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ICICI Direct
Fyers
Fyers

Background

Year of Incorporation 2000 2015
Website http://www.icicidirect.com http://fyers.in/
Phone 022-28307700 080 - 46251111
Exchanges enabled NSE & BSE NSE, BSE
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL & CDSL NSDL- Partnership with ILFS
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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 77.1 Crores
Profit after Tax FY12/13 Rs 68.2 Crores
Profit after Tax FY13/14 Rs 74.9 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 14/15 Rs 74.9 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 15/16 Rs 235 Crores Rs 1.1 Crores
Debt FY11/12 Rs 209 Crores
Debt FY12/13 Rs 219 Crores
Debt FY13/14 Rs 317 Crores
Debt FY14/15 Rs 226 Crores
Debt FY15/16 Rs 172 Crores Rs 20.4 Crores
Profit to Equity(%) FY11/12 32
Profit to Equity(%) FY12/13 21
Profit to Equity(%) FY13/14 27.07
Profit to Equity(%) FY14/15 25
Profit to Equity(%) FY15/16 66.9 10.09
Balance Sheet Size FY11/12 Rs 948 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY12/13 Rs 908 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY13/14 Rs 1620 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY14/15 Rs 1361 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY15/16 Rs 1392 Crores Rs 41.4 Crores
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Online Presence
Online Presence

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Active clients

Active clients data source: NSE, as on end of every calendar year. 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 5,00,733 NA
Active clients - 2014 5,94,714 NA
Active clients - 2015 5,60,438 NA
Active clients - 2016 5,91,504 NA
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Brokerage

Equity Equity Intraday 0.05% & Delivery 0.25%- Negotiable 0.1% or Rs 100 per Order (Whichever is lower)
Equity Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable 0.01% or Rs 100 per Order (Whichever is lower)
Equity Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable Rs 10 per lot or Rs 100 per order (Whichever is lower)
Currency Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side - Negotiable 0.01% or Rs 100 per Order (Whichever is lower)
Currency Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday - Negotiable Rs 10 per lot or Rs 100 per order (Whichever is lower)
Commodity NA
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Account Opening Costs

Trading only NA NA
Trading & Demat Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account NA
Commodity NA NA
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Transparency & other costs

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Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.00325%
Futures 0.0019% of Turnover 0.00325%
Options 0.05% of Turnover 0.059%
Commodities NA NA
AMC charge Rs 450/Year Rs. 400
DP Transaction Charge Rs 25/Transaction or 0.05% whichever higher Rs. 25
Offline order placing Charge 0 0
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Platforms

Software
Web/HTML 5
Mobile
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Charting

Intraday 20 Days 30 days
End of Day 10 years 3 years
Coding/Backtesting
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Reporting

Online Trade Reports
Online PNL Reports
Online Contract Notes
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Margins

Leverage Provided

Equity Intraday upto 25 times & Delivery upto 5 times for interest Upto 10 times for Intraday
Equity Futures Upto 4 times for intraday NA
Equity Options Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting NA
Currency Futures NA NA
Currency Options NA NA
Commodity NA NA
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Support & Tools

Research & Tips
Brokerage Calculator
Margin Calculator
Bracket orders & Trailing Stoploss
Training & Education
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Convenience

3 in 1 Account
Instant Fund withdrawal
Relationship Managers
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