The best books on the Indian Stock Market

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I am SEBI registered equity analyst, bestselling author & public speaker. I have started investing in the Indian stock market at the age of 18 and have a history of identifying several multi-bagger stocks like Chemcrux Enterprises, Lancer Container, Sirca Paints, Caplin Point Lab, Can Fin Homes, Mayur Uniquoters, etc. My portfolio consistently outperformed the index by a significant margin. For more details visit my website.


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How to Avoid Loss and Earn Consistently in the Stock Market: An easy-to-understand and practical guide for every investor

By Prasenjit Paul,

Book cover of How to Avoid Loss and Earn Consistently in the Stock Market: An easy-to-understand and practical guide for every investor

What is my book about?

The book has the highest number of positive ratings in Amazon India among all stock market-related books written by an Indian author.

If you are struggling to earn consistent profit from the stock market, then this book is for you. Written in an easy-to-understand and simple language, this book will guide you on how to select fundamentally strong businesses, when to buy and sell stocks, and, above all, how to minimize or avoid loss in the stock market.

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How to Make Money With Breakout Trading: A Simple Stock Market Book for Beginners

By Indrazith Shantharaj,

Book cover of How to Make Money With Breakout Trading: A Simple Stock Market Book for Beginners

Why this book?

This is by far the simplest ever book written on a successful trading technique that can be implemented even by a novice trader. The author has shared his own experience, tested methods with real charts that make the book even more attractive. Anyone who aspires to become a successful trader will find the book beneficial.


Bulls, Bears and Other Beasts: A Story of the Indian Stock Market

By Santosh Nair,

Book cover of Bulls, Bears and Other Beasts: A Story of the Indian Stock Market

Why this book?

If you are interested in the history of the Indian stock market, then this book is a must-read for you. Written in an easy-to-understand language, the book will take you on an exciting journey from the early days of the Bombay Stock Exchange, narrating all major episodes and players with learnings that can help you to navigate in the Indian Stock Market.


Masterclass with Super-Investors

By Vishal Mittal, Saurabh Basrar,

Book cover of Masterclass with Super-Investors

Why this book?

This book is a collection of interviews with India’s successful money managers & investors having multi-decades experience. Ramesh Damani, Ramdeo Agarwal, Anil Goel, Vijay Kedia, Kenneth Andrade are well-known names in the Indian stock market. You will find their investment philosophy, mistakes, approach, etc. that will help on your investment journey.


Coffee Can Investing: The Low Risk Road to Stupendous Wealth

By Saurabh Mukherjea,

Book cover of Coffee Can Investing: The Low Risk Road to Stupendous Wealth

Why this book?

The book offers a low-risk, long-term investment approach by investing in high-quality stocks. There are lots of examples from the Indian stock market backed by data and charts supporting the method. Not for traders, the book will help serious long-term investors seeking wealth creation over the long run.


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