Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Is it time to invest in IT stocks?

Is it time to invest in IT stocks?
As demand for IT services gathers momentum, brokerages and fund houses are bullish on the sector. Here’s what investors should do.
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It is a safer and more convenient way of investing in equities. In the past year, diversified equity funds have raised their exposure to the IT sector.
If the earnings growth continues to rise, the IT stocks may have a fair bit of upside to offer, says Anand Radhakrishnan.
With momentum in its export growth likely to continue in the coming months, Bajaj Auto remains a good long-term bet for investors.
Arbitrage is an opportunity which can help an investor benefit from difference in prices of an asset on various platforms & will help reduce price disparity of an asset in different mkts.
It is important for small investors to understand basics of such ratios to help them analyse stocks more effectively. Find out EV/EBITDA ratio preferred by some analysts over PE ratio.
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