Comparison –  ICICI Direct Vs Ventura Securities

ICICI Direct Ventura Securities
Year of Incorporation 2000 1994
Exchanges enabled NSE & BSE NSE, BSE, MCX, MCX-SX, & NCDEX
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL & CDSL CDSL
Brokerages
Equity Equity Intraday 0.05% & Delivery 0.25%- Negotiable
Equity: Upfront Brokerage: 0.03%/0.3% to 0.01%/0.1% for Intraday/Delivery
Equity Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable Upfront Brokerage: 0.03% to 0.01% of Turnover
Equity Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable Upfront Brokerage: Rs 50/lot to Rs 18/lot
Currency Futures 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable Upfront Brokerage: 0.03% to 0.01% of Turnover
Currency Options Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable Upfront Brokerage: Rs 50/lot to Rs 18/lot
Commodity NA Upfront Brokerage: 0.03% to 0.01% of Turnover
Account opening charges
Trading and Demat Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account Nil
Only Trading NA 300
Commodity NA Nil
Trading Tools
Platforms Mobile/ web/ desktop Mobile/ web/ desktop
Charting 20 Days 20 Days on Pointer Software
Margins & Leverage Provided
Equity Intraday upto 25 times & Delivery upto 5 times for interest Upto 5 times for Intraday, & 2 times for Delivery @Interest
Equity Futures Upto 4 times for intraday Upto 3 times Intraday
Equity Options Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting No Leverage
Currency Futures NA Upto 2 times Intraday
Currency Options NA No Leverage
Commodity NA Upto 3 times Intraday
Serviceable
3 in 1 Account YES No
Instant Fund withdrawal YES No
Instant Fund Transfer YES YES
Relationship Managers YES YES