Compare Sharekhan vs Zerodha


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

Sharekhan vs Zerodha
overall rating
4.1
4.2
overall pros
  • Great mobile trading platform
  • Strong research
  • Reliable customer service
  • Low fees
  • Great trading platforms
  • Solid research
overall cons
  • Average to high trading fees
  • Only Indian markets available
  • Funding only via bank transfer
  • Slow account opening process
  • Only Indian market covered
  • No investor protection
fees
2.5
  • Low non-trading fees
  • No withdrawal fee
  • High trading fees
  • Not transparent fee structure
  • Account fee after one year
4.8
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees / Free stock trading
  • Account opening and maintenance charges
account opening
4.4
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • User-friendly
  • Only Indian residents and non-resident Indians can open an account
1.8
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Only Indian citizens accepted
deposit and withdrawal
2.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
2.8
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
web trading platform
4.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • No clear fee report available
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
3.8
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Good search function
  • No two-step (safer) login
  • Limited customizability (for charts, workspace)
mobile trading platform
5.0
  • User-friendly
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Modern design
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good variety of order types
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
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
2.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
2.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
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
  • Fees charged for many research tools
customer service
4.4
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • Available in local languages
  • No 24/7 support
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • Good production quality
  • No demo account
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • 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
  • No investor protection
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
recommended for Traders and investors focusing on the Indian market Traders and investors (including beginners) focusing on the Indian market and looking for low fees
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