Selective Stock Picking

Plenty of risks remain for equity markets this year, Syailendra Capital sees some selected good buys amidst the volatility.

Last year was a challenging time for stock investors as the European crisis shook the global economy. Most markets were flat or down—with Indonesia one of the few markets showing gains, with the Jakarta Composite Index up 3%. The only other two major markets in the world with gains were the U.S.’s Dow Jones index, up 6%, and the Philippines, up 4%.

With the crisis far from over, the threat is still lingering this year for continued volatility and mixed results in equity markets. So where and how should investors put their money in the local stock market? Lanang Trihardian, Syailendra Capital senior investment analyst, has some ideas for 2012. Continue reading