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Zerodha Vs RKSV Share Broker Comparison

The side-by-side comparison of Zerodha and RKSV Securities Ltd stock brokers in India. The comparison below highlights the similarities and differences between Zerodha and RKSV'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 Zerodha and RKSV.

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
 
Zerodha Logo RKSV Securities Ltd Logo
About the Broker Zerodha is a Bangalore, India based Flat Fee Share Broker (Also known as Budget Broker / Discount Broker / Pay Per Order Brokerage Company) for trading in Stock, Commodity and Currency Derivative. It charges a brokerage of 0.01% or Rs 20 per executed... Know more about Zerodha RKSV is Mumbai, India based popular discount broker offering budget brokerage plans to India stock & commodity market investors. RKSV is well known for its flat Rs 20 per trade irrespective to the size of the trade across trade segments including Equ... Know more about RKSV Securities Ltd
Type of Broker Discount Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchnage NSE, BSE, MCX and NCDEX BSE, NSE, MCX
Account Type Standard Plan Standard Plan
Broker Enquiry Open an Online Trading Account with Zerodha. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you. Open an Online Trading Account with RKSV. Leave your contact info and we will get in touch with you.
Year of Incorporation
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Stock Broker Fees / Charges

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹300 ₹150
Trading Account AMC ₹0 (Free) ₹0
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹100 ₹150
Demat Account AMC ₹300 ₹150
Demat Account is Mandatory? No No
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Trading Brokerage Charges

Brokerage Plan 1

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
Account Type Standard Plan Standard Plan
Fixed Charges
Equity Delivery Brokerage ₹0 (Free) ₹0
Equity Intraday Brokerage ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower ₹20
Equity Futures Brokerage ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower ₹20
Equity Options Brokerage ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower ₹20
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower ₹20
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower ₹20
Commodity Futures Trading Brokerage ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower ₹20
Commodity Options Trading Brokerage ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower

Other Charges

Minimum Brokerage Charges ₹0 ₹0
Other Brokerage Charges Physical contact notes: ₹20, Trade SMS Alerts: ₹1 per SMS
Call & Trade Charges ₹20 per executed order ₹20 per executed order
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Taxes

  Zerodha RKSV Securities 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

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
Equity Delivery NSE ₹325 per Cr (0.00325%) | BSE ₹300 per Cr (0.003%) (each side) NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275
Equity Intraday NSE ₹325 per Cr (0.00325%) | BSE ₹300 per Cr (0.003%) (each side) NSE ₹325 | BSE ₹275
Equity Futures NSE ₹190 per Cr (0.0019%) | BSE ₹300 per Cr (0.003%) (each side) NSE ₹210
Equity Options NSE ₹5000 per Cr (0.05%) | BSE ₹300 per Cr (0.003%) (on premium) NSE ₹5500
Currency Futures NSE ₹90 per Cr (0.0009%) | BSE ₹22 per Cr (0.00022%) ₹150
Currency Options NSE ₹4000 per Cr (0.04%) | BSE ₹100 per Cr (0.001%) (on premium) ₹6000
Commodity Group A - ₹260 per Cr (0.0026%) MCX ₹260/Cr
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Exposure

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
Equity Delivery 1x (no margin)
Equity Intraday Up to 20x (based on the stock)
Equity Futures Intraday - 40%(2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Equity Options Intraday - 40%(2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Currency Futures Intraday - 40%(2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Currency Options Intraday - 40%(2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Total margin (Span+ Exposure)
Commodity Intraday - 40%(2.5x), Carry forward - 100%(1x) of Span
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Share Broker Features

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
3 in 1 Account No No
Charting Yes Yes
Automated Trading Yes No
SMS Alerts No No
Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio No No
Margin Trading Funding Available No No
Margin Against Shares (Equity Cash)
Margin Against Shares (Equity F&O)
Trading Platform Kite Web, Kite Android/iOS, Pi, Coin, Kite mobile NEST, Upstox
Intraday Square-off Time 3:10 PM 3:15 PM
Other Features Direct Mutual Funds, APIs
Referral Program
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Broker Ratings (Average User Rating)

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
  336 Customer Reviews    Rate Zerodha 80 Customer Reviews    Rate RKSV
Fees Ratings 3.8 4.1
Trading Brokerage Rating 4.4 4.3
Trading Platform Usability 3.6 3.4
Customer Service Ratings 3.5 3.7
Overall Ratings Rated 3.8 stars Rated 3.7 stars
Broker Rating Zerodha is Rated 3.8 / 5 based on 336 customer reviews RKSV is Rated 3.7 / 5 based on 80 customer reviews
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  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
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Investment Options Available

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
Stock / Equity Yes Yes
Commodity Yes Yes
Currency Yes Yes
Initial Public Offers (IPO) No No
Mutual Funds Yes No
Bond / NCD No No
Debt No No
Other Investment Options
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Customer Service Offered

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
24/7 Customer Service No No
Onine Live Chat No No
Through Branches No No
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Order Type

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
Bracket Order Yes
Cover Order Yes
Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST) Yes
Sell Today Buy Tomorrow (STBT) Yes
After Market Order(AMO) Yes
Good Till Cancelled (GTC) No
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Research / Tips / Reports Published

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
Daily Market Report No No
Free Tips No No
Quarterly Result Analysis No No
News Alerts No No
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Suitable for Investor Category

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
Casual Investor
Active Investor Yes Yes
Trader Yes Yes

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Pros, Cons and Other Review Comments

  Zerodha RKSV Securities Ltd
Pros
  • Free equity delivery trades. No brokerage charges for Cash-N-Carry orders.
  • Excellent trading platforms made available for free to all its customers.
  • Simple flat fee brokerage services across segments and exchanges (BSE, NSE, MCX).
  • Brokerage is 0.01% or Rs 20 per executed order, whichever is lower for Intraday, F&O and Currency Derivatives. No hidden charges.
  • 10% referral credit for reffering new customers.
  • Direct Mutual Fund Investment is available.
  • Over 7L+ customers and 8% of daily volume at BSE, NSE and MCX.

More Advantages...

  1. Brokerage free trading in equity delivery trades.
  2. RKSV (Upstox) mobile and web trading app available for free to all customers.
  3. Advance orders including AMO, CO and BO are available.
  4. Margin Against Share and Trailing-Stop/Stop-Loss (SL) are available to all.
  5. AmiBroker connector available for Algo Trading.
  6. Mutual Funds are available for investment.
  7. Higher leverage is available under different brokerage plan.
  8. NRI Trading Account is available.

More Advantages...

Cons
  • Doesn't provide stock tips, research reports or recommendations.
  • Call & Trade is charged at extra Rs 20 order.
  • Doesn't provide options to invest in IPO, Bond and NCD's public offers.
  • Margin funding is not available.
  • GTC/GTD not available in Equity.

More Disadvantages...

  • Call and Trade is charged at extra Rs 20 per executed order.
  • High demat debit transaction charge. RKSV charge Rs 13 + Rs 5.50 CDSL while most other brokers charge Rs 8 + Rs 5.50 CDSL charges.
  • Doesn't offer facility to invest in IPO, FPO, Bond and NCD's.
  • Doesn't provide stock tips or recommendations.
  • 3-in-1 accounts are not available as company doesn't provide banking services.
  • 24/7 customer service is not available.
  • No margin funding.
  • Good Till Cancelled orders not available.
  • Unlimited monthly trading plans not available.
  • Additional fee for square off done by the broker.
  • Stock tips, research reports and recommondations are not available.

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