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Overall 4 3.5
Brokerage Charges 3.0 2.5
Platforms & Tools 3.5 4.0
Customer Service 4.0 3.5
Year of Incorporation 2002 2000
Website http://www.hdfcsec.com http://www.icicidirect.com
Demat NSDL & CDSL NSDL & CDSL
Exchange Enabled NSE & BSE NSE & BSE
Active Clients 2016 468844 591504
Active Clients 2015 408059 560438
Active Clients 2014 347555 594714
Equity Delivery 0.5% - Negotiable 0.25%- Negotiable
Equity Intraday 0.05% - Negotiable 0.05%- Negotiable
Equity Futures 0.05% on Turnover - Negotiable 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Equity Options Rs 100/lot - Negotiable Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable
Currency Futures 0.05% on Turnover - Negotiable 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Currency Options Rs 23/lot - Negotiable Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable
Commodities NA NA
Trading Only NA NA
Trading & Demat Rs 999 Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account
Commodity NA NA
Software No Yes
Web/HTML5 Yes Yes
Android Apps Yes Yes
IOS Apps Yes Yes
Intraday 5 Days 20 Days
End of Day 5 Years 10 years
Coding No
Indicators No Yes
Online Trade Reports Yes Yes
Online PNL Reports Yes Yes
Online Contract Notes Yes Yes
Tax Ready No Yes
Equity Intraday Upto 20 times Upto 25 times
Equity Delivery Upto 2 times @interest Upto 5 times @interest
Equity Options NA for Intraday Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting
Equity Features NA for Intraday Upto 4 times for intraday
Currency Futures NA for Intraday NA
Currency Options NA for Intraday NA
Commodities NA NA
Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.00325% of Turnover
Equity Futures 0.0019% of Turnover 0.0019% of Turnover
Equity Options 0.051% of Turnover 0.05% of Turnover
AMC Charges Rs 750/year Rs 450/Year
DP Charges 0.04% or Rs 25/debit transaction - whichever is higher Rs 25/Transaction or 0.05% whichever higher
Commodities NA NA
Broker Assisted trades Nil Nil
Research & Tips Yes Yes
Brokerage Calculator No No
Margin Calculator No No
Braket Orders No No
Training & Education Yes Yes