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India Markets Weekahead: Stocks to continue momentum

Indian markets had a dream run during the week thanks to a confluence of positive factors including a rising rupee, falling crude oil prices, a U.S. waiver from Iran sanctions and decent corporate results. Benchmark indices gained about 5 percent during the week with the Nifty marching past the 10,550-mark.

India Markets Weekahead: Weak sentiment to continue

Markets ended lower in a highly volatile trading week with the Nifty falling 2.65 percent to 10,030. Crude slumped 4.2 percent to a two-month low of $75 but negative global cues, disappointing quarterly results and liquidity concerns over the NBFC crisis had a negative impact on stocks.

India Markets Weekahead: Grit your teeth and bear the pain

A sell-off in the markets resumed after the previous week's breather, with the volatile Nifty trading in a wide range between 10,250 and 10,700 levels. Growth concerns in China and global trade tensions weighed on global sentiments. Plans for bilateral trade talks between the United States and China have stalled, keeping markets shaky and putting pressure on China's already softening economy and weakening currency.

India Markets Weekahead: Time for a consolidation

Indian indices, already reeling from the IL&FS crisis, falling rupee and high oil prices, got another jolt from a selloff in U.S. stocks following President Donald Trump's scathing remarks against the Federal Reserve. Adding to investors' concerns was the IMF’s prediction that the global economy will grow at a slower pace of 3.7 percent compared to its earlier expectation of 3.9 percent. This deepened the cuts during the first half of the week. The Nifty, however, rebounded from the extremely ov

India Markets Weekahead: Wait for consolidation before making a move

Markets posted their worst week in 31 months, with the Nifty losing all the gains it had made in 2018 to end at 10,316. A confluence of factors including the RBI’s surprise decision to keep the repo rate unchanged, fears that the government will move away from deregulation of fuel, and the IL&FS fiasco led to an extended decline spanning five weeks.

It's time to revisit and revise India's money laundering laws

While the furore over the alleged piracy by Vijay Mallya, Nirav Modi and Mehul Choksi on the turbulent seas of India’s banking industry rages on, the battle for restitution of public money is going full throttle. However, lost in focus, and probably discounted as collateral damage, are the businesses that parleyed with these now infamous men of commerce.

India Markets Weekahead: Wait out the storm

Markets ended in the red for the fourth consecutive week led by a sharp correction in financial services. Sentiment remained cautious after the government raised import tariffs on select goods and the RBI announced measures to ease liquidity concerns.

India Markets Weekahead: Stay calm, stay put

India’s benchmark indices ended near two-month lows after an extremely volatile session on Friday triggered by panic selling in NBFCs, particularly housing finance firms, on fears of debt default.

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Modi government, RBI set for uneasy truce: sources

India's government and its central bank are getting close to ironing out some of their policy differences, said two sources familiar with the discussions, as they seek to defuse worsening tensions that had threatened to unnerve investors.