Market Stories in Charts | Week of 12th Feb 2024

Data discoveries of the week, presented in charts. We look at data on India’s market performance over the years, IMF global growth projections, , India’s gross savings, and more. 



  1. India’s stock market has significantly outpaced the S&P500 over the last decade. Take a look: 👇


2.  India’s automobile retail data


3. India’s wholesale food inflation


4. Goldman analysts said in a separate report that according to hundreds of clients at the bank’s global strategy conference, there was a “clear consensus” that India is the best long-term investment opportunity while China has fallen out of favor.


5. India’s growth savings data compared to the global average.


6. What are the most sold mobile phones of all time?


7. In the top eight economies making the most money from tourism, hotels bring in more money than cruises, holiday packages, camping, and vacation rentals.


8. The top 15 countries with the largest forests are measured in square kilometers.


9. 23% of e-commerce revenue in India is projected to be derived from social commerce in 2028.


10. Top 10 world’s largest stadiums.


11.  India will have 773M consumers by 2030, up from 529M today (+46% growth!).


12. A look at sources of ethanol production in India, ethanol production, that touched 4.94 billion liters.


13.  Global growth looking upwards, and inflation heads downwards, according to IMF.


14. Meanwhile, the latest BoFA global fund managers survey reveals recession isn’t likely.


15. Even as most analysts seem to agree on “soft landing”, this chart shows consensus has rarely meant it will come true.



16. The GRANOLAS of Europe (GSK, Roche, ASML, Nestle, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, L’Oreal, LVMH, Astrazeneca, SAP and Sanofi) vs the Magnificent 7 of the US.


17. The rise of Indonesia’s economic power.


18. The difference between West and East Germany.


19.  Interest payments by the US Govt. has now crossed $1,000,000,000,000.

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