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Overall 4.5 3.5
Brokerage Charges 3.5 2.5
Platforms & Tools 4.0 4.0
Customer Service 4.5 3.5
Year of Incorporation 1994 2000
Website http://www.kotaksecurities.com http://www.icicidirect.com
Demat NSDL & CDSL NSDL & CDSL
Exchange Enabled NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX NSE & BSE
Active Clients 2016 2,57,563 591504
Active Clients 2015 2,46,945 560438
Active Clients 2014 2,68,459 594714
Equity Delivery 0.5% - Reduces upto 0.1 if brokerage paid upfront 0.25%- 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% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Equity Options Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable
Currency Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Currency Options Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable
Commodities 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront NA
Trading Only NA NA
Trading & Demat Rs.750 Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account
Commodity Rs.250 NA
Software Yes
Web/HTML5 Yes
Android Apps Yes
IOS Apps Yes
Intraday 5 Days 20 Days
End of Day 5 Years 10 years
Coding
Indicators Yes
Online Trade Reports Yes
Online PNL Reports Yes
Online Contract Notes Yes
Tax Ready Yes
Equity Intraday Upto 15 Times Upto 25 times
Equity Delivery Upto 3 times but at Interest of Rs 75/Lakh/day or @24%/annum Upto 5 times @interest
Equity Options Upto 5 times Intraday Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting
Equity Features Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday Upto 4 times for intraday
Currency Futures Upto 2 times Intraday NA
Currency Options Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday NA
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 0.05% of Turnover
AMC Charges Rs 50/Month Rs 450/Year
DP Charges 0.04% or Rs 27/debit transaction whichever is higher Rs 25/Transaction or 0.05% whichever 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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