Relative strength index as investment strategy in indian stock market

Jay Desai

This paper examines the use of RSI as an investment strategies in Indian stock market on the basis of a data of 18 major indices over a period of 10 years. The analysis and findings reveal that investors use both fundamental as well as technical analysis while investing in Indian stock market. This paper examines that RSI can be used as the effective investment strategy to get high returns and outperform the market. Five most widely used investment strategies in Indian equitymarket are size based strategies, momentum strategies, following FIIs investmentbehaviour, buying stocks on the basis of 30 days moving average and buying stocks onthe basis of relative strength index. There has been substantial change in investmentstrategies used by active investors in Indian stock market over the past few years.

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