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Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company Ltd. has been appointed as the Investment Manager to Motilal Oswal Mutual Fund by the Trustee vide Investment Management Agreement (IMA) dated May 21, 2009, executed between Motilal Oswal Trustee Company Ltd. and Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company Ltd.
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MOSt Focused Dynamic Equity - Direct Plan – Annually Dividend - 11.603MOSt Focused Dynamic Equity - Direct Plan – Quarterly Dividend - 11.6862MOSt Focused Dynamic Equity - Regular Plan – Annually Dividend - 11.4381MOSt Focused Dynamic Equity - Regular Plan – Quarterly Dividend - 11.4931MOSt Focused 25 Fund- Direct Plan (D) - 18.6358MOSt Focused 25 Fund- Direct Plan (G) - 22.1462MOSt Focused 25 Fund-(D) - 17.3951MOSt Focused 25 Fund-(G) - 20.7723MOSt Focused Long Term (D) - 16.3941MOSt Focused Long Term (G) - 16.974MOSt Focused Long Term- Direct Plan(D) - 17.0788MOSt Focused Long Term- Direct Plan(G) - 17.6638MOSt Focused Midcap 30- Direct Plan(D) - 24.0753MOSt Focused Midcap 30- Direct Plan(G) - 27.3904MOSt Focused Midcap 30(D) - 22.9172MOSt Focused Midcap 30(G) - 26.1469MOSt Focused Multicap 35- Direct Plan(D) - 26.5828MOSt Focused Multicap 35- Direct Plan(G) - 26.9106MOSt Focused Multicap 35(D) - 25.668MOSt Focused Multicap 35(G) - 25.9953MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan-Fortnightly Dividend Option - 10.0081MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan-Monthly Dividend Option - 10.0293MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan-Quarterly Dividend Option - 10.097MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan-Weekly Dividend Option - 10.0108MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan-Fortnightly Dividend Option - 10.0057MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan- Growth - 13.4667MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Direct Plan-Daily Dividend Option - 10.0008MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan- Growth - 13.1485MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan-Daily Dividend Option - 10.0109MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan-Monthly Dividend Payout - 10.0294MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan-Quarterly Dividend Payout - 10.1016MOSt Ultra Short Term Bond Fund-Regular Plan-Weekly Dividend Option - 10.0105Motilal Oswal Most Focused Dyn Eq Fund (G) - 11.6984Motilal Oswal Most Focused Dyn Eq Fund-Dir (G) - 11.8634

5 key differences between investing and trading

When it comes to wealth creation in equity market, investing and trading are the two genres of the field. However, investing and trading are very different approaches of wealth creation or generating profits in the financial market. Imagine, today, you and your friend bought equal amount of seeds to sow in your fields but you sold them to someone in a day because you could earn profit. And your friend sowed the seeds and let them grow for a few years till they gave new seeds. He sowed the new seeds and continued this for years and sold a lot more seeds eventually than were bought. By investing his seeds he would have made profit quite different than what you made by trading your seeds. This is simply the difference in investing and trading. To learn the same in financial markets, let’s learn 5 key differences between investing and trading.

Period

Differences between Investing and Trading

Trading is a method of holding stocks for a short period of time. It could be for a week or more often a day! Trader holds stocks till the short term high performance, whereas, investing is an approach that works on buy and hold principle. Investors invest their money for some years, decades or for even longer period. Short term market fluctuations are insignificant in the long running investing approach.

Capital Growth

Investing Vs Trading

Traders look at the price movement of stocks in the market. If the price goes higher, traders may sell the stocks. Simply, trading is skill of timing the market where as investing is an art of creating wealth by compounding interest and dividend over the years by holding quality stocks in the market.

Risk

risk in investing and trading

Undoubtedly, both trading and investing imply risk on your capital. However, trading comparatively involves higher risk and higher potential returns as the price might go high or low in a short while. Since investing is an art, it takes a while to develop. It involves comparatively lower risk and lower returns in a short run but might deliver higher returns by compounding interests and dividends if held for a longer period of time. Daily market cycles do not affect much on quality stock investments for a longer time.

Art Vs. Skill

Let’s learn it this way, trading is a one day cricket match while investing is a test cricket. You would watch skillful players in the team who are expected to strike fours and sixes to score higher in a one day match. Whereas, the art of the game is seen in the test match! Similarly, traders are skilled, technical individuals who time the market and learn market trends to hit higher profits in the stipulated time. It is related to the psychology of the market. Investors on the other hand, analyze the stocks they want to invest in. Investing also includes learning business fundamentals and commitment to stay invested for a longer term. It is related to the philosophy that runs the business.

The ones who do

Winners of trading and investing

Traders put money in a stock for a short term. They buy and sell fast to hit the higher profits in the market. Missing the right time may lead to loss. They look at the present performance of the companies to hit the higher price and book profits in short term. Investors keep themselves away from the trends and invest in value. They invest for a longer period of time keeping an eye of the stocks they hold. They patiently wait till the stock reaches its potential. Ultimately, the ones who achieve their financial goals are successful!
Going back to our story, you are the one to decide if trading the seeds at a higher price making a smaller profit in a short time is your goal or holding on and growing more seeds to sell at much higher price in the long run is what you aim for.

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Disclaimer:The information herein alone is not sufficient and should not be used for the development or implementation of an investment strategy and shall not constitute as an investment advice. MOAMC shall not be liable for any direct or indirect loss arising from the use of any information contained in this document. Readers shall be fully responsible for any decision taken on the basis of this document. Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.

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