HDFC Securities Vs Sharekhan Share Broker Comparison

HDFC Securities Vs Sharekhan step-by-step comparison between all aspect of share brokers like Active clients, Trading platform, Brokerage charges, Customer care supports & tools, Margin/leverage, Account opening charges etc.

HDFC Securities Vs Sharekhan Side-by-side Comparison

Broker NameHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Broker InfoHDFC Securities ReviewSharekhan Review

HDFC Securities Vs Sharekhan Background

BackgroundHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Incorporation Year2000Feb, 2000
Broker ServicesFull-Service BrokerFull-Service Broker
Contact Number022-39019400022 330546000
Exchanges AccessibleNSE, BSENSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX
Active Total Client15,00,000+ Clients5,00,000+ Clients


IntroductionHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Broker Reviews /OpinionHDFC Securities is part of hdfc bank and trusted share broker of india.
More than 15+ lakh customers trade trough HDFC securities.
Sharekhan securities has great brand value. One of the largest stock broking company in India.
Sharekhan has presences in almost all Indian cities.
Provide great trading platform and first broker introduced bracket and trailing stoploss order.
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Broker Ratings and Reviews Comparison

Broker Rating/ReviewsHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Opening Charges★★★★★★★★
Commissions & Fees★★★★★★
Trading Platforms & Tools★★★★★★★★★★
Order Execution★★★★★★★★★★
Fund Add/Withdraw★★★★★★★★★★
Customer Services★★★★★★★★★
Overall Rating★★★★★★★★

Usable For Investors Category Comparison

Useful for Type of InvestorsHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Day TradersYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Active Investor/TraderYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
InvestorYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔

Account Opening Fees and AMC Comparison

Account Opening Fees and AMCHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Trading Account Opening Charges₹ 999₹ 750 for Classic & ₹ 1000 for Trade Tiger
Trading Annual Maintenance Charges₹ 0₹ 0
Demat Account Opening Fees₹ 0₹ 0
Demat Annual Maintenance Charges₹ 750₹ 450
Commodity FeesNA₹ 0
Offer DP ServiceYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔

Available Trading Brokerage Plans Comparison

Available Brokerage PlansHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Monthly SubscriptionNot Available, ✖Not Available, ✖
Yearly SubscriptionNot Available, ✖Not Available, ✖
Multiple SubscriptionNot Available, ✖Not Available, ✖

Trading Brokerage Charges Comparison

Brokerage ChargesHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Plan Subscription SummeryPercentage Based Brokerage ChargesPercentage Based Brokerage Charges
Equity Intraday Charges0.05% Intraday (Both Side)0.10% for Intraday 
Equity Delivery Charges0.50%0.50% for Delivery – Negotiable
Equity Futures Charges0.05% (Both Side)0.10% on one side oniy for intraday & 0.10% on second side if on next next
Equity Options Charges₹ 100/lot or 1% of premiumRs.100 per Lot
Currency Futures Charges₹ 23/per contract0.10%
Currency Options Charges₹ 20 /per contract₹ 20/lot- Negotiable
Commodity Charges0.02% for Intraday & 0.025% for positional0.10%
Minimum Brokerage FeesDefualt 0.05%Defualt 0.10%
Any Hidden CostNo, ✖No, ✖
Call & Trade Charges₹ 0 (No fees)Free

Available Margins / Leverage Comparison

Margins or LeverageHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Equity Margin IntradayUpto 20x times for equity cash.Upto 32x times for equity cash.
Equity Margin DeliveryUpto 2x times for equity deliveryUpto 15x times for equity delivery
Equity Margin FuturesNA for IntradayUpto 15x times for equity futures
Equity Margin OptionsNA for IntradayUpto 10x times for equity options
Currency Margin FuturesNA for IntradayUpto 8x for currency futures
Currency Margin OptionsNA for IntradayUpto 10x for currency options
Commodity MarginNA for IntradayUpto 10x times for Commodity

Transaction and Other Government Charges, Taxes Comparison

Transparency & Other FeesHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Equity Day Trading0.00325% or Rs.325/per crore.0.00325% or Rs.325/per crore.
Equity Delivery0.00325% or Rs.325/per crore.0.00325% or Rs.325/per crore.
Equity Futures Trading0.00190% or Rs.190/per crore.0.0021% or Rs.210/per crore.
Equity Options Trading0.050% or Rs.5000/per crore.0.055% or Rs.5500/per crore.
Currency Futures Trading0.00110% or Rs.110/per crore.0.0013% or Rs.130/per crore.
Currency Options Trading0.040% or Rs.4000/per crore.0.042% or Rs.4200/per crore.
Commodities TradingNANA
AMC Charge₹ 0 (Free)₹ 400/- (1st year Free).
DP Transaction Fees₹ 25/per transaction or 0.04% (whichever is higher)₹ 16/per transaction.
Offline order placing Charge₹ 0 (Free)Free
Sebi ChargesRs.15/per cr.Rs.15/per cr.
GST 18% on Brokerage + Transaction charges.18% on Brokerage + Transaction charges.
Stamp Duty As per Clients state.As per Clients state.

Available Trading Platform / Software Comparison

Trading Platforms / SoftwareHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Desktop Trading PlatformYes, Available ✔Trade Tiger
Mobile ApplicationHDFC securities MobileTradingSharekhan Mobile App

Trading Platform Details Comparison

Trading Platform DetailsHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Demo (Desktop) PlatformYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Windows Desktop platform Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
MAC Desktop platform Yes, Available ✔No, ✖
Web Trading URLYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Web Trading Portals InfoYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Mobile SiteYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Mobile Trading AvailabilityYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Mobile Trading ApplicationYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Mobile App DemoYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Android / Ios Mobile AppYes, ✔ Both AvailableYes, ✔ Both Available

Charting Facility Comparison

ChartingHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Intraday (Day Chart)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
End of Day (Daily Chart)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Coding/BacktestingNo, ✖No, ✖

Reporting Comparison

ReportingHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Trade Online  ReportsYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
PNL Online ReportsYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Online Contract Notes Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔

Trading Support and Tools Comparison

Support & ToolsHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Research & TipsYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Brokerage CalculatorNo, ✖No, ✖
Span Margin CalculatorNo, ✖No, ✖
Trailing StoplossYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Training & EducationYes, ✔ Blogs, ArticlesYes, ✔ Blogs, Articles

Trading Features Comparison

Useful Trading FeaturesHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
3 in 1 Account (Bank+Trading+Demat)Yes, Available ✔No, ✖
Instant Fund withdrawalNo, ✖No, ✖
Relationship Managers (RM)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
ChartsYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Algo Trading / RobotNo, ✖No, ✖
Mobile SMS AlertsYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Online DemoYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Online Portfolio Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Margin for Future TradingYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Combined Records for Equity & CommodityYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Intraday Timing3.15 PM3.15 PM
Can NRI TradeYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Extra FeaturesAsk to BrokerAsk to Broker

Services and Available Option Category Comparison

Investment Service and Available OptionsHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Equity Cash & Future & OptionYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Currency Derivatives (Forex)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Commodity NAYes, Available ✔
Online IPO RequestYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Mutual Funds (MF)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Bonds / Negotiable Certificate of DepositYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Exchange-Traded Fund (ETF)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Banking ServicesYes, Available ✔No, ✖
Direct InsuranceYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Forex InvestmentYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
MF SIP InvestmentsYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
PMS ServicesYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Other OptionsAsk to BrokerAsk to Broker

Fund Add / Fund Withdrawal Procedure Comparison

Fund Add/Withdrawal ProcessHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Fund Pay In and Pay outAdd Fund: Cheque, Online Bank TraNsfer using IMPS, NEFT or RTGS, UPI, Net-Banking and payment gatway. Withdrawal fund: Bank TranferAdd Fund: Cheque, Online Bank TraNsfer using IMPS, NEFT or RTGS, UPI, Net-Banking and payment gatway. Withdrawal fund: Bank Tranfer
Time for Payout24 hours (working days)24 hours (working days)
Linked BankHDFC Bank AccountNear about 22 bank available for fund credit and Rs.9 for per transaction.

Trading Order Types Comparison

Trading Order TypesHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Cash N Carry (CNC Order)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Margin Intraday Square (MIS Order)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Normal (NRML Order)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Cover OrderYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Bracket OrderYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Buy Today Sell Tomorrow (BTST)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Sell Today Buy Tomorrow (STBT)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
AMO -After Market OrderYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
GTG-Good Till CancelledYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔

Customer Care Services and Numbers Comparison

Customer Care ServicesHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Customer Care Service 24/7No, ✖No, ✖
Email SupportYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Live Chat OnlineYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Phone SupportYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Toll-Free NumberYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Support by BranchYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Customer Care Contact Number022-39019400022 25753200
Account Opening ProcedurePaperlessPaperless
Customer Support
Complaints Support
Educational BlogYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Head Office AddressHDFC securities Limited,
Office Floor 8, “i Think” Bldg,
Jolly Board Campus, Kanjurmarg (East),
Mumbai – 400042 
ICICI Centre,
H.T. Parekh Marg, Churchgate,
Mumbai – 400020

Investment Advice/tips/ Research & Reports Comparison

Investment Advice -Tips, Research & ReportsHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Equity ResearchYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Mutual Fund ResearchYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
ETF ResearchNo, ✖No, ✖
Daily ReportYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Free Tips- AdvisoryYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Company Result AnalysisYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
News & AlertsYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔

HDFC Securities Vs Sharekhan Advantages & Disadvantages Comparison

Advantages & DisadvantagesHDFC SecuritiesSharekhan Securities
Pros / Likes3-in-1 Account Most know Stock broker in India
One of the Trustable stock broker.Very good Customer Care Support
Pan india presencePan India presence
Nice customer care supportFast & high tech trading platform
Good equity researchExcellent equity  research
Cons / DislikesHigh Account Opening FeesHigh Brokerage charges 
Slightly High BrokerageETF Research not available
No Algo Trading3-in-1 account not available
No Brokerage CalculatorNo Algo Trading
Promotion or offerFree Call & Trade, Zero AMC1st Year Free Demat Annual Maintenance Charges (AMC)

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