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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 Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE BSE, NSE, MCX
Account Type 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 ₹999 ₹150 (Eq and F&O), ₹150 (MCX)
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account AMC ₹750 ₹150
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
Account Type Online Trading Upstox Basic
Fixed Charges NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50% ₹0
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05% ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Equity Options Brokerage ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹23 per contract ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per contract ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional ₹20 per trade or 0.01% (whichever is lower)
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional

Brokerage Plan 2

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
Account Type Online Trading Upstox Priority
Fixed Charges NA ₹0
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50% ₹0
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05% ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Equity Options Brokerage ₹100 per lot or 1% of the premium (whichever is higher) ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹23 per contract ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per contract ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.02% for Intraday / 0.025% for positional ₹30 per trade or 0.05% (whichever is lower)
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 trade
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Taxes

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
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 Upstox
Equity Delivery 0.00325% NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275
Equity Intraday 0.00325% NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275
Equity Futures .00190% NSE ₹210
Equity Options 0.050% (on premium) NSE ₹5500
Currency Futures 0.00110% ₹150
Currency Options 0.040% (on premium) ₹6000
Commodity NA MCX ₹260/Cr
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Exposure

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
Equity Delivery 2x with Intrest 2.5x
Equity Intraday Upto 20x Regular: 15x | Priority Pack: 20x | Regular CO: 20x | Priority Pack CO: 25x
Equity Futures Nil Regular: 4x | Priority Pack: 4x | Regular CO: 4x | Priority Pack CO: 6x
Equity Options Nil Regular: 4x | Priority Pack: 4x | Regular CO: 4x | Priority Pack CO: 5x
Currency Futures Nil Regular: 4x | Priority Pack: 4x | Regular CO: 4x | Priority Pack CO: 5x
Currency Options Nil Regular: 4x | Priority Pack: 4x | Regular CO: 4x | Priority Pack CO: 5x
Commodity Nil 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 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 Upstox Pro Web, Dartstock, NEST Trader, Fox Trader, iOS and Android Algola
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM 3:15 PM
Other Features E-Margin, ENCASH, Option strategy builder
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
  167 Customer Reviews    Rate HDFC Securities 49 Customer Reviews    Rate Upstox
Fees Ratings 2.1 3.8
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.9 3.6
Trading Platform Usability 2.9 2.9
Customer Service Ratings 2.6 2.5
Overall Ratings Rated 2.2 stars Rated 2.6 stars
Broker Rating HDFC Securities is Rated 2.2 / 5 based on 167 customer reviews Upstox is Rated 2.6 / 5 based on 49 customer reviews
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  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
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Investment Options Available

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
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 No
Other Investment Options Insurance, FD, NCD, Bond, NPS, Loan, NRI Trading
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Customer Service Offered

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

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

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

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  HDFC Securities Ltd Upstox
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...

  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.

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 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.
  • Upstox doesn't offer NRI Trading and Demat Account.

More Disadvantages...

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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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Limited Time Offer - Free Account Opening (₹300 waived) until May 17th 2019

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