The stock markets have been on a roller coaster ride this year with the bellwether indices first falling by 35-40 per cent until end-March and gaining over 40 per cent since then until now.
With earnings visibility lacking, the direction of the market remains unclear.
Investors looking for a cushion in volatile market conditions can consider dividend yield funds as they tend to contain losses well. A plunge in returns of fixed-income options, too, favour dividend yield stocks at this juncture. Following a high dividend yield strategy also means focussing on beaten-down stocks, which may be good value picks for ...
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