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PollsBrokers Poll

India 2017

The 28th annual Asiamoney Brokers Poll invited chief investment officers, fund managers and investment analysts to take part. Nearly 6,700 valid responses were received from voters representing fund management houses, insurance companies, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds and wealth managers from around the world.

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Best local brokerage

Rank Firm %
1 Kotak Securities 21.38%
2 Ambit Capital 14.09%
3 Edelweiss Securities 13.01%

Best for overall country research

Rank Firm %
1 Kotak Securities 15.27%
2 CLSA 14.14%
3 Ambit Capital 11.36%

Best overall sales services

Rank Firm %
1 CLSA 10.27%
2 Ambit Capital 8.79%
3 Motilal Oswal 8.69%


Best strategist

Rank Name Firm %
1 Sanjeev Prasad Kotak Securities  20.33%

Best economist

Rank Name Firm %
1 Rajeev Malik CLSA  16.17%

Best small cap analyst

Rank Name Firm %
1 Gautam Chhaochharia UBS  6.72%

Best analyst for automobiles & components

Rank Name Firm %
1 Hitesh Goel Kotak Securities  8.02%

Best analyst for banks

Rank Name Firm %
1 M.B. Mahesh Kotak Securities  10.31%

Best analyst for casinos & gaming

Rank Name Firm %
1 Niket Shah Motilal Oswal  32.81%

Best analyst for consumer discretionary

Rank Name Firm %
1 Rohit Chordia Kotak Securities  7.12%

Best analyst for consumer staples

Rank Name Firm %
1 Vivek Maheshwari CLSA  9.92%

Best analyst for industrials

Rank Name Firm %
1 Bharat Parekh CLSA  7.61%

Best analyst for diversified financials

Rank Name Firm %
1 Nischint Chawathe Kotak Securities  13.37%

Best analyst for energy

Rank Name Firm %
1 Vikash Jain CLSA  10.38%

Best analyst for healthcare

Rank Name Firm %
1 Chirag Talati Kotak Securities  12.55%

Best analyst for insurance

Rank Name Firm %
1 Santosh Singh Haitong International  16.79%

Best analyst for materials

Rank Name Firm %
1 Pinakin Parekh JP Morgan  4.16%

Best analyst for real estate

Rank Name Firm %
1 Samar Sarda Kotak Securities  19.29%

Best analyst for semiconductors & semiconductor equipment

Rank Name Firm %
1 Ankur Rudra CLSA  21.94%

Best analyst for software & internet services

Rank Name Firm %
1 Ankur Rudra CLSA  9.47%

Best analyst for technology hardware & equipment

Rank Name Firm %
1 Soumitra Chatterjee Spark Capital  14.85%

Best analyst for telecommunication services

Rank Name Firm %
1 Rohit Chordia Kotak Securities  19.55%

Best analyst for transportation

Rank Name Firm %
1 Bhavin Gandhi B&K Securities  9.65%

Best analyst for utilities

Rank Name Firm %
1 Murtuza Arsiwalla Kotak Securities  9.01%

Best country salesperson

Rank Name Firm %
1 Sujay Kamath CLSA  3.29%
2 Kishor Binwal Phillip Capital  3.04%
3 Priyanka Agrawal Kotak Securities  2.05%

Best country sales trader

Rank Name Firm %
1 Viraf Mehta CLSA  3.87%
2 Mihir Doshi CLSA  3.66%
3 Jaideep Anand Ambit Capital  2.92%