COMPARISON OF TOP INDIAN FULL-SERVICE BROKERS

INVESTEMENT

 SharekhanICICI DirectHDFC SecuritiesAngel BrokingReliance Securities
EquityYesYesYesYesYes
Mutual FundsYesYesYesYesYes
IPONoYesYesNoNo
CurrencyYesYesYesYesYes
CommodityYesNoNoYesYes

PLATFORMS AND TOOLS

 SharekhanICICI DirectHDFC SecuritiesAngel BrokingReliance Securities
DESKTOP PLATFORMTrade TigerTrade RacerBlinkAngel Speed ProInsta Xpress
DESKTOP PLATFORM (WINDOWS)YesYesYesYesYes
DESKTOP PLATFORM (MAC)YesNoNoNoNo
WEB PLATFORMwww.sharekhan.comwww.icicidirect.comtrade.hdfcsec.comtrade.angelbroking.comtick.rsec.co.in
MOBILE SITEYesYesYesYesYes
CHARTNG-HISTORICAL TRADESYesYesYesYesYes
AUTOMATED TRADINGNoNoNoNoYes
MOBILE TRADINGSharekhanICICI Direct MobileHDFC Securities MobileAngel Broking Mobile AppTick Pro
MOBILE TRADING ANDROIDYesYesYesYesYes
MOBILE TRADING IOSYesYesNoYesYes

ORDER TYPES

 SharekhanICICI DirectHDFC SecuritiesAngel BrokingReliance Securities
CNC ORDERYesYesYesYesYes
MIS ORDERYesYesYesYesYes
NRML ORDERYesYesYesYesYes
AMO- after market orderYesYesNoYesYes
GTC - good till cancelYesYesNoYesYes

RESEARCH

 SharekhanICICI DirectHDFC SecuritiesAngel BrokingReliance Securities
RESEARCH MUTUAL FUNDYesYesYesNoYes
RESEARCH EQUITY REPORTSYesYesYesNoYes
DAILY MARKET REPORTYesYesYesYesYes
FREE TIPSYesYesYesYesYes
NEWS ALERTYesYesYesYesYes

MARGIN RATES

 SharekhanICICI DirectHDFC SecuritiesAngel BrokingReliance Securities
EQUITY DELIVERYUpto 5 TimesNo MarginUpto 2 TimesUpto 3 TimesUpto 3 Times
EQUITY INTRADAYUpto 10 TimesUpto 5 TimesUpto 20 TimesUpto 10 TimesUpto 10 Times
EQUITIY FUTURESUpto 2 Times For IntradayUpto 2 TimesNA For IntradayUpto 4 Times (Intraday)Upto 3 Times For Intraday
EQUITY OPTIONSNoUpto 2 TimesNA For IntradayNo Leverage For Buying Upto 3 Times For Shorting IntradayNo Leverage
CURRENCY FUTURESNoUpto 4 TimesNA For IntradayUpto 2 Times For IntradayNo Leverage
CURRENCY FUTURESNoUpto 1 TimeNA For IntradayNo Leverage For Buying Upto 2 Times For Shorting IntradayNo Leverage
COMMODITYUpto 2 Times For IntradayNANAUpto 3 Times For IntradayNA

CUSTOMER SERVICE

 SharekhanICICI DirectHDFC SecuritiesAngel BrokingReliance Securities
EMAIL SUPPORTYesYesYesYesYes
ONLINE LIVE CHATYesNoYesYesYes
PHONE SUPPORTYesYesYesYesYes
TOLL FREE NUMBERYesNoNoNoYes
24/7NoNoNoNoNo

OVERALL RATING

Sharekhan

ICICI Direct

HDFC Securities

Angel Broking

Reliance Securities