Christopher Wood, Jefferies’ Global Head of Equity Strategy, has added Zomato to his India and global long-only equity portfolios. The weight of the stock in the India portfolio will be 4%, with a 2% increase in REC. Zomato is replacing HDFC Life Insurance, which has been removed. Wood has also added Zomato and SBI Life Insurance to his Asia ex-Japan portfolio, removing HDFC Life Insurance and Standard Chartered. Jefferies will pay for the global long-only equity portfolio’s inclusion of Zomato by shaving off investments in Alibaba and IVZ each by 2% points.
Liquidity conditions are tight and all leading indicators like Copper Prices, Crude Prices are beginning to show signs of revival and might trend upwards suggesting