As we have repeatedly stated that losses in the market are a part and parcel of the investment. Now we will see the losses suffered by Rakesh Jhunjhunwala in year 2012. Have a look at below screenshot which shows his portfolio has eroded more than Rs 1000 Crore.
However a point worthy of mention here is that individual has bounced back in profit each time his portfolio has suffered a jolt as he sees if his portfolio is suffering losses means that pessimism is in the air and is the right time to buy. Earlier also he had Rs 1747 Crore Losses which he recovered.
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala core portfolio
To be lean and thin is the mantra and Rakesh Jhunjhunwala core portfolio comprises of just 5 stocks (Titan, CRISIL, Lupin, Karur Vysya and Rallis) which make up 83% of the portfolio.
Thus as a last piece of advice is that one should not blindly follow him as his risk profile and your risk profile may be different and not to forget the time frame. However his activities can be monitored to know the likely place where action can be seen in future. This post is written on 20 Mar 2013.