Comparison – ICICI Direct Vs Pro Stocks

ICICI Direct Pro Stocks
Year of Incorporation 2000 Feb 2016 as Sunlight Broking LLP
Exchanges enabled NSE & BSE NSE & BSE
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL & CDSL CDSL
Brokerages
Equity Equity Intraday 0.05% & Delivery 0.25%- Negotiable
Flat Fee Plan: Rs. 15/executed order, Fix Monthly Plan: Rs. 899/monthly, Rs. 8,999 Unlimited Trading Per Year
Equity Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Flat Fee Plan: Rs. 15/executed order, Fix Monthly Plan: Rs. 899/monthly, Rs. 8,999 Unlimited Trading Per Year
Equity Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable
Flat Fee Plan: Rs. 15/executed order, Fix Monthly Plan: Rs. 899/monthly, Rs. 8,999 Unlimited Trading Per Year
Currency Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
flat Fee Plan: Rs. 15/executed order, Fix Monthly Plan: Rs. 499/monthly, Rs.4,999 Unlimited Trading Per Year
Currency Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable
lat Fee Plan: Rs. 15/executed order, Fix Monthly Plan: Rs. 499/monthly, Rs.4,999 Unlimited Trading Per Year
Commodity NA NA
Account opening charges
Trading and Demat Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account Rs. 300
Only Trading NA Rs. 300
Commodity NA NA
Trading Tools
Platforms Mobile/ web/ desktop Mobile/ web/ desktop
Charting 20 Days 7 days
Margins & Leverage Provided
Equity Intraday upto 25 times & Delivery upto 5 times for interest Upto 5 times for Intraday & 0 for Delivery
Equity Futures Upto 4 times for intraday Upto 1.5 times for Intraday
Equity Options Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting No Margin
Currency Futures NA Upto 1.5 times for Intraday
Currency Options NA Upto 1.5 times for Intraday
Commodity NA NA
Serviceable
3 in 1 Account YES NO
Instant Fund withdrawal YES NO
Instant Fund Transfer YES YES
Relationship Managers YES NO