Stock Exchanges in India are privately owned Businesses. As is the objective of any business, stock exchanges also exist to earn profits. Their most significant source of Income comes from the Exchange Transaction Charges. Simply put, the exchange takes a small charge on the turnover from every trader or Investor per trade to provide them the technology platform to buy & sell securities.
If you’d like to pre-calculate the exchange transaction charges for every transaction, check out Samco’s Brokerage and Transaction Charges Calculator.
- Calculate Exchange Transaction Charges for NSE Cash Markets, F&O and BSE Cash Markets
- Calculate Exchange Transaction Charges for Currency Markets on NSE, BSE and MSEI
- Calculate Exchange Transaction Charges for Commodities on the MCX
Where do I see the Exchange Charges I have been charged?
Exchange charges are clearly mentioned on your Contract Note by the Broker. The broker collects these charges from you & then pays the same to the exchanges.
Where can I find details on the various types of regulatory and exchange related charges?
Different types of charges are applicable in trading which include Stamp Duty, STT and CTT, SEBI fees and Exchange transaction charges. Details about these can be found on the Trading Charges List on the Samco Website.
What are the Current Exchange Transaction Charges?
Exchange charges vary from Exchange to Exchange & on the basis of type of instrument traded. Below is the comprehensive list of Exchange Charges across major Indian exchanges, namely, BSE, NSE & MCX.
Exchange Charges for Trading in Equity Cash & Equity Derivatives Segments:
|Exchange Transaction Charges NSE – EQ and F&O segments||Rs.3.25 per Lakh||Rs.1.90 per Lakh||Rs.50 per Lakh of Premium|
|Exchange Transaction Charges BSE – EQ and F&O segments||Rs.2.75 per Lakh||Rs.0.50 per Lakh||Rs.25 per Lakh of Premium|
Exchange Charges for Trading in the Currency Derivatives Segment:
|Exchange Transaction Charges NSE – CDS Segment||Rs.1.10 per Lakh||Rs.40 per Lakh of Premium|
|Exchange Transaction Charges BSE – CDS Segment||Rs.0.04 per Lakh||Rs.0.04 per Lakh of Premium|
Exchange Charges for Trading in the Commodities Derivatives Segment:
|Exchange||Agricultural Commodities||Non-Agricultural Commodities|
|Exchange Transaction Charges MCX||Rs.0.75 per Lakh||Rs.2.10 per Lakh|
You can see the detailed list of Charges on our Charge List.
In case you wish to calculate ALL charges applicable on your Trade including Brokerage, STT, SEBI Charges, Exchange Charges etc. you can use our Brokerage Calculator.
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