Kite Connect API : A Boon To Indian Retail Traders By Zerodha Indian trading community, unfortunately, lags far behind their international counterparts in terms of leveraging the power of cutting edge technology when trading. Considering that we have the largest population of software developers (behind US) in the world, this is dismaying. This has been a chicken and egg situation. Except for a privy select group with industry connects and large capital, retail investors have never had any way to programmatically access their trading accounts. The tech savvy crowd, because of this, have generally stayed away from the capital markets. The programmatic trading had a lot of regulatory constraints like getting approval, certification, strategy testing and much more. The cost would go up to even lakh for the initial setup and Rs.7000/month to Rs.30000/month for custom front as a running cost.These leads small investors and retailers to search for some inefficient and improper means. The past is the past. Kite Connect, India’s first market APIs for retail clients,A New Initiative by Zerodha put an end for the above issue. with just fraction of cost you can start your programmatic trading in more efficient and Proper way, which would take care of your psychological and risk management part of your trading system. Kite Using Kite Connect, you can, with any programming language of your choice (from excel VBAs to Python, Java, C# or even your command line console), place and manage orders, build – multi asset risk modelling systems, stock screeners, quant based strategies, equity stock selection models, option greeks calculators, backtesting, machine learning, and more. You could even build your own personal Kite or Pi. For the first time in Indian broking history, you truly own and control your trading account and data. You have the power to build your own trading/investing experience, any way or any how you like it, without being confined to a frontend offered by your broker. The opportunities are limitless. Kite 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 easy to understand API collection AlgoGeek Algorithmic Trader. R&D in Financial Markets. Professional Coder.