HDFC Securities Vs Zerodha Share Broker Comparison

HDFC Securities Vs Zerodha 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 Zerodha Side-by-side Comparison

Broker NameHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
Broker InfoHDFC Securities ReviewZerodha Review

HDFC Securities Vs Zerodha Background

BackgroundHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
Incorporation Year20002010
Broker ServicesFull-Service BrokerDiscount Broker
Contact Number022-39019400080-40402020
Exchanges AccessibleNSE, BSENSE, BSE, MCX-SX & MCX
Active Total Client15,00,000+ Clients8,00,000+ Clients


IntroductionHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
Broker Reviews /OpinionHDFC Securities is part of hdfc bank and trusted share broker of india.
More than 15+ lakh customers trade trough HDFC securities.
Zerodha is discount broker with Rs.20 per executed order brokerage plan.
Customer care support is very good. They offers Lowest trade commissions and margin rates in the industry.
Web Trading is easy to use and a great compliment to the New Pi desktop platform.
Broker InquiryGet CallbackGet Callback

Broker Ratings and Reviews Comparison

Broker Rating/ReviewsHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
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 SecuritiesZerodha
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 SecuritiesZerodha
Trading Account Opening Charges₹ 999Rs. 300 – for Trading & DEMAT
Trading Annual Maintenance Charges₹ 0Free
Demat Account Opening Fees₹ 0Rs. 300 – for Trading & DEMAT
Demat Annual Maintenance Charges₹ 750Rs.300 + 18% GST for individuals
Commodity FeesNARs. 200 – for commodity account
Offer DP ServiceYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔

Available Trading Brokerage Plans Comparison

Available Brokerage PlansHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
Monthly SubscriptionNot Available, ✖Not Available, ✖
Yearly SubscriptionNot Available, ✖Not Available, ✖
Multiple SubscriptionNot Available, ✖Not Available, ✖

Trading Brokerage Charges Comparison

Brokerage ChargesHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
Plan Subscription SummeryPercentage Based Brokerage ChargesZerodha charges Only Rs.20 Per order for all segments and Rs.0 for Equity Delivery.
Equity Intraday Charges0.05% Intraday (Both Side)Rs.20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower.
Equity Delivery Charges0.50%Free
Equity Futures Charges0.05% (Both Side)Rs.20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower.
Equity Options Charges₹ 100/lot or 1% of premiumRs.20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower.
Currency Futures Charges₹ 23/per contractRs.20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower.
Currency Options Charges₹ 20 /per contractRs.20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower.
Commodity Charges0.02% for Intraday & 0.025% for positionalRs.20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower.
Minimum Brokerage FeesDefualt 0.05%0.01% Minimum
Any Hidden CostNo, ✖No, ✖
Call & Trade Charges₹ 0 (No fees)Rs 20 + 18% GST per order

Available Margins / Leverage Comparison

Margins or LeverageHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
Equity Margin IntradayUpto 20x times for equity cash.No Margin for Delivery.
Equity Margin DeliveryUpto 2x times for equity deliveryUp to 12.5 times equity intraday margin.
Equity Margin FuturesNA for IntradayUp to 2 times for future.
Equity Margin OptionsNA for IntradayUp to 3 times for shorting options, No for buying options.
Currency Margin FuturesNA for IntradayUp to 2.5 times for Intraday margin. 100% for carry forward.
Currency Margin OptionsNA for IntradayUp to 2.5 times for intraday, 100% for carry forward.
Commodity MarginNA for IntradayUp to 2.5 times for intraday, 100% for carry forward.

Transaction and Other Government Charges, Taxes Comparison

Transparency & Other FeesHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
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.0.053% or Rs.5300/per crore.
Currency Futures Trading0.00110% or Rs.110/per crore.0.00135% or Rs.135/per crore.
Currency Options Trading0.040% or Rs.4000/per crore.0.044% or Rs.4400/per crore.
Commodities TradingNAAgri: Rs.275 per crore & Non-Agri: Rs.360 per crore.
AMC Charge₹ 0 (Free)Free for Trading AMC. Rs.300 PA for Demat AMC
DP Transaction Fees₹ 25/per transaction or 0.04% (whichever is higher)Equity Stock: Rs 13.5 per scrip charged on T+2 days(+18% GST), Mutual Funds: Rs 5.5 per scrip charged on the date of redemption(+18% GST)
Offline order placing Charge₹ 0 (Free)Rs. 20 per order
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 SecuritiesZerodha
Desktop Trading PlatformYes, Available ✔Zerodha Pi
Mobile ApplicationHDFC securities MobileTradingKite by Zerodha

Trading Platform Details Comparison

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

Charting Facility Comparison

ChartingHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
Intraday (Day Chart)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
End of Day (Daily Chart)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Coding/BacktestingNo, ✖Not Available, ✖

Reporting Comparison

ReportingHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
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 SecuritiesZerodha
Research & TipsYes, Available ✔No, ✖
Brokerage CalculatorNo, ✖Yes, Available ✔
Span Margin CalculatorNo, ✖Yes, Available ✔
Trailing StoplossYes, Available ✔No, ✖
Training & EducationYes, ✔ Blogs, ArticlesYes, ✔ Blogs, Articles

Trading Features Comparison

Useful Trading FeaturesHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
3 in 1 Account (Bank+Trading+Demat)Yes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔ Link with IDFC bank
Instant Fund withdrawalNo, ✖No, ✖(24 hours)
Relationship Managers (RM)Yes, Available ✔No, ✖
ChartsYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Algo Trading / RobotNo, ✖No, ✖
Mobile SMS AlertsYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
(Trade SMS ALERT : Rs.1 Per SMS)
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 PM3.20 PM
Can NRI TradeYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Extra FeaturesAsk to BrokerPivot Point Indicator on Chart

Services and Available Option Category Comparison

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

Fund Add / Fund Withdrawal Procedure Comparison

Fund Add/Withdrawal ProcessHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
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 SecuritiesZerodha
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 ✔No, ✖

Customer Care Services and Numbers Comparison

Customer Care ServicesHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
Customer Care Service 24/7No, ✖No, ✖
Email SupportYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Live Chat OnlineYes, Available ✔No, ✖
Phone SupportYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Toll-Free NumberYes, Available ✔No, ✖
Support by BranchYes, Available ✔Yes, Available ✔
Customer Care Contact Number022-3901940091 8040402020
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 
#153/154 4th Cross Dollars Colony, Opp. Clarence Public School,
J.P Nagar 4th Phase, Bangalore – 560078

Investment Advice/tips/ Research & Reports Comparison

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

HDFC Securities Vs Zerodha Advantages & Disadvantages Comparison

Advantages & DisadvantagesHDFC SecuritiesZerodha
Pros / Likes3-in-1 Account Rs. 0 for Equity Delivery.
One of the Trustable stock broker.Excellent Trading Platforms.
Pan india presenceCustomer care support is very good.
Nice customer care supportEasy account opening procedure.
Good equity researchDirect mutual fund investmenst.
Cons / DislikesHigh Account Opening FeesRs.20 Extra for call n trade.
Slightly High BrokerageNo stock advisory.
No Algo TradingOnline IPO Application not available.
No Brokerage Calculator
Promotion or offerFree Call & Trade, Zero AMCFree equity delivery trading and only Rs.20 or 0.01 % whichver is lowest brokergerage charges

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