Tuesday, July 08, 2008

 

India stock market update as of 08 July 2008

I am writing this blog on a more infrequent basis, given that the market is really not doing anything great nowadays ? With the continued climb in the price of oil above $140 per barrel, and inflation crossing the 12%, there is a massive onslaught on the equity market, with almost confirmed speculation that the fast rise in the realty market over the past few years has come to an end; that real estate deals are down, and that many smaller players are having a harder time.
I am still holding on, given that I believe in 2 things:
1. All my education years wherever I have studied either finance or economics (and specifically the equity market), there has always been one standard logic. When the time is down, when people are not buying, then this is time to buy. I still believe in that, and so prefer to look out for some great scripts that are available at pretty reduced rates now (such as Reliance, Infosys, ICICI Bank, Tata group, etc)
2. Secondly, over a long term, equity market has always given the best results, and this crash has been happening for a period of 6 months so far. Previous crashes and downturns have gone on sometimes for much longer periods, but there has eventually been a recovery.
At the same time, I will not deny that the situation remains painful. Timing the bottom of the market in this situation is very hard (you buy a script, and then it can fall much further); and the participation of retails investors, FII's and domestic FI's are all very low.
So, I keep on watching and monitoring. What do you people think ? What is the future like in the short term and long term ?

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Want to invest in real estate? Has the recent crisis put you off? Don’t worry, the sector is still swinging. Real estate will always be in demand, and now there are more ways than one to make it pay.Your elders always drilled it into you that you’ve got it made when you can buy or build your own home. This is one injunction kids all over the world are given, regardless of culture. The solidity that a piece of land gives is a great comfort. Despite the jitters the market gave you after the ‘sub-prime contagion,’ real estate is still hot. All the world’s a village now, and if you would rather avoid U.S. real estate for whatever reason, invest in international real estate, by all means. Do it through real estate stocks.The first way to do this is invest in property development companies. These guys issue IPOs, and then are traded on the secondary market. You can pick them up from either place.The second way is through Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs.If your country has recognized real estate investment trusts (REITs), these are safer than either of the previous two options. Real estate stocks are not exactly property, but give you market beating returns that are real enough. Do you agree? What have you invested in?For more view- realtydigest.blogspot.com
 
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