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Overall 4.5 4
Brokerage Charges 3.5 3.0
Platforms & Tools 4.0 3.5
Customer Service 4.5 4.0
Year of Incorporation 1994 2002
Website http://www.kotaksecurities.com http://www.hdfcsec.com
Demat NSDL & CDSL NSDL & CDSL
Exchange Enabled NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX NSE & BSE
Active Clients 2016 2,57,563 468844
Active Clients 2015 2,46,945 408059
Active Clients 2014 2,68,459 347555
Equity Delivery 0.5% - Reduces upto 0.1 if brokerage paid upfront 0.5% - Negotiable
Equity Intraday 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01 if brokerage paid upfront 0.05% - Negotiable
Equity Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront 0.05% on Turnover - Negotiable
Equity Options Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront Rs 100/lot - Negotiable
Currency Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront 0.05% on Turnover - Negotiable
Currency Options Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront Rs 23/lot - Negotiable
Commodities 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront NA
Trading Only NA NA
Trading & Demat Rs.750 Rs 999
Commodity Rs.250 NA
Software
Web/HTML5 Yes
Android Apps Yes
IOS Apps Yes
Intraday 5 Days 5 Days
End of Day 5 Years 5 Years
Coding
Indicators
Online Trade Reports Yes
Online PNL Reports Yes
Online Contract Notes Yes
Tax Ready No
Equity Intraday Upto 15 Times Upto 20 times
Equity Delivery Upto 3 times but at Interest of Rs 75/Lakh/day or @24%/annum Upto 2 times @interest
Equity Options Upto 5 times Intraday NA for Intraday
Equity Features Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday NA for Intraday
Currency Futures Upto 2 times Intraday NA for Intraday
Currency Options Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday NA for Intraday
Commodities Upto 2 times Intraday NA
Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.00325% of Turnover
Equity Futures 0.00436% of Turnover 0.0019% of Turnover
Equity Options 0.0594% of Premium Turnover 0.051% of Turnover
AMC Charges Rs 50/Month Rs 750/year
DP Charges 0.04% or Rs 27/debit transaction whichever is higher 0.04% or Rs 25/debit transaction - whichever is higher
Commodities 0.00436% of Turnover NA
Broker Assisted trades Rs 20/call after the first 20 orders every month Nil
Research & Tips Yes
Brokerage Calculator No
Margin Calculator No
Braket Orders No
Training & Education Yes
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