Why did Zerodha square off my position?
Zerodha may close your position in the following scenarios -
1. You have a BO/CO/MIS position which you haven't closed even after the designated square off time.
Typically, the intra-day auto square off timings are:
||Equity Derivatives||Currency Derivatives||Commodities|
|Auto square off time||3:20 PM
||25 minutes before Close
3. If your MTM losses exceed 50% your position can be squared off.
4. Pledged shares are squared off in case of a drop in the value of shares or loss in collateral margins.
5. Your open positions can be squared off if you place an unpledge request for your pledged shares but don't have adequate cash balance.