HDFC Securities FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

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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 with your existing HDFC bank savings account and existing Demat account. Funds / shares are seamlessly... Know more about HDFC Securities Ltd

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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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  1. What is AMC for HDFC Securities?

    HDFC Securities charges Rs 0 Annual Maintenance Charge (AMC) for a trading account and Rs 750 for a Demat account. AMC is charged to maintain the accounts.

  2. How much HDFC Securities charge for delivery?

    HDFC Securities charge 0.50% for equity delivery trade. These trades are also known as cash & carry trades or CNC.

  3. How much HDFC Securities charge for intraday?

    HDFC Securities charge 0.05% for intra-day trades. These orders are also known as Margin Intraday Square-up or MIS orders. All open intraday orders are auto squared-off at the end of the day. Extra leverage is offered for these trades.

  4. How much HDFC Securities charge for futures?

    HDFC Securities charge 0.05% for equity, currency and commodity futures trading.

  5. How much HDFC Securities charge for options?

    HDFC Securities charges Rs 100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) for equity, currency and commodity options trading. Options are highly leveraged derivative products. Options trading is used in many ways including hedging or to reduce the risk exposure of the portfolio.

  6. How much HDFC Securities charge for commodity?

    HDFC Securities brokerage charges for commodity futures is 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional and commodity options is 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional. Commodities futures are agreements to buy or sell raw material (food, energy or metal) at a specific date in the future at a particular price. Commodity options contracts are the right to buy (call option) or sell (put option) underlying commodity futures at predetermined prices on the date of contract expiry.

  7. How much HDFC Securities charge for currency trading?

    HDFC Securities charge Rs 23 per contract for currency futures trading and Rs 20 per contract for currency options trading.

  8. What are transaction charges in HDFC Securities?

    Transaction Charges (or Exchange Turnover Charges) is a fee charged by the stock exchanges for trades done through them. Most brokers include clearing charges to it. These charges can be seen in the contract note.

    HDFC Securities Transaction Charges 2021
    SegmentTransaction Fee
    Equity Delivery0.00325%
    Equity Intraday0.00325%
    Equity Futures.00190%
    Equity Options0.050% (on premium)
    Currency Futures0.00110%
    Currency Options0.040% (on premium)
  9. Does HDFC Securities offer IPO?

    Yes. HDFC Securities offers online IPO applications to its customers. Initial Public Offer (IPO) offers an early opportunity to buy shares of companies that are not previously traded publicly.

  10. Does HDFC Securities offers Mutual Funds?

    Yes. You can buy/sell Mutual Funds if you have an account with HDFC Securities.

  11. Do HDFC Securities offer margin funding for share/commodity trading?

    No. HDFC Securities doesn't provide margin funding.

  12. What is HDFC Securities intraday auto square-off time?

    HDFC Securities auto square-off all open intraday positions at 3:30 PM.

  13. Does HDFC Securities provide tips?

    Yes. HDFC Securities provide trading tips for stock and commodity trading to its customers.

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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