Personal Finance Sensex hits record high even as some stocks sink to 52-week lows: Here's what to do Updated : July 25, 2018 06:33 AM IST Experts said investors should avoid taking leverage bets and pick stocks just because it has corrected in double-digits in the recent past. In the last six months, the CNX Midcap and Smallcap indices have dropped 15-22 percent, whereas the benchmark indices are sitting pretty with gains of 3-6 percent. Midcaps have seen severe selling pressure and many stocks which had been market favourites in 2017 have lost close to 30-40 percent of their value in the last few months. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.