Zerodha Vs RKSV Securities Vs Interactive Brokers

Zerodha Vs RKSV Securities Vs Interactive Brokers


Background

Company Year of Incorporationcontact No.Exchanges enabledDemat (NSDL/CDSL)
Zerodha2010 0120-6633205 NSE, BSE, MCX-SX & MCXCDSL
RKSV Securities 2008 – Retail operations from 2012 022-61309999 NSE, BSE & MCX NSE, BSE, MCX
Interactive Brokers1977+91 22 – 61289888/61289836NSE (plus over 100 market centers across 24 countries).NSDL

 

Financial Health

COMPANYProfit after Tax FY11/12Profit after Tax FY12/13PROFIT AFTER TAX FY13/14 Profit after Tax FY 14/15
ZerodhaRs 2.3 CroresRs 5.8 CroresRs 10.27 CroresNA
RKSV Securities– Rs 16.17 LakhsRs 24 lakhsRs 68.7 LakhsNA
Interactive BrokersRs 104.1 CroresRs 63.01 CroresNANA

 

COMPANYDebt FY11/12Debt FY12/13Debt FY13/14Debt FY 14/15
Zerodha000NA
RKSV Securities00Rs 1.38 Crores0
Interactive BrokersNANANANA

 

COMPANYProfit to Equity(%) FY11/12Profit to Equity(%) FY12/13Profit to Equity(%) FY13/14Profit to Equity(%) FY 14/15
Zerodha152244147NA
RKSV Securities(3.48)5.10(13.73)NA
Interactive Brokers14.947.29NANA

 

COMPANY Balance Sheet Size FY11/12 Balance Sheet Size FY12/13 Balance Sheet Size  FY13/14 Balance Sheet Size  14/15
ZerodhaRs 25.4 CroresRs 64.5 CroresRs 111.1 CroresNA
RKSV SecuritiesRs 6.2 CroresRs 15.1 CroresRs 27.9 CroresNA
Interactive BrokersRs 908 CroresRs 977 CroresNANA

 

Brokerage

CompanyEquityEquity FuturesEquity OptionsCurrency FuturesCurrency OptionsCommodity
ZerodhaFreedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.Freedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.
RKSV SecuritiesRs 20/executed order per intraday equity, Equity delivery freeRs 20/executed orderRs 20/executed orderRs 20/executed orderRs 20/executed orderRs 20/executed order
Interactive Brokers0.05% of the value of the transaction with a minimum of INR 30 per order. Intra-day charge on one side only. Lower Rates available for high volume traders0.01% of the value of the transaction. Intra-day charge on one side only. Lower Rates available for high volume tradersINR 25 per lot per side (Single Stock), INR 15 per lot per side (Index)0.01% of the value of the transaction. Intra-day charge on one side only. Lower Rates available for high volume traders0.01% of the value of the transaction. Intra-day charge on one side only. Lower Rates available for high volume tradersNA

 

Account Opening Costs

COMPANYTrading onlyTrading & DematCommodity
ZerodhaFreeFreeFree
RKSV SecuritiesRs 250Rs 460Rs 250
Interactive BrokersNAUSD 5 in INR adjusted against commissions on a monthly basis, waived for the first 3 months and waived for accounts with over USD 100,000 in INR worth of account valueNA

 

Transparency & other costs

CompanyEquityFuturesOptionsCommodities AMC chargeDP Transaction ChargeOffline order placing Charge
Zerodha0.00325% on Turnover0.0021% on Contract Turnover0.053% on Premium Turnover0.0031% on Contract turnoverTrading: 0, Demat: Rs 300/yearRs 14 per debit instructionRs 20 per executed order
RKSV Securities0.0035% on Turnover0.0021% on Turnover0.059% on Premium Turnover0.0036% on Contract turnoverTrading: 0, Rs 400/year for DematRs 22/debit transactionRs 25/order placed on the phone
Interactive Brokers0.00325%0.0019 %0.05%not availableNILNILRs 1500/order

 

Platforms

COMPANY SoftwareWeb/HTML 5Mobile
Zerodhayesyesno
RKSV Securitiesyesyesno
Interactive Brokersyesyesyes

 

Charting & Reporting

CompanyIntradayEnd of DayCoding/BacktestingOnline Trade ReportsOnline PNL ReportsOnline Contract Notes
Zerodha365 days on Zerodha Pi10 years on Zerodha PiYesYesYesyes
RKSV Securities22 days10 yearsNoYesYesyes
Interactive Brokers22 days1 yearyesYesYesYes

 

Margins(Leverage Provided)

CompanyEquityEquity FuturesEquity OptionsCurrency FuturesCurrency OptionsCommodity
ZerodhaUp to 20 times for intraday, 0 for deliveryUp to 7 times intraday leverageBuying no leverage, Shorting up to 7 times leverage intraday2 times intraday leverageBuying no leverage, Shorting up to 2 times intraday leverage2.5 times intraday leverage
RKSV SecuritiesUp to 20 times for intraday, 0 for deliveryUp to 4 times intraday leverageBuying no leverage, Shorting up to 4 times leverage intradayUpto 4 times for intradayBuying no leverage, Shorting up to 4 times intraday leverageFreedom Plan, Pro Plan, ultimate brokerage.
Interactive Brokers2 times intraday and overnight leverageUpto 2 times for IntradayBuying 0 & Shorting upto 2 times for IntradayUpto 2 times for IntradayBuying 0 & Shorting upto 2 times for IntradayNA

 

Support & Tools

Company Research & Tips Brokerage CalculatorMargin CalculatorBracket orders & Trailing StoplossTraining & Education
ZerodhaYesYesYesYesYes
RKSV SecuritiesNoYesYesYesYes
Interactive BrokersYesNoYesYesYes

 

Convenience

COMPANY 3 in 1 AccountInstant Fund withdrawalRelationship Managers
ZerodhaNoNoYes
RKSV SecuritiesNoNoYes
Interactive BrokersNoNoYes