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Year of Incorporation 1994
Website http://www.kotaksecurities.com
Phone 1800 222 299
Exchanges enabled NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL/CDSL
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Profit after Tax FY11/12 Rs 145.1 Crores
Profit after Tax FY12/13 Rs 123.8 Crores
Profit after Tax FY13/14 Rs 163.6 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 14/15 Rs 283.3 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 15/16
Debt FY11/12 Rs 121 Crores
Debt FY12/13 Rs 91 Crores
Debt FY13/14 Rs 69 Crores
Debt FY14/15 Rs 567 Crores
Debt FY15/16
Profit to Equity(%) FY11/12 8.40
Profit to Equity(%) FY12/13 5.92
Profit to Equity(%) FY13/14 8.28
Profit to Equity(%) FY14/15 13
Profit to Equity(%) FY15/16
Balance Sheet Size FY11/12 Rs 3094 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY12/13 Rs 2980 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY13/14 Rs 3323 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY14/15 Rs 4649 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY15/16
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Active clients - 2013 2,23,280
Active clients - 2014 2,68,459
Active clients - 2015 2,46,945
Active clients - 2016 2,57,563
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Equity 0.05% for Intraday & 0.5% for Delivery - Reduces upto 0.01/0.1 if brokerage paid upfront
Equity Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront
Equity Options Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront
Currency Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront
Currency Options Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront
Commodity 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront
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Trading only NA
Trading & Demat Rs 750
Commodity Rs 250
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Equity 0.00325% of Turnover
Futures   0.00436% of Turnover
Options 0.0594% of Premium Turnover
Commodities   0.00436% of Turnover
AMC charge   Rs 50/Month
DP Transaction Charge   0.04% or Rs 27/debit transaction whichever is higher
Offline order placing Charge Rs 20/call after the first 20 orders every month
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Intraday 5 Days
End of Day 5 Years
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Equity Upto 15 Times for Intraday, For Delivery upto 3 times but at Interest of Rs 75/Lakh/day or @24%/annum
Equity Futures Upto 5 times Intraday
Equity Options Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday
Currency Futures Upto 2 times Intraday
Currency Options Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday
Commodity Upto 2 times Intraday
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Reviews on Kotak Securities

Pooja Mishra

21 August 2014

Kotak is a good broker, if you want to trade some stocks but are planning not to be active in market, they have good platform and convenient service. But when I started trading in Nifty Options the brokerage was very very high, I was paying 50 Rs per lot, and generally trade 5 lots of call/put, so brokerage excluding taxes use to cost Rs. 500 per trade, I thought it must be a standard everywhere, thanks to website..I see so many brokers who charge so much lesser!

Raghav Patel

27 August 2014

Hi Pooja, If you have started trading in options would recommend you to look for a fixed brokerage rate, instead of paying per lot. There was plenty of discount brokers who offer minimal brokerage and good service. Do check out our broker directory..

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NEWS ON KOTAK SECURITIES

Shipping stocks in rough seas as freight rates continue to fall - Hindu Business Line

23 May 2017

A Kotak Securities report on GE Shipping said: “Increased scrapping, slow new orders, lower bunker prices and stable demand for commodities is positive for the company (GE Shipping), but we estimate that pressure of oversupply of ships to continue to ...

Rupee falls 0.5% against dollar as border tensions weigh on currency - Moneycontrol.com

23 May 2017

Dealers said that the rupee could sustainably depreciate beyond 65 from its current level if RBI does not intervene heavily. “The rupee is expected to trade between 64.50 and 65.20 for the rest of the week,” said Anindya Banerjee of Kotak Securities.and more »

Smallcaps, midcaps to correct sharply on any disappointment: Zarbade - Economic Times

23 May 2017

Sanjeev Zarbade , Vice President of PCG Group at Kotak Securities , says traders have become nervous on the PSU bank counter due to volatility in global markets. Excerpts from his interview with ETNow. ET Now: Among the consumer names, which are on ...

Buy NCC with a target of Rs 103 -- Kotak Securities Limited - Economic Times

19 May 2017

Kotak Securities Limited has a buy call on NCC Ltd. with a target price of Rs 103.0 .The current market price of NCC Ltd. is 96.6 Time period given by analyst is Intra Day when NCC Ltd. price can reach defined target. Kotak Securities Limited ...

Sell BHEL, target Rs 157.0 : Kotak Securities Limited - Economic Times

19 May 2017

Kotak Securities Limited has a sell call on Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. with a target price of Rs 157.0 .The current market price of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. is Rs 164.6 Time period given by the brokerage is Intra Day when Bharat Heavy ...and more »

Weekly Market Outlook - Teena Virmani, Vice President, PCG Research at Kotak Securities - Equity Bulls

13 May 2017

Markets witnessed gains during the week, led by positive news on monsoon expectations coupled with mixed set of corporate results and increase in domestic liquidity. Most of the manufacturing companies' results indicated that impact of demonetization ...and more »