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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 Rs 251.5 Crores
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 Rs 1973 Crores
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 10.3
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 Rs 4262 Crores
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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
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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

Form NSAR-A ALPINE GLOBAL PREMIER For: Apr 30 - StreetInsider.com

27 June 2017

020 B000002 13-2771536 020 C000002 17 020 A000003 KOTAK SECURITIES LTD. 020 C000003 14 020 A000004 BANK OF AMERICA CORP. 020 B000004 56-0906609 020 C000004 8 020 A000005 BARCLAYS CAPITAL INC. 020 B000005 05-0346412 ...and more »

Buy Karnataka Bank, target Rs 220: Kotak Securities - Economic Times

27 June 2017

Buy Karnataka Bank, target Rs 220: Kotak Securities. ETMarkets.com|. Jun 27, 2017, 01.20 PM IST. READ MORE ON » S&P BSE SensexMarketKotak securitiesKarnataka Bank Ltd. Buy Karnataka Bank Ltd. at a price target of Rs 220.and more »

GST-wary FPIs create heavy dollar positions to counter volatility - Economic Times

26 June 2017

FPIs are building on OTM call options on dollar-rupee forwards (NDF) as they “possibly” foresee a correction in the rupee, said Anindya Banerjee, currency analyst, Kotak Securities. Banerjee cites the jump in volatility of the 25 delta call option ...

Caution over GST, derivatives expiry to affect equities - Avenue Mail

25 June 2017

... markets, where unwinding of stimulus from the US Fed and taper from ECB (European Central Bank) and BOJ (Bank of Japan) may increase volatility and adversely impact the rupee,” said Anindya Banerjee, AVP, currency derivaties at Kotak Securities.and more »

Shipping Corporation of India Ltd.: Buy Shipping Corporation of ... - Economic Times

22 June 2017

Buy Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. at a price target of Rs 110.and more »

4 hot stock picks from Kotak Securities - Moneycontrol.com

21 June 2017

We had recommended DLF on June 07, 2017 on this same segment, target for which was Rs 194. The stock has achieved its target, and we continue to remain bullish on the same, revising our price target to Rs 215. Inverse H&S formation on the monthly ...