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PollsBrokers Poll

India 2018

The 29th annual Asiamoney Brokers Poll invited chief investment officers, fund managers and investment analysts to take part. Voters represented fund management houses, insurance companies, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, hedge funds and wealth managers from around the world. A total of 6,540 valid individual responses from 3,100 different institutions, including 411 hedge funds, were received.

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Best local brokerage

Rank Firm %
1 Kotak Securities 20.69%
2 Edelweiss Securities 12.31%
3 Ambit Capital 10.82%

Best for overall country research

Rank Firm %
1 Kotak Securities 18.09%
2 CLSA 14.28%
3 Spark Capital Advisors 7.81%

Best overall sales services

Rank Firm %
1 CLSA 8.57%
2 Edelweiss Securities 8.15%
3 Motilal Oswal 8.04%


Best strategist

Rank Name Firm %
1 Sanjeev Prasad Kotak Securities  17.51%

Best economist

Rank Name Firm %
1 Suvodeep Rakshit Kotak Securities  8.82%

Best small cap analyst

Rank Name Firm %
1 Chirag Shah CLSA  9.96%

Best analyst for automobiles & components

Rank Name Firm %
1 Hitesh Goel Kotak Securities  8.86%

Best analyst for banks

Rank Name Firm %
1 M.B. Mahesh Kotak Securities  14.96%

Best analyst for consumer discretionary

Rank Name Firm %
1 Abhishek Ranganathan Ambit Capital  6.11%

Best analyst for consumer staples

Rank Name Firm %
1 Rohit Chordia Kotak Securities  10.07%

Best analyst for industrials

Rank Name Firm %
1 Bharat Parekh CLSA  5.99%

Best analyst for diversified financials

Rank Name Firm %
1 Nischint Chawathe Kotak Securities  12.36%

Best analyst for energy

Rank Name Firm %
1 Tarun Lakhotia Kotak Securities  13.00%

Best analyst for healthcare

Rank Name Firm %
1 Chirag Talati Kotak Securities  13.35%

Best analyst for insurance

Rank Name Firm %
1 Nidhesh Jain Investec  13.24%

Best analyst for materials

Rank Name Firm %
1 Abhishek Poddar Kotak Securities  8.56%

Best analyst for real estate

Rank Name Firm %
1 Abhishek Anand JM Financial Institutional Securities  14.39%

Best analyst for semiconductors & semiconductor equipment

Rank Name Firm %
1 Ankur Rudra CLSA  30.74%

Best analyst for software & internet services

Rank Name Firm %
1 Ankur Rudra CLSA  8.98%

Best analyst for technology hardware & equipment

Rank Name Firm %
1 Ankur Rudra CLSA  15.03%

Best analyst for telecommunication services

Rank Name Firm %
1 Rohit Chordia Kotak Securities  18.86%

Best analyst for transportation

Rank Name Firm %
1 Prateek Kumar Antique Stock Broking  11.42%

Best analyst for utilities

Rank Name Firm %
1 Bhargav Buddhadev Ambit Capital  8.65%

Best country salesperson

Rank Name Firm %
1 Kishor Binwal Phillip Capital  3.69%
2 Sujay Kamath CLSA  2.52%
3 Siddharth Dikshit CLSA  2.25%

Best country sales trader

Rank Name Firm %
1 Anil Jhawar B&K Securities  4.95%
2 Mihir Doshi CLSA  4.42%
3 Kshitij Shah CLSA  2.91%

Individuals who left their firm between the end of the polling period and when the results were published are indicated with (*). Ties are indicated with (=).

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