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HDFC Securities Vs SMC Global Share Broker Comparison

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

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
 
HDFC Securities Ltd Logo SMC Global 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 Incorporated in 1994, SMC Global Limited is a leading financial services company in India offering services across brokerage, investment banking and wealth management. SMC Global has a presense in India as well as internationally through office... Know more about SMC Global Limited
Type of Broker What is this parameter? Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Supported Exchnage What is this parameter? BSE, NSE NSE, BSE, MCX, NCDEX
Account Type What is this parameter? Online Trading
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 SMC Global. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
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Stock Broker Fees / Charges

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
Trading Account Opening Fees What is this parameter? ₹999 Rs 1000
Trading Account AMC What is this parameter? ₹0 Nil
Demat Account Opening Fees What is this parameter? ₹0 Nil
Demat Account AMC What is this parameter? ₹750 Rs 300
Demat Account is Mandatory? What is this parameter? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
Account Type Online Trading
Fixed Charges What is this parameter? NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.50% 0.3%
Equity Intraday Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.10% 0.03%
Equity Futures Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.05% 0.03%
Equity Options Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) Rs.70 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹23 per contract 0.03%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹20 per contract Rs.20 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.025% 0.03%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹100 per lot

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges What is this parameter? ₹25 plus taxes Rs 25 per trade or 2.5% of the trade value whichever is lower
Other Brokerage Charges What is this parameter?
Call & Trade Charges What is this parameter? ₹0
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Taxes

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
Securities Transaction Tax (STT) What is this parameter?
  • 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 What is this parameter? Check table below Check table below
SEBI Charges What is this parameter? Rs 15 per Crore Rs 15 per Crore
Goods and Services Tax (GST) What is this parameter? 18% on (brokerage + transaction charges) 18% on (brokerage + transaction charges)
Stamp Duty What is this parameter? 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 SMC Global Limited
Equity Delivery What is this parameter? 0.0035%
Equity Intraday What is this parameter? 0.0035%
Equity Futures What is this parameter? 0.0029%
Equity Options What is this parameter? 0.065% (on premium)
Currency Futures What is this parameter? 0.0029%
Currency Options What is this parameter? 0.065% (on premium)
Commodity What is this parameter? 0.0030%
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Exposure

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
Equity Delivery What is this parameter?
Equity Intraday What is this parameter?
Equity Futures What is this parameter?
Equity Options What is this parameter?
Currency Futures What is this parameter?
Currency Options What is this parameter?
Commodity What is this parameter?
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Share Broker Features

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
3 in 1 Account What is this parameter? Yes No
Charting What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Automated Trading What is this parameter? No Yes
SMS Alerts What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Online Demo What is this parameter? Yes
Online Portfolio What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available What is this parameter? No
Margin Against Shares (Equity Cash) What is this parameter? Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity F&O) What is this parameter? No
Trading Platform What is this parameter? ProTerminal, Blink, smallcase, Voice Enabled Investing, Mobile Trading App, Digify ODIN Diet
Intraday Square-off Time What is this parameter? 3:30 PM
Other Features What is this parameter? E-Margin, ENCASH,
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
  166 Customer Reviews    Rate HDFC Securities 13 Customer Reviews    Rate SMC Global
Fees Ratings 2.2 3.8
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.9 3.3
Trading Platform Usability 2.9 3.9
Customer Service Ratings 2.6 3.8
Overall Ratings Rated 2.2 stars Rated 3.8 stars
Broker Rating HDFC Securities is Rated 2.2 / 5 based on 166 customer reviews SMC Global is Rated 3.8 / 5 based on 13 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

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

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
Stock / Equity What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Commodity What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Currency What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Mutual Funds What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Bond / NCD What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Debt What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Other Investment Options What is this parameter? Insurance, FD, NCD, Bond, NPS, Loan, NRI Trading Insurance
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Customer Service Offered

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
24/7 Customer Service What is this parameter? No No
Onine Live Chat What is this parameter? Yes No
Through Branches What is this parameter? Yes Yes
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Order Type

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
Bracket Order What is this parameter? No
Cover Order What is this parameter? Yes
Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST) What is this parameter? Yes
Sell Today Buy Tomorrow (STBT) What is this parameter? No
After Market Order(AMO) What is this parameter? Yes
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) What is this parameter? Yes
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Research / Tips / Reports Published

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
Daily Market Report What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Free Tips What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Quarterly Result Analysis What is this parameter? Yes Yes
News Alerts What is this parameter? Yes Yes
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Suitable for Investor Category

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
Casual Investor What is this parameter? Yes
Active Investor What is this parameter?
Trader What is this parameter?

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  HDFC Securities Ltd SMC Global Limited
Pros What is this parameter?
  • 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...

  1. They have 50+ branches for extensive reach.
  2. Call and trade facility is also available.
  3. Clients can place AMO (After Market Orders) and BTST (Buy Today Sell tomorrow) orders.
  4. Investment online in IPOs, Mutual Funds, GOI Bonds all from one website. General Insurance is also available.
  5. Trading is available in both BSE and NSE.
  6. Low bandwidth website is available for slow internet connection or for trading from mobile devices.

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Cons What is this parameter?
  • 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...

  1. Mobile trading on NSE is not available.
  2. They don't offer 3 in 1 account.
  3. There charge extra for their featured products.

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Reviews What is this parameter?
Promo / Offers What is this parameter?

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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