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Geojit Vs Kotak Securities Vs Upstox: Which one is better?

The brokerage of Geojit ranges between .03 to .3%, the brokerage of Kotak Securities ranges between Rs. 20 per order, while the brokerage of Upstox ranges between Rs 20. The broker Geojit and Kotak Securities are full service brokers where Upstox is a discount broker. Overall rating for Geojit is 4, Kotak Securities is rated 4, Upstox is rated 4.5 out of 5.

Here we present side-by-side comparison of Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox stock brokers in India. The comparison is based on more than 100+ attributes for each stock broker. To be precise, we have compared Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on brokerage plans, Plan types, Customer Service, Maintenance fees, AMC, Trading Platforms, Rating, Reviews, Mobile App, Margin/Leverage/Exposure, Demat Account and Investment Options services. This will help you in make up your mind and clear things for you so that you can choose the best broker to open your trading and demat account. You can get answer for general question like which is better Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox in this setion with 360 degree view of broker information.

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Service

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Brokerage Charges
Trading Platform
Investments Offering
Customer Service
Broker Type Full Service Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Exchanges Supported BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX NSE, BSE, MCX
Broker Overview Open a Free Demat Account online with Geojit BNP Paribas today to start online trading on the state-of-the-art trading platforms; SELFIE app, web, and desktop terminal, and also get financial planning, portfolio management services, and get free acce... Know more about Geojit Kotak Securities is one of the leading stock brokers in India. From a comprehensive suite of trading and investing products to free intraday trading, multiple brokerage plans, a new-gen Neo web and app platform, cutting-edge trading tools, and expert...Know more about Kotak Securities Rs 20 flat brokerage fee, brokerage-free investment in mutual funds and state-of-the-art technology platforms (Upstox Pro and Upstox) with a host of features for traders and investors alike make Upstox one of the best discount brokers in India.
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Account Opening Charges and AMC

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Trading & Demat Account Opening Charges

In this section we have compared Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on trading & demat account opening charges and AMC. Trading account opening charges - Geojit charges Free for account opening, Kotak Securities charges Rs 99 for account opeing, and Upstox charges Promotion offer: Free for account opeing. Demat AMC charges - Geojit charges Rs 700 PA as AMC for Demat account, Kotak Securities charges Rs 600 PA AMC for Demat account, where Upstox charges Free AMC for Demat account.

Trading & Demat Account Opening Charges - Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox
Charges Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
Trading Account Opening Fees Free Rs 99 Promotion offer: Free
Trading AMC Free Free Free
Demat Account Opening Fees Free Free Free
Demat AMC Rs 700 PA Rs 600 PA Free
Provide DP Service Yes Yes Yes
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About Brokerage Plans

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Plan Options

Plans are the most important feature you look when compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox. This section copare on high level about type of plans offered by brokers. Miltiple Plans - Kotak Securities offers Multiple Plans where Geojit and Upstox doesn't offer. Monthlay Plans - All 3 brokers don't have Monthy Plans.

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Plan Options
Plan Types Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
Multiple Plans No Yes No
Monthly Plans No No No
Yearly Plans No No No
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Account Opening Request

Account Opening

  Zerodha Kotak Securities Upstox
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Brokerage Charges

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstoxon Brokerage Charges

Geojit Brokerage Plan detail - This is a standard plan by Geojit This is % based brokerage plan.This is % based brokerage plan. Brokerage is between .03% to .3%, which is 3 paisa to 30 paisa.

Kotak Securities Brokerage Plan detail - Kotak Securities Trade Free Plan offers Free or Zero brokerage intraday trading in all segments whereas delivery trading is charged at 0.25% or Rs 20 whichever is higher. The plan is available for Rs 499 One Time fee.

Upstox Brokerage Plan detail - Discount brokerage plan - pay a maximum of Rs 20 per order.

Brokerage Charges - Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox
Brokerage Charges Compare Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
Plan Name Online Trading Plan (Percentage Based) Kotak Securities Trade Free Plan Max Rs 20 Per Order Trading Plan
Equity Delivery 0.30% or 30 paisa 0.25% 2.5% or Rs 20 whichever is lower
Equity Intraday 0.03% or 3 paisa Free 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower
Equity Futures 0.01% Delivery: Flat fee Rs. 20 per order| Intraday: Fre 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower
Equity Options Rs 50 Per Lot Delivery: Flat fee Rs. 20 per order| Intraday: Free Flat Fee Rs 20
Currency Futures 0.03% or 3 paisa Delivery: Flat fee Rs. 20 per order| Intraday: Fre 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower
Currency Options Rs 50 Per Lot Delivery: Flat fee Rs. 20 per order| Intraday: Fre Flat Fee Rs 20
Commodity Trading 0.05% (Buy and sell)| Options: Rs. 150/lot| Option Delivery: Flat fee Rs. 20 per order| Intraday: Fre Flat Fee Rs 20
Minimum Brokerage 1p per share or Rs 20/contract whichever is higher Rs 21 per executed order
Hidden Charges Info Not Available No
Funding Yes - 20% interest PA 12.49% interest PA NA
Call & Trade Charges Free 20 calls free and after that Rs 20 per call Rs 50 + 18% GST
Auto Square off Charges Free 20 calls free and after that Rs 20 per call Rs 50 + 18% GST
Brokerage Calculator Brokerage Calculator for Geojit Brokerage Calculator for Kotak Securities Brokerage Calculator for Upstox
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Share Broker's Transaction Charges

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Transaction Charges

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on transaction charges and PCM fee by segment.

Transaction Charges - Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox
Transaction Charges Compare Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
Equity Delivery NSE:335 Per Cr | BSE:375 Per Cr NSE:335 Per Cr | BSE:375 Per Cr NSE:335 Per Cr | BSE:375 Per Cr
Equity Intraday NSE:335 Per Cr | BSE:375 Per Cr NSE:335 Per Cr | BSE:375 Per Cr NSE:335 Per Cr | BSE:375 Per Cr
Equity Futures NSE:200 Per Cr | BSE:FREE NSE:200 Per Cr | BSE:FREE NSE:200 Per Cr | BSE:FREE
Equity Options NSE:5050 Per Cr | BSE:3700 Per Cr NSE:5050 Per Cr | BSE:3700 Per Cr NSE:5050 Per Cr | BSE:3700 Per Cr
Currency Futures NSE:90 Per Cr | BSE:25 Per Cr NSE:90 Per Cr | BSE:25 Per Cr NSE:90 Per Cr | BSE:25 Per Cr
Currency Options NSE:4000 Per Cr | BSE:100 Per Cr NSE:4000 Per Cr | BSE:100 Per Cr NSE:4000 Per Cr | BSE:100 Per Cr
Commodity Non-Agri: Rs 260 Per Cr | Agri: Rs 175 Per Cr Non-Agri: Rs 360 Per Cr | Agri: Rs 275 Per Cr Non-Agri: Rs 360 Per Cr | Agri: Rs 275 Per Cr
Brokerage Charges Complete Brokerage Plans for geojit Complete Brokerage Plans for kotak-securities Complete Brokerage Plans for upstox
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Account Features

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Account Features

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Account Features like 3-in-1 account, Algo Trading, NRI Trading, Margin Trading Funding and many more. Account Type - Kotak Securities and Upstox offers 3-in-1 Account where Geojit offers only 2-in-1 account which includes trading and demat account. Margin Funding -All 3 brokers offers Margin funding. Interest need to be paid on borrowed money. NRI Trading - Geojit and Kotak Securities offers NRI Trading where Upstox doesn't offers NRI Trading.

Account Features - Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox
Account Features Compare Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
3 in 1 Account No Geojit have 2-in-1 account. Only Demate and Trading account. Yes, Geojit have 3-in-1 accounts. Bank Account, Demat and Trading account. Yes, Upstox have 3-in-1 accounts. Bank Account, Demat and Trading account.
Charting Yes Yes Yes
Algo Trading No No Yes
SMS Alerts Yes Yes Yes
Online Demo Yes Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes Yes Yes
Margin Trading Funding Available Yes Yes Yes
Combined Ledger for Equity and Commodity Yes No Yes
Intraday Square-off Time 3:15PM 3:15PM 3:15PM
NRI Trading Yes Yes No
Other Features NIL NIL
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Trading Platform

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstoxon Trading Platform

With our expert research team, we have compared all the major features of Trading platform b/w Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox. This comparison covers Desktop Trading Platform, Web, Mobile for Windows, Android and iOS. We have provided link for mobile app to download and demo links for easy access.

Trading Platform - Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox
Trading Platform Compare Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
Desktop Trading Platform SELFIE Platinum Neo Upstox Pro
Desktop Demo Desktop Demo Desktop Demo Info Not Available
Desktop Platform (Windows) Yes Yes No
Desktop Platform (Mac) No No No
Web Trading Platform Yes Yes Yes
Web Trading Detail

https://selfie.geojit.net/

https://www.kotaksecurities.com/itrade/user/welcome.exe?action=chk_seckey_stat

https://pro.upstox.com/

Web Trading Demo Web Trading Demo Web Trading Demo Web Trading Demo
Mobile Site Yes No Yes
Mobile Trading Yes Yes Yes
Mobile Trading App SELFIE Geojit Kotak Neo Upstox
Mobile Trading App Demo SELFIE Geojit Demo Kotak Neo Demo Upstox Demo
Android Mobile App Yes Yes Yes
Android App Download Andriod SELFIE Geojit Download Andriod Kotak Neo Download Andriod Download
iPhone Mobile App (IOS) No Yes Yes
iOS App Download iOS SELFIE Geojit Download iOS Kotak Neo Download iOS Upstox Download
Android Tablet App Yes Yes Yes
iPad App (IOS) No Yes Yes
Trading Software Charges Free Free Free
Equity Brokerage Calculator Equity Intraday and Delivery Brokerage Calculator for Geojit Equity Intraday and Delivery Brokerage Calculator for Kotak Securities Equity Intraday and Delivery Brokerage Calculator for Upstox
Futures Brokerage Calculator Futures Brokerage Calculator for Geojit Futures Brokerage Calculator for Kotak Securities Futures Brokerage Calculator for Upstox
Options Brokerage Calculator Options Brokerage Calculator for Geojit Options Brokerage Calculator for Kotak Securities Options Brokerage Calculator for Upstox
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Broker Ratings by Users

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on User Rating

  Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
  79 Customer Reviews    Rate Geojit 82 Customer Reviews    Rate Kotak Securities 12 Customer Reviews    Rate Upstox
Fees Ratings
Trading Brokerage Rating
Trading Platform Usability
Customer Service Ratings
Overall Ratings
Broker Rating Geojit is Rated 3.7 / 5 based on 79 customer reviews Kotak Securities is Rated 2.8 / 5 based on 82 customer reviews Upstox is Rated 3.7 / 5 based on 12 customer reviews
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Investment Offerings

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Investment Offerings

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Investment Offerings like Online IPO Application, Equity Cash and F&O, Currency, Commodity Trading, Mutual Funds Investment, Bonds/NCD, EFT, Banking, Insurance, Forex Trading, Mutual Funds SIP, Equity SIP, PMS Services. Equity and Equity deravitives - All 3 brokers offers trading/investment in Equity and Equity Derivatives on both the exchanges NSE/BSE. Commodity Trading - All 3 brokers offers Commodity Trading. Online Mutual Fund Investment - All 3 brokers offers online mutual fund investment. Portfolio Management Services (PMS) - Geojit and Kotak Securities offers PMS facility where Upstox doesn't offers PMS facility.

Investment Offerings - Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox
Investment Offerings Compare Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
Equity Cash and F&O Yes Yes Yes
Currency Deravitives Yes Yes Yes
Commodity Yes Yes Yes
Online IPO Application No Yes Yes
Mutual Funds Yes Yes Yes
Bond / NCD Yes Yes No
ETF Yes Yes Yes
Banking No Yes No
Insurance Yes Yes No
Forex No No No
MF SIP Investment Yes Yes Yes
Equity SIP Investment Yes Yes Yes
PMS Service Yes Yes No
Other Investment Options Insurance NIL NIL
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Order Types

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Order Types

Order Type - Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on offerings of order types. All the broker provide CNC Order, MIS Order, NRML Order. Differance comes with advance order typle like cover order, bracket order, AMO and GTC order. Cover Orders (CO) - Kotak Securities and Upstox provides Cover Orders (CO) facility where Geojit doesn't provides Cover Orders. Bracket Orders (BO) - Kotak Securities and Upstox provides Bracket Orders (BO) facility where Geojit doesn't provides Bracket Orders. After-market Orders (AMO) - All 3 brokers offers AMO facility. The orders are send to exchange on the next trading day. GTC Orders - All 3 brokers offers Good Till Cancelled (GTC) orders, which means you place buy or sell equity limit order and your order remains in system until it executed or reaches the specified numbers of days.

Order Types - Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox
Order Type Compare Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
CNC order Yes Yes Yes
MIS order Yes Yes Yes
NRML order Yes Yes Yes
Cover order No Yes Yes
Bracket order No Yes Yes
AMO-After Market Orders Yes Yes Yes
GTC-Good Till Cancelled Yes Yes Yes
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Customer Service Offered

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Customer Service

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on customer service offered by the broker. This section compare type of service offered by each broker for quick resoluation for queries/issue you have.

Customer Support - Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox
Customer Service Compare Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
24/7 Customer Service No No No
Email Support Yes Yes Yes
Onine Live Chat No Yes Yes
Phone Support Yes Yes Yes
Toll Free Number Yes Yes No
Through Branches Yes Yes Yes
Customer Care Number 1800-425-5501/1800-103-5501/91-484-2405822 1800 209 9191 +91 22 6130 9999
Account Opening Process Offline Online Online/Paperless
Customer Support Email [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
Knowledge Center/Education https://insights.geojit.com/ https://www.kotaksecurities.com/ksweb/Research/Knowledge-Bank/Investment-Knowlegde-Bank https://upstox.com/help-center/
Head Office Address Geojit Financial Services Ltd.
34/659-P,
Civil Line Road Padivattom,
Kochi 682024
27 BKC, C 27, G Block,
Bandra Kurla Complex,
Bandra (E), Mumbai 400051
Upstox Corporate Office
Sunshine Tower,
30th Floor,
Senapati Bapat Marg,
Dadar (W),
Mumbai - 400 013
Website https://www.geojit.com/ https://www.kotaksecurities.com https://upstox.com/
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Tips/Research/Reports Published

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Research Reports, Tips

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on research reports and tips provided by broker.

Research Reports - Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox
  Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
Research Mutual Funds Yes Yes No
Research Equity Reports Yes Yes No
Research ETF Yes Yes No
Daily Market Report Yes Yes No
Free Tips Yes Yes No
Quarterly Result Analysis Yes Yes No
News Alerts Yes Yes No
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Demat Account

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Demat Account

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Demat Service and Charges. This section cover about demat charges, demat service and other details

Demat Charges - Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox
  Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
DP Source CDSL CDSL CDSL
DP ID 48900 49200 81800
Demat Account Annual Maintenance Charges(AMC) ₹600 pa ₹780 pa ₹300 PA
Advance Deposit NIL NA NIL
Statutory charges Nil Nil Nil
Transaction Charges on Debit (Per ISIN) 0.02% of transaction value (Max ₹40) + CDSL charges 0.04% (Min ₹27) + CDSL charges ₹13 + ₹5.50 CDSL charges
Demat ₹100 per demat request max 5 + ₹20 each additional certificate ₹3 per certificate + ₹50 courier charges ₹20 + ₹50 courier charges
Remat ₹10 per certificate or ₹10 per certificate which ever is higher + ₹35 courier charges ₹10 for every hundred securities (Min ₹15) ₹100 for every hundred securities or ₹25 per certificate (whichever is higher)
Pledge Creation ₹50 per transaction 0.05% of transaction value (Min ₹30) 0.02% of the transaction value (Min ₹50) + CDSL charges
Pledge Creation Confirmation Nil 0.05% of transaction value (Min ₹30) 0.02% of the transaction value (Min ₹50) + CDSL charges
Pledge Closure Nil 0.05% of transaction value (Min ₹30) 0.02% of the transaction value (Min ₹50) + CDSL charges
Pledge Closure Confirmation Nil 0.05% of transaction value (Min ₹30) 0.02% of the transaction value (Min ₹50) + CDSL charges
Pledge Invocation ₹50 per transaction 0.05% of transaction value (Min ₹30) 0.05% of the transaction value (Min ₹50)
Failed Instruction Charges Nil Nil ₹50
Other Charges Nil Nil Nil
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Special Offers,Advantages,Disadvantages

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Special Offers and Promotion

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on general features, advantages, disadvantages, pay out options, payout time, bank supported and charges, special offers and promotion.

Compare Geojit vs Kotak Securities vs Upstox on Special Offers and Promotion
  Geojit Kotak Securities Upstox
Pay In and Pay Out Options Pay-in/adding funds - Cheque, Online Bank Transfer via IMPS,NEFT or RTGS, UPI, Netbanking/Payment Gateway from SELFIE Trading Platform.
Pay-out/Fund Withdrawal - Bank Transfer only
Pay-in/adding funds - Cheque, Online Bank Transfer from Partnerbanks (ICIC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, AXIS Bank, Citibank, Indusind Bank, Federal Bank, SBI Bank, ING Vysya Bank).
Pay-out/Fund Withdrawal - Bank Transfer only.
pay-in/adding funbds - Cheque, UPI, Online Bank Transfer via IMPS,NEFT or RTGS, Netbanking from Upstox Pro
Pau-out/Fund Withdrawal - Bank Transfer only
Payout Time Upto 24 Hrs except Bank Holidays. Upto 24 Hrs except Bank Holidays. Instant fund transfer with Kotak Mahindra Bank. Max 24 hrs except bank holidays
Bank Supported and Charges Info Not Available (ICIC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, AXIS Bank, Citibank, Indusind Bank, Federal Bank, SBI Bank, ING Vysya Bank Around 30 banks allow instant credit facility with charges of Rs 7 from Upstox trading platform (Keynote) via ATOM service.
Bank Detail Info Not Available Direct from your Kotak Mahindra bank account. HDFC Bank
Account Name - RKSV SECURITIES INDIA PVT.LTD.
Account Number -00600340067574
Account Type - Current
Account IFSC Code- HDFC0000060
Likes
  • Trade and invest in stocks, derivatives, commodities, and currencies.
  • Zero account opening charges and Zero AMC.
  • 3-in-1 account opening.
  • Invest in smartfolios, a basket of stocks.
  • Diversify your portfolio with global investment.
  • In-depth stocks and mutual fund research access for free.
  • STEPS, comprehensive financial planning, and investment advisory
  • Apply for IPO and invest in mutual funds.
  • Secure & user-friendly SELFIE superfast platform in web, app, and desktop versions.
  • FundsGenie, a dedicated mutual fund app platform.
  • Great quality customer care support.
  • 4x exposure on Margin trading facility (MTF).
  • Place buy and sell GTT order.
  • Loans against shares.

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  • Wide range of products from equity to F&O, IPO, debt, mutual funds, SGBs, etc.
  • Minimal account opening charges
  • No brokerage intraday trading
  • Low-cost brokerage trading
  • Multiple platforms to trade on web, app, and desktop
  • StockCase: Experts recommended basket of stocks
  • Tools like equity screeners, TradingView charts, and Payoff analyzer
  • BNST: Buy Now Sell Tomorrow order
  • Bracket order, cover order, GTT, and aftermarket order
  • Intraday trading tips, short-term and long-term calls, derivative calls, equity investment ideas, and quarterly research reports from experts are available.
  • Margin trading facility (MTF) with dealer assisted trading
  • Kotak Traders Academy for beginners

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Before you open an Upstox account, check out the advantages on why to trade with Upstox.

  • No account opening charges and Zero Demat maintenance charge.
  • Cheapest flat brokerage of Rs 20 per order
  • Best platforms for traders and investors
  • Invest in mutual funds and IPOs for free.
  • Invest across global companies in 25+ countries.
  • Advanced orders like bracket order, cover order, AMO, and GTT order.
  • Advanced Pro web and mobile app-based trading platforms.
  • TradingView charts, multiple technical indicators, and drawing tools
  • Margin Trading Facility and margin against shares
  • Free API access
  • UpLearn free learning platform

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Dislikes
  • Geojit charges relatively high brokerage compared to other full-service brokers like Angel One, Edelweiss.
  • FundsGenie mutual fund app is not available for iOS platform users.

Detail Review...

  • Its Trade free youth plan is only available for upto 30 years of age and that too is valid for 2 years only.
  • High brokerage in dealer-assisted plan (Delivery: 0.39%, Equity and commodity options: Rs 39 per lot)
  • Delivery trading is not free as charged with 0.25% brokerage.

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There are some setbacks or disadvantages also while trading with Upstox;

  • Unlike top brokers like Zerodha and Fyers, Upstox does not offer free delivery trading.
  • Upstox does not have unlimited monthly trading plan.
  • It does not provide stock trading tips and recommendations.
  • Does not offer NRI trading.
  • 24/7 customer service is not available.

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Special Offers/Promo Max Rs 20 for equity delivery, intraday, F&O, currency and commodities trades + Free Account Opening + Free Mutual Funds and IPOs
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Last Updated on 2023-09-12T06:18:34+00:00