Securities And Fund Services.

Custody Services.

Securities And Fund Services. Custody Services.

Citi is a leading provider of global custody services with over $5 trillion of assets under custody and over 1,600 customers worldwide. Our services enable clients to effectively manage the administration of their global investments via a network that covers over 80 markets and 95% of the world's market capitalization.

CitiDirect® Custody and Clearing delivers the highest standards of technology and processes, as well as a level of expertise, quality and consistency that is unmatched. Additionally, the market knowledge and relationships created by such a widespread local presence enable Citi to develop new industry solutions and help lead the process of change in the securities marketplace.

  • Scalable Trade Settlement with highest levels of Straight-Through Processing (STP)
  • Full Investment Support that includes:
    • Comprehensive support for subscriptions to Initial Public Offerings (IPO)
    • List of Branches & Nodal officer for Bankers to an issue
    • Processing of instructions to exercise warrants
    • Support for subscriptions to mutual funds, money market funds, listed open-end and exchange-traded funds
    • Full support for all exchange traded derivatives transactions, providing fully automated transaction flow, margin, and position monitoring enabling a seamless movement of margins
    • Robust corporate actions functionality, leveraging Citi system enhancements
    • Local custodian for American Depositary Receipts (ADR) and Global Depositary Receipts (GDR)
  • Proxy Voting Services leveraging our branch network in India:
    • Careful monitoring of announcement sources
    • Timely and accurate notification of agenda items
    • Facilitation of voting at general meetings
    • Confirmation that votes have been submitted
    • Providing a summary of meeting results
  • Market Information
    We can blend traditional global custody services with domestic direct custody access to markets, to meet your comprehensive and most complex custodial needs, including:
    • Safekeeping and settlement:
      Our high STP rates ensure that your trades settle with a minimum of manual intervention.
    • Income processing and corporate actions:
      We provide information to help you manage your cash assets effectively and maximize your investment returns.
    • Record keeping and reporting:
      Our reports give you critical information on your securities and cash positions, along with transaction status.
    • Direct electronic interface:
      We have direct interfaces into central depository systems and through CitiDirect® for Securities, our Web-based platform for custody and clearing clients.
    • Technological sophistication:
      We deliver an advanced IT infrastructure, processing technologies and rigorous operational controls.

Competitive pricing and best Forex deadlines

We can execute Forex transactions in 306 currency pairs with innovative pricing solutions, using the RBI benchmark rate for pricing deals. We offer you a dedicated Forex desk with extended coverage time [8:00 AM to 9:30 PM IST] with a capability to quote cash [same day value deals] even post local cut off time [i.e., 11 AM India time] by using Citi's prop book.

SEBI Complaints Redress System (SCORES) platform:

SCORES is a web based centralized system to capture investor complaints against listed companies and registered intermediaries and is available 24x7. Please refer below link of SCORES portal to lodge grievances.

Filing compliant on SCORES – Easy & quick

a. Register on SCORES portal

b. Mandatory details for filing complaints on SCORES

i. Name, PAN, Address, Mobile Number, E-mail ID

c. Benefits:

i. Effective Communication

ii. Speedy redressal of the grievances

Investor grievances –

For Complaints/grievances related to Custody Services;

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For Complaints/grievances related to Designated Depository Participants (DDP) Services;

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"KYC is one time exercise while dealing in securities markets - once KYC is done through a SEBI registered intermediary (broker, DP, Mutual Fund etc.), you need not undergo the same process again when you approach another intermediary."

"Prevent Unauthorized Transactions in your demat account --> Update your Mobile Number with your Depository Participant. Receive alerts on your Registered Mobile for all debit and other important transactions in your demat account directly from NSDL on the same day......................issued in the interest of investors."


  • Stock Brokers can accept securities as margin from clients only by way of pledge in the depository system w.e.f.
    September 1, 2020.
  • Update your mobile number & email Id with your stock broker/depository participant and receive OTP directly from depository on your email id and/or mobile number to create pledge.
  • Pay 20% upfront margin of the transaction value to trade in cash market segment.
  • Investors may please refer to the Exchange's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) issued vide circular reference NSE/INSP/45191 dated July 31, 2020 and NSE/INSP/45534 dated August 31, 2020 and other guidelines issued from time to time in this regard.
  • Check your Securities /MF/ Bonds in the consolidated account statement issued by NSDL/CDSL every month. .......... Issued in the interest of Investors.

    Complaints Status

  • SEBI : Complaints against Custodians and Designated Depository Participants (DDPs) - Click here
  • NSDL : Complaints against Custodians and Designated Depository Participants (DDPs) - Click here


  • Investor Charter for Custodians and Designated Depository Participants (DDPs) - Click here
  • Investor Charter for Depository Participants (DPs) - Click here