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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
 
ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Logo Yes Securities Limited Logo
About the Broker ICICIdirect 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... Know more about ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Incorporated in 2013, YES Securities (YSL) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of YES Bank Limited. YSL is a full-service stockbroker registered with SEBI and is a member of NSE and BSE. The company offers broking services in Equity, Derivatives and Currenc... Know more about Yes 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) INVEST Value Plan
Broker Enquiry Open an Online Trading Account with ICICIDirect. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you. Open an Online Trading Account with Yes Securities. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
Year of Incorporation 2000 2013
Number of Branches 154 52
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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities Charges

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹975 ₹0
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account AMC ₹450 ₹500
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No
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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities Brokerage

Brokerage Plan 1

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
Account Type 3-in-1 Account (I-Secure Plan) INVEST Value Plan
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.55% 0.45%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.275% 0.05%(both Sides)
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% to 0.03% 0.05% | Intraday - 0.02%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹95 to ₹35 per lot ₹75 per lot | Intraday - ₹25 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.050% to 0.030% 0.05% | Intraday - 0.02%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹25 to ₹10 per lot ₹75 per lot | Intraday - ₹25 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage NA NA
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage NA NA

Brokerage Plan 2

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
Account Type I-Saver Plan INVEST Advantage Plan (₹5 to ₹25 Lakhs Turnover)
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.75% to 0.25% 0.40%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.75% to 0.25% 0.04%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% to 0.03% 0.04% | Intraday - 0.02%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹95 to ₹65 per lot ₹70 per lot | Intraday - ₹25 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.05% to 0.03% 0.04% | Intraday - 0.02%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹95 to ₹65 per lot ₹70 per lot | Intraday - ₹25 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage NA NA
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage NA

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges ₹35 per trade ₹25 or 2.5% of Trade Value whichever is lower
Other Brokerage Charges
Call & Trade Charges ₹25 per call after first 20 free calls per month Additional ₹25 per executed order
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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities Taxes

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
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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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities Transaction Charges

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
Equity Delivery NSE: 0.0031% | BSE: 0.0028% 0.00325%
Equity Intraday NSE: 0.0031% | BSE: 0.0028% 0.00325%
Equity Futures 0.0018% 0.002%
Equity Options 0.05% on Premium 0.053% (on premium)
Currency Futures 0.0012% 0.00125%
Currency Options 0.05% on Premium 0.0435% (on premium)
Commodity NA 0.0030%
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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities Exposure Margin

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
Equity Delivery 5x with Interest 1x (no margin)
Equity Intraday Upto 25x Upto 5X
Equity Futures 4x Upto 3x
Equity Options 2x for shorting Upto 3x for shorting
Currency Futures NA Upto 2x for Intraday
Currency Options NA Upto 3x for shorting
Commodity Futures NA NA
Commodity Options
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ICICIDirect and Yes Securities Feature Comparison

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
3 in 1 Account Yes Yes
Charting Yes No
Automated Trading No No
SMS Alerts No No
Online Demo Yes No
Online Portfolio Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available 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 YesInvest (Website), Yes Trader (Mobile App)
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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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities Review

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
  401 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICIDirect 1 Customer Reviews    Rate Yes Securities
Fees Ratings 2.3 3.0
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.7 1.0
Trading Platform Usability 3.4 3.0
Customer Service Ratings 2.8 3.0
Overall Ratings Rated 2.4 stars Rated 3.0 stars
Broker Rating ICICIDirect is Rated 2.4 / 5 based on 401 customer reviews Yes Securities is Rated 3.0 / 5 based on 1 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
Contact / Request Call Back
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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities Investment Options

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity No No
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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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities Customer Service

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
24/7 Customer Service No No
Onine Live Chat No No
Through Branches Yes Yes
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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities Order Type Offered

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
Bracket Order No No
Cover Order Yes Yes
Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST) Yes No
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 Yes Securities Research Report

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
Daily Market Report Yes Yes
Free Tips Yes Yes
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes Yes
News Alerts Yes Yes
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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities Suitable For Investor Type

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
Casual Investor Yes Yes
Active Investor
Trader
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ICICIDirect Vs Yes Securities - Advantages and Disadvantages

  ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Yes Securities Limited
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. Part of the prestigious Yes Bank.
  2. Full-service broker offering dedicated RM to all customers.
  3. Offer 3-in-1 investment account for seamless transactions between bank, trading and demat account.
  4. Neighborhood support is available through 50+ branches.

More Advantages...

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.
  • Commodity trading is not available for retail investors.
  • Call & trade cost extra Rs 25 per call after first 20 free calls in a month.

More Disadvantages...

  1. Very expensive brokerage charges
  2. Doesn't offer commodity trading at MCX.
  3. Minimum brokerage of ₹25.
  4. Call & Trade is available for an additional ₹25 per executed order.
  5. Doesn't provide 'Installable Trading Terminal' software to customers.

More Disadvantages...

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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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