As a stockbroker you are executing buy and sell orders on behalf of clients for stocks and other securities in a listed market or over the counter, usually for a fee or commission.
Stock brokers act as sales agents who trade securities for their clients, earning a commission on each trade. They also provide services for their clients such as advice for making investment decisions and tips on opening and closing prices. They provide clients with information about companies they may be interested in investing in and also give suggestions for similar options that may be considered.
Any stream of study at +2 level is suitable for taking up a career as a stockbroker. At the same time taking Commerce stream will give you better exposure to economics and finance related matters and a stronger base in the career.
Although a graduation in any discipline would be sufficient, it is advisable to take up a UG course which includes subjects of Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, or Marketing.
It is advisable although not mandatory, to take an MBA in Finance with specialisations like Capital Markets or Investments & Securities
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Stock brokers need to have strong interpersonal and communication skills as negotiation is an integral part of their job role.
Stock brokers have to operate in an environment which is lively and fast paced , Thus adaptability is a vital skill to have.
Being able to handle numbers and numerical concepts is an essential requirement to be effective in the job of a Stock Broker.
As the market economy changes rapidly the ability to process and retain information is vital for a stock broker.