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Overall 3.5 3.5
Brokerage Charges 2.5 3.0
Platforms & Tools 4.0 3.0
Customer Service 3.5 4.0
Year of Incorporation 2000 2000
Website http://www.icicidirect.com www.sharekhan.com
Demat NSDL & CDSL NSDL & CDSL
Exchange Enabled NSE & BSE NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX
Active Clients 2016 591504 342592
Active Clients 2015 560438 335843
Active Clients 2014 594714 350509
Equity Delivery 0.25%- Negotiable 0.3% - Negotiable
Equity Intraday 0.05%- Negotiable 0.03% - Negotiable
Equity Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable 0.03% of Turnover - Negotiable
Equity Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable Rs 50/lot - Negotiable
Currency Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable 0.03% of Turnover - Negotiable
Currency Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable Rs 20/lot- Negotiable
Commodities NA 0.03% of Turnover- Negotiable
Trading Only NA Rs 750 (Classic Account), Rs 1000 (Trade Tiger Account)
Trading & Demat Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account Rs 500 which will be adjusted with brokerage
Commodity NA Nil
Software Yes Yes
Web/HTML5 Yes Yes
Android Apps Yes Yes
IOS Apps Yes Yes
Intraday 20 Days 30 Days
End of Day 10 years 10 Years
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 5 Times (Interest charged)
Equity Options Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting No Leverage
Equity Features Upto 4 times for intraday Upto 2 times for Intraday
Currency Futures NA No Leverage
Currency Options NA No Leverage
Commodities NA Upto 2 times for Intraday
Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.00325% of Turnover
Equity Futures 0.0019% of Turnover 0.0021% of Turnover
Equity Options 0.05% of Turnover 0.055% of Premium Turnover
AMC Charges Rs 450/Year Rs 400/year
DP Charges Rs 25/Transaction or 0.05% whichever higher Rs 30 or 0.03% whichever is higher
Commodities NA 0.0027% of Turnover
Broker Assisted trades Nil Nil
Research & Tips Yes Yes
Brokerage Calculator No No
Margin Calculator No No
Braket Orders No Yes
Training & Education Yes Yes