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Overall 3.5 4.5
Brokerage Charges 2.5 4.5
Platforms & Tools 4.0 4.5
Customer Service 3.5 3.0
Year of Incorporation 2000 2010
Website http://www.icicidirect.com https://zerodha.com
Demat NSDL & CDSL CDSL - ZERODHA SECURITIES PVT. LTD.
Exchange Enabled NSE & BSE NSE, BSE, MCX-SX & MCX
Active Clients 2016 591504 1,28,736
Active Clients 2015 560438 61,970
Active Clients 2014 594714 30,379
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 200
Trading & Demat Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account Rs 300
Commodity NA Rs 200
Software Yes
Web/HTML5 Yes
Android Apps Yes
IOS Apps Yes
Intraday 20 Days 365 days
End of Day 10 years 10 years
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 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 7 times intraday leverage
Equity Features Upto 4 times for intraday Upto 7 times intraday leverage
Currency Futures NA 2 times intraday leverage
Currency Options NA Buying no leverage,Shorting upto 2 times intraday leverage
Commodities NA 2.5 times intraday leverage
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 300/year
DP Charges Rs 25/Transaction or 0.05% whichever higher Rs 13.50 per debit instruction
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