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Overall 4.5 3.5
Brokerage Charges 4.5 2.5
Platforms & Tools 4.5 4.0
Customer Service 3.0 3.5
Year of Incorporation 2010 2000
Website https://zerodha.com http://www.icicidirect.com
Demat CDSL - ZERODHA SECURITIES PVT. LTD. NSDL & CDSL
Exchange Enabled NSE, BSE, MCX-SX & MCX NSE & BSE
Active Clients 2016 1,28,736 591504
Active Clients 2015 61,970 560438
Active Clients 2014 30,379 594714
Equity Delivery 0 (Free) 0.25%- Negotiable
Equity Intraday Rs 20 or 0.01% which ever is lower per executed order 0.05%- Negotiable
Equity Futures Rs 20 or 0.01% which ever is lower per executed order 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Equity Options Rs 20/executed order Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable
Currency Futures Rs 20 or 0.01% which ever is lower per executed order 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Currency Options Rs 20/executed order Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable
Commodities Rs 20 or 0.01% which ever is lower per executed order NA
Trading Only Rs 200 NA
Trading & Demat Rs 300 Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account
Commodity Rs 200 NA
Software Yes
Web/HTML5 Yes
Android Apps Yes
IOS Apps Yes
Intraday 365 days 20 Days
End of Day 10 years 10 years
Coding
Indicators Yes
Online Trade Reports Yes
Online PNL Reports Yes
Online Contract Notes Yes
Tax Ready Yes
Equity Intraday Upto 20 times Upto 25 times
Equity Delivery No leverage Upto 5 times @interest
Equity Options Buying no leverage,Shorting upto 7 times intraday leverage Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting
Equity Features Upto 7 times intraday leverage Upto 4 times for intraday
Currency Futures 2 times intraday leverage NA
Currency Options Buying no leverage,Shorting upto 2 times intraday leverage NA
Commodities 2.5 times intraday leverage NA
Equity 0.00325% on Turnover 0.00325% of Turnover
Equity Futures 0.0021% on Contract Turnover 0.0019% of Turnover
Equity Options 0.053% on Premium Turnover 0.05% of Turnover
AMC Charges Trading: 0, Demat: Rs 300/year Rs 450/Year
DP Charges Rs 13.50 per debit instruction Rs 25/Transaction or 0.05% whichever higher
Commodities 0.0031% on Contract turnover NA
Broker Assisted trades Rs 20 per executed order Nil
Research & Tips Yes
Brokerage Calculator No
Margin Calculator No
Braket Orders No
Training & Education Yes