Comparison –  Pro Stocks Vs ICICI Direct

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