New Delhi, Nov. 22 -- Brokerages allow SIP in stocks. It is an easy method which allows investors to buy stocks periodically in a systematic manner. HDFC Securities had recommended a portfolio to invest in stocks via SIP. The portfolio consisted of 12 stocks and three ETFs. It was launched in July this year. Till date, seven out of the 12 stocks have outperformed the indices, with stocks like Apollo hospitals blew the lights off with a whopping 57% gains while five stocks have underperformed. Bharti Airtel is the worst performer amongst underperformers with a 15% decline.

The brokerage recommend the portfolio without any change for investors to invest through SIP as it believes that the stocks need to play out their individual stories ov...