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HDFC Securities Vs SAMCO Share Broker Comparison

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

  HDFC Securities Ltd SAMCO Securities Limited
 
HDFC Securities Ltd Logo SAMCO Securities Limited 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 SAMCO is India based online discount broker. It offers stock and commodity trading at NSE, BSE, and MCX. SAMCO's NBFC arm provide the margin funding, loan against shares and other financial products. It also offers depository services (demat account)... Know more about SAMCO Securities Limited
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX
Account Type Online Trading Standard
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 SAMCO Securities Limited
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹999 ₹0
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account AMC ₹750 ₹400
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  HDFC Securities Ltd SAMCO Securities Limited
Account Type Online Trading Standard
Fixed Charges NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50% ₹20 per executed order
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05% ₹20 per executed order
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% ₹20 per executed order
Equity Options Brokerage ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) ₹20 per executed order
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹23 per contract ₹20 per executed order
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per contract ₹20 per executed order
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 ₹0
Other Brokerage Charges
Call & Trade Charges ₹0 ₹20 per executed order
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Taxes

  HDFC Securities Ltd SAMCO Securities Limited
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 SAMCO Securities Limited
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 ₹190 per crore | BSE ₹1 per trade (each side)
Equity Options 0.050% (on premium) NSE ₹5000 per crore | BSE ₹1 per trade (each side)
Currency Futures 0.00110% NSE ₹110 per crore (0.0011%)
Currency Options 0.040% (on premium) NSE ₹4000 (on premium) per crore (0.040%)
Commodity NA Non-Agri ₹260 (0.0026%) | Agri ₹175 per Crore
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Exposure

  HDFC Securities Ltd SAMCO Securities Limited
Equity Delivery 2x with Intrest 1x (no margin)
Equity Intraday Upto 20x Normal Orders: 3x to 15x | CO & BO: Up to 33x
Equity Futures Nil Intraday - 40%(2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Equity Options Nil Intraday - 40%(2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Currency Futures Nil Intraday - 50%(2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Currency Options Nil Intraday - 50%(2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Commodity Nil Intraday - 40%(2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Span
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Share Broker Features

  HDFC Securities Ltd SAMCO Securities Limited
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 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, StockNote
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM 3:15 PM
Other Features E-Margin, ENCASH, Margin Products - CashPlus, StockPlus, and InstaPlus
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  HDFC Securities Ltd SAMCO Securities Limited
  167 Customer Reviews    Rate HDFC Securities 11 Customer Reviews    Rate SAMCO
Fees Ratings 2.1 3.5
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.9 4.1
Trading Platform Usability 2.9 2.8
Customer Service Ratings 2.6 3.7
Overall Ratings Rated 2.2 stars Rated 3.7 stars
Broker Rating HDFC Securities is Rated 2.2 / 5 based on 167 customer reviews SAMCO is Rated 3.7 / 5 based on 11 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  HDFC Securities Ltd SAMCO Securities Limited
Contact / Request Call Back
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Investment Options Available

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

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

  HDFC Securities Ltd SAMCO Securities Limited
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 SAMCO Securities Limited
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 SAMCO Securities Limited
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor
Trader Yes

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  HDFC Securities Ltd SAMCO Securities Limited
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...

  • A technology-driven stockbroker with significantly fewer overheads.
  • Flat ₹20 per trade low-cost trading across segments.
  • Instant paperless online account opening process.
  • Margin products available for delivery margin and margin against shares.
  • StockNote, a mobile trading app with personalized news, managed alerts, advanced charts, and watch list with any number of shares.
  • Guest user for mobile app StockNote which allows you to check the app even before you becomes a customer.
  • Advance order types i.e. bracket order and cover order with up to 33 times leverage
  • Free ‘NEST Trader’ install-able trading terminal for frequent traders.

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...

  • No branch offices.
  • Mutual Fund investment is now available.
  • Online IPO applications are not available.
  • Additional charges for broker assisted traders (Call & Trade).

More Disadvantages...

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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.

Interested in opening a trading account? Request Callback from a stock broker.

SAMCO has 2 limited time special offers running at this time.

  1. Trading & Demat Account Opening Fee Waived

    Open trading and demat account at absolutely no cost. The account opening fee is waived for limited period of time.

  2. 100% Brokerage Cash Back for 1st Month

    Open an account with SAMCO, download mobile trading app StockNote and get 100% cashback on brokerage paid for trades done through mobile app in 1st month. This cashback offer works only for trade executed using mobile app.

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