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ICICIDirect Vs Geojit Vs SAMCO: Which one is better?

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

Here we present side-by-side comparison of ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO stock brokers in India. The comparison is based on more than 100+ attributes for each stock broker. To be precise, we have compared ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO 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 ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO in this setion with 360 degree view of broker information.

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Service

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Broker Type Full Service Broker Full Service Broker Discount Broker
Exchanges Supported NSE, BSE, MCX BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX
Broker Overview ICICIDirect is one of the top-rated full-service stock brokers serving an active clientele base of above 30 lakh. Its multiple trading & investing products, Rs. 20 NEO flat discount brokerage plan, reliable research and advisory, and advanced tec... Know more about ICICIDirect 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 Rs. 20/order ultra-low brokerage, Giga trading engine powered new-gen mobile App, Nest Trader Terminal, and unique leverage products make SAMCO one of the best discount brokers for traders. Also, get stock and mutual fund research on StockBasket and ... Know more about SAMCO
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Account Opening Charges and AMC

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Trading & Demat Account Opening Charges

In this section we have compared ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on trading & demat account opening charges and AMC. Trading account opening charges - All 3 brokers offers Free Trading account opening. Demat AMC charges - ICICIDirect charges Rs 300 per annum as AMC for Demat account, Geojit charges Rs 700 PA AMC for Demat account, where SAMCO charges Rs 400 PA (Free for 1st year) AMC for Demat account.

Trading & Demat Account Opening Charges - Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO
Charges ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
Trading Account Opening Fees Free Free Free
Trading AMC Free Free Free
Demat Account Opening Fees Free Free Free
Demat AMC Rs 300 per annum Rs 700 PA Rs 400 PA (Free for 1st year)
Provide DP Service Yes Yes Yes
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About Brokerage Plans

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Plan Options

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

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Plan Options
Plan Types ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
Multiple Plans Yes No No
Monthly Plans No No No
Yearly Plans No No No
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Account Opening Request

Account Opening

  Zerodha Zerodha SAMCO
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Brokerage Charges

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCOon Brokerage Charges

ICICIDirect Brokerage Plan detail - ICICI Direct NEO is a flat brokerage plan that charges a flat fee of Rs. 20 per order on equity intraday, equity options, currency, and commodity derivative trading segment while offers free equity futures trading.

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.

SAMCO Brokerage Plan detail - Trade in any segment in just Rs 20 per executable order, No size restriction,No Hidden charges.

Brokerage Charges - Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO
Brokerage Charges Compare ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
Plan Name NEO Flat Discount Brokerage Plan Online Trading Plan (Percentage Based) Max Rs 20 Per Order Trading Plan
Equity Delivery 0.55% 0.30% or 30 paisa 0.5% or Rs 20 whichever is lower
Equity Intraday Flat Rs. 20 per order 0.03% or 3 paisa 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower
Equity Futures Free (Rs. 0 brokerage) 0.01% Flat Fee Rs 20
Equity Options Flat Rs. 20 per order Rs 50 Per Lot Flat Fee Rs 20
Currency Futures Flat Rs. 20 per order 0.03% or 3 paisa 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower
Currency Options Flat Rs. 20 per order Rs 50 Per Lot 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower
Commodity Trading Flat Rs. 20 per order 0.05% (Buy and sell)| Options: Rs. 150/lot| Option 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower
Minimum Brokerage Rs 35 per trade 1p per share or Rs 20/contract whichever is higher
Hidden Charges Yes Info Not Available
Funding Yes - 18% interest PA Yes - 20% interest PA NA
Call & Trade Charges First 20 call free and Rs 25 there onwards. Free Rs 20 per Executed order, with First 20 C&T are free
Auto Square off Charges First 20 call free and Rs 25 there onwards. Free Rs 20 per Executed order, with First 20 C&T are free
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Share Broker's Transaction Charges

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Transaction Charges

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on transaction charges and PCM fee by segment.

Transaction Charges - Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO
Transaction Charges Compare ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
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 NA Non-Agri: Rs 260 Per Cr | Agri: Rs 175 Per Cr Non-Agri: Rs 360 Per Cr | Agri: Rs 275 Per Cr
Brokerage Charges Complete Brokerage Plans for icicidirect Complete Brokerage Plans for geojit Complete Brokerage Plans for samco
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Account Features

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Account Features

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Account Features like 3-in-1 account, Algo Trading, NRI Trading, Margin Trading Funding and many more. Account Type - ICICIDirect offers 3-in-1 Account where Geojit and SAMCO 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 - All 3 brokers offers NRI Trading.

Account Features - ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO
Account Features Compare ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
3 in 1 Account Yes, ICICIDirect have 3-in-1 accounts. Bank Account, Demat and Trading account. No ICICIDirect have 2-in-1 account. Only Demate and Trading account. No SAMCO have 2-in-1 account. Only Demate 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 No
Margin Trading Funding Available Yes Yes Yes
Combined Ledger for Equity and Commodity No Yes No
Intraday Square-off Time 3:15PM 3:15PM 3:15PM
NRI Trading Yes Yes Yes
Other Features NIL NIL NIL
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Trading Platform

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCOon Trading Platform

With our expert research team, we have compared all the major features of Trading platform b/w ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO. 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 ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO
Trading Platform Compare ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
Desktop Trading Platform Trade Racer SELFIE Platinum SAMCO Trader
Desktop Demo Desktop Demo Desktop Demo Desktop Demo
Desktop Platform (Windows) Yes Yes Yes
Desktop Platform (Mac) Yes No No
Web Trading Platform Yes Yes Yes
Web Trading Detail

https://www.icicidirect.com

https://selfie.geojit.net/

https://trade.samco.in/Samruddi/Login/indexauth.jsp

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

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on User Rating

  ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
  267 Customer Reviews    Rate ICICIDirect 79 Customer Reviews    Rate Geojit 32 Customer Reviews    Rate SAMCO
Fees Ratings
Trading Brokerage Rating
Trading Platform Usability
Customer Service Ratings
Overall Ratings
Broker Rating ICICIDirect is Rated 2.5 / 5 based on 267 customer reviews Geojit is Rated 3.7 / 5 based on 79 customer reviews SAMCO is Rated 4.1 / 5 based on 32 customer reviews
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Investment Offerings

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Investment Offerings

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO 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 - Geojit and SAMCO offers Commodity Trading where ICICIDirect doesn't offers Commodity Trading. Online Mutual Fund Investment - All 3 brokers offers online mutual fund investment. Portfolio Management Services (PMS) - ICICIDirect and Geojit offers PMS facility where SAMCO doesn't offers PMS facility.

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

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Order Types

Order Type - Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO 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) - ICICIDirect and SAMCO provides Cover Orders (CO) facility where Geojit doesn't provides Cover Orders. Bracket Orders (BO) - SAMCO provides Bracket Orders (BO) facility where ICICIDirect and 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 - ICICIDirect and Geojit offers Good Till Cancelled (GTC) orders facility where SAMCO doesn't provides GTC.

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

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Customer Service

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO 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 ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO
Customer Service Compare ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
24/7 Customer Service No No No
Email Support Yes Yes Yes
Onine Live Chat No No No
Phone Support Yes Yes Yes
Toll Free Number No Yes Yes
Through Branches Yes Yes No
Customer Care Number 1860 123 1122 1800-425-5501/1800-103-5501/91-484-2405822 022-2222-7777/022-4503-0450
Account Opening Process Online Offline Online/Paperless
Customer Support Email [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
Knowledge Center/Education https://www.icicidirect.com/knowledge-center https://insights.geojit.com/ https://www.samco.in/knowledge-center/
Head Office Address ICICI Centre,
H.T. Parekh Marg,
Churchgate,
Mumbai - 400020
Geojit Financial Services Ltd.
34/659-P,
Civil Line Road Padivattom,
Kochi 682024
SAMCO Securities Limited
1004 - A, 10th Floor, Naman Midtown - A Wing,
Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road,
Mumbai - 400 013, Maharashtra,
India.
Website https://www.icicidirect.com https://www.geojit.com/ https://www.samco.in/
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Tips/Research/Reports Published

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Research Reports, Tips

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on research reports and tips provided by broker.

Research Reports - Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO
  ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
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 ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Demat Account

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Demat Service and Charges. This section cover about demat charges, demat service and other details

Demat Charges - Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO
  ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
DP Source CDSL CDSL CDSL
DP ID 14300 48900 54200
Demat Account Annual Maintenance Charges(AMC) ₹700 pa ₹600 pa ₹400 pa
Advance Deposit Rs. 7500/- , If the client is not having ICICI BANK Account NIL NIL
Statutory charges Nil Nil Stamp Charges
Transaction Charges on Debit (Per ISIN) 0.04% (Min ₹30 and Max ₹25,000) + ₹5.50 (CDSL Charges) 0.02% of transaction value (Max ₹40) + CDSL charges ₹10
Demat ₹50 per set up ₹100 per demat request max 5 + ₹20 each additional certificate ₹10 per certificate + ₹50 courier charges
Remat ₹25 for 100 securities upto max fee of Rs 3 lakh, MF Reconversion ₹25 per transaction ₹10 per certificate or ₹10 per certificate which ever is higher + ₹35 courier charges CDSL charges + ₹50 courier charges
Pledge Creation 0.02% (Min ₹35 and Max ₹25,000) ₹50 per transaction ₹25 per transaction
Pledge Creation Confirmation 0.02% (Min ₹35 and Max ₹25,000) Nil Nil
Pledge Closure 0.02% (Min ₹35 and Max ₹25,000) Nil ₹25 per transaction
Pledge Closure Confirmation 0.02% (Min ₹35 and Max ₹25,000) Nil Nil
Pledge Invocation 0.02% (Min ₹35 and Max ₹25,000) ₹50 per transaction ₹25 per transaction
Failed Instruction Charges ₹30 per transaction Nil Nil
Other Charges Nil Nil Nil
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Special Offers,Advantages,Disadvantages

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Special Offers and Promotion

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

Compare ICICIDirect vs Geojit vs SAMCO on Special Offers and Promotion
  ICICIDirect Geojit SAMCO
Pay In and Pay Out Options Pay-in/adding funds - Cheque, Online Bank Transfer from ICICI Bank.
Pay-out/Fund Withdrawal - Bank Transfer only.
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 funbds - Cheque, Online Bank Transfer via IMPS,NEFT or RTGS, Netbanking/Payment Gateway from SAMCO trader or Back Office
Pay-out/Fund Withdrawal - Bank Transfer only
Payout Time Instant to ICICI Bank. Upto 24 Hrs except Bank Holidays. Max 24 hrs except bank holidays
Bank Supported and Charges Info Not Available Info Not Available Around 24 banks allow instant credit facility(Payment Gateway) with charges of Rs 6 from Samco trading platform.
Bank Detail Direct from your ICICI bank account. Info Not Available Samco Securities Limited,
Account Number: ZSAMCODDXXXX
Bank and Branch: Indusind Bank, Fort Branch, Mumbai
Account Type: Current Account
IFSC Code: INDB0000033
Likes
  • 100% digital and paperless 3-in-1 account opening facility.
  • Trade on the BSE, NSE, MCX, and invest in other products.
  • Multiple brokerage plans for residents and NRI trading.
  • All kinds of trading platforms across web, app, and desktop versions.
  • Invest in mutual funds for free with ICICIdirect Money App.
  • Expert research calls and recommendations.
  • Sell stocks and get cash instantly with the e-ATM facility.
  • Advanced orders like bracket order, cover order, after market order, and basket order.
  • Place Valid Till Cancelled (VTC) order, valid for 45 days.
  • Informative articles, blogs, videos, learn hub, and Investonomics learning platform for beginners.
  • Margin funding
  • Loans on securities.
  • Dedicated customer services.

Detail Review...

  • 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.

Detail Review...

  • Trade and invest with SAMCO at flat Rs. 20/order brokerage.
  • Giga trading engine powered new-gen mobile app and trading tools.
  • Zero brokerage mutual fund investment.
  • Get upto 4x leverage/margin in the equity cash segment.
  • Get margin against your holdings on StockPlus.
  • SAMCO offers BTPT (Buy Today, Pay Tomorrow) facility.
  • Equity SIP: Set up a stock SIP on the Stock Note App.
  • Place advanced orders like bracket order, cover order, and after market order.
  • Place a GTT order on Stock Note app with lifetime validity.
  • Get 100% brokerage cashback for the 1st
  • Free stock market learning course for beginners.
  • Very low payment gateway charges of just Rs. 6 + GST.
  • Zero hidden charges.

Detail Review...

Dislikes
  • High brokerage charges.
  • The broker levies a minimum brokerage fee, which varies across brokerage plans.
  • NEO flat discount brokerage plan (Rs. 20) charges a one-time subscription fee of Rs. 299.
  • Mutual fund investment with ICICIDirect is not free, as it charges a lower of Rs. 30 or 1.5% on SIP transaction and Rs. 100 fees on lumpsum investment.

Detail Review...

  • 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...

  • SAMCO does not provide direct mutual funds.
  • You cannot open a 3-in-1 account with SAMCO.
  • NRI cannot open SAMCO NRI Demat & Trading Account.
  • Delivery trading in SAMCO is not free.
  • No monthly trading plans.
  • High Demat maintenance charges of Rs. 400 per year.

Detail Review...

Special Offers/Promo Get ICICI Direct 3-in-1 account, an integrated trading + demat + bank account for one-click investment in stock market and mutual funds.
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Last Updated on 2023-09-14T04:34:26+00:00