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 ICICIDirect Vs RKSV Share Broker Comparison

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


ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.

RKSV Securities Ltd

About the Broker ICICIdirect is an online trading and investment platform on ICICI Securities, the largest stock broker firm in India providing a wide range of investment options to the retail and institutional customers. ICICI Securities is part of ICICI Group, Indi... Know more about ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Incorporate in 2009, RKSV is Mumbai, India based discount broker offering multiple budget brokerage plans to India Stock Market investors. RKSV is popular for it's Dream plan which allows their customers to do 5 free trades each month across any segm... Know more about RKSV Securities Ltd
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE, MCX BSE, NSE, MCX
Account Type 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan) Dream Plan
Broker Enquiry

Stock Broker Fees / Charges

Trading Account Opening Fees Rs 975 Rs 250
Trading Account AMC NIL NIL
Demat Account Opening Fees NIL Rs 300
Demat Account AMC Rs 450 Rs 400
Demat Account is Mandatory?

Trading Brokerage Charges

Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.55% Rs 20
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.275% Rs 20
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% - 0.03% Rs 20
Equity Options Brokerage Rs 95 - Rs 65 per lot Rs 20
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage Rs 20
Currency Options Trading Brokerage Rs 20
Commodity Trading Brokerage Rs 20
Other Brokerage Charges 5 free trades every month
Minimum Brokerage Charges Rs 25 Rs 20

Transaction Charges

Equity Delivery 0.0035%
Equity Intraday 0.0035%
Equity Futures 0.0023%
Equity Options 0.0715%
Currency Futures 0.0016%
Currency Options 0.0750%
Commodity 0.0036%

Share Broker Features

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 NEST
Intraday Square-off Time 3:15 PM
Other Features

Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  215 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICIDirect 34 Customer Reviews    Rate RKSV
Fees Ratings 2.4 4.2
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.8 4.6
Trading Platform Usability 3.3 3.9
Customer Service Ratings 2.9 4.4
Overall Ratings Rated 2.6 stars Rated 4.5 stars
Broker Rating ICICIDirect is Rated 2.6 / 5 based on 215 customer reviews RKSV is Rated 4.5 / 5 based on 34 customer reviews

Investment Options Available

Stock / Equity
Initial Public Offers (IPO)
Mutual Funds
Bond / NCD
Other Investment Options General Insurance, Life Insurance

Customer Service Offered

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

Research / Tips / Reports Published

Daily Market Report
Free Tips
Quarterly Result Analysis
News Alerts

Suitable for Investor Category

Casual Investor
Active Investor


Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  • 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...

  • 'Pro Plan' offers unlimited online trading across equity cash and derivative segments for a single flat fee of Rs 3999.
  • The Ultimate plan is a single unlimited monthly plan for Rs. 9,999 that lets you trade on all possible segments (Equity, F&O, Currency, Commodities) along with higher leverage on each plan over the Pro plans.
  • Multiple plans (Dream Plan, Pro Plan and Ultimate Plan) available to suit different investor's need.
  • RKSV also provides trading across the MCX Commodity segment for one low flat monthly fee of Rs. 2999 per month.
  • RKSV's transaction or turnover charges are lowest amoung the discount brokers.
  • RKSV have two branches one in Mumbai and other in Delhi.
  • RKSV offers a transparent and easy to use online helpdesk and ticketing system for customer service.
  • RKSV offers 10% referral credit to its customers.

More Advantages...

  • ICICI Security charges high brokerage in comparison to most of the brokers.
  • Poor performance of website is reported in peak hours of trading.

More Disadvantages...

  • Call and Trade is changed at extra Rs 25 executed order.
  • Physical contract notes Rs 25 per contract note + courier charges.
  • Doesn't provide options to invest in IPO, FPO, Mutual Funds, Offer For Sale (OFS), Bond and NCD's.
  • Doesn't provide stock tips or recommendations.
  • 3-in-1 accounts are not available as company doesn't provide banking services.

More Disadvantages...

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