Notably, almost 50% of IPOs have been primary tranche issuances, signaling that companies are raising fresh capital to expand their businesses or pay off debt. This demonstrates promoters' confidence in the future prospects of their companies and their belief in the ability of the Indian market to fund their growth aspirations.
According to Putnam, most investors chase the same stocks which are followed by hundreds of highly trained analysts and so it is hard to outperform. So he advises investors to seek out unloved, down-and-out turnaround situations as when these stocks eventually do come back, they can soar as investors pile into them.
The S&P 500 Index notched one of its biggest November gains on record, jumping 8.9% for its second-best performance for the month since 1980 as speculative corners including Bitcoin and meme stocks like GameStop posted gains. The worlds largest cryptocurrency by market value soared to its highest level in 18 months.