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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On the Sector Breakdown of India’s S&P BSE SENSEX Index

The S&P BSE SENSEX is the benchmark index of the Indian equity market. The index is up around 9% so far this year. In this post, let’s take a quick look at the sector composition of Sensex. According to S&P, the Sensex “is designed to measure the performance of the 30 largest, most liquid and …

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