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HDFC Securities

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ICICI Direct

Background Services
Type of Broker Full Service Full Service
Founded 2000 2000
Active Clients 6,72,044 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 NSDL & CDSL NSDL & CDSL
Advisory / Research tips
Advisory Yes Yes
Charges
Account Opening Charges
Trading Account Rs. 1299 + GST Rs. 975
Demat Account Rs. 1299 + GST Rs. 975
Commodity Account Rs. 0 Rs. 0
Annual Maintenance Charges
Trading Account Rs. 0 After first year 700 + GST
Demat Account Rs. 0 After first year 700 + GST
Commodity Account Rs. 0 Rs. 0
Brokerage Charges
Equity Delivery 0.50% or Rs. 25 whichever is higher Rs. 25 or 2.5 % whichever is lower
Equity Intraday 0.10% or Rs. 25 whichever is higher Rs. 15 or 2.5% whichever is lower
Equity Futures 0.50% or Rs. 25 whichever is higher 0.05% on turnover
Currency Futures Rs. 23 per contract Rs. 10 per lot
Commodity Futures 0.03% or Rs. 20 whichever is higher Rs. 0
Equity Options 1% or Rs.100 per lot Rs. 50 per order
Currency Options Rs. 20 per contract Rs. 10 per lot
Commodity Options Rs. 100 per lot Rs. 0
Technology
Trading Platform HDFC Securities. Trade Racer.
Features
Shortcut Keys Yes No
Heat Map Yes No
Charting Yes No
Intraday Data (Days) Daily -
EOD Data (Days) Weekly -
Leverages
Equity Delivery 3 - 10x on turnover 8x on turnover
Intraday
Equity Spot 3 - 10x on turnover 25x on turnover
Equity Futures and Options 3 - 10x on ESM 4x on ESM
Currency Futures and Options 3 - 10x on ESM 2x on ESM
Commodity Futures and Options 3 - 10x on ESM 2.5x on ESM
Intraday with BO & CO
Equity Spot 3 - 10x on turnover 28x on turnover
Equity Futures and Options 3 - 10x on ESM 7x on ESM
Currency Futures and Options 3 - 10x on ESM No leverage
Commodity Futures and Options 3 - 10x on ESM No leverage
Customer Support
Phone Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes
Transaction Alerts Yes Yes
Live Chat Yes No
Relationship Manager Yes Yes




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