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Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
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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 TradeSmart is a Mumbai based broker offering discount brokerage services in stock, commodity and currency trading segments. TradeSmart is part of VNS Finance & Capital Services Ltd; a traditional brokerage company which was incorporated in 1994 to of... Know more about VNS Finance & Capital Services Ltd
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE, MCX BSE, NSE, MCX
Account Type Classic Account Power Plan (₹15/Order)
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 TradeSmart. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
Year of Incorporation 2000 1994
Number of Branches 2800 1

Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart Charges

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹0 (Free) ₹200
Trading Account AMC ₹0 (Free) ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 (Free) ₹200
Demat Account AMC ₹400 (Free for 1st year) ₹300
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No

Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart Brokerage

Brokerage Plan 1

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
Account Type Classic Account Power Plan (₹15/Order)
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.50% ₹15 per executed order
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.10% ₹15 per executed order
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.10% ₹15 per executed order
Equity Options Brokerage ₹50 per lot ₹15 per executed order
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.10% ₹15 per executed order
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹30 per lot ₹15 per executed order
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.03% ₹15 per executed order
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage 0.03% ₹15 per executed order

Brokerage Plan 2

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
Account Type Prepaid - ₹1 Lakh Value Plan
Fixed Charges ₹1,00,000 per year
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.10% 0.007%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.015% 0.007%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.015% 0.007%
Equity Options Brokerage 0.05% or ₹63 per lot ₹7 Per Lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.007%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹7 Per Lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.007%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage ₹7 Per Lot

Brokerage Plan 3

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
Account Type Margin - ₹1 Lakh Power Plan (₹15/Order)
Fixed Charges ₹1,00,000 margin
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.25% ₹15 per executed order
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.05% ₹15 per executed order
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% ₹15 per executed order
Equity Options Brokerage 1% or ₹70 per lot ₹15 per executed order
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹15 per executed order
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹15 per executed order
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage ₹15 per executed order
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage ₹15 per executed order

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges Intraday: 5 paisa per share | Delivery: 10 paisa per share | Future ₹0.001 per share ₹15 per executed order
Other Brokerage Charges Intraday positions (MIS, CO & BO) squared off by RMS team is charged at ₹20 per executed order
Call & Trade Charges Rs 20 ₹20 per executed order

Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart Taxes

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
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 TradeSmart Transaction Charges

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
Equity Delivery NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275 0.0035%
Equity Intraday NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275 0.0035%
Equity Futures NSE ₹190 | BSE ₹50 0.0024%
Equity Options NSE ₹5000 | BSE ₹50 0.0715%
Currency Futures NSE ₹135 | MCX ₹130 0.00165%
Currency Options NSE ₹4220 | MCX ₹3220 0.06%
Commodity MCX (Non-Agri) ₹230 | MCX (Agri) ₹95 0.0039%

Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart Exposure Margin

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
Equity Delivery Upto 5x with 24% interest per year 1x (no margin)
Equity Intraday Upto 10x 30x trading margin
Equity Futures 2x for Intraday MIS: 3X | BO: 7X | CO: 7X
Equity Options Nil MIS: 3X | BO: 7X | CO: 7X
Currency Futures Nil MIS: 3X | BO: 3X | CO: 3X
Currency Options Nil MIS: 3X | BO: NA | CO: NA
Commodity Futures Upto 2x for Intraday MIS: 2X | BO: 6X | CO: 6X
Commodity Options MIS: NA | BO: NA | CO: NA

Sharekhan and TradeSmart Feature Comparison

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
3 in 1 Account No No
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading No Yes
SMS Alerts Yes No
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes No
Margin Trading Funding Available Yes No
Margin Against Shares (Equity Cash)
Margin Against Shares (Equity F&O)
Trading Platform TradeTiger, Sharekhan Mobile NEST, NOW, Spin
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM Equity (Cash, F&O): 3.10 PM, Currency: 4.45 PM, Commodity: 30 mins before closing
Other Features Pattern finder, Class room training
Referral Program Yes

Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart Review

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
  278 Customer Reviews    Rate Sharekhan 59 Customer Reviews    Rate TradeSmart
Fees Ratings 3.1 3.8
Trading Brokerage Rating 2.9 4.4
Trading Platform Usability 3.7 3.7
Customer Service Ratings 3.4 4.0
Overall Ratings Rated 3.4 stars Rated 4.0 stars
Broker Rating Sharekhan is Rated 3.4 / 5 based on 278 customer reviews TradeSmart is Rated 4.0 / 5 based on 59 customer reviews

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Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart Investment Options

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity Yes Yes
Currency Yes Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) Yes No
Mutual Funds Yes Yes
Bond / NCD Yes Yes
Debt Yes No
Other Investment Options Loans, NRI Trading

Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart Customer Service

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

Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart Order Type Offered

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

Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart Research Report

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
Daily Market Report Yes No
Free Tips Yes No
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes No
News Alerts Yes No

Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart Suitable For Investor Type

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor Yes Yes
Trader Yes

Sharekhan Vs TradeSmart - Advantages and Disadvantages

  Sharekhan TradeSmart
  • 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...

  • EquiMax funding offers up to 4x times exposure in equity delivery. This facility could be enabled with annual subscription fee of ₹1000.
  • Unlike most of the discount brokers; Trade Smart Online offers 2 unique brokerage plans designed in such a way that it suits every trading strategy. Switching between these plans is made very easy which offers great flexibility.
  • TSO offers to invest in Mutual Funds, bonds and Offer For Sale (OFS). These financial instruments are not available with most discount brokers including other popular discount brokers like Zerodha and RKSV.
  • Excellent referral benefits are available. Customer receives 10% credit of the brokerage generated by the clients referred by them.
  • No minimum amount is needed to open or maintain a trading account with TSO.
  • Customer service is available through live chat on its website. This is very convenient for many customers.
  • Trade Smart Online is in the stock broking industry since 1994.
  • TSO's online knowledge base has lot of information which is helpful for most customers.

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...

  • Call and Trade is charged at extra ₹20 per executed order.
  • Physical contract notes ₹20 per contract note + courier charges
  • Intraday positions (MIS, CO & BO) squared off by RMS team is charged at ₹20.
  • 24/7 customer service is not available.
  • Facility to invest in IPO's is not available.
  • Doesn't provide daily market report, free tips, news alerts and technical analysis.
  • 3-in-1 accounts are not available as company doesn't provide banking services.

More Disadvantages...

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