Comparison – Angel Broking Vs ICICI Direct

Angel Broking ICICI Direct
Year of Incorporation 1987 2000
Exchanges enabled NSE, BSE, MCX, & NCDEX NSE & BSE
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) CDSL NSDL & CDSL
Brokerages
Equity 0.03% for Intraday & 0.3% for Delivery – Negotiable Equity Intraday 0.05% & Delivery 0.25%- Negotiable
Equity Futures 0.03% of Turnover- Negotiable
0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Equity Options Rs 60/lot – Negotiable
Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable
Currency Futures 0.03% of Turnover- Negotiable
0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Currency Options Rs 30/lot – Negotiable
Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable
Commodity 0.03% of Turnover- Negotiable NA
Account opening charges
Trading and Demat Rs 600 Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account
Only Trading NA NA
Commodity Rs 300 NA
Trading Tools
Platforms Mobile/ web/ desktop Mobile/ web/ desktop
Charting 5 Days on ODIN 20 Days
Margins & Leverage Provided
Equity Upto 10 times for Intraday, Upto 3 times for Delivery @Interest
Intraday upto 25 times & Delivery upto 5 times for interest
Equity Futures Upto 4 times for Intraday Upto 4 times for intraday
Equity Options No leverage for buying, upto 3 times for Shorting Intraday Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting
Currency Futures Upto 2 times for Intraday NA
Currency Options No leverage for buying, upto 2 times for Shorting Intraday NA
Commodity Upto 3 times for Intraday NA
Serviceable
3 in 1 Account No YES
Instant Fund withdrawal No YES
Instant Fund Transfer YES YES
Relationship Managers YES YES