Comparison –  ICICI Direct Vs LKP Securities

ICICI Direct LKP Securities
Year of Incorporation 2000 1948
Exchanges enabled NSE & BSE NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDX
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL & CDSL NSDL
Brokerages
Equity Equity Intraday 0.05% & Delivery 0.25%- Negotiable Default Scheme: 0.05% for Intraday & 0.5% for Delivery, Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 to lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity)
Equity Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable Default Scheme: 0.05%, Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 to lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity)
Equity Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable Default Scheme: Rs. 50 per Lot, Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 to lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity)
Currency Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable Default Scheme: Rs. 30 per Lot Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 to lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity)
Currency Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable Default Scheme: Rs. 30 per Lot, Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 for lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity)
Commodity NA Default Scheme: Rs. 30, Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 for lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity)
Account opening charges
Trading and Demat Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account Rs 250
Only Trading NA Rs 250
Commodity NA Rs 250
Trading Tools
Platforms Mobile/ web/ desktop web/ desktop
Charting 20 Days 1 Day
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 Upto 3 times for intraday
Equity Options Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting Upto 2 times for intraday
Currency Futures NA Upto 3 times for intraday
Currency Options NA Upto 2 times for intraday
Commodity NA Upto 4 times for Intraday
Serviceable
3 in 1 Account YES No
Instant Fund withdrawal YES No
Instant Fund Transfer YES YES
Relationship Managers YES YES