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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money (Compare ICICIdirect and Paytm Money)


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ICICIdirect
ICICIdirect is one of the largest retail stock brokers in India. It is part of the ICICI Group. It offers online trading and investment services to over 50 lakhs customers. The services offered include equity, commodity, and currency trading at BSE, NSE, and MCX. The company also offers Mutual Fund & IPO, Fixed deposits, Bond, NCD, wealth products, Home Loans, Loans against Securities, etc. ICICIdirect's most popular service is its 3-in-1 account, which includes ICICI Bank Account, ICICI Tr... Know more about ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd.


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Paytm Money
Incorporated in 2017, Paytm Money Limited (commonly known as Paytm Money) is a Bengaluru based discount brokering firm. Paytm Money is a wholly-owned subsidiary of India's largest and leading digital goods and mobile platform, One97 Communications Ltd that also owns the Paytm brand. Paytm is an RBI-approved Indian e-commerce payment system. Paytm Money is a SEBI registered stockbroker and an Investment Advisor. The company has a depository participant membership of CDSL and is also a member of ... Know more about Paytm Money Limited

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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money

Incorporated in 2000, ICICIdirect is a Full Service Broker. It offers trading at BSE, NSE. It has 154 branches across India. Incorporated in 2017, Paytm Money is a Discount Broker. It offers trading at NSE and BSE. It has 1 branches across India.

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Exchnage Membership BSE, NSE NSE and BSE
Year of Incorporation 2000 2017
Number of Branches 154 1
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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Charges & AMC

ICICIdirect trading account opening charges is Rs 0 (Free) while Paytm Money account opening changes is Rs 0. ICICIdirect Demat Account AMC Charges is Rs 300 (from 2nd year) and Paytm Money Demat Account AMC Charges is Rs 0 (Free).

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
Trading Account Opening Charges Rs 0 (Free) Rs 0
Trading Account AMC Charges Rs 0 (Free) Rs 300 (Annual Platform Fees)
Demat Account Opening Charges Rs 0 (Free) Rs 0
Demat Account AMC Charges Rs 300 (from 2nd year) Rs 0 (Free)
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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Brokerage Charges & Plans

ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Brokerage

ICICIdirect brokerage charges for equity is 0.55% and intraday is Rs 20 per order whereas Paytm Money brokerage charges for equity is Rs 0 (Free) and intraday is Lower of 0.05% or Rs 10 per executed order.

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
Account Type ICICI Neo Plan Standard Plan
Fixed Charges NA NA
Equity Delivery 0.55% Rs 0 (Free)
Equity Intraday Rs 20 per order Lower of 0.05% or Rs 10 per executed order
Equity Futures Rs 0 (Free) Rs 10 per executed order
Equity Options Rs 20 per order Rs 10 per executed order
Currency Futures Rs 20 per order
Currency Options Rs 20 per order
Commodity Futures Rs 20 per order
Commodity Options Rs 20 per order
Special Offer
Special Offer: ICICIdirect Neo Plan - Flat Rs 20 per trade brokerage (Intraday and F&O) + Free Account Opening + Get funds in 30 minutes from sell orders + Free trading tips. Open Instant Account Now
Special Offer: ₹0 account opening fee + ₹300 of free brokerage + Brokerage-free equity delivery trades for life + Flat ₹10 Intra-day and F&O trades + ₹0 Demat AMC. Get the offer

ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Brokerage Plan 2

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
Account Type I-Secure Plan Standard Plan
Fixed Charges NA NA
Equity Delivery 0.55% Rs 0 (Free)
Equity Intraday 0.275% Lower of 0.05% or Rs 10 per executed order
Equity Futures 0.05% Rs 10 per executed order
Equity Options Rs 95 per lot Rs 10 per executed order
Currency Futures Rs 20 per order
Currency Options Rs 20 per order
Commodity Futures Rs 20 per order
Commodity Options Rs 20 per order

ICICIdirect Charges Vs Paytm Money

Minimum Brokerage Rs 35 per trade (I-Secure Plan) Rs 0.01 per executed order on Equity Delivery trades
Other Charges Margin Trading Interest: 0.025% Per day Platform Usage Fees - Rs300 p.a; Physical Statements/Documents - ₹300 per request + ₹300 per Courier
Call & Trade Charges Rs 50 per trade Rs 300
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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Transaction Charges

ICICIdirect transaction charges for options is Rs 5000 per Cr (0.05%) (on premium) while Paytm Money exchange transaction charges for options is Rs 5,000 per Cr (0.05%).

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
Equity Delivery NSE Rs 310 per Cr (0.0031%) | BSE Rs 280 per Cr (0.0028%) (each side) NSE Rs 325 per Cr (0.00325%) | BSE Rs 300 per Cr (0.003%) (each side)
Equity Intraday NSE Rs 310 per Cr (0.0031%) | BSE Rs 280 per Cr (0.0028%) (each side) NSE Rs 325 per Cr (0.00325%) | BSE Rs 300 per Cr (0.003%) (each side)
Equity Futures Rs 180 per Cr (0.0018%) Rs 190 per Cr (0.0019%)
Equity Options Rs 5000 per Cr (0.05%) (on premium) Rs 5,000 per Cr (0.05%)
Currency Futures Rs 120 per Cr (0.0012%)
Currency Options Rs 5000 per Cr (0.05%) (on premium)
Commodity Group A - Rs 260 per Cr (0.0026%)
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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Leverage (Margin)

ICICIdirect margin for intraday trading is up to 20% of the trade value (5x leverage) based on the stock whereas the Paytm Money margin for intraday cash is also up to 20% of the trade value (5x leverage) based on the stock.

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
Equity Delivery 100% of trade value (1x leverage) 100% of trade value (1x leverage)
Equity Intraday Up to 20% of trade value (5x leverage) Up to 20% of trade value (5x leverage)
F&O (Eq, Curr, Comm) 100% of NRML margin (Span + Exposure) (1x leverage) 100% of NRML margin (Span + Exposure) (1x leverage)
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Compare ICICIdirect and Paytm Money Features

The trading platforms offered ICICIdirect include ICICIdirect.com (website), Trade Racer, ICICIDirect Mobile App. Paytm Money offers Paytm Money mobile app, Paytm Money website trading software.

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
3 in 1 Account Yes No
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading No No
SMS Alerts No No
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Yes No
Margin Against Shares (Equity Cash) Yes No
Margin Against Shares (Equity F&O) Yes No
Trading Platform ICICIdirect.com (website), Trade Racer, ICICIDirect Mobile App Paytm Money mobile app, Paytm Money website
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM 3:15 PM
Other Features Bullet Trading, Can trade in 32 exchanges through Saxo Trader
Referral Program
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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Review

ICICIdirect is rated 2.4 of 5 based on 453 customer reviews whereas Paytm Money is rated 3.4 of 5 based on 17 customer reviews.

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
  453 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICIdirect 17 Customer Reviews    Rate Paytm Money
Fees 2.2 3.4
Brokerage 1.7 3.9
Trading Platform 3.3 3.6
Customer Service 2.7 2.5
Research Capabilities 2.9 3.2
Overall Ratings Rated 2.4 stars Rated 3.4 stars
Broker Rating ICICIdirect is rated 2.4 of 5 based on 453 customer reviews Paytm Money is rated 3.4 of 5 based on 17 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  ICICIdirect Enquire Paytm Money Enquire
Contact Broker ICICIdirect Neo Plan - Flat Rs 20 per trade brokerage (Intraday and F&O) + Free Account Opening + Get funds in 30 minutes from sell orders + Free trading tips. Open Instant Account Now ₹0 account opening fee + ₹300 of free brokerage + Brokerage-free equity delivery trades for life + Flat ₹10 Intra-day and F&O trades + ₹0 Demat AMC. Get the offer
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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Investment Options

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity Yes No
Currency Yes No
IPO Yes Yes
Mutual Funds Yes Yes
Bond / NCD Yes No
Debt Yes No
Other Investment Options Equity, Derivatives, Currency, Mutual Funds, ETF, Insurance, FD/Bonds, Loans, Tax, ELocker, NPS NPS Retirement Fund, Digital Fund
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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Order Type Offered

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
Bracket Order No Yes
Cover Order Yes Yes
Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST) Yes Yes
Sell Today Buy Tomorrow (STBT) No No
After Market Order(AMO) No Yes
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) Yes No
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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Research Report

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
Daily Market Report Yes No
Free Tips Yes No
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes No
News Alerts Yes No
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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money Suitable For Investor Type

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor Yes
Trader Yes
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ICICIdirect Vs Paytm Money - Pros and Cons

  ICICIdirect Paytm Money
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.
  • Brokerage free equity delivery trading.
  • Low-cost trading charges.
  • Free Mutual Fund investments with no hidden charges.
  • Direct MF platform that helps you earn an extra 1% returns.
  • Zero Maintenance Charges.
  • Instant digital account opening.
  • Simple and easy trading platforms.
  • Online IPO application services.
  • Offers to invest in NPS and digital gold investment along with Stocks, Derivatives, and MF.
Cons
  • ICICI Security charges highest brokerage in comparison to most of the retail brokers in India.
  • Very high 'minimum brokerage' of Rs 35 per trade or 2.5% of the trade value whichever is lower.
  • Poor performance of website is reported in peak hours of trading.
  • Trading Terminal (Trade Racer) cost Rs 75 per month if brokerage paid in a month is less then Rs 750.
  • Demat Account is mandatory.
  • Call & trade cost extra Rs 50 per trade in Neo/Prime Plans.
  • Branch support not available.
  • GTC order type not available.
  • Trading platforms uses fee: Rs 300 per year.
  • No Margin trading facility.
  • No Margin against shares.
  • Commodity and Currency trading not available.
Reviews

Paytm Money Limited, commonly known as Paytm Money, is a Bengaluru based online discount broker incorporated in 2017 offering trading and investment services for an entire range of financial products like Equity, Derivatives, Direct Mutual Funds, Digital gold, NPS retirement funds, and IPO. The company also provides investment advisory services by way of offering investment packs for mutual fund investments.

The company claims to be a leader and pioneer in low-cost trading. Paytm Money follows a flat fee model. The maximum brokerage charged by the broker is Rs 10 per trade. Paytm Money offers free Equity Delivery trading. Paytm Money is a member of NSE and BSE and has a depository membership with CDSL.

Paytm Money charges Rs 200 towards account opening and zero annual maintenance charges for the Demat account. The company offers an online trading platform - Paytm Money on Android, iOS, and website.

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ICICIdirect Neo Plan (Discount Brokerage)

Open a 3-in-1 account with Neo Plan for:

  • Free Account Opening
  • Brokerage-Free Equity Futures trading
  • Flat Rs. 20 per trade brokerage in Options, Currency F&O and Commodity futures in BSE, NSE and MCX
  • Free trading tips
  • Get funds in your bank account in just 30 minutes of selling stocks

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