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Background

Year of Incorporation 2000 2004 2002
Website http://www.sharekhan.com http://www.unicon.in http://www.hdfcsec.com
Phone 022-61150000 022-43591200 022-39019400
Exchanges enabled NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX NSE, BSE, MCX, & NCDEX NSE & BSE
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL & CDSL NSDL NSDL & CDSL
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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 87.5 Crores - Rs 24 Crores Rs 54 Crores
Profit after Tax FY12/13 Rs 107 Crores Not Filed Yet Rs 66 Crores
Profit after Tax FY13/14 Rs 9.05 crores Banned by SEBI Rs 78.5 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 14/15 Rs 13 Crores Banned by SEBI 164.9 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 15/16 Rs 130 Crores 133.3 Crores
Debt FY11/12 Rs 335.1 Crores   Rs 11 Crores 0
Debt FY12/13 Rs 335.1 Crores   Not Filed Yet 0
Debt FY13/14 0 Banned by SEBI 0
Debt FY14/15 0 Banned by SEBI 0
Debt FY15/16 335.1 Crores 0
Profit to Equity(%) FY11/12 19.86 (249.92) 24.4
Profit to Equity(%) FY12/13 16.04 Not Filed Yet 18
Profit to Equity(%) FY13/14 17 Banned by SEBI 21.12
Profit to Equity(%) FY14/15 19 Banned by SEBI 37
Profit to Equity(%) FY15/16 13.8 23.3
Balance Sheet Size FY11/12 Rs 1689 Crores Rs 60 Crores Rs 461 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY12/13 Rs 1636 Crores Not Filed Yet Rs 544 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY13/14 Rs 1303 Crores Banned by SEBI Rs 858 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY14/15 Rs 1559 Crores Banned by SEBI Rs 947 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY15/16 Rs 2161 Crores Rs 1054 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 2,74,777 NA 2,78,706
Active clients - 2014 3,42,592 NA 3,47,555
Active clients - 2015 3,35,843 NA 4,08,059
Active clients - 2016 3,50,509 NA 4,68,844
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Brokerage

Equity 0.03% for Intraday & 0.3% for Delivery - Negotiable Trading at Rs 25 to Rs 5 per executed order based on upfront brokerage of Rs 15K to Rs 100K 0.5% for Delivery & 0.05% for Intraday - Negotiable
Equity Futures 0.03% of Turnover - Negotiable Trading at Rs 25 to Rs 5 per executed order based on upfront brokerage of Rs 15K to Rs 100K 0.05% on Turnover - Negotiable
Equity Options Rs 50/lot - Negotiable Trading at Rs 25 to Rs 5 per executed order based on upfront brokerage of Rs 15K to Rs 100K Rs 100/lot - Negotiable
Currency Futures 0.03% of Turnover- Negotiable Trading at Rs 25 to Rs 5 per executed order based on upfront brokerage of Rs 15K to Rs 100K Rs 23/lot - Negotiable
Currency Options Rs 20/lot- Negotiable Trading at Rs 25 to Rs 5 per executed order based on upfront brokerage of Rs 15K to Rs 100K Rs 23/lot - Negotiable
Commodity 0.03% of Turnover- Negotiable Trading at Rs 25 to Rs 5 per executed order based on upfront brokerage of Rs 15K to Rs 100K NA
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Account Opening Costs

Trading only NA NA NA
Trading & Demat Rs 500 which will be adjusted with brokerage Rs 500, 0 if paying Upfront Brokerage Rs 999
Commodity Nil Rs 500, 0 if paying Upfront Brokerage NA
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Transparency & other costs

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Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.0081% of Turnover 0.00325% of Turnover
Futures 0.0021% of Turnover 0.0077% of Turnover 0.0019% of Turnover
Options 0.055% of Premium Turnover 0.085% of Premium Turnover 0.051% of Turnover
Commodities 0.0027% of Turnover 0.0055% of Turnover NA
AMC charge Rs 400/year Rs 300/year Rs 750/year
DP Transaction Charge Rs 30 or 0.03% whichever is higher Rs 25 or 0.03% whichever is higher 0.04% or Rs 25/debit transaction - whichever is higher
Offline order placing Charge Nil 0 Nil
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Platforms

Software
Web/HTML 5
Mobile
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Charting

Intraday 30 Days 22 Days on NEST 5 Days
End of Day 10 Years 10 Years on NEST 5 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 Upto 10 Times for Intraday & 5 Times for Delivery(Interest charged) Upto 10 times for Intraday, & 0 for Delivery Upto 20 times for Intraday, Upto 2 times for Delivery @interest
Equity Futures Upto 2 times for Intraday Upto 3 times for Intraday NA for Intraday
Equity Options No Leverage Buying no Leverage, Shorting upto 3 times for Intraday NA for Intraday
Currency Futures No Leverage Upto 3 times for Intraday NA for Intraday
Currency Options No Leverage Buying no Leverage, Shorting upto 3 times for Intraday NA for Intraday
Commodity Upto 2 times for Intraday Upto 3 times for Intraday 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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