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Markets Weekahead: Not the right time to buy

By Ambareesh Baliga
April 28, 2013

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The markets continued their winning streak in the past week, with the Nifty gaining another 1.52 percent to close at 5871 on Friday.

India Markets Weekahead: Time to wait and watch

By Ambareesh Baliga
April 14, 2013

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A volatile week saw the Nifty closing 0.45 percent lower at 5528 after disappointing numbers from IT bellwether Infosys, which missed expectations on most parameters. The Bangalore-based company’s results also affected other IT stocks, with a number of them closing lower.

The stock market’s delayed response to Budget 2013

March 11, 2013

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Finance Minister P. Chidambaram tried to humour the market in his budget by cutting the Securities Transaction Tax (STT) which had been one of its sore points. But the market was not amused. The Sensex continued to slide, indifferent to the budget which was presented with a lot of expectations.

India Markets Weekahead: Beware the Ides of March

By Ambareesh Baliga
March 10, 2013

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Markets ended budget week below support levels of 5800/5840 and just when the six-month rally seemed over for good, it made a spirited V-shaped recovery to close at 5946 on Friday, with gains of 3.95 percent. The Street is divided with some expecting this to be the beginning of a new rally with the market scaling highs that it missed in February; others see it as a strong pullback which will fizzle out soon.

India Markets Weekahead – Opportunity for those who missed out rally

By Ambareesh Baliga
February 10, 2013

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Budget 2013: A chance to leave ‘policy paralysis’ behind

By Geoff Lewis
February 8, 2013

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In India, the government continues to both talk a good game and walk a decent game, having apparently learnt its lesson after a prolonged period of policy paralysis, before gaining a fresh lease of life with last summer’s economic reforms.

India Markets Weekahead: New highs will be more robust

By Ambareesh Baliga
January 27, 2013

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

By Ambareesh Baliga
January 20, 2013

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India Markets in 2013: ball is in government’s court

January 1, 2013

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India Markets Weekahead – A breakout expected before the year ends

By Ambareesh Baliga
December 16, 2012

 

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