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TradeSmart Vs Karvy

  TradeSmart Karvy
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About the Broker 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 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 Discount Broker Full Service Broker
Supported Exchnage BSE, NSE, MCX BSE, NSE, MCX
Account Type Power Plan (₹15/Order) Retail Brokerage Plan
Broker Enquiry Open an Online Trading Account with TradeSmart. 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.
Year of Incorporation 1994 1985
Number of Branches 1 575

TradeSmart Vs Karvy Charges

  TradeSmart Karvy
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹200 ₹650
Trading Account AMC ₹0 ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹200 ₹0
Demat Account AMC ₹300 ₹420
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No

TradeSmart Vs Karvy Brokerage

Brokerage Plan 1

  TradeSmart Karvy
Account Type Power Plan (₹15/Order) Retail Brokerage Plan
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage ₹15 per executed order 0.3%
Equity Intraday Brokerage ₹15 per executed order 0.03%
Equity Futures Brokerage ₹15 per executed order 0.03%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹15 per executed order ₹30 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹15 per executed order 0.03%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹15 per executed order ₹30 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage ₹15 per executed order 0.03%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage ₹15 per executed order ₹30 per lot

Brokerage Plan 2

  TradeSmart Karvy
Account Type Value Plan Premium Subscription Plan of 100000
Fixed Charges ₹100,000 per year
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.007% 0.1%
Equity Intraday Brokerage 0.007% 0.01%
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.007% 0.01%
Equity Options Brokerage ₹7 Per Lot ₹10 per lot
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.007% 0.01%
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹7 Per Lot ₹10 per lot
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage 0.007% 0.01%
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage ₹7 Per Lot ₹10 per lot

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges ₹15 per executed order Delivery 1% or 10p per scrip | Intra-day 0.50% or 5p per scrip whichever is higher
Other Brokerage Charges Intraday positions (MIS, CO & BO) squared off by RMS team is charged at ₹20 per executed order
Call & Trade Charges ₹20 per executed order

TradeSmart Vs Karvy Taxes

  TradeSmart Karvy
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.

TradeSmart Vs Karvy Transaction Charges

  TradeSmart Karvy
Equity Delivery 0.0035% ₹325
Equity Intraday 0.0035% ₹325
Equity Futures 0.0024% ₹230
Equity Options 0.0715% ₹5500
Currency Futures 0.00165% ₹325
Currency Options 0.06%
Commodity 0.0039% ₹300

TradeSmart Vs Karvy Exposure Margin

  TradeSmart Karvy
Equity Delivery 1x (no margin) Upto 5x with 24% interest per year
Equity Intraday 30x trading margin Upto 20x
Equity Futures MIS: 3X | BO: 7X | CO: 7X Upto 4x
Equity Options MIS: 3X | BO: 7X | CO: 7X Upto 4x for shorting
Currency Futures MIS: 3X | BO: 3X | CO: 3X Nil
Currency Options MIS: 3X | BO: NA | CO: NA Nil
Commodity Futures MIS: 2X | BO: 6X | CO: 6X Upto 4x
Commodity Options MIS: NA | BO: NA | CO: NA

TradeSmart and Karvy Feature Comparison

  TradeSmart Karvy
3 in 1 Account No No
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading Yes Yes
SMS Alerts No Yes
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio No Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available No Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity Cash) Yes
Margin Against Shares (Equity F&O) Yes
Trading Platform NEST, NOW, Spin NEST, Karvy Web, Trade Mobile
Intraday Square-off Time Equity (Cash, F&O): 3.10 PM, Currency: 4.45 PM, Commodity: 30 mins before closing 3:15
Other Features Ask the expert, The Finapolis
Referral Program Yes

TradeSmart Vs Karvy Review

  TradeSmart Karvy
  58 Customer Reviews    Rate TradeSmart 21 Customer Reviews    Rate Karvy
Fees Ratings 3.9 2.7
Trading Brokerage Rating 4.5 2.4
Trading Platform Usability 3.7 2.8
Customer Service Ratings 4.1 2.4
Overall Ratings Rated 4.1 stars Rated 2.1 stars
Broker Rating TradeSmart is Rated 4.1 / 5 based on 58 customer reviews Karvy is Rated 2.1 / 5 based on 21 customer reviews

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TradeSmart Vs Karvy Investment Options

  TradeSmart Karvy
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity Yes Yes
Currency Yes Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) No Yes
Mutual Funds Yes Yes
Bond / NCD Yes Yes
Debt No Yes
Other Investment Options

TradeSmart Vs Karvy Customer Service

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

TradeSmart Vs Karvy Order Type Offered

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

TradeSmart Vs Karvy Research Report

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

TradeSmart Vs Karvy Suitable For Investor Type

  TradeSmart Karvy
Casual Investor Yes
Active Investor Yes
Trader Yes

TradeSmart Vs Karvy - Advantages and Disadvantages

  TradeSmart Karvy
  • 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...

  1. Pay ₹1200 one time and get life time free AMC demat account
  2. Offers investment in IPO and Mutual funds
  3. Free research reports
  4. Offers classroom sessions, webinars, Online Tutorials and Articles by Experts

More Advantages...

  • 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...

  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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