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Feb 23, 2013, 01.32 PM IST | Source:

Fund managers survey: ICICI Direct

ICICI direct presents a report on what Fund Managers think about the varied sector

ICICI direct presents a report on what Fund Managers think about the varied sector

  • The overall outlook and investment sentiment towards the equity market, from a longer term investment horizon, remains positive
  • However, with the recent rally in the equity market, majority of the participants have turned slightly cautious in the near term
  • Total 80% of fund managers believe the equity markets are fairly valued
  • Total 70% of fund managers expect the market to be up between 10% and 15% by the end of 2013
  • Concerns over higher global crude oil prices have increased after the recent rise in oil prices
  • Preference towards the infra/capital goods, pharma and IT sector has increased as compared to the previous survey while FMCG/consumer oriented sector has seen a significant decline in preference
  • Majority of the fund managers expect the Union Budget to be balanced with no major impact on the markets in the near term. None of the respondents expect the Budget to be populist and negative for the markets
  • Total 60% of fund managers expect the 10 year benchmark G-sec yield to be in the 7.50-7.75% range while 40% expect it to be in the 7.75%-8.00% range
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