Since February 2018 till December 2019, the m-cap of companies ranked from 251 to 500 have dropped 23.2 percent while that of beyond 501 companies have decreased by 56.5 percent
Credit, consumption, real estate, and economic growth remain in a downtrend. It is worth noting that the equity-market cycle always bottoms before the economic growth bottoms, says Shailendra Kumar.
This is the best time to accumulate good small and mid-cap stocks for investors with a horizon of three to five years, says Amit Doshi of Care PMS.
Aarti Industries, InterGlobe Aviation, Escorts, HDFC Bank and UPL are top bets, said Vinod Nair of Geojit Financial Services
Market has rallied a lot from February lows and it is normal to see a correction of 7-8 percent after a big run feels Shankar Sharma of First Global speaking to CNBC-TV18 on a day when the Nifty slipped below the key resistance level of 8,750.
Shankar Sharma of First Global says that while he is not predicting a 50 percent market crash like it happened in 2008, the market is headed down and with similar speed that one saw back then.
There is a clear sign of the number of traders increasing as the trading volumes rise, says Shenoy. He argues against shorting for now rather recommends going long for the mid caps and small caps.
It is already clear that the improvement will take longer than what was initially expected, to play out and that could be the trigger for the post-Budget sell off, feels Shrivastava
Rathi says while frontline indices like Nifty and Sensex are up 30 percent from their 2008 peaks, the mid-cap index is still flat and the small cap index is 25 percent below its previous peak
The market benchmark appears set to end 2013 on a positive note with a modest gain of over 7 per cent, but such gains are not to be seen in a majority of stocks available in the market, which predominantly include those of mid-size and smaller companies, shows an analysis of various indices.
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After running for almost 5 percent over the last four sessions, the Indian market took a bit of a breather on Monday. The Nifty spent most of the day around 5,950 mark before closing below that level.
Lack of retail participation and continuous selling by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) remains the key concern for Indian market, believes Nirmal Jain, chairman-IIFL.
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