India is Far More Diversified Than Other Emerging Equity Markets

One of the issues with investing in emerging markets is that some of them are concentrated with certain sectors accounting for a large weightage than others. For instance, the Russian market is over weight in energy primarily crude oil. Taiwan is heavy in the tech sector such as semiconductors and hardware. Financials dominate the equity …

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The Top 15 Pharmaceutical Companies in India

India is known around the world as a powerhouse for software services. It may be surprising for some investors to learn that India is a global leader in the pharma industry also. Many of the cheap generic drugs that are sold in the US market are manufactured in India. Many years ago Israel used to …

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The Relationship Between Economic Growth and Stock Market Returns is Weak

One of the important factors that investors are advised to consider when selecting a country for investment is the economic growth of that country. Generally higher economic growth leads to higher equity market returns. However this is not always the case.I have written many articles on this topic before which can be found here and …

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India’s Sensex Crosses 41,000 and Hits Yet Another Record High

The bull market in Indian equities continues as we approach the end of the year. Yesterday the benchmark Sensex Index crossed 41,000 for the first time ever in its history. Today the it closed at a new peak of 41,130 after reaching an intra-day high high of 41,163. Click to enlarge Source: Google Finance Indian …

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