Understanding how debt & equity ETFs work with Pratik Oswal

Zerodha Educate

02-12-2020 • 57 mins

Motilal Oswal AMC is launching a new 5-year constant maturity G-sec ETF, the first one in India. It’s an interesting product for a lot of reasons. And also given that ETFs have been around for a while and investors have a lot of misconceptions. Today, we caught up with Prateek to talk him about how ETFs works and the new Motilal Oswal 5 Year G-Sec ETF.

In this conversation Pratik talks about:

  1. What ETFs are and how they work
  2. Difference between ETFs and mutual funds
  3. ETF liquidity
  4. Do's and don'ts when buying and selling ETFs
  5. The Motilal Oswal 5 Year G-Sec ETF and what makes it unique
  6. Role of debt in a portfolio
  7. Common mistakes investors make when investing in debt funds
  8. Historic performance of the 5 Year G-Sec index across cycles
  9. Risks in the ETF
  10. Taxation of the new ETF and a whole lot more

If you wish to invest in the ETF: https://coin.zerodha.com/etf-sgb

Earlier episodes with Pratik:

Should you invest in index funds? - https://link.chtbl.com/owrqKj2y
The need for global diversification - https://link.chtbl.com/-NE9Jqzf