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