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Sharekhan Vs HDFC Securities Share Broker Comparison

The side-by-side comparison of Sharekhan and HDFC Securities Ltd stock brokers in India. The comparison below highlights the similarities and differences between Sharekhan and HDFC 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 Sharekhan and HDFC Securities.

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
 
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About the Broker Incorporated in February 2000, Sharekhan is India's 3rd largest stock broker (after ICICI Direct and HDFC Securities). Sharekhan provides brokerage services through its online trading website Sharekhan.com and 1800 offices which includes branches & f... Know more about Sharekhan HDFC Securities(HDFCsec) is Equity Trading Company of HDFC Bank. HDFC Securities provide both online trading and trading on phone. The HDFC Securities trading account has a unique 3-in-1 feature that integrates your HDFC Securities trading account wi... Know more about HDFC Securities Ltd
Type of Broker What is this parameter? Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Supported Exchnage What is this parameter? BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX, NSEL BSE, NSE
Account Type What is this parameter? Classic Account Online Trading
Broker Enquiry Open an Online Trading Account with Sharekhan. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you. Open an Online Trading Account with HDFC Securities. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
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Stock Broker Fees / Charges

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
Trading Account Opening Fees What is this parameter? Rs 750 (adjusted against first 6 months brokerage) Rs 999
Trading Account AMC What is this parameter? Rs 0
Demat Account Opening Fees What is this parameter? Rs 0 NIL
Demat Account AMC What is this parameter? Rs 400 Rs 750
Demat Account is Mandatory? What is this parameter? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
Account Type Classic Account Online Trading
Fixed Charges What is this parameter?
Equity Delivery Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.50% 0.50%
Equity Intraday Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.10% 0.10%
Equity Futures Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.10% 0.05%
Equity Options Brokerage What is this parameter? Rs 100 per lot Rs.100
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.10% Rs 23 per contract
Currency Options Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? Rs 30 per lot Rs 23 per contract
Commodity Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.10% NA

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges What is this parameter? Rs 16 per scrip Rs 25
Other Brokerage Charges What is this parameter?
Call & Trade Charges What is this parameter?
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Taxes

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
Securities Transaction Tax (STT) What is this parameter?
  • Equity Intraday: Rs 2,500 per Crore (on Sell trade)
  • Equity Delivery: Rs 10,000 per Crore (on Buy and Sell)
  • Equity Futures: Rs 1,000 per Crore (on Sell trade)
  • Equity Options: Rs 5,000 per Crore (on Sell trade premium) or Rs 12500 per Crore on excersied options.
  • Currency Futures: Nil
  • Currency Options: Nil
  • Commodities: 0.01% on sell side (Non-Agri)
  • Equity Intraday: Rs 2,500 per Crore (on Sell trade)
  • Equity Delivery: Rs 10,000 per Crore (on Buy and Sell)
  • Equity Futures: Rs 1,000 per Crore (on Sell trade)
  • Equity Options: Rs 5,000 per Crore (on Sell trade premium) or Rs 12500 per Crore on excersied options.
  • Currency Futures: Nil
  • Currency Options: Nil
  • Commodities: 0.01% on sell side (Non-Agri)
Exchange Transaction Charges What is this parameter? Check table below Check table below
SEBI Charges What is this parameter? Rs 20 per Crore Rs 20 per Crore
Service Tax What is this parameter? 15% on (brokerage + transaction charges) 15% on (brokerage + transaction charges)
Stamp Duty What is this parameter? Charged as per the state of the client's correspondence address. Charged as per the state of the client's correspondence address.
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Transaction Charges

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
Equity Delivery What is this parameter? NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275
Equity Intraday What is this parameter? NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275
Equity Futures What is this parameter? NSE ₹190 | BSE ₹50
Equity Options What is this parameter? NSE ₹5000 | BSE ₹50
Currency Futures What is this parameter? NSE ₹135 | MCX ₹130
Currency Options What is this parameter? NSE ₹4220 | MCX ₹3220
Commodity What is this parameter? MCX (Non-Agri) ₹230 | MCX (Agri) ₹95
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Exposure

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
Equity Delivery What is this parameter?
Equity Intraday What is this parameter?
Equity Futures What is this parameter?
Equity Options What is this parameter?
Currency Futures What is this parameter?
Currency Options What is this parameter?
Commodity What is this parameter?
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Share Broker Features

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
3 in 1 Account What is this parameter? No Yes
Mobile Trading What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Charting What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Automated Trading What is this parameter? No No
After Trading Hour Orders What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) What is this parameter? Yes Yes
SMS Alerts What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Online Demo What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Online Portfolio What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available What is this parameter? No
Combined Ledger for Equity and Commodity What is this parameter? No
Trading Platform What is this parameter? TradeTiger Blink
Intraday Square-off Time What is this parameter? 3:30 PM
Other Features What is this parameter?
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
  226 Customer Reviews    Rate Sharekhan 123 Customer Reviews    Rate HDFC Securities
Fees Ratings 3.1 2.3
Trading Brokerage Rating 3.0 2.1
Trading Platform Usability 3.8 2.8
Customer Service Ratings 3.5 2.7
Overall Ratings Rated 3.5 stars Rated 2.4 stars
Broker Rating Sharekhan is Rated 3.5 / 5 based on 226 customer reviews HDFC Securities is Rated 2.4 / 5 based on 123 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
Contact / Request Call Back
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Investment Options Available

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
Stock / Equity What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Commodity What is this parameter? Yes No
Currency What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Mutual Funds What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Bond / NCD What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Debt What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Other Investment Options What is this parameter? Insurance
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Customer Service Offered

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities 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? Yes Yes
Phone Support What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Toll Free Number What is this parameter? Yes No
Through Branches What is this parameter? Yes Yes
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Research / Tips / Reports Published

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
Daily Market Report What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Free Tips What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Quarterly Result Analysis What is this parameter? Yes Yes
News Alerts What is this parameter? Yes Yes
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Suitable for Investor Category

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
Casual Investor What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Active Investor What is this parameter? Yes
Trader What is this parameter?

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  Sharekhan HDFC Securities Ltd
Pros What is this parameter?
  • It has a strong network of over 1950 branches across India.
  • The fund transfer from and to the trading account is free.
  • The share transfer from and to the DP account is free when trading from Sharekhan trading account.
  • The 'TradeTiger' is the most popular trading terminal in India.
  • Brokerage Plan "Prepaid AMC schemes" are available for high volume traders.

More Advantages...

The 3-in-1 account, which includes HDFC Bank Account, HDFC Securities Trading Account and HDFC Securities Demat Account, is the best offering for retail investors in India as it provides easiest way to invest in stock market and other financial instruments.

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Cons What is this parameter?
  • Sharekhan doesn't offer 3-in-1 account as it doesn't offer banking services.
  • Sharekhan brokerage is high in comparison to the discount brokers.
  • Sharekhan charges Rs 400 as AMC for trading account in addition to Rs 400 for demat account.

More Disadvantages...

- In addition to opening a trading account with HDFC Securities Ltd, you will also be required to open a savings bank account (quarterly minimum balance of Rs. 5000) and a DP (depository participant) account with HDFC Bank.

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Promo / Offers What is this parameter?

Free Trading & Demat Account (for limited time only)

Sharekhan offers FREE Trading + Demat Account (Rs 1150 waived). You can also avail of attractive trading plans that suit your needs by just paying the AMC charges that are fully adjustable against brokerage. Thereby saving up to 70% on brokerage.

This is a limited time offer. Simply leave your contact information with us and Sharekhan representatives will contact you.

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