Zerodha is one of the top discount brokers in India and it is claimed by Zerodha that it is the No 1 broker in India. It offers a very competitive and cheap brokerage for investors. Offerings of Zerodha includes almost all the segments including Equity, Commodity, Currency, Futures and Options, Initial public offering and Direct Mutual funds.
One of the best service from Zerodha is that it offers Zero Brokerage for Equity Delivery and Direct Mutual funds. While you can invest in direct mutual funds with zero cost, in case of Equity delivery only the brokerage is Zero. This means that you still have to pay other charges such as Security transaction costs and others which will be discussed below. These extra charges are charged by the regulatory and the Stock exchanges and are not in control of any Broker and will be charged by all the brokers.
Zerodha kick-started operations on the 15th of August, 2010 with the goal of breaking all barriers that traders and investors face in India in terms of cost, support, and technology. The company Zerodha, a combination of Zero and “Rodha”, the Sanskrit word for the barrier.
Today, Zerodha’s disruptive pricing models and in-house technology have made it the biggest stock broker in India in terms of active retail clients.
Over 3+ million clients place millions of orders every day through its powerful ecosystem of investment platforms, contributing over 15% of all Indian retail trading volumes.
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The central dashboard for your Zerodha account with in-depth reporting and analytics on your trades and investments.
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In-depth breakdowns: Complete history breaks down of your stocks by the trade from the day of acquisition. Understand your trades better with per-trade charge breakdowns showing brokerage, STT etc.
Sentinel is Zerodha’s free real time markets alerts platform. Users can create conditions which when met will notify the users via email and on web platform.
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Alerts reside on the cloud waiting to be triggered—today, tomorrow, or months from now, even when you’re away. Get notifications on Kite web, mobile and e-mail. Set simple alerts or write advanced triggers that combine multiple alerts with the Sentinel trigger language and editor. 20+ data points to set alerts on—last traded price, OHLC, bids and offers, and more. Set alerts on 80,000 stocks, bonds, commodities, derivatives, and more across exchanges
Free direct Mutual funds investment platform. The easy to user interface and complete analytics like the performance in the past and the rating of the fund will help users to make an informed choice while investing in the funds.
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