Both the brokers are registered with SEBI and offers investment in Equity, F&O, Currency and Commodities. The brokerage of ICICIDirect ranges between Rs. 20 while the brokerage of Kotak Securities ranges between Rs. 20 per order. Both the brokers are Full Service brokers. Overall rating for both the brokers are also equal with rating 4 out of 5. Number of active customer for ICICIDirect is 29,08,417 where number of active customer for Kotak Securities is 11,20,212. ICICIDirect is serving more customer compare to Kotak Securities.
Here we present side-by-side comparison of ICICIDirect vs Kotak Securities share brokers in India. The comparison is based on more than 100+ attributes for clear decision making. To be precise, we have compared ICICIDirect vs Kotak Securities's on brokerage plans, Plan types, Customer Service, Maintenance fees, AMC, Trading Platforms, Rating, Reviews, Mobile App, Margin/Leverage/Exposure, Demat Account and Investment Options provided to Share Brokers in India. This will help you in make up your mind and clear things for you so that you can choose the best broker for youself. We also help our visitors with account opening.
Here we present side-by-side comparison of ICICIDirect vs Kotak Securities share brokers in India. The comparison is based on more than 100+ attributes for clear decision making.
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This will help you in make up your mind and clear things for you so that you can choose the best broker for yourself. We also help our visitors with account opening.
|Broker Type||Full Service Broker||Full Service Broker|
|Exchanges Supported||NSE, BSE, MCX||BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX|
|Broker Overview||ICICIDirect is one of the top-rated full-service stock brokers serving an active clientele base of above 30 lakh. Its multiple trading & investing products, Rs. 20 NEO flat discount brokerage plan, reliable research and advisory, and advanced tec...||Kotak Securities is India’s leading full-service stockbroker with over 12 Lakh active clients. Trinity 3-in-1 account offering, Rs. 20 flat brokerages, free intraday trading, advanced-technology trading software & tools, and the best resear...|
Comparison of ICICIDirect with Kotak Securities on trading & demat account opening charges and AMC. Trading account opening charges - Both broker offers Free Trading account opening. Demat AMC charges - ICICIDirect charges Rs 300 per annum AMC for Demat account where Kotak Securities charges Rs 600 PA AMC for Demat account.
|Trading Account Opening Fees||Free||Free|
|Demat Account Opening Fees||Free||Free|
|Demat AMC||Rs 300 per annum||Rs 600 PA|
|Provide DP Service|
Plans are the most important feature you look when compare ICICIDirect with Kotak Securities. This section compare on high level about type of plans offered by brokers. Multiple Plans - Both the brokers provides Multiple Plans. You have option to select plan as per your trading streategy.. Monthly Plans - Both the brokers don't have Monthly Plans.
|Plan Types||ICICIDirect||Kotak Securities|
|Account Opening Request|
ICICIDirect Brokerage Plan detail - ICICI Direct NEO is a flat brokerage plan that charges a flat fee of Rs. 20 per order on equity intraday, equity options, currency, and commodity derivative trading segment while offers free equity futures trading.
Kotak Securities Brokerage Plan detail - Kotak Securities Trade Free Plan offers Free or Zero brokerage intraday trading in all segments whereas delivery trading is charged at a 0.25% or Rs 20 whichever is higher. The plan is available for Rs 499 One Time fee.
|Brokerage Charges Compare||ICICIDirect||Kotak Securities|
|Plan Name||NEO Flat Discount Brokerage Plan||Kotak Securities Trade Free Plan|
|Equity Delivery||0.55%||0.25% or Rs 20 whichever is higher|
|Equity Intraday||Flat Rs. 20 per order||Free|
|Equity Futures||Free (Rs. 0 brokerage)||Delivery: Rs. 20 per order| Intraday: Free|
|Equity Options||Flat Rs. 20 per order||Delivery: Rs. 20 per order| Intraday: Free|
|Currency Futures||Flat Rs. 20 per order||Delivery: Rs. 20 per order| Intraday: Free|
|Currency Options||Flat Rs. 20 per order||Delivery: Rs. 20 per order| Intraday: Free|
|Commodity Trading||Flat Rs. 20 per order||Delivery: Rs. 20 per order| Intraday: Free|
|Minimum Brokerage||Rs 35 per trade||Rs 21 per executed order|
|Funding||Yes - 18% interest PA||12.49% interest PA|
|Call & Trade Charges||First 20 call free and Rs 25 there onwards.||20 calls free and after that Rs 20 per call|
|Auto Square off Charges||First 20 call free and Rs 25 there onwards.||20 calls free and after that Rs 20 per call|
|Brokerage Calculator||Brokerage Calculator for ICICIDirect||Brokerage Calculator for Kotak Securities|
Compare ICICIDirect with Kotak Securities on transaction charges and PCM fee by segment.
|Transaction Charges Compare||ICICIDirect||Kotak Securities|
|Equity Delivery||Rs 325 Per Cr||Rs 325 Per Cr|
|Equity Intraday||Rs 325 Per Cr||Rs 325 Per Cr|
|Equity Futures||Rs 190 Per Cr||Rs 190 Per Cr|
|Equity Options||Rs 5000 Per Cr||Rs 5000 Per Cr|
|Currency Futures||Rs 100 Per Cr||Rs 110 Per Cr|
|Currency Options||Rs 4000 Per Cr||Rs 4000 Per Cr|
|Commodity||NA||Non-Agri: Rs 360 Per Cr | Agri: Rs 275 Per Cr|
|Brokerage Charges||Complete Brokerage Plans for icicidirect||Complete Brokerage Plans for kotak-securities|
Compare ICICIDirect with Kotak Securities on Account Features like 3-in-1 account, Algo Trading, NRI Trading, Margin Trading Funding and many more. Account Type - both the brokers offers 3-in-1 account which includes bank, trading and demat account. Algo Trading - both doesn't offers Algo trading. Margin Funding - Both broker offers a margin funding. Interest need to be paid on borrowed money. NRI Trading - Both broker provides NRI Trading facility.
|Account Features Compare||ICICIDirect||Kotak Securities|
|3 in 1 Account|
|Margin Trading Funding Available|
|Combined Ledger for Equity and Commodity|
|Intraday Square-off Time||3:15PM||3:15PM|
|Other Features||NIL||Trading software terminal: Keat Pro X|
With our expert research team, we have compared all the major features of Trading platform b/w ICICIDirect and Kotak Securities. This comparison covers Desktop Trading Platform, Web, Mobile for Windows, Android and iOS. We have provided links for mobile app to download and demo links for easy access.
|Trading Platform Compare||ICICIDirect||Kotak Securities|
|Desktop Trading Platform||Trade Racer||KEAT Pro X|
|Desktop Demo||Desktop Demo||Desktop Demo|
|Desktop Platform (Windows)|
|Desktop Platform (Mac)|
|Web Trading Platform|
|Web Trading Detail||https://www.icicidirect.com||https://www.kotaksecurities.com/itrade/user/welcome.exe?action=chk_seckey_stat|
|Web Trading Demo||Web Trading Demo||Web Trading Demo|
|Mobile Trading App||ICICI direct Mobile||Kotak Stock Trader|
|Mobile Trading App Demo||ICICI direct Mobile Demo||Kotak Stock Trader Demo|
|Android Mobile App|
|Android App Download||Andriod ICICI direct Mobile Download||Andriod Kotak Stock Trader Download|
|iPhone Mobile App (IOS)|
|iOS App Download||iOS ICICI direct Mobile Download||iOS Kotak Stock Trader Download|
|Android Tablet App|
|iPad App (IOS)|
|Trading Software Charges||Free||Yes, DirectTrade - Rs 2999 PA|
|Equity Brokerage Calculator||Equity Intraday and Delivery Brokerage Calculator for ICICIDirect||Equity Intraday and Delivery Brokerage Calculator for Kotak Securities|
|Futures Brokerage Calculator||Futures Brokerage Calculator for ICICIDirect||Futures Brokerage Calculator for Kotak Securities|
|Options Brokerage Calculator||Options Brokerage Calculator for ICICIDirect||Options Brokerage Calculator for Kotak Securities|
|Detail||Detail on Trading Platforms for icicidirect||Detail on Trading Platforms for kotak-securities|
|266 Customer Reviews||81 Customer Reviews|
|Trading Brokerage Rating|
|Trading Platform Usability|
|Customer Service Ratings|
|Broker Rating||ICICIDirect is Rated 2.5 / 5 based on 266 customer reviews||Kotak Securities is Rated 2.8 / 5 based on 81 customer reviews|
Compare ICICIDirect with Kotak Securities on Investment Offerings like Online IPO Application, Equity Cash and F&O, Currency, Commodity Trading, Mutual Funds Investment, Bonds/NCD, EFT, Banking, Insurance, Forex Trading, Mutual Funds SIP, Equity SIP, PMS Services. Equity and Equity deravitives - Both broker offers trading/investment options in Equity and Equity Derivatives on both the exchanges NSE/BSE. Commodity Trading - Kotak Securities offers trading options in Commodity (MCX) where ICICIDirect doesn't offer. Online Mutual Fund Investment - Both broker offers online mutual fund investment option. Portfolio Management Services (PMS) - ICICIDirect provide PMS Service where Kotak Securities doesn't offer
|Investment Offerings Compare||ICICIDirect||Kotak Securities|
|Equity Cash and F&O|
|Online IPO Application|
|Bond / NCD|
|MF SIP Investment|
|Equity SIP Investment|
|Other Investment Options||NIL||NIL|
Order Type - Compare ICICIDirect with Kotak Securities on offerings of order types. All the brokers provide CNC Order, MIS Order, NRML Order. The difference comes with the advance order type like cover order, bracket order, AMO and GTC order. Cover Orders (CO) - both brokers provides Cover Orders (CO). You can trade in equity and index derivatives using Cover Orders. Cover Orders (CO) are placing a compulsory stop loss and this is an Intraday position. With cover order broker give you additional margin, as this order are placed with compulsory SL. Bracket Orders (BO) - Kotak Securities provides Bracket Orders (BO) where ICICIDirect doesn't offer.With the name its cleare in Bracket orders you lock in a profit by bracketing an order with two opposite-side orders. A BUY order is bracketed by a high-side sell limit order and a low-side sell stop order. You will get higher margin in bracket order as you are limiting your losses. After Market Orders (AMO)- both offers AMO facilities. The orders are sent to exchange on the next trading day. GTC Orders- Both offers Good Till Cancelled (GTC) orders. GTC means you place a buy or sell equity limit order and your order remains in the system until it executed or reaches the specified number of days.
|Order Type Compare||ICICIDirect||Kotak Securities|
|AMO-After Market Orders|
|GTC-Good Till Cancelled|
Compare ICICIDirect with Kotak Securities on customer service offered by the broker. This section compares types of service offered by each broker for a quick resolution for query/issue you have.
|Customer Service Compare||ICICIDirect||Kotak Securities|
|24/7 Customer Service|
|Onine Live Chat|
|Toll Free Number|
|Customer Care Number||1860 123 1122||1800 209 9191|
|Account Opening Process||Online||Offline|
|Customer Support Email||[email protected]||[email protected]|
|Head Office Address||ICICI Centre,
H.T. Parekh Marg,
Mumbai – 400020
|27 BKC, C 27, G Block,
Bandra Kurla Complex,
Bandra (E), Mumbai 400051
Compare ICICIDirect with Kotak Securities on research reports and tips provided by the broker.
Compare ICICIDirect with Kotak Securities on Demat Service and Charges. When compare Broker A with Broker B on Dmeat account, we mainly focus on two points - Demat AMC and Debit Transaction Charges.
Demat AMC are the charges which one need to pay every year to maintain demat account. Some brokers offer Demat AMC for free, some charge onetime fee, some charge per annum fee. This is your recurring cost, so one should consider this cost when opening Demat account.
Demat AMC for Kotak Securities is ₹780 pa where for ICICIDirect is ₹700 pa.
Second charges which we want to discuss are transaction charges on debit of shares or MF. For IPO, MF, Delivery trading â€“ when one sell the script, there are debit transaction charges. These charges are apart from your brokerage and other regularity charges one need to pay.
Transaction charges on debit of ISIN for ICICIDirect is 0.04% (Min ₹30 and Max ₹25,000) + ₹5.50 (CDSL Charges) where for Kotak Securities is 0.04% (Min ₹27) + CDSL charges.You can see this charges on debit of Equity/Mutual Funds from your demat account.
This section covers about demat charges, demat service and other details
|Demat Account Annual Maintenance Charges(AMC)||₹700 pa||₹780 pa|
|Advance Deposit||Rs. 7500/- , If the client is not having ICICI BANK Account||NA|
|Transaction Charges on Debit (Per ISIN)||0.04% (Min ₹30 and Max ₹25,000) + ₹5.50 (CDSL Charges)||0.04% (Min ₹27) + CDSL charges|
|Demat||₹50 per set up||₹3 per certificate + ₹50 courier charges|
|Remat||₹25 for 100 securities upto max fee of Rs 3 lakh, MF Reconversion ₹25 per transaction||₹10 for every hundred securities (Min ₹15)|
|Pledge Creation||0.02% (Min ₹35 and Max ₹25,000)||0.05% of transaction value (Min ₹30)|
|Pledge Creation Confirmation||0.02% (Min ₹35 and Max ₹25,000)||0.05% of transaction value (Min ₹30)|
|Pledge Closure||0.02% (Min ₹35 and Max ₹25,000)||0.05% of transaction value (Min ₹30)|
|Pledge Closure Confirmation||0.02% (Min ₹35 and Max ₹25,000)||0.05% of transaction value (Min ₹30)|
|Pledge Invocation||0.02% (Min ₹35 and Max ₹25,000)||0.05% of transaction value (Min ₹30)|
|Failed Instruction Charges||₹30 per transaction||Nil|
Compare ICICIDirect with Kotak Securities on the general features, advantages, disadvantages, payout options, payout time, bank supported and charges, special offers and promotion.
|Pay In and Pay Out Options||Pay-in/adding funds - Cheque, Online Bank Transfer from ICICI Bank.
Pay-out/Fund Withdrawal - Bank Transfer only.
|Pay-in/adding funds - Cheque, Online Bank Transfer from Partnerbanks (ICIC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, AXIS Bank, Citibank, Indusind Bank, Federal Bank, SBI Bank, ING Vysya Bank).
Pay-out/Fund Withdrawal - Bank Transfer only.
|Payout Time||Instant to ICICI Bank.||Upto 24 Hrs except Bank Holidays. Instant fund transfer with Kotak Mahindra Bank.|
|Bank Supported and Charges||Info Not Available||(ICIC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, AXIS Bank, Citibank, Indusind Bank, Federal Bank, SBI Bank, ING Vysya Bank|
|Bank Detail||Direct from your ICICI bank account.||Direct from your Kotak Mahindra bank account.|
|Special Offers/Promo||Get ICICI Direct 3-in-1 account, an integrated trading + demat + bank account for one-click investment in stock market and mutual funds.|
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