Nifty future is most popular futures contract traded on NSE (National stock exchange), traders usually make 25 points in intraday trade (day trading). So a intraday nifty future trader can make about Rs.20,000 per month, here is how. Let us assume that a trader make 25 points in intraday trading, suppose he trades 8 sessions only out of 22 trading session in a month. In intraday trading you also require less margin, most of brokerages offer intraday nifty trade for minimum margin of about Rs.15,000 so a trader can trade 2 lots of nifty future for Rs.30,000. Now total points is 25*8 = 200 points, total number of lots being traded = 2 lots (100 quantity). Simple math for calculating total profit is 200*100= Rs.20,000 just by trading nifty future for 25 points gain anyone can make a living at least in India. However you must take help of technical analysis to make this trading a better and profitable.