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HDFC securities is the brokerage arm of India's top private bank HDFC. Launched in 2000, It has travelled a long way and is now regarded as one of the top full-service brokers in India. It has 250+ company-owned branches with customer care.

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The segments in which you can invest (includes Equity, Commodity, Currency, Futures and Options) through this broker

Equity
Commodity
Currency
Futures
Options
Brokerage Plans:

1 or more plans offered by this broker, which outlines, Account opening and maintenance fees charged by this broker, Brokerage charges and Margins provided. Use plan switcher to see the difference in offerings, if multiple plans are available.

Charges

Account Opening Charges

Free

Account Maintenance Charges

Free

Call & Trade Charges

Free
Brokerage

Equity Delivery Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Intraday Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Futures Brokerage

0.025%

Equity Options Brokerage

₹ 100

Currency Futures Brokerage

₹ 12

Currency Options Brokerage

₹ 10

Commodity Futures Brokerage

₹ 20

Commodity Options Brokerage

₹ 100
Margins

Equity Delivery Margin

0x

Equity Intraday Margin

4x

Equity Futures Margin

0x

Equity Options Margin

0x

Currency Futures Margin

0x

Currency Options Margin

0x

Commodity Futures Margin

0x

Commodity Options Margin

0x
Charges

Account Opening Charges

Free

Account Maintenance Charges

Free

Plan Charges

₹ 1,500

Call & Trade Charges

Free
Brokerage

Equity Delivery Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Intraday Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Futures Brokerage

0.025%

Equity Options Brokerage

₹ 100

Currency Futures Brokerage

₹ 12

Currency Options Brokerage

₹ 10

Commodity Futures Brokerage

₹ 20

Commodity Options Brokerage

₹ 100
Margins

Equity Delivery Margin

0x

Equity Intraday Margin

4x

Equity Futures Margin

0x

Equity Options Margin

0x

Currency Futures Margin

0x

Currency Options Margin

0x

Commodity Futures Margin

0x

Commodity Options Margin

0x
Charges

Account Opening Charges

Free

Account Maintenance Charges

Free

Plan Charges

₹ 3,000

Call & Trade Charges

Free
Brokerage

Equity Delivery Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Intraday Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Futures Brokerage

0.025%

Equity Options Brokerage

₹ 100

Currency Futures Brokerage

₹ 12

Currency Options Brokerage

₹ 10

Commodity Futures Brokerage

₹ 20

Commodity Options Brokerage

₹ 100
Margins

Equity Delivery Margin

0x

Equity Intraday Margin

4x

Equity Futures Margin

0x

Equity Options Margin

0x

Currency Futures Margin

0x

Currency Options Margin

0x

Commodity Futures Margin

0x

Commodity Options Margin

0x
Charges

Account Opening Charges

Free

Account Maintenance Charges

Free

Plan Charges

₹ 10,000

Call & Trade Charges

Free
Brokerage

Equity Delivery Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Intraday Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Futures Brokerage

0.025%

Equity Options Brokerage

₹ 100

Currency Futures Brokerage

₹ 12

Currency Options Brokerage

₹ 10

Commodity Futures Brokerage

₹ 20

Commodity Options Brokerage

₹ 100
Margins

Equity Delivery Margin

0x

Equity Intraday Margin

4x

Equity Futures Margin

0x

Equity Options Margin

0x

Currency Futures Margin

0x

Currency Options Margin

0x

Commodity Futures Margin

0x

Commodity Options Margin

0x
Charges

Account Opening Charges

Free

Account Maintenance Charges

Free

Plan Charges

₹ 25,000

Call & Trade Charges

Free
Brokerage

Equity Delivery Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Intraday Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Futures Brokerage

0.025%

Equity Options Brokerage

₹ 100

Currency Futures Brokerage

₹ 12

Currency Options Brokerage

₹ 10

Commodity Futures Brokerage

₹ 20

Commodity Options Brokerage

₹ 100
Margins

Equity Delivery Margin

0x

Equity Intraday Margin

4x

Equity Futures Margin

0x

Equity Options Margin

0x

Currency Futures Margin

0x

Currency Options Margin

0x

Commodity Futures Margin

0x

Commodity Options Margin

0x
Charges

Account Opening Charges

Free

Account Maintenance Charges

Free

Plan Charges

₹ 50,000

Call & Trade Charges

Free
Brokerage

Equity Delivery Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Intraday Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Futures Brokerage

0.025%

Equity Options Brokerage

₹ 100

Currency Futures Brokerage

₹ 12

Currency Options Brokerage

₹ 10

Commodity Futures Brokerage

₹ 20

Commodity Options Brokerage

₹ 100
Margins

Equity Delivery Margin

0x

Equity Intraday Margin

4x

Equity Futures Margin

0x

Equity Options Margin

0x

Currency Futures Margin

0x

Currency Options Margin

0x

Commodity Futures Margin

0x

Commodity Options Margin

0x
Charges

Account Opening Charges

Free

Account Maintenance Charges

Free

Plan Charges

₹ 1,00,000

Call & Trade Charges

Free
Brokerage

Equity Delivery Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Intraday Brokerage

₹ 25

Equity Futures Brokerage

0.025%

Equity Options Brokerage

₹ 100

Currency Futures Brokerage

₹ 12

Currency Options Brokerage

₹ 10

Commodity Futures Brokerage

₹ 20

Commodity Options Brokerage

₹ 100
Margins

Equity Delivery Margin

0x

Equity Intraday Margin

4x

Equity Futures Margin

0x

Equity Options Margin

0x

Currency Futures Margin

0x

Currency Options Margin

0x

Commodity Futures Margin

0x

Commodity Options Margin

0x
Trading Platforms Learn More

Set of software & applications offered by the broker for executing buy and sell orders online. These are names of their portals and mobile apps, for full desc- Full Platform Details.

HDFC Securities Pro Terminal HDFC Securities Voice-Enabled Investing HDFC Securities App
Pros

Advantages and Strengths of this broker.

  1. Enjoys brand equity and trust because of its banking service provider HDFC bank.
  2. Provision of 3 in 1 account facility provides the users smooth and flawless trading experience.
  3. Highly skilled relationship managers help the investors by solving their queries.
  4. Portfolio tracking system helps to monitor overall portfolio.
  5. They have physical branches present in most of the cities.
Cons

Disadvantages of this broker that it needs to improve upon.

  1. HDFC brokerage is quite high but it is negotiable for investors who invest in high volumes.
  2. Account opening charges are more than most of the other full service brokers.
  3. It’s terminal based trading platform HDFC blink is a chargeable subscription based platform.
  4. SMS based tips and research services are paid in nature.
Additional Features

Extra features provided by the broker at little or no extra cost. Like research reports, SMS alerts etc.

3 in 1 Account
Free Trading Calls
Free Research Reports
SMS Alerts
Margin Funding
Margin Against Share
Other Investment Options

Services provided by the broker for investing in other financial assets such as Mutual funds, Insurance, Bonds etc.

Mutual Funds
IPO Platform
Bonds & Debt
Exchange Traded Funds
Insurance
Finology Ratings & Reviews for HDFC Securities

Ratings are provided based on customer service, usability, charges and overall average. Reviews are based on positive and negative aspects of the broker that help you understand this broker better.

Charges

(2.5)

Usability

(3.4)

Customer Service

(3.5)

Charges Review

  • HDFC charges a high brokerage that is non negotiable.
  • Account opening charges are higher in comparison to its peers.
  • Provide various tools and services such as portfolio analyzers, monitoring services, HDFC Blink etc. with their premium plans.
  • Research based tips and SMS services are chargeable.

Customer Service Review

  • HDFC securities provide support over call and e-mail.
  • They provide automated chat support as well i.e., Arya smart visual assistant.
  • Research capabilities as per customers, was satisfactory.

Ease of Use Review

  • Trading platforms are technically advanced and user-friendly.
  • The 3 in 1 account system makes investing easy and quick.
  • Different application for traders and investors.

Account Opening Procedure Review

  • The online account opening process is easy for individual accounts.
  • The offline process is cumbersome and time consuming.
  • NRIs interested in investing in the Indian market can open an account with HDFC.
  • A copy of the POA form needs to be submitted for a seamless and hassle-free trading experience

Why Choose HDFC Securities? Know Everything about HDFC Securities here.

Verdict

Being a full-service broker, It provides customers with complete hand-holding when it comes to financial planning, trading tips and trend analysis on a regular basis, in accordance with the customer’s portfolio and requirement. It also provides the users 3 in 1 account facility and an excellent research team that offers a seamless trading experience. HDFC securities can serve you better if you are a trader.

If you are a trader, the broker provides you with

  • 3 in 1 account facility ( Demat, Trading and Bank) that provides a seamless trading experience.

  • Free call and trade services help in quick trading.

  • Offers real-time online trading platform which can be accessed using any online platform such as mobile app or web terminal.

  • Highly advanced and technical platforms like ProTerminal and their Mobile app are known for their high speed and are best suited for traders.

  • Advanced and interactive technical charts to make your technical analysis better.

  • Personalised watchlist and a highly customizable trading system.

  • They do not charge interest if the derivatives margins are paid as share as collateral/pledge.

If you are an investor, the broker provides you with

  • Extensive unbiased research on market and stock fundamentals.

  • Investment options are available across various asset classes.

  • Portfolio tracker to monitor your entire financial portfolio.

  • HDFC Digify provides hassle-free online investment in mutual funds for customers who are not willing to open a demat and trading account, but still wish to invest in mutual funds online.

  • With an attractive E - margin facility you can buy a stock today and pay up to T+275 days, wherein the investor getting up to 4X buying power.

  • Keep earning interest if the 3in1 account is opened, as funds are only debited once the transaction is successfully executed.

  • Currency and Commodity F&O Trading with Research support

  • Apply in IPO in 3 clicks

  • Invest in US Stocks & ETF with Global Investing.

Trading Tools

HDFC Securities Pro Terminal 

HDFC Pro terminal is specially designed for its privileged customers, i.e.users have to pay a subscription fee to access it. However, customers opting for a higher variant account get the same complementary This platform is specially designed for researchers, analysts, and traders to examine present and historical market trends, predicting future trends. It also provides customers with readily available and real-time information that clients can use to make investment and trading decisions. It provides users with a complete analysis of Settlement analysis, predictive data analysis, market analysis, news analysis, and global market trends.

HDFC Securities Voice-Enabled Investing

Voice-enabled investing is the most convenient trading platform which enables users to invest in equities and mutual funds. Voice assistance (ARYA) assists with its trading platform and gives voice commands as per the needs and requirements of the investors.

HDFC Securities App

Hdfc provides its customers with a mobile trading platform for easy and convenient investing. The app offers several features such as real-time market data, ease of trade, portfolio tracking & monitoring, live market news etc.

Charges Details

For Equity

CHARGES

DELIVERY

INTRADAY

FUTURES

OPTIONS

Transaction Charges

0.00325% - NSE

0.00325% - NSE

0.0019% - NSE

0.05% - NSE

Demat Transaction Charges 

Sell-side, ₹ 18.5 per scrip 

-

-

-

Clearing Charges

-

-

0.0002% - NSE

0.005% - NSE

GST

18% on Brokerage + Transaction Charges

18% on Brokerage + Transaction Charges

18% on Brokerage + Transaction Charges

18% on Brokerage + Transaction Charges

STT

₹ 100 per Lacs 

Sell-side, ₹ 25 per Lacs 

Sell-side, ₹ 10 per Lacs 

Sell-side, ₹ 50 per Lacs 

SEBI Charges

₹ 15 per crore

₹ 15 per crore

₹ 15 per crore

₹ 15 per crore

For Commodity

CHARGES

FUTURES

OPTIONS

Transaction Charges

0.0026% Non-Agri

-

GST

18% on Brokerage + Transaction Charges

18% on Brokerage + Transaction Charges

STT

Sell side, 0.01% - Non Agri 

Sell side, 0.05%

SEBI Charges

₹ 15 per crore

₹ 15 per crore

For Currency

CHARGES

FUTURES

OPTIONS

Transaction Charges

0.0009% - NSE
0.00022% - BSE

0.04% - NSE
0.001% - BSE

Clearing Charges

0.0004% - NSE
0.0004% - BSE

0.025% - NSE
0.025% - BSE

GST

18% on Brokerage + Transaction Charges

18% on Brokerage + Transaction Charges

STT

-

-

SEBI Charges

₹ 15 per crore

₹ 15 per crore

 

NOTE: 

Plan Name

Plan 1

Plan 2

Plan 3

Plan 4

Plan 5

Plan 6

Plan 7

A/C Opening Charges (one time)

Free

₹ 1,500

₹ 3,000

₹ 10,000 

₹ 25,000 

₹ 50,000 

₹ 1,00,000 

A/C Maintenance Charges

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

NA

Free Delivery Volume (with the validity of 360 days)

NA

₹ 4 lac 

₹ 10 lac

₹ 40 lac 

₹ 1.50 cr 

₹ 4.0 cr 

₹ 12.0 cr 

Equity Delivery Brokerages
(whichever is higher on transaction value)

0.50% or Rs. 25

0.40% or Rs. 25 

0.35% or Rs. 25 

0.30% or Rs. 25 

0.25% or Rs. 25 

0.20% or Rs. 25 

0.15% or Rs. 25 

Equity Intraday Brokerages
(whichever is higher on transaction value)

0.10% or Rs. 25 

0.04% of Rs. 25 

0.035% of Rs. 25 

0.03% of Rs. 25 

0.025% of Rs. 25 

0.02% of Rs. 25 

0.015% of Rs. 25 

Equity Future Brokerages - Intraday
(contract value)

0.025%

0.025% 

0.025% 

0.025% 

0.025% 

0.025% 

0.025% 

Equity Future Brokerages - Carry Forward
(contract value)

0.05% 

0.05% 

0.05% 

0.05% 

0.05% 

0.05% 

0.05% 

Equity Options Brokerages

₹ 100 or 1% of premium Value per lot

₹ 100 or 1% of premium Value per lot

₹ 100 or 1% of premium Value per lot

₹ 100 or 1% of premium Value per lot

₹ 100 or 1% of premium Value per lot

₹ 100 or 1% of premium Value per lot

₹ 100 or 1% of premium Value per lot

Currency Future Trading Brokerages - Intraday

Rs. 12 per lot

Rs. 12 per lot

Rs. 12 per lot

Rs. 12 per lot

Rs. 12 per lot

Rs. 12 per lot

Rs. 12 per lot

Currency Future Trading Brokerages - Carry Forward

Rs. 23 per lot

Rs. 23 per lot

Rs. 23 per lot

Rs. 23 per lot

Rs. 23 per lot

Rs. 23 per lot

Rs. 23 per lot

Currency Options Trading Brokerages - Intraday

₹ 10 | per lot

₹ 10 | per lot

₹ 10 | per lot

₹ 10 | per lot

₹ 10 | per lot

₹ 10 | per lot

₹ 10 | per lot

Currency Options Trading Brokerages - Carry Forward

₹ 20 | per lot

₹ 20 | per lot

₹ 20 | per lot

₹ 20 | per lot

₹ 20 | per lot

₹ 20 | per lot

₹ 20 | per lot

Commodity Future Trading Brokerages - Intraday (whichever is higher)

0.025% or Rs. 20 per order

0.025% or Rs. 20 per order 

0.025% or Rs. 20 per order 

0.025% or Rs. 20 per order 

0.025% or Rs. 20 per order 

0.025% or Rs. 20 per order 

0.025% or Rs. 20 per order

Commodity Future Trading Brokerages - Carry Forward (whichever is higher)

0.020% or Rs. 20 per order

0.020% or Rs. 20 per order

0.020% or Rs. 20 per order 

0.020% or Rs. 20 per order 

0.020% or Rs. 20 per order

0.020% or Rs. 20 per order

0.020% or Rs. 20 per order 

Commodity Options Trading Brokerages

₹ 100 | per lot

₹ 100 | per lot

₹ 100 | per lot

₹ 100 | per lot

₹ 100 | per lot

₹ 100 | per lot

₹ 100 | per lot

HDFC Securities Complaints & Stats

Company name:

HDFC Securities Limited

Contact:

022-39019400

Email:

customercare@hdfcsec.com
HDFC Securities Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

5

Based on 3 reviews

Rating Summary

5
100%
4
0%
3
0%
2
0%
1
0%

Review Analytics

Platform 0 votes

Charges 0 votes

Transparency 0 votes

Features 0 votes

Customer Support 0 votes

kavya kathuria

(5)

Posted on 29 Apr 2021

Great

anchit kaistha

(5)

Posted on 20 Apr 2021

nice investing platform

arjun bhadarka

(5)

Posted on 26 Mar 2021

Best 3in1 DP service provider. Trustworthy Bank.