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 ICICIDirect Vs India Infoline (IIFL) Share Broker Comparison

The side-by-side comparison of ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. and India Infoline Limited stock brokers in India. The comparison below highlights the similarities and differences between ICICIDirect and India Infoline (IIFL)'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 ICICIDirect and India Infoline (IIFL).


ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.

India Infoline Limited

About the Broker ICICIdirect is a retail trading and investment service from ICICI Securities, the largest retail stock broker firm in India offering a wide range of investment options to the retail and institutional customers. ICICI Securities is part of ICICI Group... Know more about ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. 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
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE NSE, BSE, MCX, NCDEX
Account Type 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan) Standard Account
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Stock Broker Fees / Charges

 ICICIDirectIndia Infoline (IIFL)
Trading Account Opening Fees Rs 975 Rs 750
Trading Account AMC NIL
Demat Account Opening Fees NIL Rs 555
Demat Account AMC Rs 450 Rs 300
Demat Account is Mandatory?

Trading Brokerage Charges

 ICICIDirectIndia Infoline (IIFL)
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.55% 0.50%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.275% 0.05%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% - 0.03% 0.05%
Equity Options Brokerage Rs 95 - Rs 65 per lot 1% of Premium or Rs 100 per lot whichever is high
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.050% - 0.030% 0.05%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage Rs 95 - Rs 65 per lot 1% of Premium or Rs 100 per lot whichever is high
Commodity Trading Brokerage NA 0.05%
Other Brokerage Charges
Minimum Brokerage Charges Rs 35 per trade Rs 0.05 per share

Transaction Charges

 ICICIDirectIndia Infoline (IIFL)
Equity Delivery NSE: 0.0031% | BSE: 0.0035% 0.00325%
Equity Intraday NSE: 0.0031% | BSE: 0.0035% 0.00325%
Equity Futures 0.00185% 0.0021%
Equity Options 0.05% on Premium 0.051% on premium
Currency Futures 0.0013% 0.0021%
Currency Options 0.05% on Premium 0.051% on premium
Commodity NA 0.0028%

Share Broker Features

 ICICIDirectIndia Infoline (IIFL)
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 Trade Racer Trader terminal
Intraday Square-off Time
Other Features

Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

 ICICIDirectIndia Infoline (IIFL)
  258 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICIDirect 78 Customer Reviews    Rate India Infoline (IIFL)
Fees Ratings 2.4 3.1
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.8 2.9
Trading Platform Usability 3.3 3.5
Customer Service Ratings 2.9 2.9
Overall Ratings Rated 2.5 stars Rated 2.9 stars
Broker Rating ICICIDirect is Rated 2.5 / 5 based on 258 customer reviews India Infoline (IIFL) is Rated 2.9 / 5 based on 78 customer reviews

Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

 ICICIDirect - Contact FormIndia Infoline (IIFL) - Contact Form
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Investment Options Available

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

Customer Service Offered

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

Research / Tips / Reports Published

 ICICIDirectIndia Infoline (IIFL)
Daily Market Report
Free Tips
Quarterly Result Analysis
News Alerts

Suitable for Investor Category

 ICICIDirectIndia Infoline (IIFL)
Casual Investor
Active Investor


Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

 ICICIDirectIndia Infoline (IIFL)
  • Offers 3-in-1 account which makes stock market investment very easy for casual investors.
  • Wide range of investment options available under one portal.
  • Provides a low bandwidth website which works well where internet connection is slow.
  • GTC (good till cancellation) and off-market hours order placement facility is very useful.

More Advantages...

  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...

  • ICICI Security charges highest brokerage in comparison to most of the retail brokers in India.
  • Very high 'minimum brokerage' of Rs 35 per trade or 2.5% of the trade value whichever is lower.
  • Poor performance of website is reported in peak hours of trading.
  • Trading Terminal (Trade Racer) cost Rs 75 per month if brokerage paid in a month is less then Rs 750.
  • Demat Account is mandatory.
  • Commodity trading is not available for retail investors.

More Disadvantages...

  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...

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