Indian Markets and Significance of Muhurat Trading

Our Indian market every year conducts the ‘Muhurat Trading’ on the occasion of Diwali to pay obeisance to the goddess of wealth and fortune – Lakshmi. Muhurat trading in the stock market happens for about an hour in the evening on Diwali day. ‘Muhurat’, according to Hindu vocabulary means ‘an auspicious time’ decided by planetary movements. It is believed that…

Global Worries, Indian Monsoon can dampen the bullish Sensex Sentiment

The Indian markets have witnessed a dream run in the recent past- largely due to a so-called ‘HOPE RALLY’ which augured to bring in winds of change for the Indian economic fortunes. In the last five months, the Sensex soared by a whopping 25 per cent in the backdrop of the general elections in India. The market men placed high…

Sensex Zooms Past 25,000 as Poll Verdict on Expected Lines

Not so often does, things fall in place on expected lines. And YES! for a change things did fall very much on expected lines and in fact, even better. Talking about the 16th Lok Sabha Elections 2014 outcome, the markets were expecting a change of guard and Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) victory at the Centre. On hopes of…

Sensex on a High, with Modi Win in Sight

After days of speculation and confusion, it now seems finally clear that the current market rally in indeed a BJP led Modi-driven rally. As the markets have been on a superb surge in the last three days, as hopes grew louder for a likely Modi government at the Center. It all started last Friday, as the second last phase of…

Are Markets Fairly Valued, With the Sensex at 22,000-Level?

The markets are trading at life-time highs for the most of the month – March 2014. The Sensex for the last three days has now consolidated and stayed put above the 22,000-mark with relative ease. There may be many a reasons for the current up move, right from the election perspective, strong FII inflows, earnings expectations and many more. However,…

Markets Showing No Signs of Weakness, but Hurdles Ahead

The markets have been rallying smartly off late, with the benchmark NSE index, the Nifty, at all-time highs for the last four trading sessions. There is lot of talk of the markets been bullish on account of the upcoming elections, and forecasts of Modi-led BJP victory. Although, there may be no denying the fact that the upcoming Lok Sabha elections…

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