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Programmatic Trading In Indian Markets Using Python With Kite Connect API

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Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Time: 6:30 PM IST | 9.00 PM SGT | 1.00 PM GMT

Programmatic Trading in India

For traders today, Python is the most preferred programming language for trading, as it provides great flexibility in terms of building and executing strategies.

For Individuals with basic programming knowledge, Python code is easily readable and understandable. This makes it easier to write and evaluate trading strategies on Python because of its functional programming approach. Programmatic Trading can be done using Python.

Meet the Speakers

Nithin Kamath

Nithin Kamath

Founder & CEO, Zerodha

Nithin had been a stock trader for over a decade before founding Zerodha in 2010 making it India's first discount brokerage. Today, Zerodha serves over 1 lakh clients who generate trading turnovers of over $1.5 billion daily.

With Zerodha, Nithin has worked relentlessly on solving the woes individual Indian investors face. On top of being extremely low cost, Zerodha is also the first Indian broker to offer investments completely free of charge and to introduce its investing platforms in several regional languages in rural India.

More recently, he launched a “Broking as a service” platform, where an entire brokerage and its technology platforms are available on the cloud for developers and startups to build their own platforms, the first of its kind in the world.

Satyajit Sarangi

Satyajit Sarangi

Software Developer, Zerodha

Satayjit has been working on different stacks, building the back-office and, recently, has been involved in building the Kite Android application, which uses the Kite Connect APIs.

Why should you attend the webinar?

The Indian market is one of the biggest markets in the world, and programmatic trading is picking up rhythm here. There are many online brokerages which can be used for implementing trading strategies, but they do not cater to Indian markets. Zerodha’s KiteConnect is the first of its kind that caters to Indian markets and that’s why they are credited as being a disruptive force in the Indian Broking Industry.

It does not matter if you a beginner or a pro; this session will show how to place orders on Indian Markets using Kite Connect, and how you can implement a strategy while doing so.

Who should attend?

The session is perfect for beginners and professionals who want to know how to trade with Python using Kite Connect. The speaker will begin with a brief overview about Kite Connect and how it works.

  • Technocrats
  • Trading enthusiasts
  • Python coders interested in financial markets
  • People who are simply curious to learn about programmatic trading in India

More about Kite Connect

Kite Connect is a set of REST-like APIs that expose many capabilities required to build a complete investment and trading platform. Execute orders in real time; manage user portfolio, stream live market data (WebSockets), and more, with the simple HTTP API collection.


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