Volatility with bearish bias haunted global equity markets last week; and the Indian market was no exception. To begin with, it was China that sent shock waves through international markets.
First quarter earnings of the top companies didn’t have any big positive surprises for the equity market but they did hint at a slow but steady improvement in the Indian economy and positive impact of lower commodity prices and of weaker rupee on export-oriented sectors, according to reports of top brokerages released after the close of the first quarter earnings season April-June 2015 (Q1FY16).
After a gap of almost four months, the market was hit by a sudden and strong correction. The first brush of the Indian market with a correction in the current bullrun was in March this year.
Last week saw a sharp increase in intra-day and intra-week volatility largely due to global factors.
The last eight years, global volatility in financial markets was often triggered by events either in the US or Europe. Now, it is the turn of Asia to scare both currency and equity markets globally.
While the undercurrent in the market was largely bullish last week, Nifty witnessed volatility both on an intra-day and intra-week basis. Yet, on most trading sessions, the broader market
- Aug02By Ravi Shenoy, VP, midcap research, Motilal Oswal Securities
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