The rising Nifty and Sensex figures have left most of the people wondering whether it is worth investing in stocks or not any longer. The indices are trading at very high levels, says the Sensex News, and this trend has the investors by a jolt.
In the last one year, the Sensex has risen by 47% and the Nifty by 48%, which is a quantum leap by any standard. For the financial year 14-15 both of them are trading at an estimated Price Earnings multiples of 16 and 18 respectively.
There is a lot of expectation from the newly elected government as it is expected that it would bring India back on the path of positive growth and this is surely going to reflect on the Sensex and Nifty charts too. Don’t we all want to see a good looking chart out there?
There is another element that should be kept in mind, it is not necessary that the market continues to persist at high levels and experts are expecting surprises. Yes, it is true, the experts are warning for surprise changes in the pattern and levels.
Is it justified?
It is believed that current growth prospects are not justifying the high levels and this makes the market vulnerable to steep changes. It has gone up a little too much and has run out of tune with the basic principles and guiding fundamentals. No wonder it has left even the wisest investors wide eyed and stumped!
Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) have gushed out of the market and that has been held responsible for the recent and sudden resilience of the market. “The market has been responding well to the delay in tapering of Fed’s bond-purchase programme and rupee stability move”, says Jitendra Sriram, Head of global research, HSBC Securities and Capital Markets.
Now after the cause and effects of the figures, it is important to know the safe havens in the market.Oil & Gas, and Pharmaceutical companies have emerged as the favorite options and they have shown tremendous resilience and stability. They have been advised as the most suitable by the wizards and experts and are expected to remain subdued and dependable in the near future too.
This may be the best choice to continue your hold in the market and when you think that you can afford to diversify, then change your style and system of investment and one thing to be kept in mind is: make an informed choice and watch out for expert advice and changing figures!