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Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
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About the Broker Incorporated in February 2000, Sharekhan is India's 3rd largest stock broker (after ICICI Direct and HDFC Securities). Sharekhan provides brokerage services through its online trading website and 1800 offices which includes branches & f... Know more about Sharekhan Kotak Securities Ltd, a subsidiary of Kotak Mahindra Bank was founded in 1994. They offers stock broking services and distributes financial products in India. They have 1209 branches, franchisees and satellite offices offers services to 11.95 Lakh cu... Know more about Kotak Securities Ltd
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE, MCX BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX
Account Type Classic Account Fixed Brokerage Plan
Broker Enquiry Open an Online Trading Account with Sharekhan. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you. Open an Online Trading Account with Kotak Securities. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
Year of Incorporation 2000 1994
Number of Branches 2800 1209

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Charges

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹0 (Free) ₹750
Trading Account AMC ₹0 (Free) ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 (Free) ₹0
Demat Account AMC ₹400 (Free for 1st year) ₹600
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Brokerage

Brokerage Plan 1

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
Account Type Classic Account Fixed Brokerage Plan
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50% 0.49%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.10% 0.049% (both side)
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.10% 0.049% (both side)
Equity Options Brokerage ₹50 per lot ₹300 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.10%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹30 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.03% 0.070%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage 0.03%

Brokerage Plan 2

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
Account Type Prepaid - ₹1 Lakh Dynamic Brokerage Plan
Fixed Charges ₹1,00,000 per year
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.10% 0.59% to 0.30%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.015% 0.06% to 0.05%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.015% 0.07% to 0.05%
Equity Options Brokerage 0.05% or ₹63 per lot 2.5% to 1.8%
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.04% or Rs 20 per lot
Currency Options Trading Brokerage Rs 20 to Rs 7.5 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage

Brokerage Plan 3

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
Account Type Margin - ₹1 Lakh Fixed Brokerage Plan
Fixed Charges ₹1,00,000 margin
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.25% 0.49%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05% 0.049% (both side)
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% 0.049% (both side)
Equity Options Brokerage 1% or ₹70 per lot ₹300 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage
Currency Options Trading Brokerage
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.070%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges Intraday: 5 paisa per share | Delivery: 10 paisa per share | Future ₹0.001 per share ₹21 per executed order
Other Brokerage Charges SMS Alerts at ₹50 per month
Call & Trade Charges Rs 20 ₹20 per call after first 20 free calls in a month

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Taxes

  Sharekhan Kotak 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.

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Transaction Charges

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
Equity Delivery NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275 0.1% (Buy and Sell)
Equity Intraday NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275 0.025% (on Sell trade)
Equity Futures NSE ₹190 | BSE ₹50 0.01% (on Sell trade)
Equity Options NSE ₹5000 | BSE ₹50 0.05% (on Sell trade premium) or 0.125% (on options)
Currency Futures NSE ₹135 | MCX ₹130 NA
Currency Options NSE ₹4220 | MCX ₹3220 NA
Commodity MCX (Non-Agri) ₹230 | MCX (Agri) ₹95 0.01% on sell side

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Exposure Margin

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
Equity Delivery Upto 5x with 24% interest per year 1x (no margin)
Equity Intraday Upto 10x 50 times
Equity Futures 2x for Intraday 12 to 15 times
Equity Options Nil Selling: 200 times | Buying: 10 times
Currency Futures Nil NA
Currency Options Nil NA
Commodity Futures Upto 2x for Intraday NA
Commodity Options

Sharekhan and Kotak Securities Feature Comparison

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
3 in 1 Account No Yes
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading No No
SMS Alerts Yes Yes
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available Yes No
Margin Against Shares (Equity Cash) Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity F&O) No
Trading Platform TradeTiger, Sharekhan Mobile Website, KEAT ProX Trading Terminal, Kotak Stock Trader (Mobile App), Fastlane, Xtralite
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM
Other Features Pattern finder, Class room training 3-in-1 account
Referral Program

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Review

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
  278 Customer Reviews    Rate Sharekhan 135 Customer Reviews    Rate Kotak Securities
Fees Ratings 3.1 2.5
Trading Brokerage Rating 2.9 2.4
Trading Platform Usability 3.7 3.4
Customer Service Ratings 3.4 3.0
Overall Ratings Rated 3.4 stars Rated 2.6 stars
Broker Rating Sharekhan is Rated 3.4 / 5 based on 278 customer reviews Kotak Securities is Rated 2.6 / 5 based on 135 customer reviews

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Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Investment Options

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
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 No
Other Investment Options Loans, NRI Trading

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Customer Service

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
24/7 Customer Service No No
Onine Live Chat No Yes
Through Branches Yes Yes

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Order Type Offered

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
Bracket Order Yes Yes
Cover Order Yes Yes
Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST) Yes Yes
Sell Today Buy Tomorrow (STBT) No No
After Market Order(AMO) Yes Yes
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) Yes Yes

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Research Report

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
Daily Market Report Yes Yes
Free Tips Yes Yes
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes Yes
News Alerts Yes Yes

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities Suitable For Investor Type

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
Casual Investor Yes Yes
Active Investor Yes Yes

Sharekhan Vs Kotak Securities - Advantages and Disadvantages

  Sharekhan Kotak Securities
  • It has a strong network of over 1950 branches across India.
  • The fund transfer from and to the trading account is free.
  • The share transfer from and to the DP account is free when trading from Sharekhan trading account.
  • The 'TradeTiger' is the most popular trading terminal in India.
  • Brokerage Plan "Prepaid AMC schemes" are available for high volume traders.
  • Stock SIP is available.
  • Loan against shares, margin funding, ipo financing and ESOP funding is available.

More Advantages...

  • Offers 3-in-1 Account (trinity account).
  • Kotak Security is a full services broker offering wide range of investment options and research reports.
  • Kotak Securities has extended network of 1400+ branches across India.
  • It offers 3-in-1 account, the combination of broker account, bank account and a demat account. All these accounts are linked together and work seamlessly to make stock market investment very easy especially for beginners in stock market.
  • Kotak offers 5 different trading platforms to fulfill almost all customer requirements.

More Advantages...

  • Sharekhan doesn't offer 3-in-1 account as it doesn't offer banking services.
  • Sharekhan brokerage is high in comparison to the discount brokers.
  • Sharekhan charges ₹400 as AMC for trading account in addition to ₹400 for demat account.

More Disadvantages...

  • The brokerage changed by them of higher than the discount brokers.
  • Commodity trading is available through another company 'Kotak Commodity Services Ltd'.

More Disadvantages...

Promo / Offers

Free Trading & Demat Account (for limited time only)

Sharekhan offers FREE Trading + Demat Account (₹1150 waived). You can also avail of attractive trading plans that suit your needs by just paying the AMC charges that are fully adjustable against brokerage. Thereby saving up to 70% on brokerage.

This is a limited time offer. Simply leave your contact information with us and Sharekhan representatives will contact you.

Kotak 3-in-1 Account

Kotak Mahendra Bank offers trinity account, a 3-in-1 account which is a combination of saving bank, trading and demat account. It offers convenient investment in Equity, Derivatives, Mutual Funds, IPO and ETF.

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