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Tips to help you make a safe start if you're new to the equity markets

New investors should make a staggered entry into markets with minimum 5-year time period and diversified exposure

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Equity markets | stock markets | stock market trading

Sarbajeet Sen & Sanjay Kumar Singh  |  New Delhi 



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A recent Business Standard analysis showed that an investor’s chances of picking a 10-bagger stock increase the most if he has a holding period of 10 years

The bull run in has brought many new investors into the . Many have chosen to invest directly. On October 25, the number of unique registered investors on the National Stock Exchange crossed 50 million. Mutual fund portfolios have also risen from 93.3 million in September 2020 to 111.7 million in September 2021. Their asset under management (AUM) has grown from Rs 26.86 trillion to Rs 36.74 trillion over the same period. When mutual fund or direct equity investors enter the markets for the first time at a late stage in a bull run, they need to be cautious.

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First Published: Fri, October 29 2021. 19:07 IST

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