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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities (Compare Geojit and Kotak Securities)

Geojit BNP Paribas Logo

About Geojit
Incorporated in 1987, Geojit BNP Paribas (Geojit) is one of the major stock brokers based in India. Geojit is based in Kochi, Kerala and has the strong presence in Gulf. Geojit BNP Paribas is cash equity and derivatives broker with extensive experience in Portfolio Management Services and the distribution of financial products: mutual funds and life insurance. Geojit provides stock trading at NSE and BSE stock exchanges through a strong network of around 500 branches and its state of art onl... Know more about Geojit BNP Paribas

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About Kotak Securities
Incorporated in 1994, Kotak Securities Ltd is a full-service stock broker offering 3-in-1 account (Bank + Trading + Demat Account) to retail investors in India. It offers investment in equities, derivatives (equities, commodities, currency) and mutual funds. It also offers services like Portfolio Management services (PMS), research, margin trade funding, depository services and third-party products like insurance. The company also provides direct access to the US markets. Kotak Securities is a ... Know more about Kotak Securities Ltd

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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities

Incorporated in 1987, Geojit is a Full Service Broker. It offers trading at BSE, NSE, MCX-SX. It has 509 branches across India. Incorporated in 1994, Kotak Securities is a Full Service Broker. It offers trading at BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX. It has 153 branches across India.

  Geojit Kotak Securities
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Exchnage Membership BSE, NSE, MCX-SX BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX
Year of Incorporation 1987 1994
Number of Branches 509 153

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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Charges & AMC

Geojit trading account opening charges is Rs 425 while Kotak Securities account opening changes is Rs 0 (Free). Geojit Demat Account AMC Charges is Rs 700 and Kotak Securities Demat Account AMC Charges is Rs 600.

  Geojit Kotak Securities
Trading Account Opening Charges Rs 425 Rs 0 (Free)
Trading Account AMC Charges NIL Rs 0
Demat Account Opening Charges NIL Rs 0 (Free)
Demat Account AMC Charges Rs 700 Rs 600

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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Brokerage

Geojit brokerage charges for equity is 0.30% and intraday is 0.03% whereas Kotak Securities brokerage charges for equity is 0.25% or Rs 20 whichever is higher and intraday is Free.

Account Type Geojit Online Trading Kotak Securities Trade Free Plan
Fixed Charges Rs 499 One Time
Equity Delivery 0.30% 0.25% or Rs 20 whichever is higher
Equity Intraday 0.03% Free
Equity Futures 0.03% Delivery: Rs 20 per trade | Intraday: Free
Equity Options Rs 125 per contract Delivery: Rs 20 per trade | Intraday: Free
Currency Futures 0.03% Delivery: Rs 20 per trade | Intraday: Free
Currency Options Rs 125 per contract Delivery: Rs 20 per trade | Intraday: Free
Commodity Futures NA Delivery: Rs 20 per trade | Intraday: Free
Commodity Options NA Delivery: Rs 20 per trade | Intraday: Free
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Special Offer - Invest brokerage-free Equity Delivery and Direct Mutual Funds (truly no brokerage). Pay flat Rs 20 per trade for Intra-day and F&O. Open Instant Account and start trading today.

Zerodha (Trade with the best stock broker)

Special Offer - Invest brokerage-free Equity Delivery and Direct Mutual Funds (truly no brokerage). Pay flat Rs 20 per trade for Intra-day and F&O. Open Instant Account and start trading today.

Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Brokerage Plan 2

  Geojit Kotak Securities
Account Type Online Trading Dealer Assisted Plan
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery 0.30% 0.39%
Equity Intraday 0.03% 0.039%
Equity Futures 0.03% 0.039%
Equity Options Rs 125 per contract Rs 39 per lot
Currency Futures 0.03% Rs 9 per lot
Currency Options Rs 125 per contract Rs 5 per lot
Commodity Futures NA 0.039%
Commodity Options NA Rs 39 per lot

Geojit Charges Vs Kotak Securities

Minimum Brokerage 1p per share or Rs 20/contract whichever is higher Rs 21 per executed order
Other Charges
Call & Trade Charges Rs 50 per call

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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Transaction Charges

Geojit transaction charges for options is Rs 5500 per Cr (0.05%) while Kotak Securities exchange transaction charges for options is NSE: 0.05% on Premium.

  Geojit Kotak Securities
Equity Delivery Rs 325 per Cr (0.00325%) NSE: 0.00325%, BSE: 0.00325%
Equity Intraday Rs 325 per Cr (0.00325%) NSE: 0.00325%, BSE: 0.00325%
Equity Futures Rs 210 per Cr (0.0021%) NSE: 0.0019%
Equity Options Rs 5500 per Cr (0.05%) NSE: 0.05% on Premium
Currency Futures Rs 145 per Cr (0.00145%) NSE: 0.0009%, BSE: 0.00022%
Currency Options Rs 4730 per Cr (0.0473%) on premium NSE: 0.035%, BSE: 0.001%
Commodity NA MCX (for Agri & Non Agri): 0.0026%, NCDEX: 0.006%

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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Leverage (Margin)

Geojit margin for intraday trading is up to 20% of the trade value (5x leverage) based on the stock whereas the Kotak Securities margin for intraday cash is also up to 20% of the trade value (5x leverage) based on the stock.

  Geojit Kotak Securities
Equity Delivery 100% of trade value (1x leverage) 100% of trade value (1x leverage)
Equity Intraday Up to 20% of trade value (5x leverage) Up to 20% of trade value (5x leverage)
F&O (Eq, Curr, Comm) 100% of NRML margin (Span + Exposure) (1x leverage) 100% of NRML margin (Span + Exposure) (1x leverage)

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Compare Geojit and Kotak Securities Features

The trading platforms offered Geojit include Selfie Platinum, Selfie Gold, Mobile App. Kotak Securities offers Website, KEAT ProX Trading Terminal, Kotak Stock Trader (Mobile App), Fastlane, Xtralite trading software.

  Geojit Kotak Securities
3 in 1 Account No Yes
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading No Yes
SMS Alerts Yes Yes
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Yes Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity Cash) Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity F&O) No
Trading Platform Selfie Platinum, Selfie Gold, Mobile App Website, KEAT ProX Trading Terminal, Kotak Stock Trader (Mobile App), Fastlane, Xtralite
Intraday Square-off Time
Trading In SME Shares Allowed?
Referral Program
Other Features 3-in-1 account

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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Review

Geojit is rated 3.6 of 5 based on 107 customer reviews whereas Kotak Securities is rated 2.4 of 5 based on 177 customer reviews.

  Geojit Kotak Securities
  107 Customer Reviews    Rate Geojit 177 Customer Reviews    Rate Kotak Securities
Fees 3.5 2.4
Brokerage 3.2 2.3
Trading Platform 4.0 3.2
Customer Service 3.7 2.8
Research Capabilities 2.9 2.4
Overall Ratings Rated 3.6 stars Rated 2.4 stars
Broker Rating Geojit is rated 3.6 of 5 based on 107 customer reviews Kotak Securities is rated 2.4 of 5 based on 177 customer reviews

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  Geojit Enquire Kotak Securities Enquire
Contact Broker Invest brokerage-free Equity Delivery and Direct Mutual Funds (truly no brokerage). Pay flat Rs 20 per trade for Intra-day and F&O. Open Instant Account and start trading today. Invest brokerage-free Equity Delivery and Direct Mutual Funds (truly no brokerage). Pay flat Rs 20 per trade for Intra-day and F&O. Open Instant Account and start trading today.

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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Investment Options

  Geojit Kotak Securities
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity No Yes
Currency Yes Yes
IPO Yes Yes
Mutual Funds Yes Yes
Bond / NCD Yes Yes
Debt Yes Yes
Other Investment Options Insurance

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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Order Type Offered

  Geojit Kotak Securities
Bracket Order No Yes
Cover Order No Yes
Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST) Yes
Sell Today Buy Tomorrow (STBT) No
After Market Order(AMO) Yes Yes
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) Yes Yes

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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Research Report

  Geojit Kotak Securities
Daily Market Report Yes Yes
Free Tips Yes Yes
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes Yes
News Alerts Yes Yes

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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Suitable For Investor Type

  Geojit Kotak Securities
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor Yes Yes
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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities - Pros and Cons

  Geojit Kotak Securities
Pros
  • Kotak Securities is a bank-based broker offering a 3-in-1 account.
  • Brokerage free intraday trading with online trading plans.
  • Zero brokerage across all segments for investors up to the age of 30 years.
  • Company is part of leading private bank (Kotak Mahindra Bank).
  • NEST trading platform is available for frequent traders.
  • Charges are lowest amoung bank-based brokers.
Cons 1. Very high Options trading brokerage charges. Geojit charges Rs 125 per contract for Intraday Options and Rs 150 per contract for Options carry forward positions. 2. Geojit charges minimum brokerage of Rs 20 per Contract or 1 paisa per share whichever is higher. 3. Paper contract note by post cost additional Rs 20 per Contract or 5 paisa per share whichever is higher.
  • High Equity delivery brokerage charges.
  • High demat AMC changes (Rs 66 per month).
  • Kotak Securities website and mobile app is not as good as new age brokers like Zerodha and Upstox.
  • A widely advertised Zero Brokerage Plan is available only to investors up to the age of 30 years.
  • The customer has to pay a yearly plan subscription fee of Rs 499.
  • Very high brokerage in dealer-assisted brokerage plan.
  • Margin-funding facility causes confusion amount investors who ended up paying high interest charges unknowingly.
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  Special Offer - Free Equity Delivery and Mutual Funds

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  • Brokerage-free Direct Mutual Fund.
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  • The best trading platform in India.

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