Comparison –  LKP Securities Vs ICICI Direct

LKP Securities ICICI Direct
Year of Incorporation 1948 2000
Exchanges enabled NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX & NCDX NSE & BSE
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL NSDL & CDSL
Brokerages
Equity 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 Intraday 0.05% & Delivery 0.25%- Negotiable
Equity Futures Default Scheme: 0.05%, Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 to lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity) 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Equity Options Default Scheme: Rs. 50 per Lot, Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 to lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity) Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable
Currency Futures Default Scheme: Rs. 30 per Lot Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 to lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity) 0.05% of Turnover for Overnight & Intraday only one side- Negotiable
Currency Options Default Scheme: Rs. 30 per Lot, Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 for lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity) Rs 95/lot for Overnight & Rs 25/lot for Intraday – Negotiable
Commodity Default Scheme: Rs. 30, Value Scheme: Pay Upfront Deposit Rs. 2000 to Rs. 300000 for lower brokerage. (1 Year Validity) NA
Account opening charges
Trading and Demat Rs 250 Rs 975 for 3 in 1 Account
Only Trading Rs 250 NA
Commodity Rs 250 NA
Trading Tools
Platforms web/ desktop Mobile/ web/ desktop
Charting 1 Day 20 Days
Margins & Leverage Provided
Equity Upto 10 times for Intraday Intraday upto 25 times & Delivery upto 5 times for interest
Equity Futures Upto 3 times for intraday Upto 4 times for intraday
Equity Options Upto 2 times for intraday Not for buying but upto 2 times for shorting
Currency Futures Upto 3 times for intraday NA
Currency Options Upto 2 times for intraday NA
Commodity Upto 4 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