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Top 10 Best Stocks to invest in India

Updated on April 15, 2013

Reliance Industries Ltd

The Reliance Group, founded by Dhirubhai H. Ambani is India's largest private sector enterprise. Starting with textiles in the late seventies, Reliance are now into polyester, fiber intermediates, plastics, petrochemicals, petroleum refining and oil and gas exploration and production - to be fully integrated along the materials and energy value chain. Group's annual revenues are in excess of US$ 44 billion.

The flagship company, Reliance Industries Ltd, is a global Fortune 500 company and is the largest private sector company in India. Reliance industries have grown to giant proportions and if you wish your money to grow likewise, you can invest in Reliance – and your money will be safe.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)

TCS is part of India’s largest industrial conglomerate and it has over 140,000 of the world's best trained IT consultants in 47 countries with more than 130,000 IT consultants. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $6 billion for fiscal year ended 31 March 2009.

Tata Consultancy Services, the key player in the IT services and business solutions area has achieved unmatched growth in IT sector. They have a unique Global Network Delivery Model – which is the universally accepted yardstick of superiority in software development. If you want your money to be in safe hands and still multiply, invest in TCS.

Infosys Technologies

Infosys Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: INFY) started in 1981 by seven individuals with a paltry investment of USD 250 are today a global leader of IT and consulting with revenues of over US$ 4.8 billion (Financial year end 2010). Infosys has an enviable international presence with over 50 offices and development centers in India, China, Australia, the Czech Republic, Poland, the UK, Canada and Japan.

Infosys and its subsidiaries have 113,796 employees as on March 31, 2010. Infosys takes pride in building strategic long-term client relationships. Over 97% of our revenues come from existing customers. Forbes magazine has named Infosys in its list of Global High Performers. For investors wanting their money to grow without compromising on safety factors, Infosys is the company to park their funds.

State Bank of India (SBI)

Measured by any yardstick - be it revenues, profits, assets, market capitalization - SBI is the largest bank in India. With more than 16,000 branches, SBI also accounts for the largest bank branch network in entire India. The range of services offered by SBI include Mobile Banking, Internet Banking, Demat Services, ATM Services, Corporate Banking, Credit Cards, Merchant Banking, Agricultural Banking, Online Services and lot more.

With an asset base of $260 billion and $195 billion in deposits,SBI has a market share of about 20% in deposits and advances among Indian commercial banks and SBI also accounts for almost one-fifth of the nation's loans. When millions of Indians have trusted SBI for all their financial dealings, will not the individual investor’s money be safe with them?

Mutual Funds

A mutual fund may be defined as a professionally managed type system of collective investment scheme that obtains money from numerous investors and invests the funds in stocks, bonds, short-term money market instruments, and other securities. Mutual funds generally diversify their portfolio and minimize the risk factor. Besides there is the element of liquidity as mutual fund allows you to request your shares be converted into cash at any time.

Some of the top mutual funds to invest in India are HDFC Mutual Fund, Tata Mutual Fund, SBI Mutual Fund, Reliance Mutual Fund, Kotak Mutual Fund, Sundaram BNP Paribas Mutual Fund, Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund, Birla Sun Life Mutual Fund among others.

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      Hypersapien 

      6 years ago

      I'm glad you mentioned the mutual funds. Some people don't have the stomach for the roller coaster ride that individual stocks can give you, so mutual funds will probably put them more at ease. (Personally, I'm a bit of a risk taker, so I like stocks better.)

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      Ashok shukla 

      6 years ago

      Give me good tip

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      raju sharma,bengal 

      7 years ago

      investing in share is not only safety but also growth.So keep that in mind.Highly safe share generally yeild low margin.Consider share as investing in business.you should not put your every penny in any business but a persentage of your wealth to grow.

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      Jordan Riley 

      7 years ago

      Very useful top 10 list Somebody get’em a beer!

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      lilly syprine 

      7 years ago

      Mutual funds need no introduction. They are one of the most popular investment vehicles in the country today.Investing in right is the key !

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      p. o. thomas 

      8 years ago

      THE HEADING SAYS BEST 10 stocks to invest in India -BUT I DO NOT SEE a list of TEN STOCKS-

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