Compare Zacks Trade vs Zerodha


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

Zacks Trade vs Zerodha
overall rating
4.6
4.3
overall pros
  • Low fees
  • Extensive stock and ETF selection
  • Great customer service.
  • Low fees
  • Great trading platforms
  • Solid research
overall cons
  • Complex desktop platform and research tools
  • Slow and complicated account opening
  • Limited educational tools
  • Slow account opening process
  • Only Indian market covered
  • No investor protection
fees
4.3
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • No inactivity fee
  • Low margin rates
  • High fund fees
5.0
  • Low trading fees
  • Low non-trading fees
  • Low stock and ETF fees
  • INR 300 annual account fee
account opening
2.8
  • Fully digital
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Not user-friendly
1.8
  • No minimum deposit
  • Slow
  • Not fully digital
  • Only Indian citizens can open an account
deposit and withdrawal
3.5
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • Several account base currencies
  • Credit/Debit card not available
2.8
  • Free withdrawal
  • No deposit fee
  • User-friendly
  • Credit/Debit card not available
  • Only one account base currency
web trading platform
4.5
  • User-friendly
  • Clear fee report
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • 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
3.5
  • Two-step (safer) login
  • Good search function
  • Good variety of order types
  • User interface is a bit complex
  • Alerts only through chatbot
4.3
  • User-friendly
  • Good variety of order types
  • Price alerts
  • No two-step (safer) login
desktop trading platform
3.0
  • Clear fee report
  • Good customizability (for charts, workspace)
  • Good variety of order types
  • Not user-friendly
  • Poor search function
  • Too complex for beginners
markets and products
3.8
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
2.0
  • Stock
  • ETF
  • Forex
  • Fund
  • Bond
  • Options
  • Futures
research
3.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Not user-friendly
4.5
  • Good interactive chart
  • Trading ideas
  • Data on asset fundamentals
  • Fees charged for many research tools
customer service
4.3
  • Phone support
  • Live chat
  • Fast response time
  • No 24/7 support
3.9
  • Phone support
  • Fast response time
  • Relevant answers
  • No live chat
  • No 24/7 support
education
2.5
  • Demo account
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • No general education videos
  • No webinars
3.5
  • Trading platform tutorial
  • Educational videos
  • No demo account
  • Majority of clients belong to a top-tier financial authority
  • High level of investor protection
  • Financial information is publicly available
  • No negative balance protection
  • Does not hold a banking license
  • Not listed on stock exchange
  • 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 looking for comprehensive research tools, wide product selection, and low fees Traders and investors (including beginners) focusing on the Indian market and looking for low fees
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