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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Share Broker Comparison

The side-by-side comparison of Geojit BNP Paribas and Kotak Securities Ltd stock brokers in India. The comparison below highlights the similarities and differences between Geojit and Kotak 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 Geojit and Kotak Securities.

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
 
Geojit BNP Paribas Logo Kotak Securities Ltd Logo
About the Broker 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 experie... Know more about Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd, a subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank was founded in 1994. They offers stock broking services and distributes financial products in India. They have 1209 branches, franchisees and satellite offices offers services to 11.95 Lakh cu... Know more about Kotak Securities Ltd
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE, MCX-SX BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX
Account Type Online Trading Fixed Brokerage Plan
Broker Enquiry Open an Online Trading Account with Geojit. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you. Open an Online Trading Account with Kotak Securities. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
Year of Incorporation
Number of Branches
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Stock Broker Fees / Charges

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Trading Account Opening Fees Rs 425 ₹750
Trading Account AMC NIL ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees NIL ₹0
Demat Account AMC Rs 0 ₹600
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Account Type Online Trading Fixed Brokerage Plan
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.30% 0.49%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.03% 0.049% (both side)
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.03% 0.049% (both side)
Equity Options Brokerage Rs 125 per contract ₹300 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.03%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage Rs 125 per contract
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage NA 0.070%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage NA

Brokerage Plan 2

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Account Type Online Trading Dynamic Brokerage Plan
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.30% 0.59% to 0.30%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.03% 0.06% to 0.05%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.03% 0.07% to 0.05%
Equity Options Brokerage Rs 125 per contract 2.5% to 1.8%
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.03% 0.04% or Rs 20 per lot
Currency Options Trading Brokerage Rs 125 per contract Rs 20 to Rs 7.5 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage NA
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage NA

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges 1p per share or Rs 20/contract whichever is higher ₹21 per executed order
Other Brokerage Charges SMS Alerts at ₹50 per month
Call & Trade Charges ₹20 per call after first 20 free calls in a month
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Taxes

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Securities Transaction Tax (STT)
  • Equity Intraday: 0.025% (on Sell trade)
  • Equity Delivery: 0.1% (on Buy and Sell)
  • Equity Futures: 0.01% (on Sell trade)
  • Equity Options: 0.05% (on Sell trade premium) or 0.125% (on excersied options)
  • Currency Futures: Nil
  • Currency Options: Nil
  • Commodities: 0.01% on sell side (Non-Agri)
  • Equity Intraday: 0.025% (on Sell trade)
  • Equity Delivery: 0.1% (on Buy and Sell)
  • Equity Futures: 0.01% (on Sell trade)
  • Equity Options: 0.05% (on Sell trade premium) or 0.125% (on excersied options)
  • Currency Futures: Nil
  • Currency Options: Nil
  • Commodities: 0.01% on sell side (Non-Agri)
Exchange Transaction Charges Check table below Check table below
SEBI Charges Rs 15 per Crore Rs 15 per Crore
Goods and Services Tax (GST) 18% on (brokerage + transaction charges) 18% on (brokerage + transaction charges)
Stamp Duty 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

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Equity Delivery 0.00325% 0.1% (Buy and Sell)
Equity Intraday 0.00325% 0.025% (on Sell trade)
Equity Futures 0.0021% 0.01% (on Sell trade)
Equity Options 0.055% on premium 0.05% (on Sell trade premium) or 0.125% (on options)
Currency Futures 0.00145% NA
Currency Options 0.0473% on premium NA
Commodity NA 0.01% on sell side
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Exposure

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Equity Delivery Upto 7x with 22% interest per year 1x (no margin)
Equity Intraday Upto 10x 50 times
Equity Futures No additional leverage 12 to 15 times
Equity Options No additional leverage Selling: 200 times | Buying: 10 times
Currency Futures No additional leverage NA
Currency Options No additional leverage NA
Commodity NA NA
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Share Broker Features

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
3 in 1 Account No Yes
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading No No
SMS Alerts Yes Yes
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available Yes No
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
Other Features 3-in-1 account
Referral Program
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
  93 Customer Reviews    Rate Geojit 135 Customer Reviews    Rate Kotak Securities
Fees Ratings 3.7 2.5
Trading Brokerage Rating 3.3 2.4
Trading Platform Usability 4.1 3.4
Customer Service Ratings 3.8 3.0
Overall Ratings Rated 3.8 stars Rated 2.6 stars
Broker Rating Geojit is Rated 3.8 / 5 based on 93 customer reviews Kotak Securities is Rated 2.6 / 5 based on 135 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Contact / Request Call Back
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Investment Options Available

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity No Yes
Currency Yes Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) Yes Yes
Mutual Funds Yes Yes
Bond / NCD Yes Yes
Debt Yes No
Other Investment Options Insurance
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Customer Service Offered

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
24/7 Customer Service No No
Onine Live Chat No Yes
Through Branches Yes Yes
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Order Type

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
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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Research / Tips / Reports Published

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Daily Market Report Yes Yes
Free Tips Yes Yes
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes Yes
News Alerts Yes Yes
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Suitable for Investor Category

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor Yes Yes
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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  Geojit BNP Paribas Kotak Securities Ltd
Pros

More Advantages...

  • Offers 3-in-1 Account (trinity account).
  • Kotak Security is a full services broker offering wide range of investment options and research reports.
  • Kotak Securities has extended network of 1400+ branches across India.
  • It offers 3-in-1 account, the combination of broker account, bank account and a demat account. All these accounts are linked together and work seamlessly to make stock market investment very easy especially for beginners in stock market.
  • Kotak offers 5 different trading platforms to fulfill almost all customer requirements.

More Advantages...

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.

More Disadvantages...

  • The brokerage changed by them of higher than the discount brokers.
  • Commodity trading is available through another company 'Kotak Commodity Services Ltd'.

More Disadvantages...

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Kotak 3-in-1 Account

Kotak Mahendra Bank offers trinity account, a 3-in-1 account which is a combination of saving bank, trading and demat account. It offers convenient investment in Equity, Derivatives, Mutual Funds, IPO and ETF.

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