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Retail investors keep faith on India stocks despite recent Adani rout

Retail investors such as Mistri are part of a groundswell that is changing the face of the world's second-biggest emerging market

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Ashutosh Joshi & Abhishek Vishnoi | Bloomberg
Individual stock investors in India are keeping faith in the country’s $3.1 trillion equity market even after a punishing selloff in Adani Group shares threatened to drag down one of the world’s best-performing indexes since the pandemic.
 
Hanoz Mistri is among the small investors in India who believe the carnage that has wiped off about $131 billion from the value of Adani shares won’t damp the long-term prospects for the nation’s equities. The ship-broker, who previously owned Adani group stocks, plans to continue investing in companies such as commodity businesses that benefit from India’s expanding middle class.

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First Published: Feb 15 2023 | 10:12 PM IST

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