Having a Mobile trading app has become a requirement for any major stock broker in India. With the advancement of technology, mobile is becoming part of everyone life and helping people to be connected, all the time.
Today, nearly every online broker has launched or planning to launch a mobile app, which is no surprise as it is expected that more than 30% of user are accessing internet from their smartphone and this number is expected to go even higher.
How big is mobile trading in India ?
India has become the world’s fastest growing market for mobile based stock trading since its launch in 2010. As of August 2015, the total trading volume on mobile phone is of the tune of Rs 116,186 crore and is increasing at a rapid phase. In percentage term, around 1% of trading value is generated on mobile which is expected to go up to 3-4% in couple of years. The ticket size for mobile order is generally small as mobile trading app is mostly used by retail investor.
*from Economic Times
There is a large chunk of stock brokers who provide NEST mobile trading platform. NEST platform is OK to use but it just feels clumsy sometimes and not very reliable. But there are some awesome app which some brokers have created which is simple, easy to use yet very powerful.
Functionalities for which mobile app are used?
You can’t just use it for simple stuff like viewing a portfolio, maintaining a basic watch list, and placing simple trades. Instead, these apps provide full trading experience to mobile, including trade tools, advanced order types, detailed charting, complex options, cloud syncing, and much more hence providing you with a seamless experience across devices.
Most of them have app for android and some of the bigger name and created it for Iphone/windows platform also.
Below you will find the listing of some of the best mobile trading app
Angel Broking Mobile App
This is available on all Iphone or your Android Phones.
Angel Broking provide a next generation mobile trading app which allows you to track stock/markets movement on real time basis, get ideas from our experts, execute trade in lightening speed and monitor your investments instantly.
The features available to the Angel Broking registered users are as follows
- Trade in Equity and Derivatives
- Check Order status and Net position
- Track Live Stocks/Markets movements on real time basis
- Get latest Stock/Market news
- Track your holdings
- View real time stock chart
To open account with Angel broking, please provide your details by clicking on the button below
ICICI direct Mobile Trading – ICICI Direct
ICICI direct is one of the largest brokers in India and provide 3-in-1 account meaning you can open a bank account, Demat account and trading account with them. The also one the the easiest app to use in the market. They also provide lite app in case you are on a slow connection like 2G. The lite app have all the functionality but it works much better in slow connection speed. You cannot see charts on lite app though.
The functionality provided by ICICI Direct on its app is as follows
Main features of I mobile trader app
- Trade in Equity
- Trade in Futures&Options
- Track your portfolio
- Get stock quotes
- Place order
- Get live research calls
- Track Market movement and lots more
To open account with ICICIdirect.com, please provide your details by clicking on the button below.
You can have a look or download the android app for ICICIdirect from
ShareMobile – ShareKhan Mobile app
ShareKhan mobile app is called ShareMobile.
It is a easy to use, simple mobile app in trading. The functionality provided by them are as follows
- Multiexchange Streaming Market Watch
- Trade facility in NSE, BSE, NSEFO, MCX & NCDEX
- Live Reports
- Transfer Funds from your Bank to your Sharekhan Trading A/C
- Track your Demat Holdings
- Crisp Intraday Charts
- Latest Market news & Updates
You can see sample and download the ShareMobile at for android mobile here
Kotak Stock Trader – Kotak Securities Mobile app
Kotak securities which is another well now brand in the broker world, provides trading app by the name of Kotak Stock trader.
Using there app you can
- Trade in Stocks, Derivatives & Currency Derivatives
- Place orders. Modify or Cancel pending orders
- Check available margin in the account
- Check available funds, Order status and day’s positions
- Track Live Market movements by viewing the levels of Sensex & Nifty
- Trade in Futures & Options – Track equity and index derivatives
- Track your portfolio performance
- View Intraday Charts – Stay on top of the Nifty and Sensex Updates
Apart from above mentioned app, almost all the brokers provide NEST trading app.
Apart from these apps, there are couples of other finance app which are available free of cost to the user and can be found on most mobile of the traders.
One of the most downloaded app, provide a simple interface and provide real time stock price information for Indian stock market.
Another app which allows to manage a portfolio and real time stock prices. Can be downloaded on Android smartphone free of cost.
You can make your portfolio there and even add your mutual funds on it and keep a track of it.
Remember that Mobile app is just one piece of the puzzle. You can find exhaustive review and comparison of top 10 stock broker in India here.