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Markets on a high despite headwinds

Markets have been touching new 52-w highs around NIFTY 17400 levels despite globally high interest rates, high inflation, energy crisis in Europe & fears of recession. With inflation easing marginally in the US, the dollar index has declined marginally to 106. Prices of crude among other metals & mining commodities are inching up on expectations …

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Global headwinds restrain equities

Markets have been trading with a negative bias around 17000 levels. Globally high interest rates, high inflation, energy crisis in Europe & fears of recession are indicating to some tough times ahead. The dollar index has gone up to a two decade high of 113. Prices of crude among other metals & mining commodities are …

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India blooms – Global recession looms

Markets have been volatile between 17400 to 18100 levels. Globally high inflation, energy crisis in Europe & fears of recession are indicating to some tough times ahead. The dollar index has gone up to a two decade high of 110.  Prices of crude among other metals & mining commodities are on a downward trend due …

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FIIs back in action in India

Markets bounced back sharply over the last month by over 10% to 17900 NIFTY levels. Lower 10 year g-sec rates & inflation globally have eased nerves to some extent. Given the lower inflation print we expect rate hikes to slow down over next 3 months. Prices of crude among other metals & mining commodities declined …

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Inflation Recession

Inflation zooms-Recession looms

Markets are trading with a negative bias as index is around 16000 NIFTY levels. Higher interest rates & inflation globally have led to fears of recession. Fed is again meeting on 25-26th July for another round of rate hike while RBI will meet in August. Given the high inflation print another 75-100 bps hike is …

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Runaway inflation spooks markets

Markets are trading with a negative bias as index hit fresh 52-week lows ~15,300 NIFTY levels. Higher interest rates & inflation globally have led to fears of stagflation. RBI increased repo rate by 50 bps on 6th June while FED increased rates by 75 bps on 15th June, the highest hike since 1994, to control …

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Universal Stagflation

Markets corrected sharply over the last fortnight as higher interest rates & inflation globally have led to fears of stagflation. Stagflation refers to an economy that has inflation, a slow or stagnant economic growth rate, and a relatively high unemployment rate. It presents a dilemma for economic policy, since actions intended to lower inflation may exacerbate unemployment. …

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Global Inflation drives G-Sec yields

Markets have been range bound over the last month as inflation increased leading to increase in 10 year G-sec rates globally. NIFTY & SENSEX were up 19.4% & 17.5% in FY 22. This move has largely been driven by DIIs due to strong inflows into mutual funds which offset strong FII outflows over last year. …

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Russia shoots down Ukraine & markets

Markets corrected over the last month due to the Ukraine Russia conflict which has been going on for over a fortnight now. We expect markets to remain volatile till we have a resolution in place. Going ahead inflation remains the primary concern as crude is above $100/bbl. Corporate earnings need to improve in subsequent quarters …

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Global Inflation

Global inflation spooks markets

Markets corrected marginally over the last month partly due to rise in global inflation & talks of interest rate hikes. Markets have corrected ~10% from all time highs. We expect 2022 to bring significant relief & hope for everyone due to economic revival, though inflation remains the primary concern. December quarter earnings have been mostly …

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