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Why is the error 'Funds cannot be added to the Commodity account' displayed?

To trade in currency and equity F&O, add funds in the Equity segment.

This error is displayed when clients try to add funds to the commodity account in the following scenarios:

  • Inactive commodity account: An account is considered inactive or dormant when there has been no trading activity for 12 consecutive months. The account can be reactivated by verifying the KYC details. To learn more, see How to reactivate the Zerodha account?
  • The commodity account is not opened: A commodity account can easily be opened online. To learn more, see How to open a commodity account?

Did you know? Single ledger clients can use their equity funds to trade in commodities and cannot add funds separately to trade in commodities. To learn more about single ledger, see What is the single ledger facility?