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Overall 3.5 3.5
Brokerage Charges 2.5 1.0
Platforms & Tools 4.0 4.5
Customer Service 3.5 4.5
Year of Incorporation 2000 1987
Website http://www.icicidirect.com http://www.motilaloswal.com
Demat NSDL & CDSL NSDL/CDSL
Exchange Enabled NSE & BSE NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX
Active Clients 2016 591504 192095
Active Clients 2015 560438 165844
Active Clients 2014 594714 152608
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% -Negotiable
Equity Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable Rs 70/lot -Negotiable
Currency Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable 0.05% -Negotiable
Currency Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable Rs 20/lot
Commodities NA 0.05% -Negotiable
Trading Only NA NA
Trading & Demat Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account Free, but with Margin Cheque
Commodity NA Free, but with Margin Cheque
Software Yes Yes
Web/HTML5 Yes Yes
Android Apps Yes Yes
IOS Apps Yes Yes
Intraday 20 Days 3 Months - Pay Extra for Falcon
End of Day 10 years 10 years - Pay Extra for Falcon
Coding No
Indicators Yes Yes
Online Trade Reports Yes Yes
Online PNL Reports Yes Yes
Online Contract Notes Yes Yes
Tax Ready Yes Yes
Equity Intraday Upto 25 times Upto 10 Times
Equity Delivery Upto 5 times @interest Upto 3 times @24%/Annum
Equity Options Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting NA
Equity Features Upto 4 times for intraday Upto 2 Times Intraday
Currency Futures NA Upto 2 times Intraday
Currency Options NA NA
Commodities NA Upto 2 times Intraday
Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.00325% of Turnover
Equity Futures 0.0019% of Turnover 0.00200% of Turnover
Equity Options 0.05% of Turnover 0.051% of Premium Turnover
AMC Charges Rs 450/Year Free
DP Charges Rs 25/Transaction or 0.05% whichever higher Rs 20/Debit Transaction
Commodities NA 0.0025% of Turnover
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