In Last 5 days we witnessed a mixed trend in equity market . Nifty created a new high of 15240 midweek and then closed at 15166 yesterday( Friday 12th Feb 2021). NIFTY 50, which represents top 50 stocks in size, saw just 100 points of change between Monday to Friday. Overall it was a peaceful week.
This week, market gave an indication of consolidation. There were many company results which posted good rise in their profit and surprised the street. On the other hand we witnessed a clear shift of buyers focus from Large Cap to Small & Midcap stocks. Experts believe that the future rallies will certainly be broad based , and not confined to just few stocks. " So one should be more diversified in terms of Equity investments - concentrated portfolios may not work in favour" , says Mr Anil Madan, SKD Securities.
How all Indices performed this week ?
FMCG and Healthcare saw major profit booking and BSE MIDCAP as well BSE SMALLCAP indices shown a good buying over the week. IT & Metal remained strong and favourite as usual, posting second best returns this week
On Mutual Funds side, we saw similar shift in the Top Positions - Midcap , Small cap , Infra, banking and PSU categories occupied the top slot, while Pharma Shifted quite low on chart ( Figures as on 11th Feb 2021) :
What to expect next week ?
Experts see a volatile week ahead due to upcoming results of some big companies and initial buzz over the forthcoming election now building up.
" Preserving your profit is always recommended under current situation; on the other hand, remaining invested is also important to get the advantage of high number growth in Macros, due to low current base" , says Salil a seasoned Stock trader. Whatever said and done , we believe that the Goal based investing and long term Buy-Hold strategy through Mutual Funds, always work well for investors.
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