HDFC Securities Stock Trading, Demat, Brokerage and Reviews 2020

HDFC Securities Stock Trading, Demat, Brokerage and Reviews 2020

HDFC Securities Account Opening Enquiry/Get a call Back

HDFC Securities(HDFCsec) is Equity Trading Company of HDFC Bank. HDFC Securities provide both online trading and trading on phone. The HDFC Securities trading account has a unique 3-in-1 feature that integrates your HDFC Securities trading account with your existing HDFC bank savings account and existing Demat account. Funds / shares are seamlessly moved from the linked Demat/Bank account to execute the transactions.

HDFCsec provides Cash-n-Carry on both NSE and BSE, Day trading on both NSE and BSE, Trade on Futures & Options on the NSE and Online IPO Investment.

Features on HDFC Securities Online trading

  1. Seamless Transactions - By integrating your accounts, we ensure minimal waste of time during movement of your funds and shares.
  2. Speed - Orders are placed electronically, so proceeds are available instantly.
  3. No manipulation - To prevent any mismanagement, we will send you an email confirmation, the minute your order is executed.
  4. Safety and Security - HDFC Securities offer the highest level of security such as 128-bit encryption technology.
  5. Dedicated and Separate contact numbers - for trading over the phone as well as for customer care.

Trade In: BSE and NSE

HDFC 3-in-1 Account

HDFC Bank's 3-in-1 Account offers seamless investment opportunity. It is combination of a bank account, a trading account and a demat account. All these account are linked together and operate seamless as 1 account.

When a customer buy a stock, the money is withdrawn from bank account and shares are deposited in demat account. In the same way when shares are sold using trading account, the shares are withdrawn from demat account and money gets deposited in HDFC Bank account.

HDFC Securities Special Offers

HDFC 3-in-1 Account

HDFC Securities offers a full-service 3-in-1 account, a combination of saving bank, trading and demat account. One account to investment in Equity, Derivatives, Mutual Funds, IPO and Fixed Deposits. Special Offer: ₹750 demat account AMC is waived when you open your 3-in-1 account.

HDFC Securities Charges 2020

Account Opening Fee: ₹999 (Including trading account, bank account and DP account with HDFC)

Please note: For HDFC Bank savings account minimum balance (Average Quarterly Balance) of ₹10,000 (Metro / Urban) or ₹5000 (Semi-Urban / Rural) is required. If you already have Saving account or DP account with HDFC, you could link them with trading account.

Brokerage for Delivery Based Trades

Equity Segment
Delivery Based Trades Resident Indians - 0.50% or min ₹25 or ceiling of 2.5% on transaction value (Both Buy & Sell)
For NRI's - 0.75% or min ₹100 or ceiling of 2.5% on transaction value (Both Buy & Sell)
Square-Off Trades Cash & Carry Scrips 0.10% or min ₹25 or ceiling of 2.5% on transaction value (Both Buy & Sell)
Square-Off Trades Margin Scrips 0.05% or min ₹25 or ceiling of 2.5% on transaction value (Both Buy & Sell)
Derivatives (Futures Market)
Non-Square Off (Carry Forward) Trades 0.05% or min ₹25 or ceiling of 2.5% of transaction value (Both Buy & Sell)
Square-Off Trades 0.025% or min ₹25 or ceiling of 2.5% of transaction value (Both Buy & Sell)
Derivatives (Option Market)
Brokerage Higher of 1% of the premium amount or ₹100 per lot (Both Buy & Sell)

Other Standard Charges on Trades

Goods and Services Tax (GST) 18% on Brokerage
Securities Transaction Tax (STT) 0.125% of transaction value (Both Buy & Sell)
Stamp Duty 0.01% on turnover
SEBI Turnover Tax ₹5 per Crore on turnover
Special Offer: ₹750 Demat account AMC fee waived off for the first year. Get HDFC 3-in-1 account, integrated trading + demat + saving bank account for seamless investing in stock market and mutual funds. Request a Callback.

How to open account with HDFC Securities Ltd?

For Online Stock Trading with HDFC, investor needs to open 3 accounts; HDFC Bank Account, HDFC Trading Account and HDFC Demat Account. Opening a trading account with HDFC is easy. You could use one of the following options to open account with HDFC:

  • Visit and fill the "Open Trading A/C" form.
  • Call HDFC and tell them that you are interested in opening an account with them.

In both the cases HDFC representative contact you in a day or two and tell you about the procedure to open the account. They usually send somebody to your home to collect documents, signature and for demo, if required.

Document Required to open account with HDFCsec
Any Indian resident/non resident individual NRI (except for the US NRIs) or an Indian Corporate can register with HDFCsec. Following documents are required to open accouunt with HDFCsec.

  1. One passport size photograph.
  2. Copy of PAN card.
  3. Identity proof - copy of passport or PAN card or voter ID or driving license or ration card.
  4. Address proof - copy of driving license or passport or ration card or voter card or telephone bill or electricity bill or bank statement.

HDFC Securities Trading Software

HDFC Sec offers multiple investment platforms. These trading platforms are personalized for beginners and experienced investors. Available trading software's include install-able trading terminal, browser based trading website and mobile trading app.

HDFC Sec Trading Platform

HDFC Securities Pros and Cons

HDFC Securities Pros (Advantages)

The following are the advantages of HDFC Securities. You must read HDFC Securities advantages and disadvantages before opening an account with HDFC Securities. HDFC Securities pros and cons help you find if it suits your investment needs.

  1. Integrated 3-in-1 account (banking, broking, and demat accounts) is available. This makes HDFC extremely convenient trading platform.
  2. Investment online in IPOs, Mutual Funds, GOI Bonds, Insurance and Postal Savings Schemes all from one website.
  3. Trading is available in both BSE and NSE.
  4. Excellent trading platform for beginners.

HDFC Securities Cons (Disadvantages)

The following are the cons of HDFC Securities. Check the list of HDFC Securities drawbacks.

  1. HDFC Sec brokerage is very high and not negotiable.
  2. HDFC doesn't offer commodity trading. You cannot trade at MCX or NCDEX through HDFC.
  3. In the 3-in-1 account, the Demat Account has to be opened with HDFC Bank Ltd as the Depository Participant (DP) and the Bank Account has to be opened with HDFC Bank as the Banker.
  4. HDFC minimum brokerage charge is ₹25 per trade which is very high. The most discount broker doesn't have a minimum brokerage.
  5. HDFC charges flat ₹0.05 per share brokerage on stocks quoting up to ₹10. This makes it very difficult to trade in penny stocks.

HDFC Securities Margin / Exposure

HDFC Securities leverage for intraday, delivery, options, currency and commodities.

Segment Margin
Equity Delivery 2x with Intrest
Equity Intraday Upto 20x
Equity Future Nil
Equity Options Nil
Currency Future Nil
Currency Options Nil
Commodity Future Nil
Commodity Options

HDFC Securities Ratings

Overall Rating Rated 2.2 stars 2.2/5
Fees Rated 2.1 stars 2.1/5
Brokerage Rated 1.9 stars 1.9/5
Usability Rated 2.9 stars 2.9/5
Customer Service Rated 2.5 stars 2.5/5
Research Capabilities Rated 2.1 stars 2.1/5

Based on 188 Votes by HDFC Securities Customers

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HDFC Securities Complaint

The number of HDFC Securities customer complaint received by the exchanges. The HDFC Securities consumer complaint report helps understanding the HDFC Securities Ltd quality and relibility of service.

Exchange Financial Year Number of Clients* Complaints**
NSE 2020-21 729,868 49
NSE 2019-20 720,150 104
BSE 2019-20 233,681 13
NSE 2018-19 668,312 87
BSE 2018-19 175,213 9
NSE 2017-18 602,493 102
BSE 2017-18 331,578 33
NSE 2016-17 483,244 95
BSE 2016-17 175,243 20
NSE 2015-16 408,059 75