ICICIDirect Vs Sharekhan: Which one is better?

The brokerage of ICICIDirect ranges between 0.05 to .55% while the brokerage of Sharekhan ranges between 0.1 to 0.5%. Both the brokers are Full Service brokers. Overall rating for both the brokers are also equal with rating 4 out of 5.

Here we present side-by-side comparison of ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan 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 Sharekhan'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.

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Service

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Broker Type What is this parameter? Full Service Broker Full Service Broker
Exchanges Supported What is this parameter? BSE, NSE BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX, NSEL
Broker Overview ICICI Direct, pioneering online trading platform of ICICI Securities, charges more than its competitors,but delivers with a fantastic platform and innovative offering and strong customer service. With these attributes, the company earns its No. 1 ove... Know more about ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. Sharekhan not just allows you to trade in all the market segments but also offers finest services like investment options, share market news, research reports, stock quotes, fundamental and statistical info across equity, mutual funds, IPOs and much ...Know more about Sharekhan
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Account Opening Charges and AMC

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Brokerage & Demat Account Opening Charges

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
Trading Account Opening Fees ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Trading Account Opening Fees Free Free
Trading AMC ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Trading Account AMC Free Free
Demat Account Opening Fees ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Demat Account Opening Fees Free Free
Demat AMC ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Demat Account AMC Rs 600 PA (Waived for 1st year) Rs 400 PA (Waived for 1st year)
Provide DP Service ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Damat Account Mandatory Yes Yes
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About Brokerage Plans

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Plan Options

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
Multiple Plans What is this parameter? Yes Yes
Monthly Plans ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Monthly Brokerage Plan No No
Yearly Plans ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Yearly Brokerage Plan No No
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Account Opening Request

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Brokerage Charges

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Brokerage Charges

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
Plan Name ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - I-Secure Trading Plan (Percentage Based) Classic Trading Plan (Percentage Based)
Plan Description ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - This is an ICICIDirect fixed brokerage plan irrespective of turnover volume best suited for casual traders. Sharekhna have % base brokerage plan. They have one of the best plan for in Currency future. Equity Intraday, Future & Option and commodities trading prices are on higher range and Equity Delivery trading is on average brokerage level with compare to other full service brokers. No Minimum brokerage.
Equity Delivery ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Cash Delivery Brokerage 0.55% or 55 paisa 0.5% or 50 paisa
Equity Intraday ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Cash Intraday Brokerage 0.03% or 3 paisa 0.1% or 10 paisa
Equity Futures ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - F&O Segment - Futures Brokerage 0.05% or 5 paisa 0.1% or 10 paisa
Equity Options ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - F&O Segment - Options Brokerage Rs 95 Per Lot 2.5% of Premium or Rs 250 per lot whichever is high
Currency Futures ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.05% or 5 paisa 0.1% or 10 paisa
Currency Options ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Currency Options Trading Brokerage Rs 25 Per Lot 2.5% of Premium or Rs 30 per lot whichever is high
Commodity Trading ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Commodity Trading Brokerage NA 0.1% or 10 paisa
Minimum Brokerage ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Rs 35 per trade Rs 20
Hidden Charges ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Hidden Charges Yes No
Funding ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Funding Interest Yes - 18% interest PA Yes - 18% interest PA
Call & Trade Charges ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Call & Trade Charges First 20 call free and Rs 25 there onwards. Free
Brokerage Calculator Brokerage Calculator for ICICIDirect Brokerage Calculator for Sharekhan
SPAN Margin Calculator SPAN Margin Calculator for ICICIDirect SPAN Margin Calculator for Sharekhan
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Share Broker's Transaction Charges

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Transaction Charges

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
Equity Delivery ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Transaction Charges Equity Delivery Rs 325 Per Cr Rs 325 Per Cr
Equity Intraday ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Equity Intraday Transaction Charges Rs 325 Per Cr Rs 325 Per Cr
Equity Futures ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Equity Futures Transaction Charges Rs 190 Per Cr Rs 190 Per Cr
Equity Options ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Equity Options Transaction Charges Rs 5000 Per Cr Rs 5000 Per Cr
Currency Futures ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Rs 100 Per Cr Rs 100 Per Cr
Currency Options ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Rs 4000 Per Cr Rs 4000 Per Cr
Commodity ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Commodity Transaction Charges NA Non-Agri: Rs 260 Per Cr | Agri: Rs 175 Per Cr
Brokerage Charges Complete Brokerage Plans for icicidirect Complete Brokerage Plans for sharekhan
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Account Features

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Account Features

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
3 in 1 Account ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Account Type? Yes, ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. have 3-in-1 accounts. Bank Account, Demat and Trading account. No ICICI Securities Pvt Ltd. have 2-in-1 account. Only Demate and Trading account.
Charting ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Advance Charting Yes Yes
Algo Trading ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Algo Trading No No
SMS Alerts ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - SMS Alerts Yes Yes
Online Demo ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Online Demo Yes Yes
Online Portfolio ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Portfolio Service Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Margin Funding Yes Yes
Combined Ledger for Equity and Commodity ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Combined Ledger for Equity and Commodity No Yes
Intraday Square-off Time ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Intraday Square-off Time 3:15PM 3:15PM
NRI Trading ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - NRI Trading Yes Yes
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Trading Platform

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Trading Platform

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
Desktop Trading Platform ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Trading terminal Trade Racer TradeTiger
Desktop Demo ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Desktop Demo Desktop Demo Desktop Demo
Desktop Platform (Windows) ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Windows Trading Terminal Yes Yes
Desktop Platform (Mac) ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - MAC Trading Terminal Yes No
Web Trading Platform ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Web Trading Platform Yes Yes
Web Trading Detail ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Trading Website https://www.icicidirect.com https://www.sharekhan.com/
Web Trading Demo ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Web Trading Demo Web Trading Demo Web Trading Demo
Mobile Site ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Trading Site for Mobile Yes Yes
Mobile Trading ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Mobile App Yes Yes
Mobile Trading App ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Name Of Mobile App ICICI direct Mobile Sharekhan
Mobile Trading App Demo ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Name Of Mobile App ICICI direct Mobile Demo Sharekhan Demo
Android Mobile App ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Android Mobile App Yes Yes
Android App Download ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Mobile App Download Andriod ICICI direct Mobile Download Andriod Sharekhan Download
iPhone Mobile App (IOS) ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Yes Yes
iOS App Download ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Mobile App Download iOS ICICI direct Mobile Download iOS Sharekhan Download
Android Tablet App ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Android Tablet App Yes Yes
iPad App (IOS) ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Yes Yes
Trading Software Charges ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Trading Software Charges Free Free
Equity Brokerage Calculator Equity Intraday and Delivery Brokerage Calculator for ICICIDirect Equity Intraday and Delivery Brokerage Calculator for Sharekhan
Futures Brokerage Calculator Futures Brokerage Calculator for ICICIDirect Futures Brokerage Calculator for Sharekhan
Options Brokerage Calculator Options Brokerage Calculator for ICICIDirect Options Brokerage Calculator for Sharekhan
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Broker Ratings by Users

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on User Rating

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
  264 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICIDirect 177 Customer Reviews    Rate Sharekhan
Fees Ratings 2.4 3.2
Trading Brokerage Rating 1.8 3.1
Trading Platform Usability 3.3 3.9
Customer Service Ratings 2.8 3.5
Overall Ratings Rated 2.5 stars Rated 3.6 stars
Broker Rating ICICIDirect is Rated 2.5 / 5 based on 264 customer reviews Sharekhan is Rated 3.6 / 5 based on 177 customer reviews
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Investment Offerings

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Investment Offerings

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
Equity Cash and F&O ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Equity and Equity derivatives Yes Yes
Currency Deravitives ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Currency Trading Yes Yes
Commodity ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Commodity Trading No Yes
Online IPO Application ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Online IPO Investment Yes No
Mutual Funds ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Online Mutual Funds Investment Yes Yes
Bond / NCD ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Bonds and NCD Yes Yes
ETF ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - ETF Yes Yes
Banking ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Banking Service Yes No
Insurance ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Insurance Service Yes Yes
Forex ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Forex Trading No No
MF SIP Investment ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Mutual Fund SIP Yes Yes
Equity SIP Investment ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Equity SIP Yes No
PMS Service ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Portfolio Management Services (PMS) Yes Yes
Algo Trading ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Algo Trading Yes Yes
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Order Types

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Order Types

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
CNC Ordre ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - CNC Order Yes Yes
MIS Ordre ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - MIS Order Yes Yes
NRML Ordre ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - NRML Order Yes Yes
Cover Ordre ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Cover Order Yes Yes
Bracket Ordre ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Bracket Order No Yes
AMO-After Market Orders ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - After market Orders Yes Yes
GTC-Good Till Cancelled ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - GTC Orders Yes Yes
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Margin/Leverage

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Margin/Leverage

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
Equity Delivery Margin ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Equity Delivery Margin No Delivery margin. Upto 5x via Margin Funding.
Equity Intraday Margin ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Equity Intraday Margin Upto 5x leverage for equity. Upto 10x leverage for equity.
Futures Margin ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Futures Margin Upto 2x leverage for futures. Upto 2x leverage for futures.
Options Margin ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Options Margin Upto 2x margin for Options shorting, No leverage for option buying. Upto 2x margin for Options shorting, No leverage for option buying.
Equity CO Margin ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Equity CO Margin Upto 25x margin/leverage in CO order for selected equity scripts. Upto 15x margin/leverage in CO order for selected equity scripts.
Futures CO Margin ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Futures CO Margin Upto 25x margin/leverage in CO order for Futures contracts. Upto 15x margin/leverage in CO order for futures contracts.
Options CO Margin ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Options CO Margin Upto 25x margin/leverage in CO order for options contracts sell only. Upto 15x margin/leverage in CO order for options contracts sell only.
Commodity Margin ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Commodity Margin Info Not Available Info Not Available
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Customer Service Offered

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Customer Service

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
24/7 Customer Service ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - 24x7 customer support No No
Email Support ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Email Support Yes Yes
Onine Live Chat ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Onine Live Chat No Yes
Phone Support ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Phone Support Yes Yes
Toll Free Number ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Toll Free Number No Yes
Through Branches ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Through Branches Yes Yes
Customer Care Number ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Customer Care Number 33551122 1800227500
Account Opening Process ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Account Opening Process Offline Offline
Customer Support Email ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Customer Support Email [email protected] [email protected]
Knowledge Center/Education ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Knowledge Center/Education http://content.icicidirect.com/indexfaq.asp https://www.sharekhan.com/help/hello
Head Office Address ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Head Office Address/Corporate Address ICICI Centre,
H.T. Parekh Marg,
Churchgate,
Mumbai – 400020
Sharekhan Limited,
10th Floor,
Beta Building,
Lodha iThink Techno Campus,

Kanjurmarg (East),
Mumbai-MH– 400042
Website ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Company Website https://www.icicidirect.com https://www.sharekhan.com
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Tips/Research/Reports Published

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Research Reports, Tips

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
Research Mutual Funds ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Research Mutual Funds Yes Yes
Research Equity Reports ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Research Equity Reports Yes Yes
Research ETF ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Research ETF Yes Yes
Daily Market Report ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Daily Market Report Yes Yes
Free Tips ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Free Tips Yes Yes
Quarterly Result Analysis ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Quarterly Results Yes Yes
News Alerts ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Yes Yes
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Demat Account

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Demat Account

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
DP Source CDSL CDSL
DP ID ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - DP ID 14300 36000
Demat Account Annual Maintenance Charges(AMC) Payable yearly in advance ? For Individual account : Rs. 500 p.a. For Corporate a/c : 1500 p.a. Tariff : Rs.p.a-[A:400,B:500,C:350,D:Nil,E:100,F:500,H:1000,G:Nil(holding Value <= Rs.50000)or 100(holding Value from Rs.50001 to Rs.200000)or 400(holding Value >Rs.200000)] will be levied from that date onwards & rest of charges will be levied as per regular scheme.*A,C,E&H Free for the 1st Year.
Advance Deposit Rs. 7500/- , If the client is not having ICICI BANK Account Rs. 500 Advance which will be adjusted against billing (Optional) .Tariff D-"Deposit Rs. 2999 (refund of deposit Rs. 2000 on closure)
Statutory charges Stamp Duty at actuals Actual Stamp Paper Charges
Transaction Charges on Debit (Per ISIN) For Normal Mkt & Off Mkt sell (0.04% of trans value for each CID)(subj to Min Rs.30/-) For Debt instruments Mkt & Off Mkt sell (0.04% of trans value for each CID)(subj to Min Rs.30/- & Max Rs.500/-) A&B:Sales SK :0 Else 0.03% of value of tran(min Rs.30),C&D:Sales SK Rs. 6 Per tran Else 0.03% of value of tran(min Rs.30),E & H:Sales SK 0.03% of value of tran (E:min Rs.29,H:min Rs.30) Else 0.03% of value of tran(min Rs.49),F:0.03% of value of tran(min Rs.30),G:0.03% of value of tran(min Rs.49)
Demat Rs.50 /- Per Demat Request Form and Rs.10/- For Each Certificates Rs. 5 per certificate (Min Rs. 50 per request for Tariff A,B,C,D,E,F & H) (Min Rs. 100 per request for Tariff G )
Remat Rs. 30 + CDSL actuals Rs.50 per certificate or Rs.50 for every hundred securities
Pledge Creation 0.03 % or minimum of Rs. 50/- 0.03 % of the value of the Transaction (Min Rs. 100 per transaction)
Pledge Creation Confirmation 0.03 % or minimum of Rs. 50/- Nil
Pledge Closure 0.03 % or minimum of Rs. 50/- Nil
Pledge Closure Confirmation 0.03 % or minimum of Rs. 50/- Nil
Pledge Invocation 0.03 % or minimum of Rs. 50/- Nil
Failed Instruction Charges Rejection/Fails Rs.30/- Nil
Other Charges a) Mailing charges for non periodic statements and other communication , Rs. 50 for inland and Rs. 500.0 for foreign address . b) Rs. 200/- for restoring services if account is suspended for non payment of charges. 1) Freeze /De-freeze - Rs. 25 per request 2) Stock lending & Borrowing - 0.02% of the value of the transaction per request (minimum Rs. 100) 3)Client Master changes Rs.30 per request for Tariff G

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Special Offers,Advantages,Disadvantages

Compare ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan on Special Offers and Promotion

  ICICIDirect Sharekhan
Pay In and Pay Out Options ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - 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 funbds - Cheque, Online Bank Transfer via IMPS,NEFT or RTGS, UPI, Netbanking/Payment Gateway from RelianceSmartMoney platform.
Pay-out/Fund Withdrawal - Bank Transfer only
Payout Time ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Payout Time Instance to ICICI Bank. Max 24 hrs except bank holidays
Bank Supported and Charges ICICIDirect vs Sharekhan - Bank Supported and Charges Info Not Available Info Not Available
Bank Detail Direct from your ICICI bank account. Sharekhan Limited
Account No.:9035<> SK21<>
Bank:YES BANK
Branch:MUMBAI
Account Type:CURRENT
IFSC Code:YESB0000001
Likes
  • 3-in-1 online trading account.
  • Rich research offering.
  • 24/7 customer service.
  • Easy-to-use website.
  • Innovative offerings like - Margin, MarginPlus, BTST, SPOT.
  • Derivatives trading,NRI services, mutual funds, IPOs and on-line life insurance.

Detail Review...

  • Free call and trade facility.
  • Most powerful and robust trading terminal-'Trade Tiger'.
  • Share transfer from and to the DP account is free.
  • Huge network.
  • Supports commodity trading.

Detail Review...

Dislikes
  • Minimum brokerage charges.
  • No commodity trading.
  • High brokerage.
  • Not a good fit for small and penny stock traders.
  • Charges for trading terminal usage.

Detail Review...

  • Doesn't offer 3-in-1 account.
  • Minimum brokerage charges which makes it difficult to trade in penny stocks.
  • High brokerage so not well fit for day traders.
  • Classic account doesn't facilitate to trade in commodities.
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. Get Free Trading + Demat Account (Rs 1150 waived on account opening) for a limited time.
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