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Motilal Oswal Vs Karvy Share Broker Comparison

The side-by-side comparison of Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd and Karvy Stock Broking Ltd stock brokers in India. The comparison below highlights the similarities and differences between Motilal Oswal and Karvy'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 Motilal Oswal and Karvy.

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
 
Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Logo Karvy Stock Broking Ltd Logo
About the Broker Incorporated in 1987, Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd. (MOSL) is a Mumbai, India based diversified financial services firm. The company offers trading services in Equity, Commodity, Currency and Derivatives. It also offers other products like Mutual Fun... Know more about Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Incorporated in 1990, Karvy Stock Broking Ltd (KSBL) is part of KARVY Group; one of India's leading financial services company provides stock broking and research advisory services. They offer Customized investment solutions to corporate, institut... Know more about Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE, MCX BSE, NSE, MCX
Account Type Standard Account Retail Brokerage Plan
Broker Enquiry Open an Online Trading Account with Motilal Oswal. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you. Open an Online Trading Account with Karvy. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
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Stock Broker Fees / Charges

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹0 ₹420
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account AMC ₹299 (1st year free) ₹420
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Account Type Standard Account Retail Brokerage Plan
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.15% to 0.50% 0.3%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.015% to 0.05% 0.03%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.015% to 0.05% 0.03%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹25 to ₹100 per Lot ₹30 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.05% 0.03%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per Lot ₹30 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.05% 0.03%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage No

Brokerage Plan 2

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Account Type Standard Account Premium Subscription Plan
Fixed Charges Rs 100000 per year
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.15% to 0.50% 0.1%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.015% to 0.05% 0.01%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.015% to 0.05% 0.01%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹25 to ₹100 per Lot ₹10 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.05% 0.01%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per Lot ₹10 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.05% 0.01%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage No

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges ₹25 for Delivery and ₹12 for Intraday Delivery 1% or 10p per scrip | Intra-day 0.50% or 5p per scrip whichever is higher
Other Brokerage Charges Minimum balance: ₹1,000
Call & Trade Charges Nil
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Taxes

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
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

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Equity Delivery NSE: 0.00335% | BSE: 0.01% ₹325
Equity Intraday NSE: 0.00325% | BSE: 0.002% ₹325
Equity Futures 0.002% ₹230
Equity Options NSE 0.0511% | BSE 0.002% (on premium) ₹5500
Currency Futures 0.00125% ₹325
Currency Options 0.042% (on premium)
Commodity MCX: 0.0025% ₹300
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Exposure

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Equity Delivery 4 times Upto 5x with 24% interest per year
Equity Intraday 20 time for Margin+ (Over 140 Stocks), 4 times for other stocks Upto 20x
Equity Futures Intraday: 3 times | Carry forward position: no exposure Upto 4x
Equity Options No exposure Upto 4x for shorting
Currency Futures NA Nil
Currency Options NA Nil
Commodity Intraday: 3 times | Carry forward position: no exposure Upto 4x
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Share Broker Features

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
3 in 1 Account No No
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading Yes Yes
SMS Alerts Yes Yes
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity Cash)
Margin Against Shares (Equity F&O)
Trading Platform Orion Lite, MO Trader App NEST, Karvy Web, Trade Mobile
Intraday Square-off Time 3:15
Other Features Ask the expert, The Finapolis
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
  79 Customer Reviews    Rate Motilal Oswal 21 Customer Reviews    Rate Karvy
Fees Ratings 2.9 2.7
Trading Brokerage Rating 2.5 2.4
Trading Platform Usability 3.1 2.8
Customer Service Ratings 2.8 2.4
Overall Ratings Rated 2.7 stars Rated 2.1 stars
Broker Rating Motilal Oswal is Rated 2.7 / 5 based on 79 customer reviews Karvy is Rated 2.1 / 5 based on 21 customer reviews
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Contact Broker / Request A Call Back

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Contact / Request Call Back
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Investment Options Available

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity Yes Yes
Currency Yes Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) Yes Yes
Mutual Funds Yes Yes
Bond / NCD Yes Yes
Debt Yes Yes
Other Investment Options PMS, Fixed Deposits, Insurance, Derivatives
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Customer Service Offered

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
24/7 Customer Service Yes No
Onine Live Chat No Yes
Through Branches Yes Yes
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Order Type

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Bracket Order Yes No
Cover Order Yes No
Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST)
Sell Today Buy Tomorrow (STBT)
After Market Order(AMO) No No
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) Yes
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Research / Tips / Reports Published

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Daily Market Report Yes Yes
Free Tips Yes Yes
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes Yes
News Alerts Yes Yes
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Suitable for Investor Category

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor
Trader Yes

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd Karvy Stock Broking Ltd
Pros
  • Over 8.5 Lakh customers. One of the largest stock broker in India with PAN India coverage across 1,900+ locations in over 500 cities.
  • Provides daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly & yearly reports across asset class. Advice across Equity, Derivatives, Commodity, Currency and Mutual Funds.
  • Motilal Oswal offers customized brokerage schemes suited to your trading requirements. The cost depends on the scheme that you choose while opening your trading account.

More Advantages...

  1. Offers investment in IPO and Mutual funds
  2. Free research reports
  3. Offers classroom sessions, webinars, Online Tutorials and Articles by Experts

More Advantages...

Cons
  • Margin Deposit Rs 10,000+ is required
  • In order to use our Online Trading Platform, you will be required to have a demat account with Motilal Oswal. You cannot use your existing demat account.

More Disadvantages...

  1. Doesn't offer 3 in 1 account
  2. Brokerage rates are negotiable
  3. Higher brokerage compare to discount brokers

More Disadvantages...

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