It's a correction, keep calm!
It's only a correction, keep calm!!
For nearly six weeks now, all you have been hearing on Dalal Street is, its a correction and staying invested is the way to go.
Even as the market bleeds, veterans appear to be getting more conviction about an imminent recovery and stocks resuming their upward trajectory.
Sandip Sabharwal, independent adviser at asksandipsabharwal.com, took to Twitter to point out that with the macros looking up, it is only a matter time before the market shows signs of an uptick.
Rupee is up Bonds are up Waiting for the markets to move up now
— sandip sabharwal (@sandipsabharwal) 1539928250000
Sabahrwal is confident about an imminent reversal in FPI outflow too. He tweeted to say with bond yields stable, dollar index declining and commodity prices firm, it is only a matter of time before FPI outflows from Indian bonds turn into inflows.
Stabilization of bond yields USD Index Decline Commodity price stability Should reverse the flow of FPI flows into… https://t.co/YKVOD8sPlh
— sandip sabharwal (@sandipsabharwal) 1539608506000
Safir Anand tweeted that the world's largest fund is bullish on India, and that should act as a balm to investors' nerves. Vanguard group has just made a case for long-term investment in India, Mexico and Indonesia.
One of the world's largest funds, Vanguard group with over 5 trillion usd under investment, makes a case for long t… https://t.co/FFCHI97vqx
— Safir (@safiranand) 1540016001000
While the pep talk from marquee investors continues to flow in, it isn't in any way easing investor fear.
Anand's tongue-in-cheek tweets just go on to show that!
Thank god my stocks are not human beings. Else I would have told them today, tum bahut gire huye ho
— Safir (@safiranand) 1539758707000
A doctor looked at the Indian market and said: Yeh kya laal bana rakha hai Kuch lete kyon nahin
— Safir (@safiranand) 1539757624000
Kyon paisa paisa karti hai Jab correction pe lene se bhi darti hai….
— Safir (@safiranand) 1539758210000
He also showed his displeasure at the lack of action from the Indian government and the Reserve Bank of India, which he said is costing India big time in terms of constant FPI outflows.
China's gdp grows slowest in years, stocks fall. Govt steps in. USA any concerns on any sector emerge, impacts mkt… https://t.co/fm7I1NThMH
— Safir (@safiranand) 1540015041000
When stocks fall, there is also constant talk about buying quality stocks that have become cheap.
Sabharwal says while euphoria in the market gives a lot of time to exit, then despair like this offers you enough time to enter.
Some people want the exact Day Date & Time when markets will bottom Unfortunately it doesn't work that way In Eup… https://t.co/mSUgrp5qST
— sandip sabharwal (@sandipsabharwal) 1539942914000
He doesn't leave you hanging just there. He also tells you where to invest.
Too many people are still promoting Housing Finance Companies Fact Their margins as well as growth will get compres… https://t.co/rZNXnfgce7
— sandip sabharwal (@sandipsabharwal) 1539750878000
Interesting Statistics from MF Holdings in September Technology allocation at a 3 yr high Defensive's allocation at… https://t.co/35qJ48OONM
— sandip sabharwal (@sandipsabharwal) 1539704142000
Here's an added tip on exactly when to pay heed to a 'BUY' call on a stock.
Many high quality MidCaps are now available at 2014 prices. Factoring in all concerns these stocks are cheap relat… https://t.co/uVRFqnWeJs
— sandip sabharwal (@sandipsabharwal) 1539497448000
THE INVESTMENT GAME
Most of the top names on Dalal Street believe real gains in stocks can be made only when you think of sticking to your equity bets with a long-term perspective. Safir Anand and Shyam Sekhar in multiple tweets defined what constitutes investment for them.
We don't have to be 100 pct right or 100 pct wrong. In fact we never are. Investing is a middle path laden with a d… https://t.co/5ed2BT33xG
— Safir (@safiranand) 1540033511000
The indianness about investing lies in putting Saraswathi ahead of Lakshmi. When we seek to know what we don't sin… https://t.co/xsVWbw9KLz
— Shyam Sekhar (@shyamsek) 1539829161000
If you are still wondering where the market is headed and if you should exit, take a look at your circle of good investors and what are they up to.
One of the ways to test if you are on the right path is to look at your defined circle of good investors. What do I… https://t.co/PZrBxrjEaQ
— Safir (@safiranand) 1539973648000
If that is enough food for thought for this weekend, this song by value investor Vijay Kedia should definitely lighten up the mode.
Like in life, ups and downs are an integral part of the stock market. We just need to learn how to handle & enjoy t… https://t.co/RQstgZZIgg
— Vijay Kedia (@VijayKedia1) 1539497796000