Compare Sharekhan vs TD Ameritrade


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

Sharekhan vs TD Ameritrade
overall rating
4.1
4.9
overall pros
  • Great mobile trading platform
  • Strong research
  • Reliable customer service
  • Low trading fees (free stock and ETF trading)
  • Superb desktop trading platform
  • Great customer support
overall cons
  • Average to high trading fees
  • Only Indian markets available
  • Funding only via bank transfer
  • You can trade only on US markets
  • Accounts mostly limited to US residents
  • No credit/debit cards and electronic wallets for money transfer
fees
2.5
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High trading fees
  • Not transparent fee structure
  • Account fee after one year
4.3
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Free stocks and ETFs
  • High fund fees
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
  • Only Indian residents and non-resident Indians can open an account
3.6
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Many account types
deposit and withdrawal
2.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
2.2
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
  • High withdrawal fee for wire transfers
web trading platform
4.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No clear fee report available
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of order types
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Modern design
4.8
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good variety of 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
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Trading support functions
  • Great learning materials
  • No two-step (safer) login
markets and products
2.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
4.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
  • Crypto
research
4.3
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Poor quality news
4.8
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
customer service
4.4
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • Available in local languages
  • No 24/7 support
4.0
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
5.0
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • Banking background
  • Parent company listed on stock exchange
  • No investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Banking background
  • No negative balance protection
recommended for Traders and investors focusing on the Indian market Investors and traders looking for solid research and a well-equipped desktop trading platform
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