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 ICICIDirect Vs IDBI Paisabuilder Share Broker Comparison

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


ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.

IDBI Capital

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. Idbipaisabuilder.in is a multi purpose online stock trading website from IDBI Capital Market Services Ltd., a leading provider of financial services in India and is a 100% subsidiary of Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI). Idbipaisabuilder... Know more about IDBI Capital
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE BSE, NSE
Account Type 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan) Paisa Power Classic
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Stock Broker Fees / Charges

 ICICIDirectIDBI Paisabuilder
Trading Account Opening Fees Rs 975 Rs 700
Trading Account AMC NIL NIL
Demat Account Opening Fees NIL NIL
Demat Account AMC Rs 450 Rs 350
Demat Account is Mandatory?

Trading Brokerage Charges

 ICICIDirectIDBI Paisabuilder
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.55% 0.50%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.275% 0.08%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% - 0.03% 0.08%
Equity Options Brokerage Rs 95 - Rs 65 per lot Rs 100 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.050% - 0.030% NA
Currency Options Trading Brokerage Rs 95 - Rs 65 per lot NA
Commodity Trading Brokerage NA NA
Other Brokerage Charges
Minimum Brokerage Charges Rs 35 per trade Rs 25 per trade or 2.5% of the trade value whichever is lower.

Transaction Charges

 ICICIDirectIDBI Paisabuilder
Equity Delivery NSE: 0.0031% | BSE: 0.0035% 0.00325%
Equity Intraday NSE: 0.0031% | BSE: 0.0035% 0.00325%
Equity Futures 0.00185% 0.0019%
Equity Options 0.05% on Premium 0.051% on premium
Currency Futures 0.0013% NA
Currency Options 0.05% on Premium NA
Commodity NA NA

Share Broker Features

 ICICIDirectIDBI Paisabuilder
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 Power Pro
Intraday Square-off Time 3:00 PM
Other Features

Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

 ICICIDirectIDBI Paisabuilder
  248 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICIDirect 29 Customer Reviews    Rate IDBI Paisabuilder
Fees Ratings 2.4 3.1
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.8 2.5
Trading Platform Usability 3.3 2.6
Customer Service Ratings 2.9 2.8
Overall Ratings Rated 2.5 stars Rated 2.8 stars
Broker Rating ICICIDirect is Rated 2.5 / 5 based on 248 customer reviews IDBI Paisabuilder is Rated 2.8 / 5 based on 29 customer reviews

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Investment Options Available

 ICICIDirectIDBI Paisabuilder
Stock / Equity
Initial Public Offers (IPO)
Mutual Funds
Bond / NCD
Other Investment Options

Customer Service Offered

 ICICIDirectIDBI Paisabuilder
24/7 Customer Service
Email Support
Onine Live Chat
Phone Support
Toll Free Number
Through Branches

Research / Tips / Reports Published

 ICICIDirectIDBI Paisabuilder
Daily Market Report
Free Tips
Quarterly Result Analysis
News Alerts

Suitable for Investor Category

 ICICIDirectIDBI Paisabuilder
Casual Investor
Active Investor


Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

 ICICIDirectIDBI Paisabuilder
  • 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...

- Prepaid plans are available for volume traders.

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...

- Additional charge of Rs 2000 per year for installable trading platform.

More Disadvantages...

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