ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities (Compare ICICI Direct and Reliance Securities)

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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
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ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Logo Reliance Securities Limited Logo
About the Broker 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 Grou... Know more about ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Reliance Securities, A Reliance Capital Limited Company, is the financial services division of Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani (ADA) Group. Reliance ADA group is among top 3 business houses in India with wide range of presence across various sectors. ... Know more about Reliance Securities Limited
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE BSE, NSE
Account Type 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan) R Fixed Online
Broker Enquiry Open an Online Trading Account with ICICI Direct. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you. Open an Online Trading Account with Reliance Securities. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
Year of Incorporation 2000 2006
Number of Branches 154 40
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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities Charges

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹975 ₹950
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account AMC ₹700 ₹400
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No
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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities Brokerage

Brokerage Plan 1

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
Account Type 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan) R Fixed Online
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.55% 0.40%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.275% 0.04%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% to 0.03% 0.04%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹95 to ₹35 per lot ₹100 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.050% to 0.030% 0.04%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹25 to ₹10 per lot ₹100 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage NA NA
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage NA NA
Special Offer
Special Offer: Get ICICI Direct 3-in-1 account, an integrated trading + demat + bank account for one-click investment in stock market and mutual funds. Request a Callback.

Brokerage Plan 2

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
Account Type I-Saver Plan R Fixed
Fixed Charges NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.75% to 0.25% 0.50%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.75% to 0.25% 0.05%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% to 0.03% 0.05%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹95 to ₹65 per lot ₹100 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.05% to 0.03%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage 0.25 to ₹65 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage NA
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage NA

Brokerage Plan 3

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
Account Type ICICIdirect Prime Plan R Fixed Online
Fixed Charges ₹900 NA
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.25% 0.40%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.25% 0.04%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.025% 0.04%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹35 ₹100 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹0 0.04%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹0 ₹100 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage NA NA
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage NA NA

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges ₹35 per trade 5 paise per share
Other Brokerage Charges Physical contract note: ₹40 | Physical Ledger: ₹40
Call & Trade Charges ₹25 per call after first 20 free calls per month ₹20 per call (First 20 calls free)
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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities Taxes

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
Securities Transaction Tax (STT)
Equity Intraday0.025% (on Sell trade)
Equity Delivery0.1% (on Buy and Sell)
Equity Futures0.01% (on Sell trade)
Equity Options0.05% (on Sell trade premium) or 0.125% (on excersied options)
Currency FuturesNil
Currency OptionsNil
Commodities0.01% on sell side (Non-Agri)
Exchange Transaction Charges Check table below
SEBI Charges Rs 15 per Crore
Goods and Services Tax (GST) 18% on (brokerage + transaction charges)
Stamp Duty Charged as per the state of the client's correspondence address.
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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities Transaction Charges

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
Equity Delivery NSE ₹310 per Cr (0.0031%) | BSE ₹280 per Cr (0.0028%) (each side) 0.0035%
Equity Intraday NSE ₹310 per Cr (0.0031%) | BSE ₹280 per Cr (0.0028%) (each side) 0.0035%
Equity Futures ₹180 per Cr (0.0018%) 0.0033%
Equity Options ₹5000 per Cr (0.05%) (on premium) 0.063% on premium
Currency Futures ₹120 per Cr (0.0012%)
Currency Options ₹5000 per Cr (0.05%) (on premium)
Commodity NA NA
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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities Exposure Margin

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
Equity Delivery 5x with Interest Upto 3x with 21% interest per year
Equity Intraday Upto 25x Upto 10x
Equity Futures 4x Upto 3x
Equity Options 2x for shorting Nil
Currency Futures NA Nil
Currency Options NA Nil
Commodity Futures NA NA
Commodity Options
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ICICI Direct and Reliance Securities Feature Comparison

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
3 in 1 Account Yes No
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading No No
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 InstaXpress, InstaPlus, Tick, Tick PRO, R Mobile express
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM
Other Features Bullet Trading, Can trade in 32 exchanges through Saxo Trader Mobile Application: Rmobile Xpress
Referral Program
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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities Review

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
  413 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICI Direct 62 Customer Reviews    Rate Reliance Securities
Fees 2.3 3.5
Trading Brokerage 1.7 3.4
Trading Platform Usability 3.4 3.3
Customer Service 2.8 3.5
Research Capabilities 3.8 4.0
Overall Ratings Rated 2.4 stars Rated 3.3 stars
Broker Rating ICICI Direct is Rated 2.4 / 5 based on 413 customer reviews Reliance Securities is Rated 3.3 / 5 based on 62 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

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Get ICICI Direct 3-in-1 account, an integrated trading + demat + bank account for one-click investment in stock market and mutual funds. Request a Callback.

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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities Investment Options

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
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 No
Other Investment Options Equity, Derivatives, Currency, Mutual Funds, ETF, Insurance, FD/Bonds, Loans, Tax, ELocker, NPS Option strategies, R Model Portfolio
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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities Customer Service

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
24/7 Customer Service No No
Onine Live Chat No Yes
Through Branches Yes Yes
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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities Order Type Offered

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

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
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 Reliance Securities Suitable For Investor Type

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor Yes
Trader Yes
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ICICI Direct Vs Reliance Securities - Advantages and Disadvantages

  ICICI Direct Reliance Securities
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.

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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.

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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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