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Guide to Invest $1000 in the US from India

If stats in the first half of 2021 are to be believed, the best performing US stocks outpaced their Indian peers by offering more than 6X returns. Yes, 6X+ returns!

Indian investors who took exposure by investing in US equities built superior portfolios, compared to those limited to investment in domestic stocks.

Global Investing

Global investing enables you to access lower risk and higher return investment opportunities. Expert financial advisors consider foreign stocks a smart addition to an investment portfolio. Depending on the type of investors, advisors suggest a 5% to 10% of portfolio fund allocation for conservative investors, whereas up to 25% for the aggressive ones.

Investing money in the US stock market is gradually becoming popular in India. The reasons it has bagged the interest of many investors, via SAC’s global investing stacks, are-

● Simplified investment process and transactions

● Investment in globally competitive companies

● Safety and security of assets

● Power to control your investments

● Ease of liquidating assets

● Better returns

● Risk diversification

● Investment starts from $1000 only

Here is a detailed guide on investing in US stocks and how you can kick-start your hassle-free global investing journey.

How to Start Global Investing? Step-by-Step Guide

The process of global investing includes three simple steps:

Step 1: Registration - You need to open an account on a global investment trading platform such as Stockal. Fill in your details, and complete your registration to create an account with a US-based brokerage company like DriveWealth.

Step 2: Funding - Fund the brokerage account by making an international remittance of $1000 via your bank account to the said brokerage account number. As per the RBI norms, you can invest $250,000 per annum under the LRS (Liberalized Remittance Scheme). But to start with, you can fund your account with an amount as low as $1000.

Step 3: Investment - The fund will be seen in your brokerage account wallet. You are entitled to invest in stocks, ETFs, or in our pre-built portfolios. Our global investing stacks empower you to stay in control of your investments. You also have the flexibility to liquidate and withdraw funds back to your bank account ​​in T+3 days with no exit load, no lock-in, and no restrictions on withdrawals.

The account opening process takes less than 5 minutes, and the end-to-end process takes only 24 hours.

How Safety & Security of Your Money is Assured?

Rest assured that your money and personal data are protected when investing through Stockal. They follow the best practices and provide industry-leading infrastructure -

Platform Security: The platform is a highly secure and robust platform, with 256-bit encryption and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Stockal platforms have best-in-class log-in methods, ID verification, and automatic logouts to prevent any unauthorized access or fraud.