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HDFC Securities Vs ProStocks Share Broker Comparison

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

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
 
HDFC Securities Ltd Logo ProStocks 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 ProStocks is a SEBI registered Stock Broker and Depository Participant. ProStocks is fastest growing flat fee discount stock broker offering online trading at BSE and NSE. ProStocks is famous for the unlimited trading plan. This plan offer unlimited ... Know more about ProStocks
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE BSE, NSE
Account Type Online Trading Flat Fee Plan
Broker Enquiry Open an Online Trading Account with HDFC Securities. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you. Open an Online Trading Account with ProStocks. 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

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹999 ₹0
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account AMC ₹750 ₹0 per year (Lifetime Zero AMC)
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
Account Type Online Trading Flat Fee Plan
Fixed Charges NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50% ₹15
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05% ₹15
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% ₹15
Equity Options Brokerage ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) ₹15
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹23 per contract ₹15
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per contract ₹15
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional

Brokerage Plan 2

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
Account Type Online Trading Monthly Unlimited Equity
Fixed Charges NA ₹899
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50% ₹0
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05% ₹0
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% ₹0
Equity Options Brokerage ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) ₹0
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹23 per contract
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per contract
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional

Brokerage Plan 3

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
Account Type Online Trading Monthly Unlimited Currency
Fixed Charges NA ₹499
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher)
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹23 per contract ₹0
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per contract ₹0
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges ₹25 plus taxes
Other Brokerage Charges
Call & Trade Charges ₹0
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Taxes

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
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 ProStocks
Equity Delivery 0.00325% NSE: 0.00325% | BSE: 0.00275%
Equity Intraday 0.00325% NSE: 0.00325% | BSE: 0.00275%
Equity Futures .00190% NSE: 0.0019% | BSE: 0.0005%
Equity Options 0.050% (on premium) NSE: 0.050% | BSE: 0.0025%
Currency Futures 0.00110% NSE: 0.0011% | BSE: 0.0001%
Currency Options 0.040% (on premium) NSE: 0.040% | BSE: 0.0001%
Commodity NA
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Exposure

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
Equity Delivery 2x with Intrest 1x (no margin)
Equity Intraday Upto 20x 7x (Margin intraday sq off) | 10x (Cover Order)
Equity Futures Nil 1.5x
Equity Options Nil 1x (no margin)
Currency Futures Nil 1.5x
Currency Options Nil 1x (no margin)
Commodity Nil NA
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Share Broker Features

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
3 in 1 Account Yes No
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading No No
SMS Alerts Yes No
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes No
Margin Trading Funding Available No No
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 ProStocks, NSE NOW
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM Equity 3:15 PM | Curr: 4:45 PM
Other Features E-Margin, ENCASH,
Referral Program
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
  167 Customer Reviews    Rate HDFC Securities 24 Customer Reviews    Rate ProStocks
Fees Ratings 2.1 4.6
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.9 4.4
Trading Platform Usability 2.9 2.9
Customer Service Ratings 2.6 3.1
Overall Ratings Rated 2.2 stars Rated 3.3 stars
Broker Rating HDFC Securities is Rated 2.2 / 5 based on 167 customer reviews ProStocks is Rated 3.3 / 5 based on 24 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
Contact / Request Call Back
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Investment Options Available

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

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

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
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 ProStocks
Daily Market Report Yes No
Free Tips Yes No
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes No
News Alerts Yes No
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Suitable for Investor Category

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
Casual Investor Yes Yes
Active Investor Yes
Trader Yes

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  HDFC Securities Ltd ProStocks
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...

  • Cheapest flat fee broker in India. Offers ₹899 unlimited equity and equity f&o trading and ₹15 per trade plan.
  • 2-in-1 Accounts offers seamless transactions between trading and demat account.
  • 5 Pricing plans to choose from offers flexibility to stock market investors and active trader. Its extremely easy to switch between the plans.
  • Lowest exchange transaction changes, guaranteed.
  • Life time free demat account with one time ₹1000 deposit. No account opening and no annual maintenance charges.
  • Lowest stamp duty for customer outside Maharashtra. Max stamp duty charged is ₹50 per day.
  • ProStocks do not charge PCM fee to customers. Most other broker include PCM fee to Exchange Transaction Fee.
  • Cheapest Call & Trade fee (₹10 per executed order) among all discount brokers. Other brokers charge minimum ₹20 per trade.
  • 24x7 customer service though Advance Interactive voice response(IVR).

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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

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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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ProStocks offer FREE Trading + Demat Account. You can trade unlimited in equity & equity f&o segment for ₹899/month or choose ₹15 per trade plan. Thereby saving up to 90% on brokerage. ProStocks also offer ₹0 Demat AMC with one time ₹1000 refundable deposit.

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