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 India Infoline (IIFL) Vs Kotak Securities Share Broker Comparison

The side-by-side comparison of India Infoline Limited and Kotak Securities Ltd stock brokers in India. The comparison below highlights the similarities and differences between India Infoline (IIFL) and Kotak Securities's brokerage, customer service, maintenance fees, tools and investment options provided to India Stock Market investors. If you are confused in choosing the best broking site, this page is to help you find which is the best broker among India Infoline (IIFL) and Kotak Securities.


India Infoline Limited

Kotak Securities Ltd

About the Broker Incorporated in 1995, India Infoline (IIFL) is the brokerage firm of India Infoline Group, a fastest growing financial services solution provider in India. India Infoline is listed on BSE (532636) and NSE (INDIAINFO) for securities trading. IIFL off... Know more about India Infoline Limited Incorporated in 1994, Kotak Securities is a full services broker part of popular India based Kotak Mahindra Bank. The bank has over 1400 branches across India servicing more than 8 lakh customers. Kotak Securities Limited is among the largest trad... Know more about Kotak Securities Ltd
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Account Type Standard Account Kotak Gateway
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Stock Broker Fees / Charges

 India Infoline (IIFL)Kotak Securities
Trading Account Opening Fees Rs 750 Rs 750
Trading Account AMC NIL
Demat Account Opening Fees Rs 555 NIL
Demat Account AMC Rs 300 Rs 600
Demat Account is Mandatory?

Trading Brokerage Charges

 India Infoline (IIFL)Kotak Securities
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50% 0.49%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05% 0.049%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% 0.049%
Equity Options Brokerage 1% of Premium or Rs 100 per lot whichever is high Rs 100
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.05%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage 1% of Premium or Rs 100 per lot whichever is high
Commodity Trading Brokerage 0.05% 0.070%
Other Brokerage Charges
Minimum Brokerage Charges Rs 0.05 per share Rs 21 per executed order

Transaction Charges

 India Infoline (IIFL)Kotak Securities
Equity Delivery 0.00325% 0.1%
Equity Intraday 0.00325% 0.025% (on sell leg)
Equity Futures 0.0021% 0.01%
Equity Options 0.051% on premium 0.017%
Currency Futures 0.0021% 0.01%
Currency Options 0.051% on premium 0.017%
Commodity 0.0028% 0.004%

Share Broker Features

 India Infoline (IIFL)Kotak Securities
3 in 1 Account
Mobile Trading
Automated Trading
After Trading Hour Orders
Good Till Cancelled (GTC)
SMS Alerts
Online Demo
Online Portfolio
Margin Trading Funding Available
Combined Ledger for Equity and Commodity
Trading Platform Trader terminal
Intraday Square-off Time
Other Features Trading software terminal: Keat Pro X

Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

 India Infoline (IIFL)Kotak Securities
  78 Customer Reviews    Rate India Infoline (IIFL) 74 Customer Reviews    Rate Kotak Securities
Fees Ratings 3.1 2.7
Trading Brokerage Rating 2.9 2.8
Trading Platform Usability 3.5 3.3
Customer Service Ratings 2.9 3.2
Overall Ratings Rated 2.9 stars Rated 2.9 stars
Broker Rating India Infoline (IIFL) is Rated 2.9 / 5 based on 78 customer reviews Kotak Securities is Rated 2.9 / 5 based on 74 customer reviews

Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

 India Infoline (IIFL) - Contact FormKotak Securities - Contact Form
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Investment Options Available

 India Infoline (IIFL)Kotak Securities
Stock / Equity
Initial Public Offers (IPO)
Mutual Funds
Bond / NCD
Other Investment Options

Customer Service Offered

 India Infoline (IIFL)Kotak Securities
24/7 Customer Service
Email Support
Onine Live Chat
Phone Support
Toll Free Number
Through Branches

Research / Tips / Reports Published

 India Infoline (IIFL)Kotak Securities
Daily Market Report
Free Tips
Quarterly Result Analysis
News Alerts

Suitable for Investor Category

 India Infoline (IIFL)Kotak Securities
Casual Investor
Active Investor


Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

 India Infoline (IIFL)Kotak Securities
  1. 4000+ branches in 900+ cities make them your neighborhood broker.
  2. Being a full service broker, they offer wide range of financial products and services.
  3. IIFL offers Systematic Investment Plan in Equity, Commodity and Mutual Fund.
  4. India Infoline Ltd is a publicly traded company listed at BSE and NSE.

More Advantages...

  • Kotak Security is a full services broker offering wide range of investment options and research reports.
  • Kotak Securities has extended network of 1400+ branches across India.
  • It offers 3-in-1 account, the combination of broker account, bank account and a demat account. All these accounts are linked together and work seamlessly to make stock market investment very easy especially for beginners in stock market.
  • Kotak offers 5 different trading platforms to fulfill almost all customer requirements.

More Advantages...

  1. SMS alerts at additional Rs 249 per month
  2. Demat debit charges is 0.05% (Minimum Rs 15 - Maximum Rs 100) per debit transaction. Demat credit charges is NIL.
  3. India Infoline doesn't provide 3-in-1 account.

More Disadvantages...

  • The brokerage changed by them of higher than the discount brokers.
  • Commodity trading is available through another company 'Kotak Commodity Services Ltd'.

More Disadvantages...

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