Comparison –  Reliance Securities Vs Zerodha

Reliance Securities Zerodha
Year of Incorporation 2006 2010
Exchanges enabled NSE, BSE, & MCX-SX NSE, BSE, MCX-SX, MCX, & NCDEX
Demat (NSDL/CDSL) NSDL, CDSL CDSL
Brokerages
Equity Equity: Upfront Brokerage: 0.04%/0.4% to 0.01%/0.1% for Intraday/Delivery
0 (free) for equity delivery & Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% (intraday)
Equity Futures Upfront Brokerage: 0.04% to 0.01% of Turnover Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower
Equity Options Upfront Brokerage: Rs 70/lot to Rs 10/lot Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower
Currency Futures Upfront Brokerage: 0.04% to 0.01% of Turnover Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower
Currency Options Upfront Brokerage: Rs 70/lot to Rs 10/lot Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower
Commodity NA Rs 20/executed order or 0.01% whichever is lower
Account opening charges
Trading and Demat Rs 950 Rs 300 if couriered & Rs 200 if you print the form
Only Trading NA Rs 200 if couriered & Rs 100 if you print the form
Commodity NA Rs 300 if couriered & Rs 200 if you print the form
Trading Tools
Platforms Mobile/ web/ desktop Mobile/ web/ desktop
Charting 22 Days on NEST 365 days on Zerodha Pi
Margins & Leverage Provided
Equity Upto 10 Times Intraday, Upto 3 times Delivery @ interest Upto 20 times intraday, 0 for Delivery
Equity Futures Upto 3 times Intraday Upto 7 times intraday leverage
Equity Options No Leverage
Buying no leverage, Shorting upto 7 times leverage intrdaday
Currency Futures No Leverage 2 times intraday leverage
Currency Options No Leverage
Buying no leverage, Shorting upto 2 times intraday leverage
Commodity NA 2.5 times intraday leverage
Serviceable
3 in 1 Account NO NO
Instant Fund withdrawal NO No
Instant Fund Transfer YES YES
Relationship Managers NO No