Motilal Oswal Creates A Platform To Learn From One's Investing Mistakes

Mumbai, India (PressExposure) July 07, 2011 -- Motilal Oswal hosted the first of its series of seminars under its investors education initiative called Investor Ki Kahani Usi Ki Zubani. The seminar, held on July 2, 2011 at BSE in Mumbai, saw a colossal turnout with more than 600 investors attending the session. The seminar started with Opening Remarks by Mr. Motilal Oswal, CMD, Motilal Oswal Financial Services, where he spoke about the company's initiative - Investor Ki Kahani Usi Ki Zubani, and why it was important for investors to be well versed with the nuances of the market. According to Mr.Oswal - 'Equities have delivered good returns over long period of time and is an important asset class for wealth creation. However, in shorter term it can be volatile and impact one's portfolio. Hence, it is important for investors to understand the dynamics of equity markets and take informed decisions based on sound advice'.

Mr. Manish Sonthalia, VP - Fund Manager, Motilal Oswal AMC then gave advice on the shortlisted cases from investors who shared their investing mistakes at the seminar. He explained the investors the importance of using several market mechanisms like stop loss to one's advantage and several other strategies that can be used for different situations. This was followed by a special presentation from Mr. Gaurav Manihar, VP - Equity Advisory, which helped the audience understand the differences between trading and investing; how one should identify themselves as an Investor or Trader and then stick to the gameplan and shared various other insights about investing.

The last session was on Market outlook by Mr. Manish Sonthalia. He spoke about the short term challenges facing Indian markets, the extent of these factors being factored in stock prices currently and opportunities which exist when conditions turn for the better.

The next seminar will be held at Ahmedabad on July 16, 2011.

About Investor Ki Kahani Usi Ki Zubani

Investor Ki Kahani Usi Ki Zubani is an initiative taken by Motilal Oswal Securities in an endeavor to educate the investors about the nuances of investing in stock markets. It is a unique series of on-ground seminars which will be held in different cities across India. This series aims to invite investors to share their problems/ mistakes made during investing and in turn they will get expert advice from MOSL on how to solve those problems.

The investors can share any investing related problem/mistake with MOSL, either by sending an SMS by typing STORY and sending it to 57575 or by logging on to On receiving a problem from an investor, MOSL representatives will get in touch with him to profile the case and give expert advice.

Few shortlisted cases will also be invited to get their problems addressed at the seminar. Also, at the seminar, MOSL experts will provide insights on Investing v/s Trading & the latest outlook on markets.

About Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd.

Motilal Oswal Financial Services Ltd. (NSE :MOTILALOFS, BSE :532892, BLOOMBERG : MOFS IN) is a well-diversified, financial services company focused on wealth creation for all its customers, such as institutional, corporate, HNI and retail. Its services and product offerings include wealth management, retail broking and distribution, institutional broking, asset management, investment banking, private equity, commodity broking and principal strategies. The company distributes these products through 1,644 business locations spread across 611 cities and the online channel to over 709,041 registered customers. MOFSL has strong research capabilities, which enables them to identify market trends and stocks with high growth potential, facilitating clients to take well- informed and timely decisions. MOFSL has been ranked by various polls such as the Best Local Brokerage 2005, Most Independent Research - Local Brokerage 2006 and Best Overall Country Research - Local Brokerage 2007 in the Asia Money Brokerage Polls for India. In the StarMine India Broker Rankings 2009 from Thomson Reuters, we won awards in 3 out of 4 categories and also bagged the No. 1 Broker Award in the ET Now - StarMine Analyst Awards 2009. We were adjudged as the 'Best Performing Equity Broker (National)' at the CNBC TV18 Financial Advisors Awards - 2010. MOSL won 4 awards in the ET-Now Starmine Analyst Awards 2010-11, placing it amongst the Top-3 award winning brokers, and was ranked No. 2 by AsiaMoney Brokers Poll 2010 in the Best Local Brokerage Category. Our mutual fund product, M-50 ETF bagged the 'Most Innovative Fund of the Year' award at the CNBC TV18 CRISIL Mutual Funds Awards 2011.

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Press Release Submitted On: July 07, 2011 at 5:40 am
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