HDFC Securities Margin Exposure Limit, Leverage for Intraday and F&O

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* Margin Policy Update

As per the SEBI circular dated November 19, 2019, starting from September 01, 2021, brokers cannot offer additional margin (i.e. 20x) in any segment including intra-day at BSE, NSE and MCX. The margin is now decided by the exchange and remains the same for all brokers. For all intraday product types i.e. MIS, BO, CO trades, the leverage will be the same which is the VAR+ELM margin. Visit New margin requirements in India Stock Market to know more.

HDFC Securities is a leading stock broking company in India. It is a subsidiary of HDFC Bank, a renowned private bank. The company offers trading services in Equity, Derivatives and Currency etc. It also offers investment services in Mutual Funds, IPO and Fixed Income products to its customers. HDFC's product portfolio also includes loans and insurance products.

HDFC Securities has more than 18 years of industry experience serving both retail and institutional investors. It has a customer base of more than 1,800,000 traders. The company has a widespread presence with over 270 branches across the country. These branches act as key service points on all matters related to trading like account opening, grievance addressal etc.

HDFC BANK is a leading Depository Participants (DP) with over 2.03 million Demat Accounts. It also has a wide distribution network of 3500+ Demat Centers. The company offers a 3-in-1 account wherein a savings, demat and trading account is opened and linked to each other. This facilitates the fast and seamless trading experience.

HDFC Securities offers multiple platforms and tools to its customers. They can trade in their desired securities on both the BSE and the NSE. To trade, they have the flexibility to choose from online trading platforms, Mobile App or use the Call N Trade feature as per their convenience.

The company also has an experienced research team of analysts and expert teams who advise customers on the economy, market and investment opportunities. The team regularly conducts an in-depth fundamental and technical analysis to suggest investments ideas on equity, derivatives, mutual funds etc.

Key Facts on HDFC Securities

  • 18+ years of industry experience
  • Part of renowned HDFC group
  • 1,800,000 customers
  • 2.03 million Demat Accounts with 3500+ Demat Centers
  • 270 branches spread across the country

HDFC Securities Exposure Limit

Margin trading allows customers to buy more stocks with limited funds. HDFC Securities offer E-Margin facility. This facility allows you to buy your favorite stocks today by paying a small amount. You can hold the stocks for up to 180 days.

What is E-margin facility? What are its benefits?

E-Margin is a leverage or margin trading facility offered by HDFC Securities. Using this facility, you can trade in securities by paying an amount much lesser than the total trade value. The facility allows you to take a position that can be squared off or converted to delivery (C2D) till 180 days from the day of the trade. You can only convert your trades to delivery by paying the total value of the trade.

The company will debit margin amount and mark to market loss (the difference between buying and closing price) for cash trades at the end of each day. For trades taken against the collateral, mark to market loss only will be debited.

Interest and Brokerage on E-Margin Facility

HDFC Securities will charge interest at 18% + GST on outstanding debit balance from the pay-in date for E-margin positions. Here's how the brokerage will be charged-

Position taken

Position squared off

Brokerage to be charged

No of days interest to be levied

T day

T day

Equity Sq off


T day

T + 1 day

Equity Delivery

1 Day + no of Holidays

T day

T + 2 day

Equity Delivery

2 Days + no of Holidays

T day

T + 3 day

Equity Delivery

3 Days + no of Holidays

T day

T + 4 day

Equity Delivery

4 Days + no of Holidays

T day

T + 30 day

Equity Delivery

30 Days + no of Holidays

Example- If you buy a stock in E-margin on Tuesday and square it off on Thursday. You will be charged interest for 3 days from Friday to Sunday.

Timings for HDFC E-Margin Trading

E-margin trades can be placed between 09:00 AM to 03:30 PM. You need to square off all open positions by 2:45 pm on T+180 day.

Key Points to Note-

  • The system will square off all positions on T+180 days or as applicable at any time after 2:45 pm.
  • Settlement holidays are counted as a trading day.
  • E-Margin is available only in the equity segment.
  • You will be liable to pay Mark to Market loss on open positions.
Special Offer: Rs 750 Demat account AMC fee waived off for the first year. Get HDFC 3-in-1 account, integrated trading + demat + saving bank account for seamless investing in stock market and mutual funds. Request a Callback.

HDFC Securities Margin

SegmentTrading Margin
Equity Delivery2x with Intrest
Equity IntradayUpto 20x
Equity FutureNil
Equity OptionNil
Currency FutureNil
Currency OptionNil
Commodity FutureNil
Commodity Option
HDFC Securities Special Offer

HDFC 3-in-1 Account

HDFC Securities offers a full-service 3-in-1 account, a combination of saving bank, trading and demat account. One account to investment in Equity, Derivatives, Mutual Funds, IPO and Fixed Deposits. Special Offer: Rs 750 demat account AMC is waived when you open your 3-in-1 account.

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Contact HDFC Securities / Request Call Back

Rs 750 Demat account AMC fee waived off for the first year. Get HDFC 3-in-1 account, integrated trading + demat + saving bank account for seamless investing in stock market and mutual funds. Request a Callback.

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Information on this page was last updated on Saturday, June 6, 2020


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