Compare Barclays vs Sharekhan


Online brokers compared for fees, trading platforms, safety and more. See how Barclays stacks up against Sharekhan!

Barclays vs Sharekhan
overall rating
4.3
4.3
overall pros
  • Low fees
  • Solid company background
  • Great fundamental research
  • Low Trading Fees
  • Great mobile trading platform
  • Reliable customer service
overall cons
  • Limited to UK products
  • Current bank account is needed for mobile platform
  • Slow customer support
  • Access to only Indian markets
  • Only bank transfer
fees
4.4
  • Low stock, ETF, fund, and bond fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • No inactivity fee
  • Volume-based monthly customer fee
3.1
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High forex fees
  • Account fee of INR 400 after second year
account opening
3.8
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Account opening only for UK residents
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
  • Only Indian resident and non-resident Indian can open an account
deposit and withdrawal
3.8
  • Credit/Debit card available
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Missing electronic wallets
2.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
web trading platform
3.4
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
4.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No clear fee report available
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Modern design
  • Limited order types
desktop trading platform
3.3
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Good search function
  • No clear fee report available
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Poor design
markets and products
1.4
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
2.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Options
  • Futures
research
4.0
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Quality news flow
  • Limited interactive charting
4.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Poor quality news
customer service
2.5
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Relevant answers
  • No 24/7 support
  • Slow support
4.4
  • Live chat
  • Available in local languages
  • Relevant telephone support in local language and pretty fast
education
1.5
  • Educational videos
  • Quality educational articles
  • No demo account
  • No trading platform tutorial videos
  • No webinars
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • All clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Parent company listed on stock exchange
  • No negative balance protection
recommended for Long-term investors looking for a broker with low fees and solid background Traders and investors focusing on the Indian market
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