Motilal Oswal Securities Review- Options Trading, Brokerage and Platform

Published on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 by Chittorgarh.com Team | Modified on Monday, July 18, 2022

Motilal Oswal Securities Review- Options Trading, Brokerage and Platform

Motilal Oswal Securities Review-Pros & Cons

Pros Cons

Good trading platforms

Doesn't offer 3-in-1 accounts

Known for its solid research and solid advice

Good customer service

Pan India presence in 2200 + locations across 500+ cities

Motilal Oswal Securities Review 2019 - About the company

Incorporated in 1987, Motilal Oswal Securities Limited is a Mumbai based full-time stockbroker. The company offers trading and investment services in Equity, Derivatives, Commodity, Currency and Mutual Funds across BSE, NSE, NCDEX, MCX, and MSEI. The company has an active customer base of 10,00,000 traders with over Rs 69,561 crores as depository assets.

Motilal Oswal is known in the industry for its solid research and advice. It has published more than 30,000 research reports across 260+ companies. The company has built a dedicated large cap, mid cap & technical research teams and delivers daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly & yearly reports across asset classes.

Motilal Oswal stands with the best in technology. It is one of the first company to offer a facility to trade via SmartWatch. It is also India 's first broking company to offer 15 min, 100 % paperless opening of trading and demat accounts. The company has its presence across the country with offices in over 2200 locations across 500+ cities.

Motilal Oswal Securities Trading Platforms

Motilal Oswal offers a wide range of technology platforms to its customers-

Motilal Oswal Market Watch Desktop Trading Platform- It is an installable or downloadable trading platform built for high-speed trading experience. It offers many useful trading features like-
  • Single platform to trade across instruments and exchanges
  • Get quotes for Options prices, listing strike prices along with premiums
  • Access to the desired Contract Option chains
  • 1-second rate refresh for high-speed trading
  • Advanced charting tools with 40 technical indicators
  • Trade guide signal to auto-generate buy/sell ideas
  • Access to more than 30,000 research reports
  • Instant fund transfer facility with over 60 banks
MO Trader- This platform is designed for experienced traders. It offers advanced trading features such as-
  • 20 screeners to identify trending stocks
  • Bulk place order facility
  • Get scrip quotes with complete details like historical charts, Market depth, FnO quotes, Put - Call Ratio, News and recommendations
  • Access to Algo based products like Option Writer, Option Decoder and Trade guide signal
Motilal Oswal Smartwatch App SmartWatch App- It is India's first smartwatch app and offers features like-
  • Instant notifications on all major market updates
  • Instant information on global indices, top gainers & losers
  • Get the view on portfolio 's net worth across asset classes
  • Know your mark to market & open positions
  • Check margins in both cash & commodities segment

In addition to these platforms and app, Motilal Oswal also offers 3 algo based products-

TradeGuide Signal- The product is built leveraging advanced technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence. It works on Rule-Based trading strategies and uses advanced algorithms to offers features like-
  • Auto-generated Buy / Sell trading ideas
  • Real-time SMS's to provide entry/exit signals
  • Live Market Trend, Sector Heat Map, and Nifty Strength Analysis
  • Online backtesting reports to understand performance, margin and MTM requirements
Option Writer- It does an instant analysis to recommend traders on Option writing by identifying trends & helps in strike selection. Other features include-
  • Get information on writing preferences like Call/ Put, strike price, expiry etc.
  • Identifies the exposure to write options
  • Risk management using spread strategies
  • Facility to select & execute all ideas in a single click

Option dCoder-  It helps in dynamically monitoring and managing your options portfolio. It offers features to-

  • Alter your option portfolio to view the desired pay-off
  • Simulate positions to check the impact
  • Helps you in choosing the alterations based on the 4 Greeks
  • Tracks your option positions to manage your risks

Motilal Oswal Securities Account Types

Motilal Oswal offers 2 account types-

  1. ValuePac- It is a subscription scheme where you need to pay a fixed fee depending on your time validity. The account offers subscription periods of monthly, quarterly, half yearly and annual.
  2. Margin account- In a margin account, you need to pay a fixed margin amount upfront and then utilize it as per the brokerage rates of your trades.

Motilal Oswal Securities Options Brokerage Charges

Trading Account Opening fees = Nil

Trading Account maintenance charges = Nil

Demat Account opening fees = Nil

Demat account maintenance charges = Rs 441

Motilal Oswal Securities Brokerage For Options

Motilal Oswal - Value Pac Options Brokerage & Charges

Monthly VP Quarterly VP Half Yearly VP Yearly VP
Scheme name VP2.5K VP2.5K VP5K VP25K VP50K
Upfront Fees (INR) 2,500 2,500 5,000 25,000 50,000
Validity (days) 30 90 90 180 365
Account Opening Fee (INR) 0 0 0 0 0
DP - AMC 1st Year Free 1st Year Free 1st Year Free 1st Year Free 1st Year Free
Delivery Brokerage
Max 0.25% 0.30% 0.25% 0.20% 0.18%
Min (paise) 3 3 2 2 2
Equity Options Trading
1st Leg and 2nd Leg (INR) 60 70 60 40 50
Currency Options Trading
Options 20 20 20 20 20

Motilal Oswal - Margin Scheme Options Brokerage & Charges

  Margin 1,000 Margin 10,000 Margin 25,000 Margin 50,000
Scheme name M1k M10k M25k M50k
Upfront Margin (Rs ) 1,000 10,000 25,000 50,000
Account Opening Fee (Rs ) Free Free Free Free
DP - AMC 1st Year Free 1st Year Free 1st Year Free 1st Year Free
Delivery Brokerage
Max 0.30% 0.30% 0.25% 0.25%
Min (paise) 3 3 2 2
Min (per day in case a transaction is done) (Rs ) 20 20 20 20
Options Trading
1st Leg and 2nd Leg (Rs ) 100 75 75 50
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1. mayank shah   I Like It. |Report Abuse|  Link|Sep 12, 2019 6:04:02 PMReply
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