Friday, August 14, 2015

Marc Faber : Indian Sensex likely to treble your Money in 10 Years

ET Now: Assuming it does happen or even another 5% to 6% from the current levels, what is the sense that you are getting about what it means for economies like India?
Marc Faber
: People have very high expectations about the reforms in India and the economic growth picking up, but the process is slower than what was expected. I am not negative about the Indian economy but I am not widely optimistic either because I am familiar with the Indian bureaucracy. To break the bureaucracy in India is the task of Hercules, so I am not sure that Modi will succeed. But in general, I would say I hold investments in India. I believe the Indian currency will likely weaken further in dollar terms and I do not think that Indian stocks will perform particularly well

ET Now: Even if the currency were to weaken further from here, the reforms process is going to get stalled, that will not make you change your investment perspective on India?

Marc Faber: I do not think that stocks are that cheap. A lot of shares that are in the index are actually very expensive and then you have second liners and sectors that are neglected, less expensive and probably have some good prospects. I believe that over 10 years, you will make more money in Indian shares than in US shares, but I do not know more than that. - in a recent interview with the Indian ET Now

Marc Faber is an international investor known for his uncanny predictions of the stock market and futures markets around the world.Dr. Doom also trades currencies and commodity futures like Gold and Oil.

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Dr. Marc Faber author of the Gloom, Boom and Doom report is a world class Investor, Doctor Faber 's typically controversial and contrarian views have earned him the label of Dr. Doom. Doctor Doom also trades currencies and commodity futures like Gold Natural Gas and Crude Oil.Even his harshest critics must admit that he's been unerringly correct in his market forecasts over the past three decades . Marc Faber is a Swiss investor.He was born in Zurich, Switzerland. He went to school in Geneva and Zurich and finished high school with the Matura. He studied Economics at the University of Zurich and, at the age of 24, obtained a PhD in Economics magna cum laude. Between 1970 and 1978, Dr Faber worked for White Weld & Company Limited in New York, Zurich and Hong Kong. Since 1973, he has lived in Hong Kong. From 1978 to February 1990, he was the Managing Director of Drexel Burnham Lambert (HK) Ltd. In June 1990, he set up his own business, which acts as an investment advisor and fund manager. Faber is publisher of the Gloom Boom & Doom Report newsletter and is the director of Marc Faber Ltd which acts as an investment advisor and fund manager.

Dr Faber studied economics at the University of Zurich and, at the age of 24, obtained a PhD in economics. He publishes a widely read monthly investment newsletter The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report, which highlights unusual investment opportunities, and is the author of several books, including Tomorrow’s Gold – Asia’s Age of Discovery which was first published in 2002 and highlights future investment opportunities around the world. Tomorrow’s Gold was for several weeks on Amazon’s bestseller list and has been translated into Japanese, Korean, Thai and German. A regular speaker at various investment seminars, Dr Faber is well known for his contrarian investment approach. He is also associated with a variety of funds.