Brokerage Charges of Online Trading Platforms

Zerodha Brokerage charges and calculator is being explained here with equity and BO.

There are many of such who are doing stock tradings. Do all of us know about the brokerage charges of stock trading.

This article is intended to the provide you the brokerage charges of popular online trading platforms. These are

  • Zerodha Brokerage Charges
  • ShareKhan Brokerage Charges
  • Upstox Brokerage Charges

Online Trading is a very useful for traders who want to work with less hassle of personally trading with a broker. There are so many platforms which helps us to buy and sell stock sharess via online broker.

A brokerage free is a money charged by broker to make transactions for the stock trading. Online broker fee is taken for the purchases , sales , negotiation and delivery.

Understanding Brokerage Fees

Brokerage fee or broker fees is a percentage of transaction or flat fee or hybrid of two. Broker fee varies in multiple platforms.

Zerodha Brokerage Charges

Zerodha is an Indian flat fee share broker company or Pay Per Order Brokerage Company for trading in stock , commodity and currency deriviative. The charge is 0.01% or Rs. 20 per order. This is not dependable to the number of shares or thier prices.

The equity delivery trades are free. The maximum brokerage of your transaction is Rs. 20 for an order. There is no minimum brokerage.

Zerodha Brokerage Charges 2019

Charges to open Zerodha Account 

Trading Account Opening Charges₹300
Demat account Opening Charges₹100
Trading Annual maintenance charges (AMC)₹0
Demat Account Annual Maintenance Charges (AMC)₹300 per year (payable upfront)

Zerodha Brokerage Charges 2019

Trading SegmentBrokerage Charges
Equity Delivery₹0 (Free Unlimited Equity Delivery Trades)
Equity Intraday0.01% or ₹20 per trade whichever is lower
Equity Future0.01% or ₹20 per trade whichever is lower
Equity Options0.01% or ₹20 per trade whichever is lower (on Turnover)
Currency Futures0.01% or ₹20 per trade whichever is lower
Currency Options0.01% or ₹20 per trade whichever is lower
Commodity0.01% or ₹20 per trade whichever is lower

Zerodha Equity Brokerage

Charge TypeEquity DeliveryEquity Intraday
Brokerage₹0 (No Brokerage)0.01% or ₹20/Trade whichever is lower
Securities Transaction Tax (STT)0.1% on both Buy and Sell0.025% on the Sell Side
Transaction / Turnover ChargesNSE: 0.00325% | BSE: 0.003% per trade (each side)NSE: 0.00325% | BSE: 0.003% per trade (each side)
Goods and Services Tax (GST)18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)
SEBI Charges₹15/Crore₹15/Crore
Stamp Charges*State wiseState wise

Zerodha Equity F&O Brokerage

Charge TypeEquity FuturesEquity Options
Brokerage0.01% or ₹20/Trade whichever is lower0.01% or ₹20/Trade whichever is lower
Securities Transaction Tax (STT)0.01% on Sell Side0.05% on Sell Side(on Premium)
Transaction / Turnover ChargesNSE: 0.0019% | BSE 0.003% (each side)NSE 0.05% | BSE 0.003% (each side) (on premium)
Goods and Services Tax (GST)18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)
SEBI Charges₹15/Crore₹15/Crore
Stamp Charges*State wiseState wise

Zerodha Currency F&O Brokerage

Charge TypeCurrency FuturesCurrency Options
Brokerage0.01% or ₹20/Trade whichever is lower0.01% or ₹20/Trade whichever is lower
Securities Transaction Tax (STT)No STTNo STT
Transaction / Turnover ChargesNSE: 0.0009% | BSE: 0.00022%NSE: 0.04% | BSE: 0.001% (on premium)
Goods and Services Tax (GST)18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)
SEBI Charges₹15/Crore₹15/Crore
Stamp Charges*State wiseState wise

Zerodha Commodities Brokerage

Charge TypeCommodity FuturesCommodity Options
Brokerage0.01% or ₹20 per trade (whichever is lower)0.01% or ₹20 per trade (whichever is lower)
Securities Transaction Tax (STT)0.01% on sell side (Non-Agri)0.05% on sell side
Transaction / Turnover ChargesGroup A: Exchange txn charge: 0.0026%
Group B: Exchange txn charge: Pepper – 0.00005%, Castorseed – 0.0005%, Rbdpmolein – 0.001%
₹0
Goods and Services Tax (GST)18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)18% on (Brokerage + Transaction Charge)
SEBI Charges₹15/Crore₹15/Crore
Stamp Charges*State wiseState wise

Fee Structure of Zerodha Charge 

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  • Securities Transaction Tax (STT): This charge is taken only for sell side for Intra-day and F & O Trades. This charge is applicable for both sides in delivery.
  • Stamp Duty for all states in India and NRI’s: This charge is based on state where the customer lives. Check Zerodha website to check the stamp duty of your state. 
  • Goods and Services Tax (GST): This is 18% of total cost of brokerage plus transaction charges.
  • SEBI Charges: This is Rs. 15 per Crore.

Zerodha Hidden Fees (Other Charges)

  1. Charges for Call and Trade feature is available for ₹20 per call.
  2. Rs 20 is charged for per executed order for MIS/BO/CO which is not shown to customer. 
  3. The digital contract are sent via E-mail. If a customer needs a hard copy , they ask for Rs 20 plus (extra) courier charges.  
  4. SMS alerts are charged for ₹1 for Equity, F&O, Currency trade alerts and ₹0.50 for Commodity trade alerts. 
  5. R.s. 9 is charged for instant payment charges to transfer in over 22 banks per transfer. 
  6. Delivery based equity selling is ₹8 per transaction.
  7. Other charges are Standard NSE charges, transaction charges and statutory levies.

Zerodha Demat Charges

IDTransactionCharges
1Demat Account Opening Charges₹0
2Stamp Charges payable upfront (at actuals)₹50
3Annual Maintenance Charges (AMC):
 a. Individuals₹300 Per Year + GST (Payable upfront every year)
 b. Corporates₹1000 + GST (Payable upfront every year)
4Transaction Charges per ISIN (Market Trades):
 a. Buy (Receive)₹0
 b. Sell(Debit)₹8 + ₹5.50 flat for every debit transaction
5Inter Depository Transfer (Off-Market Trades):
 a. Buy (Receive)NIL
 b. Sell(Debit)0.03% or ₹25 whichever is higher
6Demat (Per certificate)₹150
7Remat (Per ISIN)₹150 (Per certificate) + CDSL Charges
8Courier charges per Demat/ Remat request₹100
9Pledge per ISIN₹20 + ₹12 per request (CDSL Charges)
10Unpledge per ISIN₹20 + ₹12 per request (CDSL Charges)
11Pledge Invocation per ISIN₹20
12Periodic Statement:
 a. By EmailFree
 b. Physical₹50 (Couier Charges)
13Adhoc / Non Periodic Statement Requests:
 a. By Email₹10 per request
 b. Physical₹50 per request upto 10 pages. Every additional page at ₹5 (+Courier charges at actual)
14Delivery Instructions:
 a. First Delivery Instruction BookFree (10 leaves)
 b. Every Additional Booklet₹100 (10 leaves)
15Cheque Bounce/ Per cheque₹350
16Failed Transactions₹50 per ISIN
17Modification in CML₹25 per request
18KRA Upload / Download₹50

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