Comparison –  KARVY Vs HDFC Securities

KARVY HDFC Securities
Year of Incorporation 1985 2002
Exchanges enabled NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDEX NSE & BSE
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL, CDSL NSDL/CDSL
Brokerages
Equity 0.03% Intraday, 0.3% Delivery
0.5% for Delivery & 0.05% for Intraday – Negotiable
Equity Futures 0.03% of Turnover 0.05% on Turnover – Negotiable
Equity Options Rs 50/lot Rs 100/lot – Negotiable
Currency Futures 0.03% of Turnover Rs 23/lot – Negotiable
Currency Options Rs 50/lot Rs 23/lot – Negotiable
Commodity 0.03% of Turnover NA
Account opening charges
Trading and Demat Rs 420 Rs 999
Only Trading NA N/A
Commodity Rs 200 N/A
Trading Tools
Platforms Mobile/ web/ desktop Mobile/ web
Charting 5 days Intraday on ODIN 5 Days
Margins & Leverage Provided
Equity Intraday upto 20 times, 0 for Delivery
Upto 20 times for Intraday, Upto 2 times for Delivery @interest
Equity Futures Upto 4 times for Intraday NA for Intraday
Equity Options No Leverage for buying, upto 4 times for Shorting Intraday NA for Intraday
Currency Futures No Leverage NA for Intraday
Currency Options No Leverage NA for Intraday
Commodity Upto 4 times for Intraday NA for Intraday
Serviceable
3 in 1 Account NO YES
Instant Fund withdrawal NO YES
Instant Fund Transfer YES YES
Relationship Managers YES YES