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Nirmal Bang
Nirmal Bang


Year of Incorporation 2002 1996
Phone 022-39019400 022-3826 8600
Exchanges enabled NSE & BSE NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX, & NCDEX
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Financial Health

Equity & Commodity Consolidated

Look for Brokerages with higher profit, low debt, higher Profit to Equity Ratio   which will indicate the profitability based on capital deployed, and atleast Rs 50 crores Balance sheet size. If a broker is in financial trouble, it will first start showing up on his balance sheet, watch out for the brokerages with and

Profit after Tax FY11/12 Rs 54 Crores - Rs 7.4 Crores
Profit after Tax FY12/13 Rs 66 Crores - Rs 12.4 Crores  
Profit after Tax FY13/14 Rs 78.5 Crores - Rs 4.2 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 14/15 Rs 164.9 Crores - Rs 2.2 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 15/16 Rs 133.3 Crores - Rs 2.4 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 16/17 Rs 215.9 Crores Rs 1.5 Crores
Profit after Tax FY17/18 Rs 344.4 Crores - Rs 3.4 Crores
Debt FY11/12 0 Nil
Debt FY12/13 0 Nil
Debt FY13/14 0 Rs 10.8 Crores
Debt FY14/15 0 Nil
Debt FY15/16 0 Nil
Debt FY 16/17 0 Nil
Debt FY 17/18 Nil
Profit to Equity(%) FY11/12 24.4 (70.86)
Profit to Equity(%) FY12/13 18 (39.28)
Profit to Equity(%) FY13/14 21.12 (11.64)
Profit to Equity(%) FY14/15 37 (7)
Profit to Equity(%) FY15/16 23.3 (8)
Profit to Equity(%) FY16/17 32 3
Profit to Equity(%) FY17/18 43 0
Balance Sheet Size FY11/12 Rs 461 Crores Rs 86.6 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY12/13 Rs 544 Crores Rs 93.5 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY13/14 Rs 858 Crores Rs 85.8 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY14/15 Rs 947 Crores Rs 72 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY15/16 Rs 1054 Crores Rs 83 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY16/17 Rs 1380 Crores Rs 91.6 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY17/18 Rs 1637.8 Crores Rs 90.4 Crores
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Online Presence
Online Presence

Google trend over time

Active clients

Active clients data source: NSE, as on end of every calendar year in December. Active client is one who has traded atleast once a year. Brokers whose active clients are trending up, would mean happy clients and hence better to trade with.

Active clients - 2013 2,78,706 49,797
Active clients - 2014 3,47,555 59,283
Active clients - 2015 4,08,059 61,362
Active clients - 2016 4,68,844 70,302
Active clients - 2017 5,50,995 90,699
Active clients - 2018 6,74,495 98,337
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Equity 0.5% for Delivery & 0.05% for Intraday - Negotiable 0.02% for Intraday, 0.2% for Delivery
Equity Futures 0.05% on Turnover - Negotiable 0.02% of Turnover
Equity Options Rs 100/lot - Negotiable Rs 35/lot
Currency Futures Rs 23/lot - Negotiable 0.02% of Turnover
Currency Options Rs 23/lot - Negotiable Rs 20/lot
Commodity NA 0.01% of Turnover
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Account Opening Costs

Trading only NA NA
Trading & Demat Rs 999 Nil
Commodity NA Nil
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Transparency & other costs

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Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.0039% of Turnover
Futures 0.0019% of Turnover 0.0024% of Turnover
Options 0.051% of Turnover 0.057% of Premium Turnover
Commodities NA 0.0025% of Turnover
AMC charge Rs 750/year Rs 250/month
DP Transaction Charge 0.04% or Rs 25/debit transaction - whichever is higher 0.03% with Rs 25 minimum per debit instruction
Offline order placing Charge Nil Nil
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Web/HTML 5
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Intraday 5 Days 5 Days on ODIN
End of Day 5 Years 5 Years on ODIN
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Online Trade Reports
Online PNL Reports
Online Contract Notes
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Leverage Provided

Equity Upto 20 times for Intraday, Upto 2 times for Delivery @interest Upto 10 times for Intraday, upto 4 times for Delivery @interest
Equity Futures NA for Intraday Upto 4 times Intraday
Equity Options NA for Intraday Buying no Leverage, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday
Currency Futures NA for Intraday Upto 3 times for Intraday
Currency Options NA for Intraday Buying no Leverage, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday
Commodity NA Upto 3 times for Intraday
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Support & Tools

Research & Tips
Brokerage Calculator
Margin Calculator
Bracket orders & Trailing Stoploss
Training & Education
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3 in 1 Account
Instant Fund withdrawal
Relationship Managers
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