ICICIDirect Vs 5paisa - Broker Comparison

5Paisa

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ICICI Direct

Background Services
Type of Broker Discount Broker Full Service
Founded 2016 2000
Active Clients 1,06,280 8,43,975
Product Offered Equity Spot, Futures & Options in Equity, Currency and Commodity, Mutual Funds, Bonds. Equity Spot, Futures & Options in Equity, Currency and Commodity, Mutual Funds, Bonds.
Depository CDSL & NSDL NSDL & CDSL
Advisory / Research tips
Advisory No Yes
Charges
Account Opening Charges
Trading Account Rs. 650 for Trading account + Rs. 250 for Mutual Fund Rs. 975
Demat Account Rs. 0 Rs. 975
Commodity Account Rs. 0 Rs. 0
Annual Maintenance Charges
Trading Account Rs. 0 After first year 700 + GST
Demat Account Rs. 400 After first year 700 + GST
Commodity Account Rs. 0 Rs. 0
Brokerage Charges
Equity Delivery Rs. 10 per order Rs. 25 or 2.5 % whichever is lower
Equity Intraday Rs. 10 per order Rs. 15 or 2.5% whichever is lower
Equity Futures Rs. 10 per order 0.05% on turnover
Currency Futures Rs. 10 per order Rs. 10 per lot
Commodity Futures Rs. 10 per order Rs. 0
Equity Options Rs. 10 per order Rs. 50 per order
Currency Options Rs. 10 per order Rs. 10 per lot
Commodity Options Rs. 10 per order Rs. 0
Technology
Trading Platform TradeStation Exe. Trade Racer.
Features
Shortcut Keys Yes No
Heat Map Yes No
Charting Yes No
Intraday Data (Days) 10+ Days -
EOD Data (Days) 2555+ Days (5 Years) -
Leverages
Equity Delivery 4x on turnover (Valid till 90 days at 18% p.a interest) 8x on turnover
Intraday
Equity Spot 15x on turnover 25x on turnover
Equity Futures and Options Futures - 3.5x on ESM
Options short - 3.5x on ESM
Option Writing - 10X on ESM on expiry day
Option Writing - 5X on ESM on other days
4x on ESM
Currency Futures and Options Futures - 3x on ESM
Options short - 3x on ESM
2x on ESM
Commodity Futures and Options 2x on ESM only for current month expiry 2.5x on ESM
Intraday with BO & CO
Equity Spot 20x on turnover 28x on turnover
Equity Futures and Options 3.5x on ESM 7x on ESM
Currency Futures and Options 3x on ESM No leverage
Commodity Futures and Options 2x on ESM only for current month expiry No leverage
Customer Support
Phone Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes
Transaction Alerts Yes Yes
Live Chat No No
Relationship Manager No Yes




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