Experts are of the opinion that the recent levels breached by the stock markets isn’t something that will be short-lived, and unless necessary, they shouldn’t look to book profits, and thus stay invested
Data accessed from capital market regulator — Securities and Exchange Board of India — reveals that over the last three years, mutual fund companies have significantly increased their exposure to these sectors.
With the share of lending to the retail segment still below par, there is potential for banks and NBFCs to increase their exposure to this loan category and thereby attain growth, thus making them preferred investment options in comparison to others
Over the last 2-3 years, as the real estate market weakened and traditional realty developers lost ability to complete their projects, large corporate house-promoted players have captured both the market and homebuyers’ imagination
"Investors will give a premium to Indian markets for the likelihood of a long-term stability at the Centre and thereby consistency in policies,” said C J George, managing director, Geojit Financial Services.
Economists say that there was a decline in consumption in Nov and Dec as people were uncertain about spending after government announced to withdraw the legal tender character of old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes.
Senior bank officials with at least three different banks told The Indian Express that the RBI in its letter sent to the banks has asked them details of all the DDs made during the demonetisation period and later cancelled.
Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa, told The Indian Express that both the department and the government do not want such a situation and they are working towards reducing human interface through the use of technology.