Diversify your equity portfolio by investing in stocks overseas

Looking to tap into opportunities across global equity markets? Why not invest in conglomerates such as Facebook, Google, Tesla, Walmart, or Amazon, among many others? This article throws light on how you can use Indian and international broking houses for international portfolio diversification and what kind of stocks you should consider buying. It also discusses the regulations and tax implications of investing under the RBI’s Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS).

Investment in equities is considered risky due to the volatility associated with the stock market. However, diversification of the equity portfolio allows Investors to mitigate risk and earn decent returns on their investment.  Diversification may be defined as a practice of allocating investments in multiple financial instruments and markets to balance risk and return in the portfolio. Investors may diversify their investments across leading economies, in order to tap the opportunities not available in the domestic market. Moreover, they can not only reap the benefits arising out of domestic growth but also global economic drivers. International diversification allows individuals to invest in big multinational corporations or industry leaders such as Facebook, Google, Tesla, Wa...