TradeSmart Stock Trading, Demat, Brokerage and Reviews 2020



TradeSmart Stock Trading, Demat, Brokerage and Reviews 2020


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TradeSmart is a Mumbai based broker offering discount brokerage services in stock, commodity and currency trading segments. TradeSmart is part of VNS Finance & Capital Services Ltd; a traditional brokerage company which was incorporated in 1994 to offer brokerage service to Indian Stock, Commodity & Currency market investors and trades through franchisee and sub brokers.

TradeSmart offers trading in NSE Cash, NSE F&O, NSE Currency derivatives, BSE Cash, MCX Commodities and depository service of CDSL.


TradeSmart offers two brokerage plans

1. POWER TRADING PLAN

  • 15 per executed order, regardless of the size of the trade
  • Ideal for traders with less frequency but bigger trade size
  • Get intraday exposure of upto 30x on Equities, 7x on F&O, 3x on Currency and 6x on Commodities
  • Margin against shares
  • No Minimum Commitment

2. VALUE TRADING PLAN

  • 0.007 % Brokerage: Intraday Cash, Futures, Currency & Commodities
  • 0.07% Brokerage in Delivery
  • Rs 7 per lot in Options
  • Ideal for traders with lesser volume
  • Get intraday exposure of upto 30x on Equities, 7x on F&O, 3x on Currency and 6x on Commodities
  • Margin against shares
  • No Minimum Commitment

In case of both the brokerage plans, there is no hidden fee, no prepaid brokerage and no commitment.

TradeSmart Special Offers

Limited Time Offer - Free Account Opening (₹400 waived)

Open TradeSmart Trading Account and get Free Trading, Demat and Mutual Fund Account + Trade at flat ₹15 per order.

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TradeSmart Charges 2020

  • Trading Account Opening Charges (One Time): ₹200
  • Demat account Opening Charges (One Time): ₹200
  • Trading Annual maintenance Charges (AMC): NIL
  • Demat Account Annual Maintenance Charges (AMC): ₹300 (from 2nd year on-wards)

TradeSmart Trading Brokerages

TradeSmart has two unique brokerage plan

  1. Power Plan (Trade at Flat ₹15 Per Trade) - Trade in Equity(intraday, delivery) F&O, and Currency for just Rs.15/per executed order, irrespective of the size of order.
  2. Value Plan (Trade at 0.007%) - Equity(intraday), Equity F&O, Commodities and Currency Derivative trading at 0.007%, Equity delivery 0.07% and Options at ₹7 per lot.

 

TradeSmart Brokerage Fee in Detail

TradeSmart Charges EQUITY Delivery EQUITY Intraday
Brokerage ₹15/Trade ₹15/Trade
STT ₹10000/crore ₹2500/crore on sell side
Turnover Charges NSE: ₹350/crore, BSE: ₹350/crore NSE: ₹350/crore, BSE: ₹350/crore
Goods and Services Tax (GST) 18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge) 18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)
SEBI Charges ₹5/Crore ₹5/Crore
Stamp Charges (Maharashtra) State wise State wise

TradeSmart Charges Equity Futures Equity Options
Brokerage ₹15/Trade ₹15/Trade
STT ₹1000/crore on Sell Side ₹5000/crore on Sell Side(on Premium)
Turnover Charges ₹240/crore ₹7150/crore of premium
Goods and Services Tax (GST) 18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge) 18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)
SEBI Charges ₹5/Crore ₹5/Crore
Stamp Charges (Maharashtra) State wise State wise

TradeSmart Charges Currency Futures Currency Options
Brokerage ₹15/Trade ₹15/Trade
STT No STT No STT
Turnover Charges ₹140/crore ₹5500/crore
Goods and Services Tax (GST) 18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge) 18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)
SEBI Charges ₹5/Crore ₹5/Crore
Stamp Charges (Maharashtra) State wise State wise

TradeSmart Charges MCX Futures MCX Options
Brokerage ₹15/Trade ₹15/Trade
STT ₹1000/crore ₹5000/crore
Turnover Charges ₹390/crore ₹2000/crore
Goods and Services Tax (GST) 18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge) 18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)
SEBI Charges ₹5/Crore (Sebi Fees for MCX Agri Commodities is ₹1 for ₹1 Crore turnover) ₹5/Crore
Stamp Charges (Maharashtra) State wise State wise

Note:

Sebi Fees for MCX Agri Commodities is Re.1 for 1 Crore turnover

Turnover/Transaction charge as per BSE exchange for groups

  • A and B is & ₹1.50 per trade
  • E, F, G, I, IF, M, MT, T and W is Rs. 275 per crore of gross turnover
  • XC, XD, XT and Z is Rs. 10,000 per crore of gross turnover
  • P, R, ST, SS and ZP it is Rs.1,00,000 per crore of gross turnover
  • STT on Equity intraday, Futures and Options & CTT on non-Agri commodities will be charged at the time of sell transaction as per the govt. regulations.

There will be no CTT on Agri-commodities. It will be charged only on non-agri commodities.

*Stamp Duty is charged as per the state government.


TradeSmart Charge Structure Explanation:

  • STT: Charges on Equity intraday, Futures and Options & CTT on non-Agri commodities will be charged at the time of sell transaction as per the govt. regulations. There will be no CTT on Agri-commodities. It will be charged only on non-agri commodities.
  • Stamp Duty: Charges based on the state the customer is located in.
  • Goods and Services Tax (GST): This is charged at 18% of the total cost of brokerage plus transaction charges.
  • SEBI Charges / SEBI Turnover Fee: This is charged at ₹5 per crore.

Visit TradeSmart Brokerage Charges Review for more detail.

Special Offer: FREE Account Opening (₹400 waived) + Trade at flat ₹15 per order. Get the offer

How to open account with VNS Finance & Capital Services Ltd?

Opening the account with TradeSmart is fairly quick. The entire account opening process is online and very straight-forward.

  • To open an account with TradeSmart; please leave your information and TradeSmart representative will contact you with in 24 hrs to guide you with account opening process.

TradeSmart Trading Software

TradeSmart offers multiple ways to trade:

  1. Mobile trading app
  2. Desktop trading application
  3. Browser

1. Mobile Trading app

SINE trading app: An intelligent mobile trading app. SINE, is an amazing trading platform for both new and experienced traders and investors. With its advanced features, it will save you time and will put you in full control of the market.

SINE's easy and intuitive dashboard gives a quick feel of the markets with a complete view of Nifty, Banknifty & Sensex indices. It also helps you monitor your Orders, Holdings, Positions, MTM and Trading Balance on a real-time basis all from a single screen.

SINE with its scanners scan stock market on a real-time basis to identify opportunities in the market while Strategies help you choose the right option strategy.

SINE is available on both Android and iPhone

2. Desktop trading application

NEST Trader: Developed by Thomson Reuters International Services Pvt Ltd is a complete trading solution for multiple segment trading across several exchanges including NSE, BSE & MCX.

  • Nest Trader allows a trader to perform several trading functions that include:
  • Track scrips of the user's choice by creating market watch groups.
  • View market picture data for scrips.
  • Place Buy/Sell orders to the exchange.
  • View orders, trades and positions data.
  • Use add-on tools to receive alerts, send internal messages etc.
  • Instant Fund transfer through 26 banks

Dartstock: A Perfect Market Information platform for active traders. It empowers them with Real-time information, data visualization tools, Smart scanners and advanced charting application to spot opportunities and stay on top of Market movements.

  • Scans market activity and trends with a live scanner tool
  • Provides technical reports & event-driven screening of the market pulse
  • Visualization tools such as advanced charts, dashboard and graphs to pick trades faster
  • 60+ technical indicators and 10+ market studies to help your trades
  • Price alerts, personalized workspace & dedicated watchlists
  • Analyse markets directly from advanced scanners that account for various calculations

3. SINEWeb (Website)

SINEWeb: A handy browser-based trading application, empowers traders with a tool that provides the convenience of a PC and the features of the Sine mobile trading app. Sine Web is designed with pinpoint precision and is a perfect companion for every trader, no matter if the trader is a newbie or a veteran.

Browser-based application designed for simple and fast online trading. Supports all standard web browsers which enables trading even in the restricted areas where carrying mobile phones or installing private software is not permitted.

TradeSmart Pros and Cons


TradeSmart Pros (Advantages)

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

  • 2 Different Brokerage plan - Company provides 2 unique brokerage plans designed in such a way that it suits every trading strategy.
  • Up to 30X exposure in NSE cash and 7X limit in Equity Futures and Option selling through BO & CO. 6X limit in MCX through CO & BO.
  • Bracket order(BO) and Cover order(CO) available on mobile app. BO and CO are available in the Equity Derivative segment, NSE cash and commodity Futures.
  • Interchangeable Brokerage - TradeSmart provides flexibility to switch over from one brokerage plan to another, depending upon their strategy.
  • Lowest transaction cost - As per their brokerage calculator, the Transaction charges (turnover charges, clearing charges etc) are one of the lowest in the industry.
  • Customer Service - Excellent customer service. Client could connect to TradeSmart customer support desk through phone, live chat and email ticketing.
  • Referral credit - TradeSmart offers to its customers, 10% credit of the brokerage generated by the clients referred by them. Also, they have Partner program with higher sharing.
  • No minimum amount balance - TradeSmart do not require any minimum amount to open an account.
  • TradeSmart has its own depository services. This is unlike most other discount brokers in India.
  • TradeSmart offers customer support though 'Live Chat'. This is convenient to many customers who doesn't want to call for simple issues and help.
  • Cover Orders are available for traders.
  • Provides Mutual Funds and Offer For Sale (OFS)
  • Provides Margin against Shares (MAS)

TradeSmart Cons (Disadvantages)

The following are the cons of TradeSmart. Check the list of TradeSmart drawbacks.

  • Call & Trade is charged at additional ₹20 per trade.
  • Intraday positions (MIS, CO & BO) squared off by RMS team is charged ₹20 per trader extra.
  • Doesn't provide 3-in-1 (Bank, Trading, Demat) accounts, portfolio management services, tips & research report and online IPO.

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TradeSmart Margin / Exposure

TradeSmart leverage for intraday, delivery, options, currency and commodities.

Segment Margin
Equity Delivery 1x (no margin)
Equity Intraday 30x trading margin
Equity Future MIS: 3X | BO: 7X | CO: 7X
Equity Options MIS: 3X | BO: 7X | CO: 7X
Currency Future MIS: 3X | BO: 3X | CO: 3X
Currency Options MIS: 3X | BO: NA | CO: NA
Commodity Future MIS: 2X | BO: 6X | CO: 6X
Commodity Options MIS: NA | BO: NA | CO: NA

Visit TradeSmart Margin Review for more detail.


TradeSmart Ratings

Overall Rating Rated 4.0 stars 4.0/5
Fees Rated 3.8 stars 3.8/5
Brokerage Rated 4.4 stars 4.4/5
Usability Rated 3.7 stars 3.7/5
Customer Service Rated 4.0 stars 4.0/5
Research Capabilities Rated 3.0 stars 3.0/5

Based on 64 Votes by TradeSmart Customers

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TradeSmart Complaint

The number of TradeSmart customer complaint received by the exchanges. The TradeSmart consumer complaint report helps understanding the VNS Finance & Capital Services Ltd quality and relibility of service.

Exchange Financial Year Number of Clients* Complaints**
NSE 2020-21 27,104 2
NSE 2019-20 24,999 6
NSE 2018-19 21,722 11
NSE 2017-18 19,469 12
BSE 2017-18 5,873 1
NSE 2016-17 11,995 6
NSE 2015-16 9,644 5
NSE 2014-15 7,542 7
NSE 2013-14 4,223 4

* The number of active customers reported by the broker.

** The total number of complaints received against the broker at the given exchange.

Visit TradeSmart Complaints at BSE, NSE and MCX for detail report.


TradeSmart Exposures

  • TradeSmart Exposure for Intraday Trading - TradeSmart offers upto 30 times exposure or leverage for stocks on which F&O trading is allowed. Margins are provided only for Intraday trading.
  • TradeSmart Exposure for trading in Futures - TradeSmart offers upto 3x on MIS / 7x on BO / 7x exposure on CO future trades.
  • TradeSmart Margin for Options - TradeSmart offer 1x margin for buying Options. For selling TSO offers upto 3x on MIS / 7x on BO / 7x exposure on CO option trades
  • Currency Derivatives Trading Exposure - TradeSmart offers 3x exposure on currency derivatives.
  • Commodity Trading Exposure - TradeSmart offers intraday trading margins upto 2x on MIS / 6x on BO / 6x exposure on CO.

TradeSmart is an initiative by VNS finance and capital services ltd

TradeSmart's Registration Information

  • SEBI Regn. No: INB230964330, INF230964330, INE230964330, INE260964330, INB010964337
  • CDSL Reg No:12030400
  • MCX Reg No:16830
  • MCX FMC:MCX/TCM/CORP/0689