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HDFC Securities Vs iTradeOnline Share Broker Comparison

The side-by-side comparison of HDFC Securities Ltd and iTradeOnline by Trustline stock brokers in India. The comparison below highlights the similarities and differences between HDFC Securities and iTradeOnline'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 iTradeOnline.

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
 
HDFC Securities Ltd Logo iTradeOnline by Trustline 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 iTradeOnline is an online trading platform of Trustline Securities, a popular full-service broker. iTradeOnline offers online discount brokerage services at an ultra-low brokerage fee of ₹20 per executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower. The same lo... Know more about iTradeOnline by Trustline
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE BSE, NSE, MCX
Account Type Online Trading Pay Per Trade
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 iTradeOnline by Trustline
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹999 ₹0 (Free)
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0 (Free)
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 Regular: ₹0, Lifetime Free AMC: ₹1000
Demat Account AMC ₹750 Regular Demat: ₹300, Lifetime free AMC Demat: ₹0
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
Account Type Online Trading Pay Per Trade
Fixed Charges NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50% ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05% ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Equity Options Brokerage ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹23 per contract ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per contract ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges ₹25 plus taxes ₹0 (No Minimum Brokerage)
Other Brokerage Charges Physical contact notes: ₹20
Call & Trade Charges ₹0 ₹0 (Free)
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Taxes

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
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 iTradeOnline by Trustline
Equity Delivery 0.00325% NSE ₹325 per crore | BSE ₹1.5/trade (each side)
Equity Intraday 0.00325% NSE ₹325 per crore | BSE ₹1.5/trade (each side)
Equity Futures .00190% NSE ₹190 per crore (0.0019%)
Equity Options 0.050% (on premium) NSE ₹5000 per crore (0.05%)
Currency Futures 0.00110% NSE ₹90/cr (0.0009%) | BSE ₹18/cr (0.00018%)
Currency Options 0.040% (on premium) NSE ₹4000 (on premium) per cr (0.04%) | BSE ₹1500
Commodity NA MCX ₹260/Cr (0.0026%) | NCDEX ₹600/cr (0.006%)
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Exposure

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
Equity Delivery 2x with Intrest 1x (100% Margin Required)
Equity Intraday Upto 20x Up to 20x
Equity Futures Nil NSE: 2x
Equity Options Nil NSE: 2x
Currency Futures Nil NSE: 2x
Currency Options Nil NSE: 2x
Commodity Nil MCX Futures: 8x
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Share Broker Features

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
3 in 1 Account Yes No
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading No No
SMS Alerts Yes Yes
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 Omnesys NEST is used as back-end. Front-end is built in-house by Trustline.
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM Equity: 3:15 PM, Commodity: 11:15 PM
Other Features E-Margin, ENCASH,
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
  167 Customer Reviews    Rate HDFC Securities 6 Customer Reviews    Rate iTradeOnline
Fees Ratings 2.1 4.2
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.9 4.7
Trading Platform Usability 2.9 4.0
Customer Service Ratings 2.6 4.2
Overall Ratings Rated 2.2 stars Rated 4.3 stars
Broker Rating HDFC Securities is Rated 2.2 / 5 based on 167 customer reviews iTradeOnline is Rated 4.3 / 5 based on 6 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
Contact / Request Call Back
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Investment Options Available

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity Yes Yes
Currency Yes Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) Yes No
Mutual Funds Yes No
Bond / NCD Yes No
Debt Yes Yes
Other Investment Options Insurance, FD, NCD, Bond, NPS, Loan, NRI Trading Insurance, Wealth Management
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Customer Service Offered

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
24/7 Customer Service No No
Onine Live Chat Yes No
Through Branches Yes Yes
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Order Type

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

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
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

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor Yes
Trader Yes

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  HDFC Securities Ltd iTradeOnline by Trustline
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...

  • Paperless account opening is available with eKYC and Aadhar integration
  • All trading softwares including trading terminal are available for free.
  • Uses trading platform of Omnesys which is industry leading trading software provider.
  • Margin Against Share is available
  • Research based fundamental and technical analysis available to all the customers.
  • Short selling is available in NSE Cash segment only.
  • After Hours Orders and Good Till Cancelled (GTC) orders are available.
  • SMS Trade Alerts are available for free to all customers.
  • Call & Trade is free 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...

  • Separate account needed for Mutual Funds investment.
  • For iTradeOnline customers, the customer service is not available through 400+ Trustline branches.
  • Doesn't offer bracket orders.
  • Online IPO, NCD, Corporate Bond investment is not available.
  • Trading API's are now available.
  • Opening demat account along with the trading account is mandatory.
  • No extra charge for intraday or expiry positions closed by the broker.

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