Motilal Oswal Review

by Ben Wane Consultant

Motilal Oswal Securities Limited is a company that is Mumbai-based which was incorporated in the year 1987. They have a good reputation when it comes to financial service providing. Moreover, they provide services like Retail Broking, Private Wealth Management, Investment Banking, Institutional Broking, and much more. Furthermore, in this article, you will see a detailed review of Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd. You will know what they offer, brokerage, and relevant charges. 

About Motilal Oswal (MOSL)


Company Type



Ramdeo Aggrawal, Motilal Oswal

Broker type

Full-Service Broker


Mumbai, India

Year of Establishment


Motilal Oswal is a full-service broker with clients consisting of retail customers, mutual funds, corporate clients, foreign institutional investors, and financial clients. The network of MOSL is spread over 550 cities and towns that consist of 2300 Business locations. All these locations are operated by the company itself and its partners. It is a very large company with 2200 employees and 10 lakh registered customers.

The research facilities provided by MOSL are very solid and the best team works on it. Moreover, they invest 10% of their revenue in equity research to make it as amazing as possible. Additionally, research reports of Motilal Oswal are accurate and helpful that are made by the best research analysts.

It is a depository participant of CDSL and NSDL. It is a registered stockbroker of SEBI and listed members with BSE and NSE. 

All Services they provide includes:

  • Private Equity

  • Retail Broking and Distribution

  • Institutional Broking

  • Motilal Oswal Wealth management Services

  • Share market

  • Home Finance

  • Investment Banking

  • Asset Management

Investment options available for the clients are:

  • IPO

  • Mutual Funds

  • Currency Trading

  • Equity

  • Derivative Trading

  • Commodity Trading

Benefits of opening Demat and Trading Account with Motilal Oswal

  1. Trade through many devices 

You can trade through various options like Smartphones, mobile phones, tabs, or desktops. The technology used by Motilal Oswal is high-tech, secure, and fast. It will provide you with better communication and trading that is hassle-free.

  1. Solid Research 

Research by MOSL is award-winning and many people recommend it to be one of the best. Additionally, it has customized strategies that will be helpful for beginners. These customized strategies are to suit the risk profiles and investment styles of its customers.

  1. 30+ years of Wealth Creation

Motilal Oswal provides more than 30,000 research reports that go across 230+ companies and 21+ sectors. The reports provided by Motilal Oswal are in-depth and provided daily, weekly, and monthly. Moreover, MOSL also provides expert, recommendations, suggestions from experts. 

  1. Amazing Advisory Support

It provides dedicated advisory support whenever needed to its customers. Furthermore, it can help you will all your trading need with just a call and assistance in one tap.

  1. One-Stop Financial Store

You can trade on all exchanges with just one platform. You can trade in IPO, Mutual Funds, Currency Trading, Equity, Derivative Trading, Commodity Trading on the same platform.

Motilal Oswal Account Charges



Trading Account Opening Charges (These are one-time charges)

Rs. 0

Trading Annual Maintenance Charges (AMC Yearly Fee)

Rs. 0

Demat Annual Maintenance Charges (AMC Yearly Fee)

Rs.0 (After 2 years Rs. 400)

Demat Account Opening Charges (One-time charges)

Rs. 0

Motilal Oswal Brokerage Charges 2021


Brokerage Fee

Equity Options

Rs. 100/ lot (buy and sell-side)

Equity Futures

0.05% (buy and sell-side)

Equity Intraday

0.05% (buy and sell-side)

Equity Delivery


Currency Options

Rs. 20 / lot (buy and sell-side)

Currency Futures

Rs. 20 / lot (buy and sell-side)

Commodity Options

0.05% (buy and sell-side)

Commodity Futures

0.05% (buy and sell-side)

Motilal Oswal Demat Account Charges 2021



Scheme Name



Rs. 550




Rs. 0

Pledge, Unpledged, Invocation, Closure

Rs. 35 or 0.02% (whichever is more) per ISIN request


Rs.35 per certificate 

Dematerialization (In all the schemes)

Rs.50/request + 50/certificate 

Demat Transaction Charges- Inside (Sell only)

Rs. 30 or 0.03% (whichever is more)

Demat Transaction Charges- Outside (Sell only)

Rs. 40 or 0.04% (whichever is more)

Motilal Oswal Trading Platforms

Motilal Oswal is one of the oldest firms in India that is consistent with technological evaluation. These are some platforms that enable customers to invest remotely. Those are:

Motilal Oswal Trading Terminal 

A full-service brokerage firm has developed software for users to trade efficiently. Additionally, it is called Orion Lite which is one of the best terminals for trading. Orion’s features are:

  • High Speed: Orion is a high-speed platform of trading that is loaded with features. Features like a 1-second refresh for real-time market fluctuations, faster trade execution, and instant fund transfer.

  • Auto Alerts & Calculators: The software provides alerts to the users whenever scrip is out for sale at a rate lower than its spot rate. In addition to that real-time calculators for calculating spreads. 

  • Watchlist: The watchlist feature helps the customer to keep track of their favourite stocks.

  • Charting Tools: This feature helps to see indicators like Moving averages, Bollinger bands, and other indicators for technical analysis.

  • Portfolio Restructure: It has an integrated report for portfolio restructuring according to the user’s portfolio.

Motilal Oswal Investor Mobile Trading App 

The dedicated app of MO Investor is available on the Google Play store with an average rating of 4.1. Some of the features are:

  • Multiple Languages: The app is available in languages like Tamil, English, Gujarati, and Hindi.

  • Custom Recommendations: It provides customized restructuring recommendations that are according to the user’s preference.

  • ACE-Algo Trading: This feature identifies and creates investing plans to deliver higher returns with growth-oriented stocks.

  • Single Click Execution: It helps to execute the recommendations in a single click.

  • Portfolio Suggestions: The app suggests an asset allocation mix with respect to the user’s risk profile.

  • MO Genie: It is a chatbot that is available 24 x 7 (daily) for all queries related to trading and financial services.


In conclusion, we had a look at what is Motilal Oswal? about MOSL, and the investment options available. We also looked at different charges of MOSL and the platform provided by Motilal Oswal for trading. 

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