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Kotak Securities

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   Year of Incorporation 2010 1994
   Type Of Broker Disciount Broker Full service Broker
   Account Type Online Demat Fixed Brokerage Plan
   Supported Exchanges NSE, BSE, MCX-SX & MCX NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX
   Member of (NSDL/CDSL) CDSL - ZERODHA SECURITIES PVT. LTD. NSDL/CDSL
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Brokerage Charges



   Equity 0 (free) for equity delivery & Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% (intraday) 0.08% for Intraday, 0.5% for Delivery, Reduces with Upfront Brokerage
   Equity Futures Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront
   Equity Options Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower Rs 100/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront
   Currency Futures    Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront
   Commodity Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.01% if brokerage paid upfront
   Other charges 1. Minimum Brokerage Charges Nil 0.01% or Rs. 9 per executed order, whichever is lower ₹20 per executed order 4 paise for delivery and 3 paise for Intraday and Futures orders
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Demat Account Fees / Charges


   Trading only Rs 300 if couriered & Rs 200 if you print the form NA
   Trading & Demat Rs 400 if couriered & Rs 300 if you print the form Rs 750
   Demat Account AMC Notes Trading: 0, Demat: Rs 300/year Rs 50/Month
   Commodity Rs 300 if couriered & Rs 200 if you print the form NA
   DP Transaction Charge Rs 14 per debit instruction Rs 10/debit transaction
   Offline order placing Charge Rs 20 per executed order Rs 20/call after the first 20 orders every month
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Taxes and Charges


   Securities Transaction Tax (STT)

Equity Intraday: 0.025% (on Sell trade) 

Equity Delivery: 0.1% (on Buy and Sell) 

Equity Futures: 0.01% (on Sell trade) 

Equity Options: 0.05% (on Sell trade premium) or 0.125% (on excersied options)

Currency Futures: Nil 

Currency Options: Nil 

Commodities: 0.01% on sell side (Non-Agri)

Equity Intraday: 0.025% (on Sell trade)

Equity Delivery: 0.1% (on Buy and Sell)

Equity Futures: 0.01% (on Sell trade)

Equity Options: 0.05% (on Sell trade premium) or 0.125% (on excersied options)

Currency Futures: Nil

Currency Options: Nil

Commodities: 0.01% on sell side (Non-Agri)

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Turnover and Exchange Charges


   Equity Delivery NSE ₹325 per crore | BSE ₹1 per trade (each side) -----
   Equity Intraday NSE ₹325 per crore | BSE ₹1 per trade (each side) -----
   Equity Futures NSE ₹210 per crore | BSE ₹1 per trade (each side) -----
   Equity Options NSE ₹5300 per crore | BSE ₹1 per trade (each side) -----
   Currency Futures NSE ₹135 per crore (0.00135%) -----
   Currency Options NSE ₹4400 (on premium) per crore (0.044%) -----
   Commodity Non-Agri ₹360 (0.0036%) | Agri ₹275 per Crore -----
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Margins


   Equity Delivery Upto 20 times intraday, 0 for Delivery Upto 15 Times for Intraday, For Delivery upto 3 times but at Interest of Rs 75/Lakh/day or @24%/annum
   Equity Futures Upto 7 times intraday leverage Upto 5 times Intraday
   Equity Options Buying no leverage, Shorting upto 7 times leverage intrdaday Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday
   Currency Futures 2 times intraday leverage Upto 2 times Intraday
   Currency Options Buying no leverage, Shorting upto 2 times intraday leverage Buying No Margin, Shorting upto 2 times for Intraday
   Commodity 2.5 times intraday leverage Upto 2 times Intraday
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Trading Platforms


   Software
   Web/HTML 5
   Mobile
   Trading Platform Pi, Kite, NEST Power Pro
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Charting Tool


   Intraday 365 days on Zerodha Pi 5 days
   End of Day 10 years on Zerodha Pi 5 days
   Coding/Backtesting availiable
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Brokerages plan


   PLAN 1 Standard Plan Fixed Brokerage Plan
   PLAN 2 Standard Plan Dynamic Brokerage Plan
   PLAN 3 Standard Plan ------------------
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Reporting Tool


   Online Trade Reports
   Online PNL Reports
   Online Contract Notes
   Daily Market Report
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Technical Supports Tool


   Good Till Cancelled (GTC) Unavailable -------------
   Online Demo
   Online Portfolio Unavailable
   Instant Fund withdrawal
   Relationship Managers Unavailable
   Research & Tips Unavailable
   Brokerage Calculator
   Margin Calculator
   Bracket orders & Trailing Stoploss unavailable
   Cover order
   Training & Education
   3 in 1 Account Unavailable
   Mobile Trading
   Trading Platform
   Intraday Square-off Time 3:10 PM -------
   Free Tips Unavailable
   News Alerts Unavailable
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Investment Options


   Stock / Equity
   Commodity
   Currency
   Initial Public Offers (IPO) Unavailable
   Bond / NCD Unavailable
   Mutual Funds
   Debt Unavailable
   Investor category Active Investor/Trader Casual Investor and Active Investor
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Customer Support


   24/7 Customer Service
   Email Support
   Online Live Chat Unavailable
   Phone Support
   Toll Free Number
   Through Branches
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