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HDFC Securities Vs Alice Blue Share Broker Comparison

The side-by-side comparison of HDFC Securities Ltd and Alice Blue Financial Services stock brokers in India. The comparison below highlights the similarities and differences between HDFC Securities and Alice Blue'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 HDFC Securities and Alice Blue.

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
 
HDFC Securities Ltd Logo Alice Blue Financial Services Logo
About the Broker 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 Incorporated in 2006, Alice Blue is a Bangalore based financial service provider. AliceBlue is a discount stock broker offering stock and commodity trading services at BSE, NSE, and MCX. Alice Blue also offers depository service (demat account) throu... Know more about Alice Blue Financial Services
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE BSE, NSE, MCX
Account Type Online Trading F20
Broker Enquiry 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

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹999 Equity ₹310 | Commodity ₹120
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account AMC ₹750 ₹0
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
Account Type Online Trading F20
Fixed Charges NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50% ₹0 (Free)
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05% ₹20 per executed order or 0.01 whichever lower
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% ₹20 per executed order or 0.01 whichever lower
Equity Options Brokerage ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) ₹20 per executed order or 0.01 whichever lower
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹23 per contract ₹20 per executed order or 0.01 whichever lower
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per contract ₹20 per executed order or 0.01 whichever lower
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional ₹20 per executed order or 0.01 whichever lower
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges ₹25 plus taxes ₹0
Other Brokerage Charges
Call & Trade Charges ₹0 ₹20 per executed order
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Taxes

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
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

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
Equity Delivery 0.00325% NSE ₹325 per crore | BSE ₹1 per trade (each side)
Equity Intraday 0.00325% NSE ₹325 per crore | BSE ₹1 per trade (each side)
Equity Futures .00190% NSE ₹210 per crore | BSE ₹1 per trade (each side)
Equity Options 0.050% (on premium) NSE ₹5300 per crore | BSE ₹1 per trade (each side)
Currency Futures 0.00110% NSE ₹135 per crore (0.00135%)
Currency Options 0.040% (on premium) NSE ₹4400 (on premium) per crore (0.044%)
Commodity NA Non-Agri ₹360 (0.0036%) | Agri ₹275 per Crore
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Exposure

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
Equity Delivery 2x with Intrest 3x (A category)
Equity Intraday Upto 20x Up to 20x (based on the stock)
Equity Futures Nil Intraday - 10%(10x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Equity Options Nil Intraday - 3x Buy & 10x Sell, Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Currency Futures Nil Intraday - 10%(10x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Currency Options Nil Intraday - 10%(10x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Commodity Nil Intraday - 10%(10x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total span margin
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Share Broker Features

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
3 in 1 Account Yes No
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading No Yes
SMS Alerts Yes No
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available No Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity Cash) Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity F&O) No
Trading Platform ProTerminal, Blink, smallcase, Voice Enabled Investing, Mobile Trading App, Digify Front End: ANT | Back End: Omnesys NEST
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM Equity: 3:15PM
Other Features E-Margin, ENCASH,
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
  167 Customer Reviews    Rate HDFC Securities 16 Customer Reviews    Rate Alice Blue
Fees Ratings 2.1 4.8
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.9 4.5
Trading Platform Usability 2.9 4.5
Customer Service Ratings 2.6 4.0
Overall Ratings Rated 2.2 stars Rated 4.5 stars
Broker Rating HDFC Securities is Rated 2.2 / 5 based on 167 customer reviews Alice Blue is Rated 4.5 / 5 based on 16 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
Contact / Request Call Back
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Investment Options Available

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity Yes Yes
Currency Yes Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) Yes No
Mutual Funds Yes Yes
Bond / NCD Yes Yes
Debt Yes Yes
Other Investment Options Insurance, FD, NCD, Bond, NPS, Loan, NRI Trading
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Customer Service Offered

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
24/7 Customer Service No No
Onine Live Chat Yes No
Through Branches Yes No
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Order Type

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
Bracket Order Yes Yes
Cover Order Yes Yes
Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST) Yes Yes
Sell Today Buy Tomorrow (STBT) No Yes
After Market Order(AMO) No Yes
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) Yes No
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Research / Tips / Reports Published

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
Daily Market Report Yes Yes
Free Tips Yes No
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes No
News Alerts Yes No
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Suitable for Investor Category

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor Yes
Trader Yes

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  HDFC Securities Ltd Alice Blue Financial Services
Pros
  • 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.

More Advantages...

  • Discount stock broker.
  • Most advance trading platform.
  • Free equity delivery trades. No brokerage.
  • 01% or Rs 20 whichever is less brokerage for intraday and F&O.
  • Up to 20x margin in equity intraday.
  • Demat AMC is free for lifetime for all customers.

More Advantages...

Cons
  • 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.
  • Very high brokerage charges
  • Charge minimum brokerage of ₹25

More Disadvantages...

  • Online Mutual Fund investment is not available.
  • Margin funding is not available.
  • Good Till Cancelled (GTC) orders not available.
  • Call & Trade is available with additional cost of ₹20 per order.

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Promo / Offers

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: ₹750 demat account AMC is waived when you open your 3-in-1 account.

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Free Equity Delivery Trade + Lifetime FREE AMC Demat Account

Get free equity delivery trading (truly no brokerage) and pay flat ₹20 intranet and F&O trade brokerage. In addition, get Lifetime Zero AMC Demat Account with no additional cost. To open an account with Alice Blue, simply leave your contact information and Alice Blue representatives will call you.

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