Ambit has initiated a buy call on Tata Steel with a target of Rs 550 which translates into an upside of over 40 percent from March 3 closing level of Rs 387 on the BSE.
The strategy has always been the same – to remain true to the Coffee Can investment philosophy, irrespective of the marcoeconomic situation and business cycle, says Manish Jain.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Pramod Gubbi, Head of Equity at Ambit Capital, spoke about his reading of the market and his outlook.
Ambit Capital has a negative view on BFSI segment with sell recommendations on Equitas Holdings wherein the firm expects a downside of 25 percent with a target price of Rs 126.
We do believe the Indian markets are currently overvalued especially in light of elusive earnings growth.
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Along with well-established FIIs, the conference has also seen participation from new funds which are showing interest in Indian midcap and smallcap companies, says Saurabh Mukherjea of Ambit Capital
There are other storm clouds as well building up as well, which Mukherjea feels the markets could be underestimating.
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Pramod Gubbi, Head-Equities at Ambit Capital shared his readings and outlook on P-Notes and the market.
Pramod Gubbi of Ambit Capital sees a revival in Indian and global markets, but says that he will take money off the table in some cases.
Saurabh Mukherjea, CEO, Ambit Capital believes the economic weakness and the rally against is making it uncomfortable to chase the rally. He believes IT and pharma have a few stocks with attractive valuations even if both the sectors are seeing some pressure.
The shift the industry is currently undergoing is evident from growth numbers, which have plummeted to mid-single digits in the last few years. And for the first time, industry body Nasscom has deferred its annual growth guidance.
India is staring at an imminent jobs crisis as three leading service sectors â€” which have been engines of job creation for two decades now â€” get ready to shed jobs by the tens of thousands, each driven by its own dynamic.
Prashant Mittal of Ambit Capital says any downmove is likely to find support near the levels of 8,260 - denoting intermediate tops made between the double bottom formation.
Prevailing conditions aren‘t conducive for a big rally in the markets in the short term, Saurabh Mukherjea told CNBC-TV18. The brokerage house had in November scrapped its FY17 Sensex target of 29,500 in view of the government‘s demonetisation drive. Ambit Capital‘s FY18 Sensex target stands at 29,000.
Saurabh Mukherjea of Ambit Capital shook the world when he said it is a contracting gross domestic product (GDP) for the current year and now he says the evidence that emerged in the last few days validates the point that the economy is under pressure.
Speaking to CNBC-TV18 Pramod Gubbi, Head Of Equities at Ambit Capital, said that Donald Trump‘s recent rhetoric on H1B visas are less of an issue for the IT sector. IT sector will continue to wrestle with challenges regardless of the US president elect's negative bias towards immigrant workers, he said.
Speaking to CNBC-TV18 Saurabh Mukherjea of Ambit Capital said that we have been accused of saying a lot of things that are thought of as sensational but facts and subsequent events have borne them out.
As per a Business Standard article, Ambit sees a significant decline in GDP growth in the second half of the current fiscal and sees it decelerating from 6.4 percent in the first half 0.5 percent year-on-year (YoY) in H2FY17.
Ambit, in a report, has pegged the GDP growth rate for the second half of this year at a mere 0.5 percent. It has also cut its FY18 GDP growth guidance to 5.8 percent from 7.3 percent.
According to Ambit Capital, GDP growth is likely to decelerate from 6.4 percent in first half of this fiscal to 0.5 percent in the second half with a distinct possibility of GDP growth contracting in third quarter of this fiscal.
The government's decision to withdraw existing currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 from circulation has rattled most property developers given the huge cash dealings in the sector.
Speaking to CNBC-TV18 on the sidelines of Ambit India Access Conference, Mukherjea said that there‘s a consistent pushback from investors that Indian stocks are aggressively priced. â€œWe need to see some pullback from Indian market to see FII money aggressively into India,â€ he said.
The company said Holland and Sanhavi will be joined by Piyush Shah. They were instrumental in building the proprietary trading team at Merrill Lynch, managing and advising USD 1 billion of capital.