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ICICIDirect Vs HDFC Securities - Broker Comparison

Account Opening & AMC Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. HDFC Securities Ltd
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Online Trading
Trading Account Opening Fee ₹975 ₹975 ₹999
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fee ₹0 ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account AMC * ₹600 ₹600 ₹750

Brokerage Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. HDFC Securities Ltd
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Online Trading
Monthly Fee NA NA NA
Equity Delivery 0.55% 0.75% to 0.25% 0.50%
Equity Intraday 0.28% 0.75% to 0.25% 0.10%
Equity Future 0.05% to 0.03% 0.05% to 0.03% 0.05%
Equity Options ₹95 to ₹35 per lot ₹95 to ₹65 per lot ₹100 per lot
Currency Futures 0.050% to 0.030% 0.05% to 0.03% ₹23 per contract
Currency Options ₹25 to ₹10 per lot ₹95 to ₹65 per lot ₹23 per contract
Commodity NA NA NA

Transaction Charges (Per Crore)

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. HDFC Securities Ltd
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Online Trading
Equity Delivery ₹310 ₹310 -
Equity Intraday ₹310 ₹310 -
Equity Future * ₹200 ₹200 -
Equity Options * ₹5000 ₹5000 -
Currency Futures * ₹120 ₹120 -
Currency Options ₹4000 ₹4000 -

Other Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. HDFC Securities Ltd
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Online Trading
Minimum Brokerage ₹35 per trade ₹35 per trade ₹25
Call & Trade Rs 25 per call (20 calls free in a month) Rs 25 per call (20 calls free in a month) ₹0
Stamp Duty * Charges as per the state of residence Charges as per the state of residence Charges as per the state of residence
DP Charges (on sell side) 0.04% (Min ₹25 and Max ₹25,000) 0.04% (Min ₹25 and Max ₹25,000) 0.04% of transaction value (minimum ₹25)
Other Miscellaneous Charges - - -

Features

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. HDFC Securities Ltd
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Online Trading
Trading Platform Trade Racer Trade Racer Blink

Demat Account Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. HDFC Securities Ltd
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Online Trading
Depository Service Provider CDSL CDSL CDSL
Account Opening Fee

Stamp Duty at actuals

Stamp Duty at actuals

Nil

Advance Deposite

₹0 for ICICI Bank customers.

₹7500 for Non ICICI BANK customers.

₹0 for ICICI Bank customers.

₹7500 for Non ICICI BANK customers.

₹7,500/-

AMC

For Individual account: ₹500 p.a.

For Corporate account: ₹1500 p.a.

For Individual account: ₹500 p.a.

For Corporate account: ₹1500 p.a.

For Non BSDA Individual a/c : ₹750 p.a

For BSDA Individual a/c:

  1. Holding value 0 to 50,000: Nil
  2. Holding value between 50,001 to 2,00,000: ₹100 p.a
  3. Holding value more than 2,00,000: ₹750 p.a.

For Corporate a/c:- ₹1,500 p.a

Dematerialisation Charges

₹50 Per Demat Request Form and ₹10 For Each Certificates

₹50 Per Demat Request Form and ₹10 For Each Certificates

₹5 per certificate + ₹35 per Dematerialisation request submitted

Rematerialisation Charges

₹30 + CDSL charges at actual

₹30 + CDSL charges at actual

₹30 per request + CDSL actuals

Transaction Charges (Credit) - - -
Transaction Charges (debit)

For Normal Market & Off Market sell (0.04% of trans value for each CID)(subject to minimum ₹30)

For Debt instruments Market & Off Market sell (0.04% of trans value for each CID)(subject to minimum ₹30 & maximum ₹500 )

For Normal Market & Off Market sell (0.04% of trans value for each CID)(subject to minimum ₹30)

For Debt instruments Market & Off Market sell (0.04% of trans value for each CID)(subject to minimum ₹30 & maximum ₹500 )

0.04% of the value of txn subj to min ₹20 per txn done by EASIEST. For BSDA a/c it's 0.06%, Min ₹40

0.04% of the value of txn subj to Min ₹25 per txn done by HDFC securities. For BSDA a/c It's 0.06%, Min ₹45

0.04% of the value of txn subj to Min ₹40 per txn undertaken by Manual txn. For BSDA a/c it's 0.06%, Min ₹60

For Debt txn 0.04% of the value of txn subj to Min ₹40 & Max ₹5,000 per txn. For BSDA a/c it's 0.06%, Min ₹60 & Max ₹5,000

If instruction is submitted on the date of execution then 0.25% of the value of txn subj to Min ₹25 per txn

Pledge Creation Charges

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

Nil

Pledge Creation Confirmation Charges

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

If the pledge is marked in favour of HDFC Bank:

0.02% of the value of the txn subject to min of ₹40 per txn

0.04% of the value of the txn subject to min of ₹60 per txn for BSDA a/c

Pledge Invocation Charges

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

If the pledge is marked to other than HDFC Bank

0.04% of the value of the txn subject to min of ₹40 per txn

2. 0.06%, of the value of the txn subject to min of ₹60 per txn for BSDA a/c

Failed Instruction Charges

₹30

₹30

Nil

Other Charges

1. Mailing charges for non periodic statements and other communication, ₹50 for inland and ₹500.0 for foreign address.

2. ₹200 for restoring services if account is suspended for non payment of charges.

1. Mailing charges for non periodic statements and other communication, ₹50 for inland and ₹500.0 for foreign address.

2. ₹200 for restoring services if account is suspended for non payment of charges.

Mailing charges for non-periodic statements & other communication: ₹35 for inland & ₹500 for foreign address

For restoring services if account is suspended for non payment of charges: ₹250

Reissuance of Delivery Instruction Booklet (DIB): ₹75 per Booklet

Settlement Charges: ₹250 pm for CM Principle account & Unified Settlement account & ₹500 p.m for CM Settlement account

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FAQs

No, there is no minimum balance / margin requirement while opening trading account with ProStocks. You only need to pay Rs 1000 as refundable deposit for demat account.  Later on, you can transfer funds as per your trading requirements.

We are charging .01% or Max Rs 50 per day as stamp duty except clients with Maharashtra address. Maharashtra clients pay .01% for Delivery and .002% for Intraday, Equity F&O and Currency Derivatives.