The liquidity that drove asset prices up in emerging markets is about to run dry, leaving these markets to stand on their own strength. On that count, the Indian economy is distinctly infirm.
The US economy is healing itself, but a slow winding-down of US quantitative easing would spoil the liquidity-driven party that emerging markets, including India, have been on.
The Indian stock market is going through a trough and will to recover in 2-3 years, Franklin Templeton told CNBC-TV18 today. According to it, political uncertainty is the biggest risk to Indian equity markets for now.
Chidambaram is reduced to keeping market players in good spirits because virtually all avenues of raising revenue or scaling down big-ticket expenditure items are closed to him. FII inflows are his only bet to revive the economy.
Asset heavy companies with high leverage may continue to generate less interest among investors in the equity market till interest costs come down
Listless trading across Asia this morning after Wall Street fell on weak tech earnings. Nifty futures are up in early trades.
After yesterday's rate cut, more positive triggers from overseas markets. A monster rally on Wall Street is lifting up sentiment everywhere.
A monster rally on Wall Street overnight is driving up markets across Asia this morning, although China GDP data is tempering that optimism. Inflation data in India and Infosys results will drive sentiment.
Wall Street reversed a five-day losing streak, and Asian indices too are up. But Nifty futures are looking sluggish this morning.
Markets are diving everywhere as eurozone debt fears return. Wall Street had its worst day so far this year.
Asian markets off to a mixed start, after US Fed chairman Ben Bernanke gave no hint of monetary easing, sending Wall Street sliding overnight. Nifty futures are up in early trades.
A weak start to the trading week lies ahead. China inflation data came in higher than expected. Plus big weak for economic data and corporate results.
FIIs and international business groups are repeatedly warning of a pullout of their investments if the government persists with its regressive tax provisions in the Budget.
FIIs warn they may "liquidate" their investments in India, disrupting the Indian market, if the GAAR tax provisions provde unbearable.
Another day of horrors lies ahead for the Indian market. Sentiment down all around - from Wall Street overnight to Asian markets this morning. And that's not even counting our home-grown worries.
Weak investor sentiment across much of Asia is dragging down indices. Nifty futures too are down this morning. Expect a weak start to the trading day.
Bernanke's dovish monetary signals have bucked up markets everywhere. Indian investors may get a chance to postpone their worries about the taxman's GAAR provision that spooked them on Monday.
A dismal start to the trading week this morning. Nifty futures are down among the hardest. Brace for a rough ride.