Investar FAQs

  • What is Investar?
  • Investar is an integrated investment tool for performing Fundamental Analysis, Technical Analysis, Screening and Portfolio Management for the Indian Stock Market. End-Of-Day Version is available for NSE stocks, futures and options and MCX and NCDEX commodity futures. Intraday 1-min real-time data is available for all NSE stocks, futures and options.
  • I have absolutely no idea about investing. How do I get started?
  • Investar is a great tool for Novice investors like you. You can use it to:
    • Get Buy/Sell signals in the charts to guide you in your decision-making.
    • Find Targets and Stop-Losses easily using Auto-Support/Resistance.
    • Get Stock Advice from the inbuilt Stock Advisor. It's like having a Stock Guru by your side.
    • Learn Technical and Fundamental Analysis and invest like a Pro.
    • Learn from your mistakes by doing paper trading. Add notes while entering transactions to maintain a Trading diary of your Paper Portfolio.
    • Use integrated Portfolio Management and Charting to create sample portfolios and keep track of how they are doing over time.

    If you are a student, we have made the Lite Edition especially for users like you who do not want to spend money while you are learning about investing.
  • I have some experience with investing. How can I benefit from Investar?
  • As a seasoned investor you can:
    • Use the Stock Screener to get new Stock Ideas every day.
    • Select stocks using Fundamentals and decide on when to Buy and Sell by analyzing the Technicals.
    • Perfect the Entry and Exit timing by viewing the Buy and Sell transactions directly in the charts of your Portfolio Stocks and seeing how they performed after you bought or sold.
    • Cross-check your analysis with the in-built Stock Advisor.
    • Use sound Money Management principles by using Portfolio Alerts and Stop Losses.
    • Maintain a Trading Diary to keep notes of why you entered and exited stock positions.
  • I am a day trader/swing trader. How can Investar help me?
  • Apart from the standard features for investors, intraday traders in NSE stocks, futures and options enjoy the following features:
    • Get Buy/Sell signals on intraday charts.
    • Scan the market for intraday Buy and Sell signals.
    • Get pop-up and sound alerts on your favorite stocks for Buy/Sell signals.
  • Do I have to pay anything for trying out the Pro Edition?
  • No, you don't need to pay anything to use the 7-Day Free Trial of Investar Pro Edition. Every first-time Standard user is entitled to a 7-Day Free Trial.
  • Do I need to enter my Credit Card or Bank Details before trying out the Pro Edition?
  • We do not take your Credit Card before giving you access to the 7-Day Free Trial. We are so sure that you will like the Pro Edition that we want you to try out the Pro Edition free for 7 days before we take any of your Payment Information.
  • Which Investar product is right for me?
  • This totally depends on your requirements. Investar has Intraday and End-Of-Day data for all the NSE stocks, futures and options. Investar Standard Edition and Nifty-50 Special Edition are similar in features, except that the Nifty-50 Special Edition is limited to Nifty 50 stocks, futures and options. If you trade only in Nifty or BankNifty, futures and options, then the Investar Nifty Special Edition is suitable for you. It has Spot, Futures and Options of all NSE Indices (including Nifty and BankNifty).For Pro users, we have the Full-featured Edition which includes the Custom Screener, Custom Scan Alerts, Custom Timeframes & Grouping, Investaar Query Language (IQL) & more.
  • What is the difference between Basic, Standard and Pro Edition?
  • The Basic Edition has limited features and is ideal for beginning investors who are on a budget while the Standard Edition is ideal for traders, experienced investors, technical analysts, portfolio managers, etc who do not require the full features of the Pro Edition. Pro Edition is the full featured software for advanced users those who want to create their own custom scans with the Custom Screener (using a user-friendly Investar Easy Language or Investar Query Language (IQL) ) and other advanced features like Custom Scan Alerts, Custom Timeframes & Grouping. To view the detailed comparison between all Editions, you can compare the all the Edition Features or compare their pricing in the Pricing Section.
  • What is Investar Beta?
  • Investar Beta is a test version of Investar available for existing Investar customers for free usage of newly implemented features and bug fixes. New features and bug fixes are always introduced in Investar Beta first. It allows all Investar subscribers to provide early feedback to improve our product and software functionality. You should use Investar Beta for only those features that are not available in the Edition that you are using.
  • What are Nifty and Nifty-50 Special Editions?
  • The Nifty Special Edition consists of Intraday and End-Of-Day Spot, Futures & Options of all NSE Indices (including Nifty and BankNifty). The Nifty-50 Special Edition consists of all NSE Indices spot, futures and options and all those 50 stocks of Nifty 50, along with their Futures & Options.
  • What is the difference between Standard Edition, Nifty Special Edition and Nifty-50 Special Edition?
  • The Standard Edition consists of all the stocks (NSE & BSE), Futures & Options, Commodities and World Indices. While the Nifty-50 Special Edition consists of Nifty, BankNifty, NSE Indices and all those 50 stocks of Nifty 50, with their Spot, Futures & Options. The Nifty-50 Special Edition is similar in features to Standard Edition except that it is restricted to all the Nifty-50 stocks, futures and options. The Nifty Special Edition consists of Intraday and End-Of-Day Spot, Futures & Options of all NSE Indices (including Nifty and BankNifty).
  • I trade in Nifty 50 stocks only. Which edition is right for me?
  • If you are a Nifty 50 stock Trader, then the Nifty-50 Special Edition is right for you.
  • I trade only in Nifty/BankNifty Futures and Options. Which edition is right for me?
  • If you are a Nifty/BankNifty Futures and Options Trader, then the Nifty Special Edition is right for you.
  • How does the 7-day Free Intraday Trial work?
  • Once you download Investar Pro, you will get an option to activate the 7-day Free Intraday trial by following a simple intraday activation procedure, which requires you to enter a valid mobile number where a 5-digit intraday activation code is sent to your mobile. The 7-day Intraday Trial is a trial of the full-featured version of Investar Pro (including all addons) with intraday 1-min real-time data for all NSE stocks, futures and options and End-Of-Day data for NSE, BSE, NSE F&O, MCX, NCDEX.
  • What if I only want to use the End-Of-Day version?
  • You can call our support number at the top right of this page, to activate the End-Of-Day Trial for the remaining part of your trial as required.
  • When does the 7-day Intraday Trial start?
  • The 7-day Intraday Trial will start immediately on providing the activation code when asked for it in the software. You may have to re-login to the software after the intraday activation.
  • Is the End-Of-Day or Intraday Trial restricted in any way?
  • No. The 7-day Intraday Trial is a trial of the full-featured version of Investar Pro (including all addons) with intraday 1-min real-time data for all NSE stocks, futures and options and End-Of-Day data for NSE, BSE, NSE F&O, MCX, NCDEX.
  • What if I want a trial of Basic or Standard Edition?
  • We only provide the trial of the full-featured Investar Pro edition. Trial for the lower editions is not provided since Basic and Standard edition features are already present in Investar Pro.
  • Can I try out the Basic Edition/Standard Edition/Nifty Edition/Nifty-50 Special Edition?
  • We only provide a one-time 7-day Free Trial of the highest paid edition which is currently the Pro Edition. This allows you as a first-time Investar user to try out a complete full-featured edition to enable you to make a proper decision about which Edition to go for at the end of the trial. You can decide on which Edition to pick by viewing a more detailed Feature Comparison of all the editions.
  • I do not have a userid and password. What userid/password should I enter during the registration process?
  • You need to have some email id for registration. So, firstly please sign up for an email id and then you can register for the software using that email id and set the userid & password(min 6 characters) of your own choice.
  • I did not receive the confirmation email. How should I proceed?
  • If you did not receive any confirmation email, firstly, check your Spam/Junk folder to see if you received the confirmation email. Secondly, try to login to the website again and you will get an option to re-enter another email id to receive the confirmation email. If none of these options work, then click on the link confirmation email not received, send again.
  • Does your mobile version contain all features of the desktop version?
  • No, the mobile version does not contain all the features of the desktop version. The mobile version features are listed here.