How investors can protect their portfolio or even make money in a falling market
Hedging strategies and shorting the market can help investors ride out the storm
August 01, 2019 / 03:05 PM IST
Ever since finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman rose to present the budget, markets have fallen by nearly 8 percent. While there may be other reasons for the market fall, the budget and more importantly the decision to tax foreign investors through a surcharge has been blamed. FIIs have already withdrawn over Rs 15,000 crore from Indian equity markets.
The sharp fall in the market has resulted in a loss of over Rs 6.60 lakh crore in market capitalisation of Nifty...