Can anyone explain me what happen if I will sell without having certain stock?

What would happen If I sell stock without even having in portfolio.Can anyone explain me?
What is this margin required means?


You will enter a SHORT Position which means, you have sold the stock and you have to buy it to complete the trade. It is opposite of LONG i.e. buy and sell where you buy lower and sell higher for profit. In the case of SHORT Position, you sell at a high price by borrowing a stock from the broker and buy it back at a lower price to profit from the trade. Remember, in case of a SHORT Position, you have to close the trade on that same day if it’s Equity. You can only carry forward a SHORT Position in Futures which I won’t recommend without hedge.

Margin required is the amount needed to execute that trade which seems to be displayed wrong in the screenshot.

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