Year 2012 was full of surprises for the Indian investors. Looking at the weekly charts for Nifty in 2012 we clearly see it had something for every body be it trader or investor. Nifty has shown good support in 2012 around 4500, 4800, 5000, 5200, 5550, 5850 and so it does look like 2013 will be a year where there will be lot of support for market and so if you are keen to invest your money in 2013, there are three things that you need to know.
Mr Buffet was speaking to shareholders of his Berkshire Hathaway company at their annual general meeting being held in Omaha, Nebraska. The value of Berkshire Hathaway’s investments fell by quite a bit and Mr Buffett’s personal wealth shrank by $25bn (£17bn) and he is now not at the top of the richest person list.
The Americans have several bases in central Asia, including Afghanistan. The Russians, Nato and Chinese too have established military posts in the region. Even India can claim to have set up an air defense in the region. Even India can claim to have set up an air defense unit in Tajikistan.
A short term investors should invest in debt products as they give assured returns. On the other hand, if investors are prepared to wait for least three years, they can look at equity. But they need to invest in a staggered manner. For instance, look at daily and weekly STP’S (Systematic Transfer Plans).
The stock market is increasingly getting jittery about the bad news swamping the economy. A host of factors such as inflation, slump in industrial output, higher oil price and so on, is keeping the market on tender hooks. Also, Indian carriers expect to lose up to Rs.10,000 crore, this fiscal year as oil is showing no signs of cooling off and hovering around $146-147.
Air India is seeking for a mix of debt and equity. Its paid up capital is nearly Rs.150 crore while the authorized capital is Rs. 1,500 crore. Air India wants the paid up figure to be closer to the authorized one which will require a combination of nearly Rs.1300 crore as equity. Also, it requires a hefty loan component.
The rising prices of commodities, such as food grains and natural resources has led to a sharp cut in real income. The Governments, all over the Globe, are in a panic situation and they are desperately trying to find a break through in the rise in prices. In India, investors have started to benefit in terms of global diversification.
Natural resources are considered to be the backbone of any economy. In India, the economic value of natural resources like oil, iron, iron ore, coal is high. In recent years there has been a rise in commodities like base metals, gold, oil and natural gas. India has sufficient amounts of basic commodities, within India and globally too.
Now if you start to think of pulling out of your equity investments, hold on. There can be strategies where you can make good money but when I talk to people they are changing their investment plans, getting out of stocks and dropping all plans to invest in stocks and so for such people I suggests some funds and stocks and go for a weekly SIP or accumulating as a very good strategy.
Wheat prices in India have fallen 50% from February onwards. Similarly, Soyabean and Sugar has come off any where between 15 to 25%. If you feel that oil inflation is certainly going to stay here for a while, then I must add here by saying that food inflation is looking southwards. So, over all things are good.