Market Updates

Monthly Update - Mar 2018

Market Update

Indian Equity markets have started witnessing the downward movement. Recently, the Sensex has dropped by almost 3000 points, which is an overall correction of around 10%. The correction is much deeper in mid and small caps. They are down 15% to 20% from their recent peaks. Recent correction may not be good for short term traders, but may turn out to be a boon for long term investors since the ...

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Budget Update - Jan_Feb 2018

Market Update

FinAtoZ View on Budget 2018 and The Road Ahead

As expected, the Union Budget 2018 had a clear focus on the rural theme. Government announced significant steps to put more money in the rural economy. There were many announcements on infra projects for rural India. Moreover, the move to increase MSP is likely to put more money in the hands of rural consumers. However, the budget had almost nothing for ...

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Market Update - Dec 2017

Market Update

With the 2018 budget season around the corner, many expect a populist budget tone from the government. The reason for a populist budget are two-folds: Government is on a back-foot after their relatively narrow margin of victory in Gujarat. There is a clear indication of rural unrest post demonetisation and multiple years of poor monsoons. Added to this is the 2019 election which is just 18 months away. This means ...

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Market Update - Nov 2017

Market Update

It’s the first time in 14 years that India’s credit rating has been upgraded by an international agency of repute. Moody’s upgraded India’s sovereign rating from the lowest investment grade of Baa3 to Baa2. It has also changed the outlook from stable to positive. It is on the expectation that continued progress on economic and institutional reforms will, over time, enhance India’s high growth potential ...

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Monthly Market Update - October 2017

Market Update

Indian markets are inching up, and is touching its new highs. With the earnings season all around, the key focus is on how the corporate results will pan out this quarter. Since it’s the first quarter after the GST rollout, investors are waiting for corporate earnings numbers. So far, there has been no negative news flow to disrupt markets lately. However, stocks may see a correction if foreign investors ...

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