Moneycontrol's Viju Cherian talks to senior editors Khsitij Anand and Gaurav Chaudhury, to help chart out possible strategies to insulate your investments from what could be a protracted political storm, in the run up to next year's general elections.
The markets opened on a weak footing, factoring in the departure of RBI Governor Urjit Patel, and early trends from the results of the Assembly elections in five states. After shedding over 700 points on December 10, the Sensex lost another 500 points in morning trade, taking into consideration the potential loss of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan. The market took these political outcomes in its stride, and staged a recovery towards the close of trade.
The markets could remain volatile, given the political uncertainty in the run up to Lok Sabha polls next year. The Congress will be upbeat following its resurgence in the Hindi heartland. What should be your investment strategy till the Lok Sabha polls?
Moneycontrol's Viju Cherian talks to senior editors Khsitij Anand and Gaurav Chaudhury to find out.
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