of US Stocks Investment
Access to Global
Invest in some of the world's largest and
most renowned companies listed on US stock
exchanges, expanding your investment horizon
beyond domestic markets.
Adding US stocks to your portfolio can provide
geographical diversification, reducing risk by not
being solely dependent on the performance of
The US stock market includes a wide range of
sectors such as technology, healthcare, finance,
and more, allowing you to invest in industries that
might have limited representation in the Indian market.
Historically, US markets have shown strong
growth potential, potentially offering higher
returns compared to some domestic markets.
Investing in US stocks provides exposure to
fluctuations in the US dollar, which can act as a
hedge against currency risk.
Various online brokerage platforms allow
Indian investors to easily buy and sell US stocks,
streamlining the investment process.
Some platforms offer the option to buy
fractional shares of high-priced US stocks,
making it accessible even with smaller
Investing in US stocks allows you to tap into
global trends and technological advancements
that might impact markets worldwide.
US stock markets are highly liquid, meaning
you can easily buy or sell stocks without significant
We though our partner provide educational
resources, market analysis, and research tools
to help you make informed investment decisions.
You can build a diversified portfolio by
combining both domestic and US stocks,
tailoring your investments to your risk tolerance
and financial goals.
Frequently Asked Questions
US Stacks are pre-configured baskets of stocks & ETFs that you can invest in with a single click. Stacks aims to solve the challenge of “what to invest” with curated, ready-made portfolios that are centred around an idea or a theme. Each stack is developed by leading financial experts to match different investment strategies, risk-tolerance, and investment goals. A rigorous research process ensures accurate matching of investment ideas to opportunities; multiple forward-looking macro and micro uptrends are analyzed to identify drivers of value creation in the ecosystem.
US Stacks enables you to access international markets and diversify your portfolio globally. When you create an account on Stacks, your brokerage account is, in turn, automatically created with DriveWealth, our US partner for clearing and brokerage services. It will take 15-20 minutes for your account to be approved. 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 Stacks. Feel free to use the extensive research and support available on the platform. After selling any of your investments, you can click on “Withdraw” to transfer funds back into your account to get your money back. When you begin the withdrawal process, all your available cash will be sent over to your domestic bank account.
No. Unlike most traditional investing platforms, we place no restrictions on user accounts. There is no account minimum at Stacks. That said, in order to see the benefits of investing accrue to you, we recommend that you invest at least INR 7,000 or $100 to start off.
We require KYC documents to establish the identity of the user via picture ID and proof of address. You can either choose to upload your documents via your laptop or complete the process on your smartphone after scanning the QR code on the page. Any one of the following documents for a combination of identity and proof of address is required: From India ID Proof: Aadhar Card (front+back) PAN Card (front+back) Voters ID (front+back) Passport (picture) Proof of address: Aadhar Card (front+back) Voters ID (front+back) Please note: Scanned copies and PDFs cannot be uploaded, please upload the photo of the document PNG/JPG format only.
To add funds to your account, click on "Funds" from your Homepage and click on the “Add funds” button. Enter the amount you want to send to your brokerage account. You would be able to add your bank details for the first fund transfer which will be set as default for all future transfers. Verify the information and refer to the following procedural details depending on your residential country: From India: If you are an Indian Resident, you will be remitting money under RBI's Liberalized Remittance Scheme (LRS). Currently, ICICI, IDFC, HDFC, Kotak and IndusInd Bank account holders can complete the LRS process online by signing into our platform and following the steps mentioned for fund transfer. For HDFC and Yes Bank, you can select the offline option to download and print A2 form and schedule a pick-up for the documents via our delivery partners. For the other banks, please visit your nearest branch and speak to your relationship manager.
All you need to do is select the "Funds" button on your homepage page and then click on “Withdraw Funds”. You will be shown how much money is available for you to withdraw. This is the "cash" in your account - either un-invested money or generated from sales of securities you, previously, owned. You can place a withdrawal request and the money will be wired to your domestic bank account. It takes 4-5 business days for the money to hit your account. You can only Withdraw funds to your default bank account which was added during fund transfer. There is a $10 fee associated with withdrawals, charged by the US bank, and thus, the cash balance in your account should be at least $10 at the time of placing the withdrawal request. Any request above $20,000 requires an additional email approval.
The fund reversal will be initiated on the 7th day after the funds are debited from the user bank account in case of the below scenarios: The name on the trading account does not match the name on the bank account from which funds were transferred While initiating a transfer, in case, the 10 digit account number is not provided or has been entered incorrectly On failure of providing Swift copy (Bank statement / Transaction receipt) to support team within 7 days Note: In case of a reversal of funds, an additional third-party charge of $30 will be applied.
Your investing (brokerage) account is opened at our US brokerage and clearing services partner DriveWealth LLC - a FINRA regulated brokerage firm. 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 Drive Wealth. Reach out to the support team in case of further questions.
If you have forgotten your password, please click on "Forgot Password" on the login page. You will get a reset code on your registered email ID. Enter the code and set a new password to log in to your account.
In the abnormal circumstances where the primary nominee passes away prior to the Account Owner, the remaining portion may be payable proportionately to any surviving primary nominee. In the event that there isn’t a surviving primary nominee, the contingent nominee will receive the assets pursuant to the allocation identified. In the event a contingent nominee passes away prior to the account owner, then the contingent nominee share will be divided proportionately among the surviving contingent nominees.
To participate in Intraday trading, an online trading account must be set up with specific orders explicit to intraday trading. These orders are squared off before the trading day ends.
Log in to your account, click on your name and navigate to “Profile” under the settings option. Choose “Nominee” from the options on the Profile page. Click on the tab "Add Nominee[s]". Fill out the following details under Primary nominee: Name: Enter the full name of the nominee Percentage: Percentage of holdings to be transferred to the nominee Nominee Type: Choose the option from the drop-down as per the type of nominee being added. The nominee type can either be a person or an entity Email: Email ID of the nominee
In this process, there are no time constraints in the selling of stocks. It is considered a delivery trade as long as the stocks are delivered to the associated Demat accounts.
You cannot perform delivery trades without a Demat account since a Demat account is where your stocks will be stored.
Date of Birth: Enter the DOB of a nominee
Phone Number: Contact number of the nominee It is recommended to have at least 1 primary nominee, however, adding a contingent beneficiary is optional. You can add up to 4 primary nominees as long as the total adds up to 100%. Similarly, you can also add up to 4 contingent nominees as long as the total adds up to 100%.
Once the relevant information is filled you can click on “Save changes” to save the nominee details.
In the unfortunate case of a demise of the account holder, the nominee(s) added by the holder on the “Profile” page gets ownership of the user’s portfolio (holdings and cash balance). Our broker partner will transfer the securities to the nominee(s) or liquidate the securities and credit the proceeds to the Primary nominee(s). In the event that no primary nominee survives, the contingent nominee(s) will receive the asset(s).