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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. HDFC Securities has an active client base of 11,31,497 as of May 2024.

Product Basket

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

Plan Charges

₹ 1,00,000

Call & Trade Charges

Free
Brokerage

Equity Delivery Brokerage

0.15%

Equity Intraday Brokerage

0.015%

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

0.20%

Equity Intraday Brokerage

0.02%

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

0.25%

Equity Intraday Brokerage

0.025%

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

0.30%

Equity Intraday Brokerage

0.03%

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

0.35%

Equity Intraday Brokerage

0.035%

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

0.4%

Equity Intraday Brokerage

0.04%

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

Call & Trade Charges

Free
Brokerage

Equity Delivery Brokerage

0.5%

Equity Intraday Brokerage

0.10%

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 Money HDFC Securities App
Pros

Advantages and Strengths of this broker.

  1. 3-in-1 account facility to manage all financial transactions in one place.
  2. Automated chat support with ARYA smart virtual assistant.
  3. Multiple tools and services like HDFC Blink, portfolio analyzers for monitoring services.
  4. Portfolio tracking system to monitor overall investment and trading portfolio.
  5. Option to buy Indian as well as US stocks and exchange-traded funds with global investing.
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. It’s terminal based trading platform HDFC blink is a chargeable subscription based platform.
  3. 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

HDFC Bank’s subsidiary, HDFC Securities has been a favored trading platform on both NSE and BSE since its inception in 2000. It makes all functions convenient and transparent with its technologically advanced interface. Being a full-service broker, it provides customers with complete hand-holding on financial planning, trading tips, and trend analysis on a regular basis as per the customer’s portfolio and requirements. 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.

  • No charge on collateral held in Demat.

  • Offers real-time online trading platform which can be accessed using any online platform such as a 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.

  • Ease of buying today and paying up to T+275 days with 4x buying power.

  • Personalized watchlist and a highly customizable trading system.

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.

  • Investment in Indian as well as US stocks with ETF and global investing support.

Trading Tools

HDFC Securities Pro Terminal 

HDFC Securities Pro Terminal is designed exclusively for privileged customers who can access it with a subscription. It can be a perfect choice for, researchers and traders indulged in analyzing and speculating market trends. Some of its features are:

  • 360° global market trend analysis and news to track investment opportunities,
  • Predictive analysis of market data for better trade calls,
  • Diversification of individual orders into multiple cash and derivative orders,
  • Live excel based trading to identify trends and patterns in market data.

HDFC Money

A platform easing online Mutual Funds investments with a user-friendly interface, HDFC Money makes portfolio management convenient. It also allows investors to withdraw at any time and offers the following features to make investing all the more efficient:

  • Advanced Portfolio Tracker for hassle-free investments,
  • ELSS Mutual Funds for tax saving solutions,
  • Efficient investments with STP, SWP, and SIP modes,
  • No account opening charges.

HDFC Securities App

The HDFC Mobile Trading App eases trading with numerous aspects, such as multiple personalized market watchlists, shares, and derivatives trading, quick ETF, and a lot more. Some of its major features are as follows:

  • Live tracking of market data on the go,
  • Interactive demos on important concepts to sharpen market knowledge,
  • Notifications and live market news updates,
  • Daily market equity, derivative & currency calls.

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

0.1% of transaction value (Both Buy & Sell) 0.025% of transaction value (On Sell transaction)  0.01% of transaction value (On Sell transaction) Sell : 0.05% on Premium,

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

Active Users:

11,31,497
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.