Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Unrealistic expectations about returns from the Indian markets

Over the past few years, investors have built exaggerated, unrealistic expectations about returns from the Indian markets. If you look at India's macro economy, it has not done well compared to China. But on the corporate level, many Indian companies have done well and have rewarded shareholders. If you ask me,

India as an investment destination, there are still opportunities. I have maintained my outlook that in 2013 the markets will not perform well because they had a strong rebound from the 2008 lows to hit the 2011 peak. After that, economic conditions began to disappoint investors, but it has not disappointed me because I expected it to worsen.