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ICICIDirect Vs Trade Smart Online - Broker Comparison

Account Opening & AMC Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Trade Smart Online
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Power Plan (₹15/Order) Value Plan Infinity Plan (Unlimited Trading)
Trading Account Opening Fee ₹975 ₹975 ₹200 ₹200 ₹200
Brokerage Account AMC ₹0 ₹0 ₹0 ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fee ₹0 ₹0 ₹200 ₹200 ₹200
Demat Account AMC * ₹600 ₹600 ₹300 ₹300 ₹300

Brokerage Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Trade Smart Online
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Power Plan (₹15/Order) Value Plan Infinity Plan (Unlimited Trading)
Monthly Fee NA NA NA NA ₹3999 (unlimited equity and F&O trading)

₹1999 (unlimited currency trading)

₹3999 (unlimited commodity trading)
Equity Delivery 0.55% 0.75% to 0.25% ₹15 0.01% ₹0
Equity Intraday 0.28% 0.75% to 0.25% ₹15 0.01% ₹0
Equity Future 0.05% to 0.03% 0.05% to 0.03% ₹15 0.01% ₹0
Equity Options ₹95 to ₹35 per lot ₹95 to ₹65 per lot ₹15 ₹7 per lot ₹0
Currency Futures 0.050% to 0.030% 0.05% to 0.03% ₹15 0.01% ₹0
Currency Options ₹25 to ₹10 per lot ₹95 to ₹65 per lot ₹15 ₹7 per lot ₹0
Commodity NA NA ₹15 0.01% ₹0

Transaction Charges (Per Crore)

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Trade Smart Online
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Power Plan (₹15/Order) Value Plan Infinity Plan (Unlimited Trading)
Equity Delivery ₹310 ₹310 ₹350 ₹350 ₹350
Equity Intraday ₹310 ₹310 ₹350 ₹350 ₹350
Equity Future * ₹200 ₹200 ₹240 ₹240 ₹240
Equity Options * ₹5000 ₹5000 ₹7150 ₹7150 ₹7150
Currency Futures * ₹120 ₹120 ₹165 ₹165 ₹165
Currency Options ₹4000 ₹4000 ₹6000 ₹6000 ₹6000
Commodity NA NA ₹390 ₹390 ₹390

Other Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Trade Smart Online
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Power Plan (₹15/Order) Value Plan Infinity Plan (Unlimited Trading)
Minimum Brokerage ₹35 per trade ₹35 per trade ₹15 ₹15 ₹15
Call & Trade Rs 25 per call (20 calls free in a month) Rs 25 per call (20 calls free in a month) Rs 20 per executed order Rs 20 per executed order Rs 20 per executed order
Stamp Duty * Charges as per the state of residence Charges as per the state of residence Tamil Nadu 0.006% | Other States 0.002% (Eq Intraday, Futures, Options and Currencies) and 0.01% (Eq Delivery) Tamil Nadu 0.006% | Other States 0.002% (Eq Intraday, Futures, Options and Currencies) and 0.01% (Eq Delivery) Tamil Nadu 0.006% | Other States 0.002% (Eq Intraday, Futures, Options and Currencies) and 0.01% (Eq Delivery)
DP Charges (on sell side) 0.04% (Min ₹25 and Max ₹25,000) 0.04% (Min ₹25 and Max ₹25,000) Rs 15 per script Rs 15 per script Rs 15 per script

Features

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Trade Smart Online
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Power Plan (₹15/Order) Value Plan Infinity Plan (Unlimited Trading)
Trading Platform Trade Racer Trade Racer NEST, NOW NEST, NOW NEST, NOW

Demat Account Charges

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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Trade Smart Online
I-Secure Plan I-Saver Plan Power Plan (₹15/Order) Value Plan Infinity Plan (Unlimited Trading)
Depository Service Provider CDSL CDSL CDSL CDSL CDSL
Account Opening Fee

Stamp Duty at actuals

Stamp Duty at actuals

Nil

Nil

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.

Nil

Nil

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.

Individual Account: ₹300 per year

Corporate Account: ₹800 per year

Individual Account: ₹300 per year

Corporate Account: ₹800 per year

Individual Account: ₹300 per year

Corporate Account: ₹800 per year

Dematerialisation Charges

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

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

₹500 per certificate per market lot of 100 shares or less and minimum ₹500 per request.

₹500 per certificate per market lot of 100 shares or less and minimum ₹500 per request.

₹500 per certificate per market lot of 100 shares or less and minimum ₹500 per request.

Rematerialisation Charges

₹30 + CDSL charges at actual

₹30 + CDSL charges at actual

₹500 per certificate per market lot of 100 shares or less and minimum ₹500 per request.

₹500 per certificate per market lot of 100 shares or less and minimum ₹500 per request./p>

₹500 per certificate per market lot of 100 shares or less and minimum ₹500 per request.

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 )

₹25 minimum or 0.02% which ever is higher. In case of BSDA ₹50 or 0.02% whichever is higher.

₹25 minimum or 0.02% which ever is higher. In case of BSDA ₹50 or 0.02% whichever is higher.

₹25 minimum or 0.02% which ever is higher. In case of BSDA ₹50 or 0.02% whichever is higher.

Pledge Creation Charges

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

₹200 per scrip

₹200 per scrip

₹200 per scrip

Pledge Creation Confirmation Charges

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

Nil

Nil

Nil

Pledge Invocation Charges

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

0.03% or minimum of ₹50

₹200 minimum or 0.01% which ever is higher

₹200 minimum or 0.01% which ever is higher

₹200 minimum or 0.01% which ever is higher

Failed Instruction Charges

₹30

₹30

Nil

Nil

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.

Late instruction: 0.1% scrip value

Physical transaction statement: ₹50 per BO statement plus courier charges

Late instruction: 0.1% scrip value

Physical transaction statement: ₹50 per BO statement plus courier charges

Late instruction: 0.1% scrip value

Physical transaction statement: ₹50 per BO statement plus courier 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.