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India Market Weekahead: Trading subdued but markets back on track

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(The views expressed in this column are the author’s own and do not represent those of Reuters)

Last week was a volatile one with the stock market poised for a surge but the Nifty eventually closed in the red with a loss of 0.20 percent at 5686.

Though we have outperformed world markets, the period of indecisiveness is getting stretched. Vijay Mallya finally announced a deal with Diageo to sell a stake in United Spirits, his crown jewel — a much speculated transaction for the last few months.

Euro zone woes were back on the radar with reports of a delay in Greece’s next bailout tranche, and the continuing problems in Spain. ECB President Mario Draghi’s comment on Germany being impacted by the euro zone crisis added to the negativity.

India Market Weekahead: Buy on dips with no roadblocks till budget

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There wasn’t much point-to-point movement on the Nifty but it was not a listless week by any standard.

India markets weekahead: Await breakout or breakdown

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It was a volatile trading week with lots of stock-specific action driving Indian markets. Jittery world markets, earnings disappointments from front-line companies and a weakening rupee erased gains registered early in the week.

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