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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi (Compare ICICI Direct and Anand Rathi)

The side-by-side comparison of ICICI Direct and Anand Rathi. Compare ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi brokerage, charges, leverage, margin, demat account and intraday trading. Find which is best ICICI Direct vs Anand Rathi?


ICICI Direct
ICICI Direct is a retail trading and investment service from ICICI Securities, the largest retail stock broker firm in India offering a wide range of investment options to the retail and institutional customers. ICICI Securities is part of ICICI Group, India's top financial service provider offering banking and other financial services. ICICI Securities offers 'online trading and investment' services to over 20 lakhs customers through ICICI Direct (ICICIDirect.com). ICICIDirect.com is the flags... Know more about ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.


Anand Rathi
Incorporated in 1994, Anand Rathi is Mumbai, India based firm engaged in financial and advisory services which includes wealth management, investment banking, corporate advisory, brokerage & distribution of equities, commodities, mutual funds and insurance. Anand Rathi is a full service broker offering brokerage services to retail and institutional customers. Anand Rathi has a presence in India as well as internationally through offices in Dubai and Bangkok. Anand Rathi has network of 350+ br... Know more about Anand Rathi

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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi

Incorporated in 2000, ICICI Direct is a Full Service Broker. It offers trading at BSE, NSE. It has 154 branches across India. Incorporated in 1994, Anand Rathi is a Full Service Broker. It offers trading at NSE, BSE, MCX, NCDEX & NSEL. It has 1200 branches across India.

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Supported Exchnages BSE, NSE NSE, BSE, MCX, NCDEX & NSEL
Account Type 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan) Standard Plan
Year of Incorporation 2000 1994
Number of Branches 154 1200
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Charges & AMC

ICICI Direct trading account opening charges is ₹975 while Anand Rathi account opening changes is ₹750. ICICI Direct Demat Account AMC Charges is ₹700 and Anand Rathi Demat Account AMC Charges is ₹299 from second year onward.

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Trading Account Opening Charges ₹975 ₹750
Trading Account AMC Charges ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Charges ₹0 ₹550
Demat Account AMC Charges ₹700 ₹299 from second year onward
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Brokerage Charges & Plans

ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Brokerage

ICICI Direct brokerage charges for equity is 0.55% and intraday is 0.275% whereas Anand Rathi brokerage charges for equity is 0.5% - 0.15% and intraday is 0.05% -0.015%.

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Account Type 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan) Standard Plan
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.55% 0.5% - 0.15%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.275% 0.05% -0.015%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% to 0.03% 0.05% - 0.015%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹95 to ₹35 per lot ₹75 to ₹20
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.050% to 0.030% 0.05% - 0.015%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹25 to ₹10 per lot ₹75 to ₹20
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage NA 0.008% - 0.05%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage NA
Special Offer
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Brokerage Plan 2

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Account Type I-Saver Plan Standard Plan
Fixed Charges NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.75% to 0.25% 0.5% - 0.15%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.75% to 0.25% 0.05% -0.015%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% to 0.03% 0.05% - 0.015%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹95 to ₹65 per lot ₹75 to ₹20
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.05% to 0.03% 0.05% - 0.015%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage 0.25 to ₹65 per lot ₹75 to ₹20
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage NA 0.008% - 0.05%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage NA
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Brokerage Plan 3

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Account Type ICICIdirect Prime Plan Standard Plan
Fixed Charges ₹900 NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.25% 0.5% - 0.15%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.25% 0.05% -0.015%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.025% 0.05% - 0.015%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹35 ₹75 to ₹20
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹0 0.05% - 0.015%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹0 ₹75 to ₹20
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage NA 0.008% - 0.05%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage NA
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ICICI Direct Charges Vs Anand Rathi

Minimum Brokerage Charges ₹35 per trade
Other Brokerage Charges
Call & Trade Charges ₹25 per call after first 20 free calls per month
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Transaction Charges

ICICI Direct transaction charges for options is ₹5000 per Cr (0.05%) (on premium) while Anand Rathi exchange transaction charges for options is ₹7000 per Cr (0.07%).

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Equity Delivery NSE ₹310 per Cr (0.0031%) | BSE ₹280 per Cr (0.0028%) (each side) NSE ₹350 per Cr (0.0035%) | BSE ₹350 per Cr (0.0035%) (each side)
Equity Intraday NSE ₹310 per Cr (0.0031%) | BSE ₹280 per Cr (0.0028%) (each side) NSE ₹350 per Cr (0.0035%) | BSE ₹350 per Cr (0.0035%) (each side)
Equity Futures ₹180 per Cr (0.0018%) NSE ₹410 per Cr (0.0041%) | BSE ₹210 per Cr (0.0021%) (each side)
Equity Options ₹5000 per Cr (0.05%) (on premium) ₹7000 per Cr (0.07%)
Currency Futures ₹120 per Cr (0.0012%) ₹350 per Cr (0.0035%)
Currency Options ₹5000 per Cr (0.05%) (on premium) ₹7000 per Cr (0.07%)
Commodity NA ₹350 per Cr (0.0035%)
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Leverage (Margin)

ICICI Direct provides the margin of Upto 25x for intraday trades whereas the Anand Rathi margin for intraday cash is Upto 10x.

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Equity Delivery 5x with Interest upto 4x
Equity Intraday Upto 25x Upto 10x
Equity Futures 4x Upto 2x
Equity Options 2x for shorting Upto 2x for shorting
Currency Futures NA Upto 2x
Currency Options NA Upto 2x for shorting
Commodity Futures NA Upto 2x
Commodity Options
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Compare ICICI Direct and Anand Rathi Features

The trading platforms offered ICICI Direct include ICICIdirect.com (website), Trade Racer, ICICIDirect Mobile App. Anand Rathi offers Trade X trading software.

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
3 in 1 Account Yes No
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading No Yes
SMS Alerts No Yes
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available Yes Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity Cash) Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity F&O) Yes
Trading Platform ICICIdirect.com (website), Trade Racer, ICICIDirect Mobile App Trade X
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM
Other Features Bullet Trading, Can trade in 32 exchanges through Saxo Trader
Referral Program
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Review

ICICI Direct is rated 2.4 of 5 based on 422 customer reviews whereas Anand Rathi is rated 3.1 of 5 based on 12 customer reviews.

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
  422 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICI Direct 12 Customer Reviews    Rate Anand Rathi
Fees 2.3 3.2
Trading Brokerage 1.7 3.3
Trading Platform Usability 3.4 3.1
Customer Service 2.7 3.4
Research Capabilities 3.0
Overall Ratings Rated 2.4 stars Rated 3.1 stars
Broker Rating ICICI Direct is rated 2.4 of 5 based on 422 customer reviews Anand Rathi is rated 3.1 of 5 based on 12 customer reviews
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Investment Options

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity No Yes
Currency Yes Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) Yes Yes
Mutual Funds Yes Yes
Bond / NCD Yes Yes
Debt Yes Yes
Other Investment Options Equity, Derivatives, Currency, Mutual Funds, ETF, Insurance, FD/Bonds, Loans, Tax, ELocker, NPS
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Order Type Offered

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Bracket Order No No
Cover Order Yes No
Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST) Yes
Sell Today Buy Tomorrow (STBT) No
After Market Order(AMO) No Yes
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) Yes No
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Research Report

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Daily Market Report Yes Yes
Free Tips Yes Yes
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes Yes
News Alerts Yes Yes
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi Suitable For Investor Type

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor Yes
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ICICI Direct Vs Anand Rathi - Advantages and Disadvantages

  ICICI Direct Anand Rathi
Pros
  • Offers 3-in-1 account which makes stock market investment very easy for casual investors.
  • Wide range of investment options available under one portal.
  • Provides a low bandwidth website which works well where internet connection is slow.
  • GTC (good till cancellation) and off-market hours order placement facility is very useful.

More Advantages...

  1. They have 200 branches for extensive reach.
  2. call & trade is also available.
  3. Investment online in IPOs, Mutual Funds, GOI Bonds all from one website. General Insurance is also available.
  4. Trading is available in both BSE and NSE.
  5. Low bandwidth website is available for slow internet connection or for trading from mobile devices.

More Advantages...

Cons
  • ICICI Security charges highest brokerage in comparison to most of the retail broke₹in India.
  • Very high 'minimum brokerage' of ₹35 per trade or 2.5% of the trade value whichever is lower.
  • Poor performance of website is reported in peak hou₹of trading.
  • Trading Terminal (Trade Racer) cost ₹75 per month if brokerage paid in a month is less then ₹750.
  • Demat Account is mandatory.
  • Commodity trading is not available for retail investors.
  • Call & trade cost extra ₹25 per call after first 20 free calls in a month.

More Disadvantages...

  1. AnandRathi brokerage is high and not negotiable.
  2. They don't offer 3 in 1 account.
  3. There are some extra charges for their featured products.

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ICICI 3-in-1 Account

ICICI Direct offers a 3-in-1 account, a combination of saving bank, trading and demat account. It offers one-click investment in Equity, Derivatives, Mutual Funds, IPO, ETF, Life Insurance, General Insurance, Currency, and Fixed Deposits.

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