Investing in India

Emerging markets: the Brics never lived up to their promise – but is now the time to buy?
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Emerging markets

Emerging markets: the Brics never lived up to their promise – but is now the time to buy?

Twenty years ago hopes were high for Brazil, Russia, India and China – the “Brics” emerging-market economies. But only China has beaten expectations. …
18 Oct 2021
India: the next global growth engine
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Emerging markets

India: the next global growth engine

India's stockmarket is booming, up by 37% so far this year, and the BSE Sensex index has delivered an annualised return over the last five years of mo…
15 Oct 2021
Forget China, here’s why you should invest in India
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Forget China, here’s why you should invest in India

As China becomes increasingly hostile to investors, India, with a young, educated, tech-savvy population and a reform-minded government, is becoming a…
5 Oct 2021
How to profit from India’s high-tech recovery
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How to profit from India’s high-tech recovery

Professional investor David Cornell of the India Capital Growth Fund, selects three of his favourite Indian stocks to buy now.
27 Sep 2021
The five best ways to invest in India's promising future
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Emerging markets

The five best ways to invest in India's promising future

The pandemic has been catastrophic for India, yet the stockmarket is hitting record highs. Investors are right to remain optimistic about the long ter…
23 Jul 2021
India’s pandemic turmoil hits emerging markets
Emerging markets

India’s pandemic turmoil hits emerging markets

India’s economy had been enjoying a strong recovery, driving optimistic forecasts for emerging markets. But then the latest wave of Covid-19 hit,
30 Apr 2021
India’s stockmarket mania leaves equities vulnerable
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India’s stockmarket mania leaves equities vulnerable

India's BSE Sensex stockmarket index has gained 93% since March 2020. But the gains are not justified by the economic fundamentals.
5 Mar 2021
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Why investors should beware of India’s surging stockmarket
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Why investors should beware of India’s surging stockmarket

The BSE Sensex benchmark index has soared by 90% since March, largely driven by foreign investors. But India's bull market is very vulnerable.
15 Jan 2021
Indian stocks: three long-term winners the market has missed
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Indian stocks: three long-term winners the market has missed

Professional investor Nitin Bajaj of the Fidelity Asian Values trust picks three of his favourite Indian stocks to buy now.
16 Nov 2020
Indian stocks are due a catch-up
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Indian stocks are due a catch-up

With India's BSE Sensex index up by 50% since the March lows, local investors appear to have caught stockmarket fever. Foreigners are also joining in …
21 Sep 2020
Three bargain stocks from India’s mid-cap market
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Three bargain stocks from India’s mid-cap market

David Cornell of the India Capital Growth Fund selects three of his favourite stocks from the sub-continent.
10 Aug 2020
India's stockmarket rally runs out of steam
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India's stockmarket rally runs out of steam

India's BSE Sensex index fell early this week, and the country's economic outlook is shaky.
17 Jul 2020
India’s vanishing economy
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India’s vanishing economy

With Prime Minister Narendra Modi having imposed one of the world’s toughest lockdowns, India's latest economic data is shocking.
16 May 2020
India’s lockdown: high stakes for Narendra Modi
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India’s lockdown: high stakes for Narendra Modi

By putting 1.3 billion people on lockdown, India's PM, Narendra Modi, could either cement his reputation as a powerful, reforming leader, or trigger w…
3 Apr 2020
Why Modi’s magic now looks like an illusion for investors in India
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Why Modi’s magic now looks like an illusion for investors in India

Investors are losing confidence in India’s prime minister and his promise of further reforms. The country’s potential remains intact, but be prepared …
19 Sep 2019
India’s star is at risk of fading
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India’s star is at risk of fading

The benchmark Nifty index is now down 9% and has just had its worst July for 17 years.
16 Aug 2019
The seven best investment opportunities in India and Indonesia
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The seven best investment opportunities in India and Indonesia

Asia contains numerous interesting developments for adventurous investors to keep a close eye on. Here, David Stevenson looks at seven of the best inv…
4 Jun 2019
Modi’s magic will power India for years to come
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Modi’s magic will power India for years to come

India looks ready to fulfil its long-term potential, says Rupert Foster. And Cris Sholto Heaton examines short-term risks in the financial sector and …
8 Nov 2018
India: the "almost-perfect" emerging-market investment story
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India: the "almost-perfect" emerging-market investment story

India is almost the perfect emerging-market investment story. But don’t just pile blindly into Indian stocks, says Merryn Somerset Webb. There are muc…
18 Sep 2017
India: the world’s hottest emerging market
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India: the world’s hottest emerging market

Is India the last great growth story – or overhyped and doomed to disappoint? In part one of our feature, Jonathan Compton argues that you should leav…
4 May 2017