Reuters Market Eye - Has the liquidity-driven outperformance of Indian shares among BRIC markets this year run its course? Some market participants argue that the reform optimism-led buying may give way to a technical correction.
The BSE Sensex rose 26.1 percent in 2012 as of Thursday's close, outperforming all its peers among the BRIC nations.
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Optimism around reform measures by the Indian government has been rewarded by foreign portfolio flows of $20.51 billion this year, but on the flip side, equities have now started looking overbought to some based on technical analysis indicators, dealers say.
The Sensex is trading in the "overbought" territory, with its 14-day relative strength index above 70 for the sixth day.
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It remains to be seen whether Nifty will be able to break the 8,100 mark during October. With major events out of the way, the next trigger will be the Q2 FY16 earnings season which is expected to kick off next week. It is advisable for the investors to continue building their equity portfolio by utilising market volatility as an opportunity, writes Ambareesh Baliga. Full Article