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India Markets Weekahead: China weighs, but Nifty could rise

By Ambareesh Baliga
January 10, 2016

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Markets across the world had one of their worst opening weeks ever on rising concerns of a global economic slowdown led by China and geopolitical concerns in the wake of North Korea’s nuclear test. In India, the Nifty index ended the week at 7,601, down 4.5 percent.

India Markets Weekahead: Starting the New Year on a positive note

By Ambareesh Baliga
January 3, 2016

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Markets inched up about 1 percent in a dull week with the Nifty closing at 7,963. The low participation was on account of holidays for major institutions and volumes remained low.

Markets Yearahead – Spotlight to be on India in 2016

By Ambareesh Baliga
December 27, 2015

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The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building is pictured next to a police van in Mumbai, India, August 24, 2015. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files

India Markets Weekahead: Buy into the consolidation

By Ambareesh Baliga
September 13, 2015

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Markets displayed a spirited bounce-back after nearly four weeks of decline with the Nifty closing at 7,789, or 1.7 percent higher, on the back of supportive global cues and several reforms by the government.

Markets Weekahead: Volatility to continue

By Ambareesh Baliga
July 12, 2015

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India Markets Weekahead: Time to wait and watch

By Ambareesh Baliga
July 4, 2015

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India Markets Weekahead: Don’t get carried away by near-term sentiments

By Ambareesh Baliga
May 31, 2015

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The Nifty remained extremely volatile during the week to eventually end flat at 8,433. The sharp fall at the start of the week was due to extremely low volumes, which was compensated by a sharp bounce-back at the end on very high institutional buying.

India Markets Weekahead: Bulls in control but no catalysts for next big move

By Ambareesh Baliga
May 24, 2015

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Markets Weekahead: Prepare for rainy days

By Ambareesh Baliga
May 17, 2015

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Indian markets ended in the green for a second week, with the Nifty up about 0.80 percent, in line with global markets. Volatility continued to be the highlight but the bulls eventually triumphed with a stable positive close on Friday.

India Markets Weekahead: Spring clean your portfolio and buy pedigree stocks

By Ambareesh Baliga
May 3, 2015

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