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HDFC Securities Vs Upstox Share Broker Comparison

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

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
 
HDFC Securities Ltd Logo Upstox 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 Upstox is a tech-first low cost broking firm in India providing trading opportunities at unbeatable prices. Company provide trading on different segments such as equities, commodities, currency, futures, options which are available on its Upstox Pro ... Know more about Upstox
Type of Broker What is this parameter? Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchnage What is this parameter? BSE, NSE BSE, NSE, MCX
Account Type What is this parameter? Online Trading Upstox Basic
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 Upstox. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
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Stock Broker Fees / Charges

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
Trading Account Opening Fees What is this parameter? ₹999 ₹150 (Eq and F&O), ₹150 (MCX)
Trading Account AMC What is this parameter? ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees What is this parameter? ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account AMC What is this parameter? ₹750 ₹150 (paid upfront)
Demat Account is Mandatory? What is this parameter? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
Account Type Online Trading Upstox Basic
Fixed Charges What is this parameter? NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.50% ₹0
Equity Intraday Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.10% ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Equity Futures Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.05% ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Equity Options Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹23 per contract ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Currency Options Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹20 per contract ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.025% ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹100 per lot

Brokerage Plan 2

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
Account Type Online Trading Upstox Priority
Fixed Charges What is this parameter? NA ₹0
Equity Delivery Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.50% ₹0
Equity Intraday Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.10% ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Equity Futures Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.05% ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Equity Options Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹23 per contract ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Currency Options Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹20 per contract ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? 0.025% ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage What is this parameter? ₹100 per lot

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges What is this parameter? ₹25 plus taxes ₹0
Other Brokerage Charges What is this parameter?
Call & Trade Charges What is this parameter? ₹0 ₹20 per trade
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Taxes

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
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 Upstox
Equity Delivery What is this parameter? NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275
Equity Intraday What is this parameter? NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275
Equity Futures What is this parameter? NSE ₹210
Equity Options What is this parameter? NSE ₹5500
Currency Futures What is this parameter? ₹150
Currency Options What is this parameter? ₹6000
Commodity What is this parameter? MCX ₹260/Cr
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Exposure

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
Equity Delivery What is this parameter? 1x
Equity Intraday What is this parameter? Regular: 15x | Priority Pack: 20x | Regular CO: 20x | Priority Pack CO: 25x
Equity Futures What is this parameter? Regular: 4x | Priority Pack: 4x | Regular CO: 4x | Priority Pack CO: 6x
Equity Options What is this parameter? Regular: 4x | Priority Pack: 4x | Regular CO: 4x | Priority Pack CO: 5x
Currency Futures What is this parameter? Regular: 4x | Priority Pack: 4x | Regular CO: 4x | Priority Pack CO: 5x
Currency Options What is this parameter? Regular: 4x | Priority Pack: 4x | Regular CO: 4x | Priority Pack CO: 5x
Commodity What is this parameter? Regular: 2.5x | Priority Pack: 3x | Regular CO: 3x | Priority Pack CO: 4x
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Share Broker Features

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
3 in 1 Account What is this parameter? Yes No
Charting What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Automated Trading What is this parameter? No No
SMS Alerts What is this parameter? Yes No
Online Demo What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Online Portfolio What is this parameter? Yes No
Margin Trading Funding Available What is this parameter? No 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 Upstox Pro Web, Dartstock, NEST Trader, Fox Trader, iOS and Android Algola
Intraday Square-off Time What is this parameter? 3:30 PM 3:15 PM
Other Features What is this parameter? E-Margin, ENCASH,
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
  166 Customer Reviews    Rate HDFC Securities 46 Customer Reviews    Rate Upstox
Fees Ratings 2.2 3.7
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.9 3.6
Trading Platform Usability 2.9 2.8
Customer Service Ratings 2.6 2.4
Overall Ratings Rated 2.2 stars Rated 2.5 stars
Broker Rating HDFC Securities is Rated 2.2 / 5 based on 166 customer reviews Upstox is Rated 2.5 / 5 based on 46 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

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

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
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 No
Mutual Funds What is this parameter? Yes No
Bond / NCD What is this parameter? Yes No
Debt What is this parameter? Yes No
Other Investment Options What is this parameter? Insurance, FD, NCD, Bond, NPS, Loan, NRI Trading
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Customer Service Offered

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
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 No
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Order Type

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
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 Upstox
Daily Market Report What is this parameter? Yes No
Free Tips What is this parameter? Yes No
Quarterly Result Analysis What is this parameter? Yes No
News Alerts What is this parameter? Yes No
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Suitable for Investor Category

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
Casual Investor What is this parameter? Yes
Active Investor What is this parameter? Yes
Trader What is this parameter? Yes

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
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. Upstox basic plan offers brokerage free trading in Equity Delivery segment.
  2. No brokerage for equity delivery trades.
  3. Free trading software including mobile and web trading app.
  4. Advance orders including AMO, CO and BO are available.
  5. Margin Against Share and Trailing-Stop/Stop-Loss (SL) are available to all.
  6. AmiBroker connector available for Algo Trading.
  7. Mutual Funds are available for investment.
  8. Higher leverage is available under different brokerage plan.

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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...

  • No margin funding.
  • No equity 'good till cancelled' orders.
  • Unlimited monthly plans not available.
  • Additional fee for call & trader.
  • Additional fee for square off done by the broker.
  • Higher demat debit transaction charges.
  • Online IPO, FPO, Bonds and NCD's are not available.
  • No stock tips or recommendations.

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Reviews What is this parameter? Useful articles about Upstox:
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.

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

Get Account Opening Fee Refunded

Get free equity delivery trading (truly no brokerage) and pay flat ₹20 intranet and F&O trade brokerage. In addition get you account opening fees refunded as brokerage cashback.

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