Equity investments are not meant to be viewed in the context of a few months, rather few years and preferably at least a decade, believes ANOOP BHASKAR, head of equity at IDFC AMC. In an interview with Puneet Wadhwa, he said that investing with a short-term view would be akin to crossing a busy highway blindfolded. Edited excerpts:
Is this the right time to invest in stocks?
What could have been penciled as a normal bull-market correction, now threatens to develop into a full-blown bear market. In such a context, investing in equity with a short-term (less than one-three months) horizon would be akin to crossing a busy highway blindfolded! Sure, one may survive, even escape unscathed, but this would