ICICIDirect Vs Compositedge Share Broker Comparison

The side-by-side comparison of ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. and Composite Investments Pvt Ltd stock brokers in India. The comparison below highlights the similarities and differences between ICICIDirect and Compositedge'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 Compositedge.

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
 
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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, Composite Investments Pvt. Ltd. is a Bangalore based stock trading brokerage firm providing 'Flat Fee Stock Trading' services through its online stock trading website compositedge.com Company charges fixed price brokerage of ... Know more about Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
Type of Broker What is this parameter? Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchnage What is this parameter? BSE, NSE BSE, NSE, MCX
Account Type What is this parameter? 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan)
Broker Enquiry Open an Online Trading Account with ICICIDirect. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you. Open an Online Trading Account with Compositedge. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
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Stock Broker Fees / Charges

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
Trading Account Opening Fees What is this parameter? Rs 975 Rs 500
Trading Account AMC What is this parameter? NIL NIL
Demat Account Opening Fees What is this parameter? NIL Rs 100
Demat Account AMC What is this parameter? Rs 600 Rs 300
Demat Account is Mandatory? What is this parameter?
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
Account Type 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan)
Fixed Charges What is this parameter?
Equity Delivery Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.55% Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Equity Intraday Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.275% Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Equity Futures Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.05% to 0.03% Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Equity Options Brokerage What is this parameter? Rs 95 to Rs 35 per lot Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.050% to 0.030% Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Currency Options Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? Rs 25 to Rs 10 per lot Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Commodity Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? NA Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower

Brokerage Plan 2

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
Account Type I-Saver Plan
Fixed Charges What is this parameter?
Equity Delivery Brokerage What is this parameter? Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Equity Intraday Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.75% to 0.25% Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Equity Futures Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.05% to 0.03% Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Equity Options Brokerage What is this parameter? Rs 95 to Rs 65 per lot Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.05% to 0.03% Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Currency Options Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? Rs 95 to Rs 65 per lot Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Commodity Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? NA Rs 18-Rs 15 per trade or 0.006% whichever is lower
Other Brokerage Charges What is this parameter? Brokerage is Rs 25 to Rs 15 per executed order or 0.006% whichever is lower
Minimum Brokerage Charges What is this parameter? Rs 35 per trade
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Transaction Charges

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
Equity Delivery What is this parameter? NSE: 0.0031% | BSE: 0.0028% 0.00375%
Equity Intraday What is this parameter? NSE: 0.0031% | BSE: 0.0028% 0.00375%
Equity Futures What is this parameter? 0.0018% 0.00375%
Equity Options What is this parameter? 0.05% on Premium 0.075% (on premium)
Currency Futures What is this parameter? 0.0012% 0.003%
Currency Options What is this parameter? 0.05% on Premium 0.07%(Only on premium)
Commodity What is this parameter? NA 0.00375%
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Share Broker Features

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
3 in 1 Account What is this parameter? Yes No
Mobile Trading What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Charting What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Automated Trading What is this parameter? No Yes
After Trading Hour Orders What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) What is this parameter? Yes
SMS Alerts What is this parameter? No Yes
Online Demo What is this parameter? Yes
Online Portfolio What is this parameter? Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available What is this parameter? No
Combined Ledger for Equity and Commodity What is this parameter? Yes
Trading Platform What is this parameter? Trade Racer NSE NOW, Symphony Presto, NEST
Intraday Square-off Time What is this parameter?
Other Features What is this parameter?
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
  312 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICIDirect 15 Customer Reviews    Rate Compositedge
Fees Ratings 2.3 4.2
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.8 4.7
Trading Platform Usability 3.4 4.1
Customer Service Ratings 2.8 4.4
Overall Ratings Rated 2.5 stars Rated 4.4 stars
Broker Rating ICICIDirect is Rated 2.5 / 5 based on 312 customer reviews Compositedge is Rated 4.4 / 5 based on 15 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
Contact / Request Call Back
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Investment Options Available

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
Stock / Equity What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Commodity What is this parameter? No
Currency What is this parameter? Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) What is this parameter? Yes
Mutual Funds What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Bond / NCD What is this parameter? Yes
Debt What is this parameter? Yes
Other Investment Options What is this parameter?
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Customer Service Offered

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
24/7 Customer Service What is this parameter? No No
Email Support What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Onine Live Chat What is this parameter? No Yes
Phone Support What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Toll Free Number What is this parameter? No No
Through Branches What is this parameter? Yes No
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Research / Tips / Reports Published

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
Daily Market Report What is this parameter? Yes No
Free Tips What is this parameter? Yes No
Quarterly Result Analysis What is this parameter? Yes No
News Alerts What is this parameter? Yes No
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Suitable for Investor Category

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
Casual Investor What is this parameter? Yes
Active Investor What is this parameter?
Trader What is this parameter? Yes

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Composite Investments Pvt Ltd
Pros What is this parameter?
  • 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...

  • The cheapest flat fee discount broker in India.
  • Compositedge has its own DP which makes the demit transaction little cheaper than other discount brokers.
  • Customer support though Google Chat and Yahoo Chat is available.
  • Composite Investment also offers 'Fully Automated Trading (Algo Trading)'.

More Advantages...

Cons What is this parameter?
  • 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...

  • Though Composite Investment is in the broking business for 15 years, they are new in the discount brokerage field as they launch these services in mid 2012.
  • Doesn't provide options to invest in IPO's, Mutual Funds, Bonds and NCD's.
  • Doesn't provide stock tips or recommendations.
  • AMO orders (After Hours Orders) can only be placed from 6.00 pm to 8.30 am on weekdays

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