Here is a point by point comparison of SBI Securities Vs ICICI Direct.
ICICI Direct is a retail trading flagship of ICICI Securities. With more than 35 lakh customers, ICICI Direct is the biggest retail full-service stockbroker company in India. SBI Securities is a bank based stockbroker and is the trading arm of SBI (State Bank of India). Established in 2006, SBI Securities is one of the trustable brands in India, however, it has quite a lot of room to improve in the kind of values it brings to the table.
Full-service brokers such as SBI Securities or ICICI Direct will help you, spoon feed you, hand hold you through the process, even if you need an offline help, meet someone, talk to somebody and so on. Choosing between the two depends on your preferences, your online appetite, your understanding of the stock market and so on.
To make things easy for you, we have listed out the comparison between SBI Securities Vs ICICI Direct to help you find which of the two suits your needs better. The comparison is made on aspects such as:
Generally above mentioned aspects are good enough to make a decision based on your preferences but feel free to let us know what more areas you would like us to cover. Most of the content has been vetted by the corresponding stockbroking firms. We hope this article helps you to understand which of the two brokers is better for your needs.
*NSE Complaints Percentage: Lower is this number, Better is the broker.
Before we complete this comparison, we think one quick understanding of brokerage charges is important.
Full-service stockbrokers charge brokerage as a percentage of your trading turnover. For instance, if you place a trade of ₹10,000 for Equity delivery and your broker charges 0.4% or 40 paise as brokerage. This would mean, you will be charged 0.40% of ₹10,000 i.e. ₹40 as the brokerage for that particular trade.
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