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ICICI Direct Vs Zerodha

The side-by-side comparison of ICICI Direct and Zerodha. Compare ICICI Direct Vs Zerodha brokerage, charges, exposure margin, Demat account. Read Zerodha and ICICI Direct review.

ICICI Direct
Zerodha
AboutICICI Direct is a retail trading and investment service from ICICI Securities, the largest retail stockbroker firm in India offering a wide range of investment options to the retail and institutional customers.Zerodha is a Flat Fee Share Broker (Also known as Budget Broker / Discount Broker / Pay Per Order Brokerage Company) for trading in Stock, Commodity and Currency Derivative. 
Type of Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Supported Exchanges BSE, NSE NSE, BSE, MCX, and NCDEX
Trading Account Opening Fees ₹975 ₹200
Trading Account AMC ₹0 (Free) ₹0 (Free)
Demat Account Opening Fees ₹0 (Free) ₹0 (Free)
Demat Account AMC ₹700 ₹300
Equity Delivery Brokerage 0.55% ₹0 (Free)
Equity Intraday Brokerage  0.275% ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Equity Futures Brokerage 0.05% to 0.03% ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Equity Options Brokerage ₹95 to ₹35 per lot ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Currency Futures Trading Brokerage 0.050% to 0.030% ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Currency Options Trading Brokerage ₹25 to ₹10 per lot ₹20 per executed order or .01% whichever is lower
Intraday Square-off Time 3:30 PM 3:10 PM
Trading Platform ICICIdirect.com (website), Trade Racer, ICICIDirect Mobile App Kite Web, Kite Android/iOS, Pi, Coin, Kite mobile