There are basically 2 ways to invest in US stocks, they are
- Buy shares directly through national/international brokers
- Invest through mutual funds
The first option is for people who want to buy shares of listed companies in India directly without any assistance. The second option is for people who want to invest in US market but they don’t have the expertise to pick the right stocks. So let us discuss the options available for both types of people.
How to buy shares directly through national/international brokers
You can invest directly by opening a US brokerage account. Now US brokerage account can be opened directly or you can use the help of Indian banks and other private organization who have tie ups with US brokerage firms.
So for the first category of people who want to invest directly in US list stock, you have 2 options.
- Invest through Indian banks/companies who have tie-up with US brokers
- Invest directly through overseas brokers
Invest through Indian banks/companies
Invest through Indian brokers who have tie-up with US brokers: Indian brokerage that have tie-ups with foreign brokers are given below
- HDFC Securities
- ICICI Securities
- Axis Direct
These Indian brokerages made tie-ups with foreign brokers to provide service of foreign investments for Indian citizens. HDFC securities made tie-up with Stockal which is a New-York headquartered global investment platform. Both ICICI Securities and Axis Securities have made tie-ups with Saxobank. Saxobank is a EU-regulated Danish investment bank.
- Foreign investment platform of HDFC securities is called as HDFC Global Investing
- Foreign investment platform of ICICI securities is called as ICICI Direct Global
- Foreign investment platform of Axis direct is called as Axis Global Investing
Invest directly through overseas/US brokers
To invest directly through US brokers, you can open an account from any of the below-mentioned sites
Invest through mutual funds
Following are the different mutuals funds in India that allow you to invest in US and other international markets
- DSP World Mining Fund
- Edelweiss Greater China Equity Off-shore Fund
- PGIM India Global Equity Opportunities Fund
- Franklin India Feeder Franklin US Opportunities Fund
- ICICI Prudential US Bluechip Equity Fund
- Nippon India US Equity Opportunities Fund
- DSP US Flexible Equity Fund
- Principal Global Opportunities Fund
- Edelweiss US Value Equity Offshore Fund
- Aditya Birla Sun Life International Equity Plan
- DSP World Agriculture Fund
- Edelweiss Emerging Markets Opportunities Equity Offshore Fund
- Kotak Global Emerging Market Fund
- Franklin Asian Equity Fund
- DSP World Gold Fund
- Sundaram Global Brand Fund
- Aditya Birla Sun Life Commodity Equities – Global Agri Fund
- Edelweiss Europe Dynamic Equity Offshore Fund logo
- DSP Global Allocation Fund
- Invesco India Feeder- Invesco Global Equity Income Fund
- ICICI Prudential Global Stable Equity Fund (FOF)
- Nippon India Japan Equity Fund
- PGIM India Emerging Markets Equity Fund
- Invesco India Feeder- Invesco Pan European Equity Fund
- DSP World Energy Fund
- DSP World Energy Fund
- Edelweiss ASEAN Equity Off Shore Fund
- Aditya Birla Sun Life Global Excellence Equity FoF
- Franklin India Feeder – Templeton European Opportunities Fund
- Axis Global Equity Alpha Fund of Fund
- Axis Greater China Equity FoF
- Edelweiss US Technology Equity Fund of Fund
- ICICI Prudential Global Advantage Fund (FOF)
- Invesco India – Invesco Global Consumer Trends FoF
- Kotak International REIT FOF
- Kotak Nasdaq 100 FOF
- Mirae Asset NYSE FANG+ ETF FoF
- Motilal Oswal Nasdaq 100 FOF Scheme
- Motilal Oswal S&P 500 Index Fund
- SBI International Access – US Equity FoF
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