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Zerodha – India’s No 1 Trading Platform Review

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Zerodha is one of India’s biggest discount brokers, with more than 4 million demat accounts as of dec 2020. Zerodha offers Intraday Trading, Future and Options trading( F&O), Mutual Funds, IPO, Commodity trading, and Currency trading for retail and institutional traders. Zerodha is a member of NSE, BSE, and MCX.

Zerodha Discount Brokerage

Zerodha offers Rs 0 brokerage for delivery of its equity for all its customers. Still, however, they charge a flat fee of Rs 20 for Intraday Trading and F&O or 0.03% ( whichever is lower) per trade execution. In simple terms, with Zerodha we pay only Rs 20 for any order ( any size/segment).

Why Choose Zerodha?

Zerodha has many advantages over other trading platforms available in India; some of them below. 

  • It is one of the most reliable and safest trading platforms in India. 
  • It is also the most prominent stockbroker by the number of active clients in recent times. 
  • It has the most technologically advanced trading tool available on the market today. 
  • It offers Zero brokerage for equity delivery and mutual funds. 
  • Its Discount brokerage of Rs 20 or 0.03% is among the best in the market. We save a lot compared to charges levied by other brokers. 
  • Offers good educational guide required to learn for beginners. 
  • It offers a very robust mobile trading app most advanced in the market.
  • They offer Zero commission on direct mutual funds. 
  • They also have option for algorithm trading. 

Zerodha Charges

Account Opening Charges ( One Time )Rs 200
Annual Maintainance Charges / Year for demat accountRs 300

Equity Trading Charges

Equity DeliveryZero Brokerage
Equity IntradayRs 20 or 0.03% per order
whichever is lower
Equity FuturesRs 20 or 0.03% per order
whichever is lower
Equity OptionsFlat Rs 20 per order
Note : Stamp duty, GST 18% , SEBI charges and transaction charges extra

Currency Trading Charges

Currency FuturesRs 20 or 0.03% per order
whichever is lower
Currency OptionsRs 20 or 0.03% per order
whichever is lower
Note : Stamp duty, GST 18% , SEBI charges and transaction charges extra

Commodity Trading Charges

Commodity FuturesRs 20 or 0.03% per order
whichever is lower
Commodity OptionsRs 20 or 0.03% per order
whichever is lower
Note : Stamp duty, GST 18% , SEBI charges and transaction charges extra

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