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ICICI VS Kotak | Compare Brokerage charges, Trading platform, Demat Account, Margin & Reviews

Background Services
Type of Broker Full Service Full Service
Founded 2000 1994
Active Clients 8,43,975 4,37,822
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. 975 Rs. 0
Demat Account Rs. 975 Rs. 0
Commodity Account Rs. 0 Rs. 0
Annual Maintenance Charges
Trading Account After first year 700 + GST Rs. 999
Demat Account After first year 700 + GST Rs. 50 per month for Indian Resident & Rs. 75 per month for NRI
Commodity Account Rs. 0 Rs. 0
Brokerage Charges
Equity Delivery Rs. 25 or 2.5 % whichever is lower 0.49% on turnover per order
Equity Intraday Rs. 15 or 2.5% whichever is lower 0.49% on turnover per order
Equity Futures 0.05% on turnover 0.49% on turnover per order
Currency Futures Rs. 10 per lot 0.49% on turnover per order
Commodity Futures Rs. 0 0.49% on turnover per order
Equity Options Rs. 50 per order Rs. 300 per lot
Currency Options Rs. 10 per lot Rs. 300 per lot
Commodity Options Rs. 0 -
Technology
Trading Platform Trade Racer. Keat Pro X.
Features
Shortcut Keys No Yes
Heat Map No No
Charting No No
Intraday Data (Days) - -
EOD Data (Days) - -
Leverages
Equity Delivery 8x on turnover No leverage
Intraday
Equity Spot 25x on turnover 15x on turnover
Equity Futures and Options 4x on ESM 5x on ESM
Currency Futures and Options 2x on ESM 2x on ESM
Commodity Futures and Options 2.5x on ESM 2x on ESM
Intraday with BO & CO
Equity Spot 28x on turnover No leverage
Equity Futures and Options 7x on ESM No leverage
Currency Futures and Options No leverage No leverage
Commodity Futures and Options No leverage No leverage
Customer Support
Phone Yes Yes
Email Yes Yes
Transaction Alerts Yes Yes
Live Chat No Yes
Relationship Manager Yes Yes




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