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India Markets Weekahead: Prepare for the next big move

May 1, 2016

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The Nifty was volatile within a 150-point band during the week, failing yet again to cross the 8,000 mark and closing with a minor loss of 0.6 percent at 7,850. FIIs were net buyers to the tune of $252.48 million. The rupee remained flat, ending at 66.4 against the dollar.

India Markets Weekahead: Time to restructure your portfolio

April 24, 2016

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters) A broker laughs while speaking to a colleague, as they trade on their computer terminals at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, March 4, 2015. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

A broker laughs while speaking to a colleague, as they trade on their computer terminals at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, March 4, 2015. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

India Markets Weekahead: Bulls back on track, buy on dips

March 20, 2016

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Markets consolidated during the week and at one point threatened to break Nifty 7,400 levels. But the index rallied to close above 7,600 points, up 1.25 percent for the week. The gains were part of an Asian rally triggered by a strengthening of regional currencies against the dollar.

India Weekahead: Time for a stock picker’s market

March 22, 2015

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The Nifty continued its losing streak, falling 1.03 percent during the week to end at 8,570. The present market behaviour is in stark contrast to what we had witnessed in the last 12 months. Intraday rallies are being sold into and positive news flow is unable to sustain the markets at higher levels.

India Markets Weekahead – Be fearful of greedy street

December 7, 2014

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The past week belonged to individual stocks as the Nifty took a breather, closing with a small loss of 0.45 percent at 8,538. A host of stocks related to defence, railways and power ancillaries hogged the limelight on hopes of huge order flows. Jewellery stocks rallied after the government relaxed gold import norms.

India Markets Weekahead: Ride the bull … for now

November 23, 2014

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India Markets Weekahead: Time to lighten commitments as extended honeymoon almost over

September 28, 2014

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The past week was one of the most eventful post the general elections, and the action continued till Saturday with a landmark speech by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the U.N. General Assembly and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa Jayaram being sentenced to four years in jail in a corruption case. Markets were volatile and the Nifty closed the week at 7,968, down 2 percent despite a recovery on Friday.

India Markets Weekahead: Investors to remain bullish in election season

December 22, 2013

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A surprise decision by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to keep the repo rate unchanged and a dovish statement from Ben Bernanke in his last news conference as U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman improved sentiment with the Nifty closing 106 points higher at 6,274.

India Markets Weekahead – Opportunity for those who missed out rally

February 10, 2013

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India Markets Weekahead – Still time to tank up for a pre-budget rally

January 20, 2013

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