Calm stocks make big ripples on choppy D Street

Calm stocks make big ripples on choppy D Street

Risk-averse investors often prefer buying low-beta stocks, whose returns are ideally more stable than high-beta shares While low-beta in the financial world is often synonymous with safety but boring returns, in the year that has seen equity market rallying over 20%, as many as 24 low-beta stocks in the BSE 100 index outperformed the index itself as on September 22. In comparison, just 21 high-beta stocks beat the benchmark, shows a DNA Money analysis. Risk-averse investors often prefer buying low-beta stocks, whose returns are ideally more stable than high-beta shares….

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