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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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Motilal Oswal Dynamic Fund (Div-A) - 10.0795Motilal Oswal Dynamic Fund (Div-Q) - 9.9015Motilal Oswal Dynamic Fund (G) - 10.7154Motilal Oswal Dynamic Fund-Dir (Div-A) - 10.2275Motilal Oswal Dynamic Fund-Dir (Div-Q) - 9.8802Motilal Oswal Dynamic Fund-Dir (G) - 11.1415Motilal Oswal Equity Hybrid Fund - Direct (G) - 9.3868Motilal Oswal Equity Hybrid Fund - Regular (G) - 9.1649Motilal Oswal Focused 25 Fund - Direct (D) - 13.2077Motilal Oswal Focused 25 Fund - Direct (G) - 19.2398Motilal Oswal Focused 25 Fund (D) - 12.0742Motilal Oswal Focused 25 Fund (G) - 17.523Motilal Oswal Large and Midcap Fund - Dir (D) - 7.452Motilal Oswal Large and Midcap Fund - Dir (G) - 7.452Motilal Oswal Large and Midcap Fund (D) - 7.3933Motilal Oswal Large and Midcap Fund (G) - 7.3933Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Direct (Div-D) RI - 10.0077Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Direct (Div-F) RI - 10.0098Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Direct (Div-M) - 10.0354Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Direct (Div-Q) - 10.0088Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Direct (Div-W) RI - 10.0058Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Direct (G) - 10.7044Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Regular (Div-D) RI - 10.0055Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Regular (Div-F) RI - 10.0093Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Regular (Div-M) - 10.0351Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Regular (Div-Q) - 10.3602Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Regular (Div-W) RI - 10.013Motilal Oswal Liquid Fund - Regular (G) - 10.6838Motilal Oswal Long Term Equity Fund (D) - 11.2351Motilal Oswal Long Term Equity Fund (G) - 12.6796Motilal Oswal Long Term Equity Fund -Dir (D) - 12.1126Motilal Oswal Long Term Equity Fund -Dir (G) - 13.5989Motilal Oswal Midcap 30 Fund (D) - 13.0073Motilal Oswal Midcap 30 Fund (G) - 18.2077Motilal Oswal Midcap 30 Fund-Dir (D) - 13.2861Motilal Oswal Midcap 30 Fund-Dir (G) - 19.6403Motilal Oswal Multicap 35 Fund (D) - 16.1173Motilal Oswal Multicap 35 Fund (G) - 18.2941Motilal Oswal Multicap 35 Fund-Dir(D) - 16.0985Motilal Oswal Multicap 35 Fund-Dir(G) - 19.3556Motilal Oswal Nasdaq 100 FOF - Direct (G) - 12.4074Motilal Oswal Nasdaq 100 FOF - Regular (G) - 12.3409Motilal Oswal Nifty 50 Index Fund - Direct (G) - 6.6698Motilal Oswal Nifty 50 Index Fund (G) - 6.662Motilal Oswal Nifty 500 Fund - Direct (G) - 7.5177Motilal Oswal Nifty 500 Fund (G) - 7.4897Motilal Oswal Nifty Bank Index Fund - Direct (G) - 6.3574Motilal Oswal Nifty Bank Index Fund (G) - 6.3342Motilal Oswal Nifty Midcap 150 Index Fund (G) - 7.7509Motilal Oswal Nifty Midcap 150 Index Fund-Dir (G) - 7.7798Motilal Oswal Nifty Next 50 Index Fund - Dir (G) - 7.2495Motilal Oswal Nifty Next 50 Index Fund (G) - 7.236Motilal Oswal Nifty Smallcap 250 Index Fund (G) - 7.0413Motilal Oswal Nifty Smallcap 250 Index Fund-Dir(G) - 7.0679Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund - Dir (Div-D) - 9.5031Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund - Dir (Div-F) - 9.5209Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund - Dir (Div-M) - 9.5099Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund - Dir (Div-Q) - 9.6466Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund - Dir (Div-W) - 9.5137Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund - Dir (G) - 13.4652Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund (Div-D) - 9.5066Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund (Div-F) - 9.5165Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund (Div-M) - 9.507Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund (Div-Q) - 9.6453Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund (Div-W) - 9.5099Motilal Oswal Ultra Short Term Fund (G) - 13.0937

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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