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Motilal Oswal


Year of Incorporation 1987 1996
Phone 022-30896680 022-40071000
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Financial Health

Equity & Commodity Consolidated

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Profit after Tax FY11/12 Rs 87.3 Crores Rs 2.78 Crores
Profit after Tax FY12/13 Rs 89.0 Crores Rs 9.69 Crores
Profit after Tax FY13/14 Rs 18.4 Crores Rs 14.69 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 14/15 Rs 105.8 Crores Rs. 76.8 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 15/16 Rs 594 Crores Rs 50.2 Crores
Profit after Tax FY 16/17 Rs 110.7 Crores Rs 79.7 Crores
Debt FY11/12 Rs 43.9 Crores Rs 66.8 Crores
Debt FY12/13 Rs 2.9 Crores Nil
Debt FY13/14 Rs 6.08 Crores Nil
Debt FY14/15 Rs 174.6 Crores Nil
Debt FY15/16 Rs 409.6 Crores 0
Debt FY 16/17 Rs 888.5 Crores 0
Profit to Equity(%) FY11/12 15.88 27.48
Profit to Equity(%) FY12/13 13.28 7.92
Profit to Equity(%) FY13/14 2.72 31.8
Profit to Equity(%) FY14/15 16 65
Profit to Equity(%) FY15/16 8.2 27.6
Profit to Equity(%) FY16/17 14 38
Balance Sheet Size FY11/12 Rs 997 Crores Rs 282 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY12/13 Rs 1277 Crores Rs 227 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY13/14 Rs 1353 Crores Rs 1169 Crores * Change in accounting practice
Balance Sheet Size FY14/15 Rs 1670 Crores Rs 1143 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY15/16 Rs 2060 Crores Rs 1310 Crores
Balance Sheet Size FY16/17 Rs 3012.3 Crores Rs 1641.9 Crores
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Online Presence
Online Presence

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Active clients

Active clients data source: NSE, as on end of every calendar year in December. Active client is one who has traded atleast once a year. Brokers whose active clients are trending up, would mean happy clients and hence better to trade with.

Active clients - 2013 1,23,022 2,35,241
Active clients - 2014 1,52,608 2,86,032
Active clients - 2015 1,65,844 2,62,930
Active clients - 2016 1,92,095 2,22,348
Active clients - 2017 2,83,519 2,11,827
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Equity 0.05% for Intraday & 0.5% for Delivery - Reduces upto 0.015/0.15% if brokerage paid upfront 0.05% Intraday & 0.5% Delivery - Negotiable
Equity Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.015% if brokerage paid upfront 0.05% of Turnover - Negotiable
Equity Options Rs 70/lot - Reduces upto Rs 30/lot if brokerage paid upfront Rs 100/lot - Negotiable
Currency Futures 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.015% if brokerage paid upfront Rs 25/lot - Negotiable
Currency Options Rs 20/lot Rs 10/lot - Negotiable
Commodity 0.05% - Reduces upto 0.015% if brokerage paid upfront 0.03% - Negotiable
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Account Opening Costs

Trading only NA NA
Trading & Demat Free, but with Margin Cheque Rs 750
Commodity Free, but with Margin Cheque Nil
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Transparency & other costs

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Equity 0.00325% of Turnover 0.00325% of Turnover
Futures 0.00200% of Turnover 0.0038% of Turnover  
Options 0.051% of Premium Turnover 0.058% of Turnover
Commodities 0.0025% of Turnover 0.0041% of Turnover  
AMC charge Free Onetime Rs 555 or Rs 25/month
DP Transaction Charge Rs 20/Debit Transaction 0.05% ( Minimum Rs 15 & Max Rs 100)
Offline order placing Charge Nil Nil
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Web/HTML 5
Platforms Rating


Intraday 3 Months - Pay Extra for Falcon 20 Days
End of Day 10 years - Pay Extra for Falcon 10 Years
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Online Trade Reports
Online PNL Reports
Online Contract Notes
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Leverage Provided

Equity Upto 10 Times for Intraday, & For Delivery Upto 3 times @24%/Annum Upto 20 times Intraday, &3 times for Delivery@interest
Equity Futures Upto 2 Times Intraday Upto 3 times for Intraday
Equity Options NA Buying no leverage, Shorting upto 3 times
Currency Futures Upto 2 times Intraday Upto 2 times for Intraday
Currency Options NA Buying no leverage, Shorting upto 2 times
Commodity Upto 2 times Intraday Upto 3 times for Intraday
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Support & Tools

Research & Tips
Brokerage Calculator
Margin Calculator
Bracket orders & Trailing Stoploss
Training & Education
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3 in 1 Account
Instant Fund withdrawal
Relationship Managers
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