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India Markets Weekahead: Volatility to continue

Just when markets were ready for their next upward move and the Nifty was positioning itself to touch the 11,000 level again, political uncertainty in Karnataka and a confluence of weak global cues punctured the rally. Fears that the RBI may hike rates in the near term due to a rise in core inflation also dented sentiments.

India Markets Weekahead: Correction presents an opportunity to buy

Indian shares snapped five straight weeks of gains due to weak global cues and cautiousness during the second leg of the earnings season. Markets were also overbought after the long rally. The Nifty ended the week lower by 0.69 percent at 10,618, with mid-cap and small-cap indices continuing to underperform.

India Markets Weekahead: Look for opportunity to buy cheap

Markets began the May derivative series on an optimistic note with key indices witnessing a sharp surge on Friday. Sentiments were boosted by the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade, where the two countries vowed “complete denuclearisation” of the Korean peninsula.

India Markets Weekahead: Look for opportunities in the volatility

Global markets gyrated to trade war concerns as China announced that it would be implementing new tariffs on American products in response to levies announced by U.S. President Donald Trump. However, investors later resorted to buying on news of possible trade negotiations between the world’s two biggest economies.

India Markets Weekahead: Utilise corrections to deploy cash

Markets attempted a recovery during the week with the Nifty managing to hold on to the 10,000 level. Sentiments across the globe bounced back following reports that the U.S. and China are trying to prevent an escalation of their trade dispute. Domestic sentiments also got a boost after the government announced lower-than-expected borrowing for the first half of the next fiscal year.

India Markets Weekahead: Get ready to loosen your purse strings

Global equities were jittery during the week due to fears of a trade war between the United States and China, which could impact industrial investments and output. President Donald Trump announced tariffs of $60 billion on Chinese imports and Beijing responded with plans for reciprocal tariffs.