Trying to find quality stocks at appealing prices? Look no further.
With the domestic market taking a bit knock from the Brexit verdict, some experts say here is an excellent chance for retail investors to choose quality stocks, which have suddenly become available at a huge discount rate after the Black Friday carnage.
The Indian stock market saw a big fracture together with major Asian markets and currencies after the UK voted to exit the European Union in an across the country mandate.
The S&P BSE Sensex plunged over 1,000 points in morning trade while the rupee damaged by more than 1 percent versus the dollar.
"The benchmark Sensex is down over 1,000 points. I am almost 100 per cent invested in the market. The first thing in the morning I called my supervisors and asked how much money they have? Today is a day to go shopping," Raamdeo Agrawal, Joint MD, MOFSL, stated in an interview with ET Now.
Brexit will control the headlines for the next few days and that offers long-term financiers a good opportunity to buy stocks that they always wished to buy.
"This kind of threat events does develop chance for long-lasting investors. If you are long-lasting investors and because of the panic if you are discovering something 5-10 per cent more affordable, benefit from that," Hiren Ved, Alchemy Capital Management, said in an interview with ET Now.
"I think you will see the volatility to continue for some time, however this volatility also produces opportunities for you," he said.
A lot of market participants across the world were not factoring in a 'Brexit' vote and when it became a reality, it jolted investors and traders not just in India however across the world.
Photo this: the Nifty50 had a strong assistance at 8,000 when the index slipped below this level; it activated stop losses for many traders.
However experts still say that the general pattern of the market remains upward and it would benefit those investors who want to invest for more than 12 months. In the short-term, there will be volatility and markets are likely to stay range bound.
"The primary pattern of the marketplace is upward. That is where it will head ultimately. Investors should buy great stocks on dips," stated Jimeet Modi, CEO, SAMCO Securities.
"The dollar is the reserve currency and throughout turmoil it would stay in demand. As soon as the market finds its own equilibrium, the dollar impact will be moderated," he stated.
Why should you go and purchase? India happens to be one of the most steady emerging market economies. No doubt, Brexit will result in chaos in currency markets but India looks much better prepared.
"Moreover, we have seen time and once again that money eventually streams into economies that provide best yields. In such a circumstance, India will get a bigger share of circulations as the domestic economy looks well positioned with the possibility of a normal monsoon and great development potential customers," he stated.
The strength of the economy can be determined from the strength in its currency. The rupee, too, has continued to be relatively stable compared to other emerging market currencies.
Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said the Reserve Bank of India would intervene in the currency market when required and that the central bank has appropriate forex reserves to handle any sort of scenario. India had forex reserves of $340 billion at last count.
India became the recipient of highest FDI inflows in 2015, going beyond China and the US due to the open-door policy pursued by the federal government.
"We feel investors need to take a measured approach and not get carried away by the doomsday scenario in up until now as the influence on the Indian economy and markets are concerned," Ajay Bodke, CEO & Chief Portfolio Manager - PMS at Prabhudas Lilladher Private.
"Once the dust settles, India will be seen to be a net gainer and inflows would continue to gravitate towards Indian coasts," he said.
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