The virus has largely kept the bulls down on Dalal Street during the first half of Calendar 2020. As a result, BSE benchmark Sensex is down by over 14 per cent year to date (YTD) even after a sharp recovery of more than 35 per cent from its March low point.
Globally too, equity markets have been volatile in last few months since the Covid-19 outbreak, which has become the biggest threat to economies and financial markets. Expectations are that the trend will remain the same till a cure for the pandemic is found.
But equity analysts say the time to pick quality stocks is now, as the risk-reward ratio has turned favourable after the correction.
“Volatility is likely to remain elevated. However, we believe investors should use