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ICICIDirect Vs SAMCO Securities - Broker Comparison

Account Opening & AMC Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. SAMCO Securities
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Fix Brokerage Plan
Trading Account Opening Fee ₹975 ₹975 Nil
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0 Nil
Demat Account Opening Fee ₹0 ₹0 Nil
Demat Account AMC * ₹600 ₹600 ₹400

Brokerage Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. SAMCO Securities
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Fix Brokerage Plan
Monthly Fee NA NA NA
Equity Delivery 0.55% 0.75% to 0.25% ₹20 per executed order or 0.2% whichever is lower
Equity Intraday 0.28% 0.75% to 0.25% ₹20 per executed order or 0.02% of gross turnover whichever is lower
Equity Future 0.05% to 0.03% 0.05% to 0.03% ₹20 per executed order or 0.02% of gross turnover whichever is lower
Equity Options ₹95 to ₹35 per lot ₹95 to ₹65 per lot ₹20 per executed order or 0.02% of notional turnover whichever is lower
Currency Futures 0.050% to 0.030% 0.05% to 0.03% ₹20
Currency Options ₹25 to ₹10 per lot ₹95 to ₹65 per lot ₹20
Commodity NA NA -

Transaction Charges (Per Crore)

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. SAMCO Securities
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Fix Brokerage Plan
Equity Delivery ₹310 ₹310 ₹325
Equity Intraday ₹310 ₹310 ₹325
Equity Future * ₹200 ₹200 ₹210
Equity Options * ₹5000 ₹5000 ₹5300
Currency Futures * ₹120 ₹120 ₹135
Currency Options ₹4000 ₹4000 ₹4400

Other Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. SAMCO Securities
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Fix Brokerage Plan
Minimum Brokerage ₹35 per trade ₹35 per trade Nil
Call & Trade Rs 25 per call (20 calls free in a month) Rs 25 per call (20 calls free in a month) ₹20 per executed order
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) ₹10 + CDSL Charges
Other Miscellaneous Charges - - -

Features

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. SAMCO Securities
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Fix Brokerage Plan
Trading Platform Trade Racer Trade Racer OMNESYS NEST

Demat Account Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. SAMCO Securities
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Fix Brokerage Plan
Depository Service Provider CDSL CDSL CSDL
Account Opening Fee

Stamp Duty at actuals

Stamp Duty at actuals

Only Franking Charges
Advance Deposite

₹0 for ICICI Bank customers.

₹7500 for Non ICICI BANK customers.

₹0 for ICICI Bank customers.

₹7500 for Non ICICI BANK customers.

NIL
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.

₹400 for Individual & ₹800 for Corporate.
Dematerialisation Charges

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

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

₹10 per Certificate plus Courier Charges ₹50 per request
Rematerialisation Charges

₹30 + CDSL charges at actual

₹30 + CDSL charges at actual

Actual CDSL charges plus Courier charges ₹50 per request.
Transaction Charges (Credit) - - Nil
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 )

₹10 per transaction in same DP & 0.02% per transaction & minimum ₹25 for other DP
Pledge Creation Charges

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

₹25 per transaction
Pledge Creation Confirmation Charges

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

Nil
Pledge Invocation Charges

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

₹25 per transaction
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.

Service tax on all charges (excluding franking charges)

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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.