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India Markets Weekahead: Wait for a healthy correction

REUTERS - The Nifty fell 2.58 percent to end at a two-week low of 10,122. India’s GDP data, which was in line with expectations, failed to cheer markets as worries escalated that rising crude oil prices could worsen fiscal deficit. However, a missile launch by North Korea was largely ignored by investors.

India Markets Weekahead: Tracking global cues

REUTERS - Markets remained volatile throughout the week with sustained selling pressure in the first three trading days after a rise in crude oil prices and concerns over the trade deficit widening to a three-year high. The last two days saw sentiments improving after the Cabinet approved key reforms such as the formation of a Goods and Services Tax (GST) national anti-profiteering authority and hiking the carpet area cap for housing interest subvention.

India Markets Weekahead: Showing signs of weakness

REUTERS - Indian markets fell after a six-week rally with sentiments affected over fears that a rise in oil prices may negatively affect India's terms-of-trade, weaken growth and add to pressure over meeting the fiscal deficit target.

India Markets Weekahead: Earnings in the spotlight

REUTERS - The Nifty scaled record highs after India's ranking jumped 30 spots to number 100 in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business list. The extended rally was led by gains in realty and pharmaceuticals. Decent results for India Inc also boosted sentiment.

India Markets Weekahead: Liquidity continues to flow

Markets logged their second week of gains as earnings season kicked off on an optimistic note. The Nifty crossed its all-time high, ending the week at 10,167 with gains of 2 percent. Mid- and small-caps clearly underperformed with the focus remaining on large-caps as key frontline companies announced their results.

India Markets Weekahead: GST relief, but is it enough?

India’s benchmark indexes logged gains of 2 percent during the week as firm global market cues along with positive macro data back home aided sentiment. Market participants were also buoyed by expectations from the GST council meeting on Friday. The mid- and small-cap indexes