1.Trade from almost anywhere.
2.Transfer funds online from anywhere.
3.Shares are transferred to and fro online. (as compulsory one has to open a demat account with the same broker he wants to trade online with)
4.Can trade only to the extent of credit in the trading account.
6.Real time confirmation of trades.
7.View trades, accounts, balances, portfolio etc online.
8.Less brokerage/commission costs