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Overall 3.5 3.5
Brokerage Charges 2.5 4.0
Platforms & Tools 4.0 2.5
Customer Service 3.5 3.0
Year of Incorporation 2000 2008
Website http://www.icicidirect.com http://www.samco.in
Demat NSDL & CDSL CDSL
Exchange Enabled NSE & BSE NSE, BSE, MCX
Active Clients 2016 591504 NA
Active Clients 2015 560438 NA
Active Clients 2014 594714 NA
Equity Delivery 0.25%- Negotiable Rs 20/executed order or 0.2% whichever is lower
Equity Intraday 0.05%- Negotiable Rs 20/executed order or 0.02% whichever is lower
Equity Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable Rs 20/executed order or 0.02% whichever is lower
Equity Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable Rs 20/executed order
Currency Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable Rs 20/executed order or 0.02% whichever is lower
Currency Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable Rs 20/executed order
Commodities NA Rs 20/executed order or 0.02% whichever is lower
Trading Only NA 0 (Free)
Trading & Demat Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account 0 (Free)
Commodity NA 0 (Free)
Software Yes Yes
Web/HTML5 Yes Yes
Android Apps Yes Yes
IOS Apps Yes Yes
Intraday 20 Days 5 days on NEST
End of Day 10 years 5 days on NEST
Coding No
Indicators Yes
Online Trade Reports Yes
Online PNL Reports Yes
Online Contract Notes Yes
Tax Ready Yes
Equity Intraday Upto 25 times Upto 15 times
Equity Delivery Upto 5 times @interest Upto 4 times
Equity Options Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting Buying no leverage, Shorting upto 2.5 times for intraday
Equity Features Upto 4 times for intraday Upto 2.5 times for intraday
Currency Futures NA Upto 2.5 times for intraday
Currency Options NA Buying no leverage, Shorting upto 2.5 times for intraday
Commodities NA Upto 2.5 times for intraday
Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.00325% on Turnover
Equity Futures 0.0019% of Turnover 0.0021% on Contract Turnover
Equity Options 0.05% of Turnover 0.053% on Premium Turnover
AMC Charges Rs 450/Year Trading: 0, Demat: Rs 400
DP Charges Rs 25/Transaction or 0.05% whichever higher Rs 25 or 0.02% whichever is higher
Commodities NA 0.0031% on Contract turnover
Broker Assisted trades Nil Rs 20 per executed order
Research & Tips Yes
Brokerage Calculator No
Margin Calculator No
Braket Orders No
Training & Education Yes