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Overall 3.5 4
Brokerage Charges 2.5 4.5
Platforms & Tools 4.0 3.5
Customer Service 3.5 3.5
Year of Incorporation 2000 2008 - Retail operations from 2012
Website http://www.icicidirect.com www.upstox.com
Demat NSDL & CDSL NSDL- Partnership with ILFS
Exchange Enabled NSE & BSE NSE, BSE & MCX
Active Clients 2016 591504 13,774
Active Clients 2015 560438 10,622
Active Clients 2014 594714 7,372
Equity Delivery 0.25%- Negotiable 0 (free)
Equity Intraday 0.05%- Negotiable Rs 20 or 0.01% which ever is lower per executed order
Equity Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable Rs 20 or 0.01% which ever is lower per executed order
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 or 0.01% which ever is lower per executed order
Currency Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable Rs 20/executed order
Commodities NA Rs 20 or 0.01% which ever is lower per executed order
Trading Only NA Rs 150
Trading & Demat Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account Rs 300
Commodity NA Rs 150
Software Yes
Web/HTML5 Yes
Android Apps Yes
IOS Apps Yes
Intraday 20 Days 22 days
End of Day 10 years 10 years
Coding No n
Indicators Yes
Online Trade Reports Yes
Online PNL Reports Yes
Online Contract Notes Yes
Tax Ready Yes
Equity Intraday Upto 25 times Upto 20 times
Equity Delivery Upto 5 times @interest No leverage
Equity Options Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting Buying no leverage, shorting upto 4 times for intraday
Equity Features Upto 4 times for intraday Upto 4 times for intraday
Currency Futures NA Upto 4 times for intraday
Currency Options NA Buying no leverage, shorting upto 4 times for intraday
Commodities NA Upto 3 times for intraday
Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.0035% on Turnover
Equity Futures 0.0019% of Turnover 0.0021% on Turnover
Equity Options 0.05% of Turnover 0.059% on Premium Turnover
AMC Charges Rs 450/Year Trading: 0, Rs 150/year for Demat
DP Charges Rs 25/Transaction or 0.05% whichever higher Rs 18.50/debit transaction
Commodities NA 0.0036% on Turnover
Broker Assisted trades Nil Rs 20/order placed on the phone
Research & Tips Yes
Brokerage Calculator No
Margin Calculator No
Braket Orders No
Training & Education Yes