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Is Indian stock market best in the world? Find out...

Last updated on: March 11, 2013 07:38 IST

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With the United States and Europe struggling to post good growth numbers, investors are increasingly looking at markets in the emerging economies, including India.

Let's take a look at the performance of stock markets in the emerging markets in the past two years.

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India

Performance of stock market in 2012: 27.99 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 23.64

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 5

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China

Performance of stock market in 2012: 19.74 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 19.65

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 7

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Turkey

Performance of stock market in 2012: 56.84 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 20.49

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 1

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Thailand

Performance of stock market in 2012: 40.42 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: 3.45

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 2

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The Philippines

Performance of stock market in 2012: 36.45 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: 7.65

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 3

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Poland

Performance of stock market in 2012: 28.77 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 18.13

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 4

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South Africa

Performance of stock market in 2012: 27.22 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: 2.76

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 6

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Mexico

Performance of stock market in 2012: 19.66 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 2.39

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 8

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Colombia

Performance of stock market in 2012: 19.32 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 16.54

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 9

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Argentina

Performance of stock market in 2012: 17.64 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 27.32

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 10

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Image: Women walk past a shop selling luxury shoes and bags at a mall in Jakarta.
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Indonesia

Performance of stock market in 2012: 15.47 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: 5.40

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 11

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Image: An ethnic Chinese Malaysian woman shops for decorations ahead of the Chinese Lunar New Year in Kuala Lumpur.
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Malaysia

Performance of stock market in 2012: 14.40 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: 4.45

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 12

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Taiwan

Performance of stock market in 2012: 12.80 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 17.96

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 13

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South Korea

Performance of stock market in 2012: 9.40 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 10.97

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 14

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Russia

Performance of stock market in 2012: 9.04 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 15.31

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 15

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Brazil

Performance of stock market in 2012: 7.40 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 18.11

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 16

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Hungary

Performance of stock market in 2012: 7.06 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 20.41

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 17

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Peru

Performance of stock market in 2012: 5.94 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 16.99

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 18

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Chile

Performance of stock market in 2012: 2.96 per cent

Performance of stock market in 2011: Minus 15.22

Overall rank among emerging markets in 2012: 19

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