Nov 13, 2000|
Pharma stocks in the limelight
Pharma stocks have surged over the past couple of weeks. Growth funds with significant exposure to pharma sector will benefit from this growth.
(The above table does not consist pharma funds)
||Date of holding
| K MNC
| Tata Tax Savings
| Birla MNC Fund (Gr)
| Dundee Tax Saver (App)
| K 30
| Franklin Growth Fund
| K P Prima Plus (Gr)
| Canpep 1993
| JM Balanced Fund (Gr)
| Zurich (I) Top 200(Gr)
| Sun F&C Balanced (Gr)
| DSP ML Equity Fund
| JM Equity Fund (Gr)
Over the last week pharma stocks have appreciated significantly as is evident from the table below.
||BSE – 30
||S&P CNX Nifty
Pharma has long been ignored by funds in favour of technology, media, telecom (TMT) stocks. Given the knowledge-based nature of the industry, India’s expertise in pharma is second to none. Funds that realise this will no doubt reap the benefits over the long term.
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