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Upstox Vs SAMCO Vs AxisDirect: Which one is better?

The brokerage of Upstox ranges between Rs 20, the brokerage of SAMCO ranges between Rs 20, while the brokerage of AxisDirect ranges between 0.05% to 0.5%. The broker Upstox and SAMCO are a discount brokers where AxisDirect is a full service broker. Overall rating for Upstox is 4.5, SAMCO is rated 4, AxisDirect is rated 3.5 out of 5.

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

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Service

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Overall Rating
Brokerage Charges
Trading Platform
Investments Offering
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Broker Type Discount Broker Discount Broker Full Service Broker
Exchanges Supported NSE, BSE, MCX BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX NSE, BSE
Broker Overview 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. 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 Axis Direct is a leading player in the retail broking space. The 3-in-1 account with Axis Direct is a single platform to trade in different asset classes, access innovative Ring powerful-technology trading platform, quality research calls & advis... Know more about AxisDirect
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Account Opening Charges and AMC

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Trading & Demat Account Opening Charges

In this section we have compared Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on trading & demat account opening charges and AMC. Trading account opening charges - Upstox charges Promotion offer: Free for account opening, SAMCO charges Free for account opeing, and AxisDirect charges Rs 999 for account opeing. Demat AMC charges - Upstox charges Free as AMC for Demat account, SAMCO charges Rs 400 PA (Free for 1st year) AMC for Demat account, where AxisDirect charges Rs 750 PA (Free for 1st year) AMC for Demat account.

Trading & Demat Account Opening Charges - Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect
Charges Upstox SAMCO AxisDirect
Trading Account Opening Fees Promotion offer: Free Free Rs 999
Trading AMC Free Free Free
Demat Account Opening Fees Free Free Free
Demat AMC Free Rs 400 PA (Free for 1st year) Rs 750 PA (Free for 1st year)
Provide DP Service Yes Yes Yes
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About Brokerage Plans

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Plan Options

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

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

Account Opening

  Upstox SAMCO Zerodha
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Brokerage Charges

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirecton Brokerage Charges

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

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

AxisDirect Brokerage Plan detail - Axis Direct has a fixed % based brokerage plan that charge a fixed brokerage fee on trading across segments.

Brokerage Charges - Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect
Brokerage Charges Compare Upstox SAMCO AxisDirect
Plan Name Max Rs 20 Per Order Trading Plan Max Rs 20 Per Order Trading Plan Fixed Brokerage Trading Plan (Percentage Based)
Equity Delivery 2.5% or Rs 20 whichever is lower 0.5% or Rs 20 whichever is lower 0.50% (Each leg)
Equity Intraday 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower 0.05% (Each leg)
Equity Futures 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower Flat Fee Rs 20 0.05% (Each leg)
Equity Options Flat Fee Rs 20 Flat Fee Rs 20 Intraday: Rs 0.01 per lot | Carry Forward: Rs 10 per lot
Currency Futures 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower 0.05% (Each Leg)
Currency Options Flat Fee Rs 20 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower Intraday: Rs 0.01 per lot | Carry Forward: Rs 10 p
Commodity Trading Flat Fee Rs 20 0.05% or Rs 20 whichever is lower Futures: 0.03% (Each leg)| Options: Rs. 50 per lot
Minimum Brokerage
Hidden Charges Info Not Available Info Not Available
Funding Info Not Available Info Not Available Yes - 18% interest PA
Call & Trade Charges Rs 50 + 18% GST Rs 20 per Executed order, with First 20 C&T are free Free 20 calls per month, and after Rs. 20 per order
Auto Square off Charges Rs 50 + 18% GST Rs 20 per Executed order, with First 20 C&T are free 20 calls Free and after that Rs 20 per call
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Share Broker's Transaction Charges

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Transaction Charges

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on transaction charges and PCM fee by segment.

Transaction Charges - Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect
Transaction Charges Compare Upstox SAMCO AxisDirect
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 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 upstox Complete Brokerage Plans for samco Complete Brokerage Plans for axisdirect
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Account Features

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Account Features

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Account Features like 3-in-1 account, Algo Trading, NRI Trading, Margin Trading Funding and many more. Account Type - Upstox and AxisDirect offers 3-in-1 Account where 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 - SAMCO and AxisDirect offers NRI Trading where Upstox doesn't offers NRI Trading.

Account Features - Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect
Account Features Compare Upstox SAMCO AxisDirect
3 in 1 Account Yes, Upstox have 3-in-1 accounts. Bank Account, Demat and Trading account. No Upstox have 2-in-1 account. Only Demate and Trading account. Yes, AxisDirect have 3-in-1 accounts. Bank Account, Demat and Trading account.
Charting Yes Yes Yes
Algo Trading Yes Yes No
SMS Alerts Yes Yes Yes
Online Demo Yes Yes Yes
Online Portfolio Yes No 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 2:45 PM
NRI Trading No Yes Yes
Other Features NIL NIL NIL
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Trading Platform

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirecton Trading Platform

With our expert research team, we have compared all the major features of Trading platform b/w Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect. 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 Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect
Trading Platform Compare Upstox SAMCO AxisDirect
Desktop Trading Platform Upstox Pro SAMCO Trader Ring
Desktop Demo Info Not Available Desktop Demo Desktop Demo
Desktop Platform (Windows) No Yes Yes
Desktop Platform (Mac) No No No
Web Trading Platform Yes Yes Yes
Web Trading Detail

https://pro.upstox.com/

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

https://login.axisdirect.in/

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 Upstox StockNote AxisDirect Ring Mobile App
Mobile Trading App Demo Upstox Demo StockNote Demo AxisDirect Ring Mobile App Demo
Android Mobile App Yes Yes Yes
Android App Download Andriod Upstox Download Andriod StockNote Download Andriod Download
iPhone Mobile App (IOS) Yes No Yes
iOS App Download iOS Upstox Download iOS StockNote Download iOS AxisDirect Ring Mobile App Download
Android Tablet App Yes Yes Yes
iPad App (IOS) Yes No Yes
Trading Software Charges Free Free Yes, DirectTrade - Rs 2999 PA
Equity Brokerage Calculator Equity Intraday and Delivery Brokerage Calculator for Upstox Equity Intraday and Delivery Brokerage Calculator for SAMCO Equity Intraday and Delivery Brokerage Calculator for AxisDirect
Futures Brokerage Calculator Futures Brokerage Calculator for Upstox Futures Brokerage Calculator for SAMCO Futures Brokerage Calculator for AxisDirect
Options Brokerage Calculator Options Brokerage Calculator for Upstox Options Brokerage Calculator for SAMCO Options Brokerage Calculator for AxisDirect
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Broker Ratings by Users

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on User Rating

  Upstox SAMCO AxisDirect
  12 Customer Reviews    Rate Upstox 32 Customer Reviews    Rate SAMCO 6 Customer Reviews    Rate AxisDirect
Fees Ratings
Trading Brokerage Rating
Trading Platform Usability
Customer Service Ratings
Overall Ratings
Broker Rating Upstox is Rated 3.7 / 5 based on 12 customer reviews SAMCO is Rated 4.1 / 5 based on 32 customer reviews AxisDirect is Rated 2.3 / 5 based on 6 customer reviews
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Investment Offerings

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Investment Offerings

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect 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) - All 3 brokers doesn't offer PMS facility.

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

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Order Types

Order Type - Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect 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) - All 3 brokers offers provides Cover Orders (CO) facility. You can trade in equity and index derivatives using Cover Orders. Cover Orders (CO) is placed an compulsory stop loss and this is a intraday position. With cover order broker give you additional margin, as this order are placed with compulsory SL. Bracket Orders (BO) - Upstox and SAMCO provides Bracket Orders (BO) facility where AxisDirect 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 - Upstox and AxisDirect offers Good Till Cancelled (GTC) orders facility where SAMCO doesn't provides GTC.

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

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Customer Service

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect 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 Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect
Customer Service Compare Upstox SAMCO AxisDirect
24/7 Customer Service No No No
Email Support Yes Yes Yes
Onine Live Chat Yes No Yes
Phone Support Yes Yes Yes
Toll Free Number No Yes Yes
Through Branches Yes No Yes
Customer Care Number +91 22 6130 9999 022-2222-7777/022-4503-0450 022-61480808
Account Opening Process Online/Paperless Online/Paperless Online
Customer Support Email [email protected] [email protected] [email protected]
Knowledge Center/Education https://upstox.com/help-center/ https://www.samco.in/knowledge-center/ https://simplehai.axisdirect.in/learn/overview
Head Office Address Upstox Corporate Office
Sunshine Tower,
30th Floor,
Senapati Bapat Marg,
Dadar (W),
Mumbai - 400 013
SAMCO Securities Limited
1004 - A, 10th Floor, Naman Midtown - A Wing,
Senapati Bapat Marg, Elphinstone Road,
Mumbai - 400 013, Maharashtra,
India.
Unit No. 2, Phoenix Market City,
15, LBS Road,
Near Kamani Junction,
Kurla (West),
Mumbai- 400 070.
Website https://upstox.com/ https://www.samco.in/ https://simplehai.axisdirect.in
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Tips/Research/Reports Published

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Research Reports, Tips

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on research reports and tips provided by broker.

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

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Demat Account

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

Demat Charges - Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect
  Upstox SAMCO AxisDirect
DP Source CDSL CDSL CDSL
DP ID 81800 54200 49200
Demat Account Annual Maintenance Charges(AMC) ₹300 PA ₹400 pa ₹500 pa
Advance Deposit NIL NIL Nil
Statutory charges Nil Stamp Charges Nil
Transaction Charges on Debit (Per ISIN) ₹13 + ₹5.50 CDSL charges ₹10 ₹10
Demat ₹20 + ₹50 courier charges ₹10 per certificate + ₹50 courier charges ₹3 per certificate
Remat ₹100 for every hundred securities or ₹25 per certificate (whichever is higher) CDSL charges + ₹50 courier charges ₹10 for every hundred securities (Min ₹10)
Pledge Creation 0.02% of the transaction value (Min ₹50) + CDSL charges ₹25 per transaction ₹25
Pledge Creation Confirmation 0.02% of the transaction value (Min ₹50) + CDSL charges Nil ₹25
Pledge Closure 0.02% of the transaction value (Min ₹50) + CDSL charges ₹25 per transaction ₹25
Pledge Closure Confirmation 0.02% of the transaction value (Min ₹50) + CDSL charges Nil ₹25
Pledge Invocation 0.05% of the transaction value (Min ₹50) ₹25 per transaction Nil
Failed Instruction Charges ₹50 Nil Nil
Other Charges Nil Nil Nil
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Special Offers,Advantages,Disadvantages

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Special Offers and Promotion

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

Compare Upstox vs SAMCO vs AxisDirect on Special Offers and Promotion
  Upstox SAMCO AxisDirect
Pay In and Pay Out Options 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
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
Pay-in/adding funds - Cheque, Online Bank Transfer from Axis Bank.
Pay-out/Fund Withdrawal - Bank Transfer only.
Payout Time Max 24 hrs except bank holidays Max 24 hrs except bank holidays Instant to Axis Bank.
Bank Supported and Charges Around 30 banks allow instant credit facility with charges of Rs 7 from Upstox trading platform (Keynote) via ATOM service. Around 24 banks allow instant credit facility(Payment Gateway) with charges of Rs 6 from Samco trading platform. NA
Bank Detail HDFC Bank
Account Name - RKSV SECURITIES INDIA PVT.LTD.
Account Number -00600340067574
Account Type - Current
Account IFSC Code- HDFC0000060
Samco Securities Limited,
Account Number: ZSAMCODDXXXX
Bank and Branch: Indusind Bank, Fort Branch, Mumbai
Account Type: Current Account
IFSC Code: INDB0000033
Direct from your Axis bank account.
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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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  • 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.

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  • Open paperless 3-in-1 account (Bank + Demat + Trading).
  • One-stop shop to trade on BSE, NSE, and MCX.
  • Zero Demat AMC for 1st year for Axis Bank account holders.
  • Multiple brokerage plans for traders and investors.
  • Trade in options at flat Rs. 10/order.
  • Unlimited Brokerage-free options trading for the first month.
  • Ring revolutionary app and desktop-based platforms provide an investment opportunity.
  • Free trading tools like scanners, options strategies, advanced charting, & indicators.
  • Get free trading calls, investment ideas, and research reports.
  • Hassle-free investment in bonds & debenture on the “Yield” platform.
  • AI-powered investment ideas and wealth management advisory services.
  • Buy Now and Pay Later with E-margin.
  • Free 20 calls per month.

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Dislikes

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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  • 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.

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  • High account opening fees.
  • It charges a higher brokerage fee than discount brokers like Zerodha, Upstox, etc.
  • It does not have a flat discount brokerage plan.

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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 Get Axis 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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