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Mumbai: Diversify – whether or not at residence or Stateside: That’s the prescription to generate profits in US shares the place valuations have reached stratospheric heights – as they’ve in Mumbai.

The Nasdaq 100 fund yielded 52% over the past one yr. It was one of the well-liked funds amongst Indian buyers a lot of whom began investing abroad solely not too long ago.

“While there is a bubble in stocks like Tesla and Netflix there are a lot of individual stock opportunities available and investors can build a portfolio of companies with good fundamentals and fair valuations,” says Vikas Gupta, Chief Investment Strategist, Omniscience Capital.

Vikas believes buyers might construct a portfolio of 8-10 shares and among the shares the place there may be worth are the likes of Qualcomm, IBM, Micron Technologies, and Cirrus Logic. Among the non-technology shares, he prefers Gamestop, Bed Bath and Beyond, Gap and Skechers.

Financial planners level out that there are development alternatives in area of interest areas that may be accessed by buyers.

“There are innovative companies in themes like biotech, clean energy, artificial intelligence and technology which Indian investors should access,” says Vikas Nanda, Chairman, Globalise, a digital wealth administration platform to construct international portfolios. Vikas recommends ETFs like Invesco Wilderhill Clean Energy ETF, First Trust Nasdaq Clean Edge Green Energy ETF, ARK Genomic Revolution ETF, GlobalX Robotics and Artificial Intelligence ETF.

Investors additionally proceed to pour cash in international giants which have earnings not simply within the US however throughout the globe.

“We have seen Indian investors put money in stocks like Apple, Amazon, Facebook and ETFs such as Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund,” says Swastik Nigam, CEO, Winvesta, a platform that enables Indian buyers to commerce abroad.

Investors who can’t perceive particular person shares can nonetheless proceed to take a position for the long run within the Nasdaq 100.

“Even though earnings are strong, valuations are high, and hence investors should use a staggered approach,” says Pratik Oswal, Head (Passive Funds), Motilal Oswal AMC.

Indian buyers can make investments as much as $250,000 underneath the liberalised remittance scheme (LRS) yearly. Several financial institution brokers, comparable to HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra, ICICI Bank and a number of other others, permit Indians to put money into abroad shares or ETFs. In addition there are platforms comparable to Stockal, Globalise, Winvesta and Vested by which buyers should buy shares or search advisory and construct a portfolio of firms.

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