Anand Rathi Review
Anand Rathi is full-service stockbroker based out of Mumbai with a presence in more than 1500 locations including Dubai. Set up in 1994, Anand rathi has something to offer for its Institutional, Retail as well as for High net worth Individuals. As per latest numbers of December 2017, Anand Rathi employs a workforce of 2500 people and an active client base of around 74,251.
With its membership of BSE, NSE, MCX, NCDEX and USE, Anand Rathi allows its clients to trade across the following asset classes:
- Mutual Funds
- Corporate Fixed Deposits
- Portfolio Management Services
Anand Rathi Trading Platforms
Anand Rathi provides ample trading platforms to its clients across devices so that clients can choose their preferred platform as per their requirements. Here are the details:
Anand Rathi Trade X'Press+
Trade X'Press+ is a browser-based web trading platform by Anand Rathi that can be accessed from anywhere without any downloads or installs. The client just needs to browse a link, enter valid credentials and select 'Trade X'Press+ ' once logged in. Some of the features of this advanced platform are:
- Customization allowed in the dashboard so that client can set up preferred market watch.
- Charting available with advanced analysis tools
- Heat map, Technical screener, web charting features
- Easy to use navigation
Anand Rathi Trade Lite
Trade Lite is another web-based trading application that allows users to trade even with lower internet connectivity. Although Trade Lite is not as exhaustive as Trade X'Press+ is, still it comes with the following features:
- Order placement allowed through Quick Order Entry and Market watch
- Access to market information such as top gainers, losers, quotes, intraday charts etc
- Visibility to research reports and tips
This trading platform is suitable for users living in small cities or the ones using lower internet bandwidth.
Trade Mobi is the mobile application launched by Anand Rathi. It comes with some decent features as listed below, however, it is deemed as an average performance mobile app. Its features are:
- Live market data
- Dashboard personalization
- Market watch
- Stock quotes, charts
Anand Rathi Trade X'Pro+
Trade X'Pro+ is an advanced form of Trade X'Pro trading application. Loaded with the same features as Trade X'Pro, Trade X'Pro+ comes in both free and paid versions. In the free version, the user can access the following features:
- Intraday and historical charts
- Options Strategy
- Simulated trading
- Technical screeners
The paid version of the application comes with the 'Plus Trading Plugin'. This plugin easily integrates with technical analysis programs such as Amibroker that allows performing technical analysis with advanced charts, back screening, and other features.
The pricing of this plugin is as follows:
- Monthly - ₹299
- Quarterly - ₹716
- 6-Months - ₹1313
- Annually - ₹2150
Otherwise, there are few packs offered within this trading platform as well. Depending on your requirements, you may choose to subscribe to these packs. Here are the details listed:
- Nest Starter Pack - Free
- Nest Premium - ₹150 per month or ₹1000 per year (first month free)
- Nest Pulse - ₹125 per month or ₹899 per year (first month free)
- Web Chart - ₹49 per month or ₹399 per year
- Mundu TV - ₹49 per month or ₹450 per year
- Heckly - ₹99 per month of ₹600 per year
Thus, as long as you are open to paying a specific price for using a trading terminal software, you can use this application.
Anand Rathi Research
The research of Anand Rathi is known to be one of the best ones in the industry, at both fundamental as well as technical levels. As a client, you are given access to:
- Daily Technical Outlook
- Trading Calls
- Investment Ideas
- Strategic Calls
Anand Rathi Customer Service
The following communication channels provided by the full-service stock brokers for its clients to help them with their queries or concerns:
- Web Chat
- Toll-Free Phone
- Offline Branches
With multiple ways to reach out to the broker, the customer service offered is decent and better than average in quality. Although the focus with respect to each client is similar, You will be given resolutions much quicker turnaround time if you are a medium to heavy traders.
Anand Rathi Pricing
Here are the details on different pricing parameters:
Anand Rathi Account Opening Charges
Certainly, looking at the industry standards, the account opening charges by this full-service stockbroker are higher than its peer full-service brokers.
Anand Rathi Brokerage
The negotiation on brokerage can be difficult and slightly tricky with this broker. However, the users must give it a 100% try to bring down the brokerage percentage, especially if they are employing high initial capital.
Use this Anand Rathi Brokerage Calculator for complete charges and your profit.
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