The "muhurat" trading session will be of 60 minutes, to be conducted between 5.30 PM to 6.30 PM on the Diwali day, 07th November on leading bourses NSE and BSE. The special trading session would be conducted to pay obeisance to Lakshmi, the Hindu goddess of wealth and prosperity. It would also mark the New Year for traders as per the Hindu calendar, or Samvat 2075.
Since last year Diwali day i.e. 19th Oct 2017, Sensex and Nifty have given returns of 8.1% and 4% respectively, however broader markets have underperformed, BSE Mid Cap and Small Cap Index have given negative returns of -7.4% and -15.3% respectively during the same period. The probability of the stock market giving double digit returns in Samvat 2075 is high considering significant correction in broader markets during this year. Back to the present scenario, the road ahead seems promising. However, the global events are likely to dictate the trend in the near future.
Our selection process includes lot of research and data analysis. We first identify the sectors that are likely to do well in next 12 months. Having that done, we further refine our search to select companies from that sector. We create a portfolio worth Rs. 1 Lakh comprising 10 stocks so that it can help investors to create a model portfolio with lump sum investment up to 1 Lakh.
We have given the different allocation to each of the scrips keeping in mind the risk versus returns ratio. We have also fine tuned the portfolio with large cap, mid-cap and small cap scrips from different sectors so that the investors can invest in a complete mix of stocks to balance their portfolio. Saral Gyan Diwali Muhurat Portfolio of 10 Stocks for 2018 will also include best of Hidden Gems and Value Picks recommended by our equity analyst’s team during last couple of years.
We continue to follow our simple but effective approach by evaluating each stock on the basis of below mentioned criteria’s.