Yet more days of wild rides lie ahead for global markets, going by trends across the Asia-Pacific region.
Preliminary manufacturing data from China comes in weak, forcing markets to miss a step. A volatile day of trading lies ahead.
Fears of a Chinese economic slowdown are dragging down global markets. But Nifty futures are swimming against the current, and are up in early trades.
In terms of policy momentum, the budget drew a blank, which leaves the Indian market at the mercy of liquidity.
The political overhang from yesterday's Rail Budget has investors running for cover this morning. Global cues too are weak. Brace, brace, brace...
Wild optimism rules in global equity markets after the US Fed signalled that easy money policy would continue. Asian markets and Nifty futures are up sharply in early trades.
Overnight gains on Wall Street cheer up Asian markets. But the Nifty futures trade this morning is lacking in cheer.
Today's market mover in India could be the election outcome from UP. But ahead of that, sentiment across global markets is down.
Weak overseas cues for the Indian market. Nifty futures are trading down, in line with the sentiment in much of Asia.
Markets across Asia are up at the start after Wall Street finished strong despite a spike in oil prices. Nifty futures too point to a positive start to trade today.
Investor sentiment is downbeat after US Fed Chairman seemed disinclined to open the liquidity taps. Back home, analysts wonder if the pre-Budget rally is already over.
A calmer start to trading this morning after yesterday's mauling. One strategist is actually feeling very bullish on the Indian market.
Markets are on tiptoes this morning, undecided which way to go. But Nifty futures are in mildly positive territory.
After yesterday's big losses, not much relief in store today. Early cues from global markets point to another down day.
The euphoria over the Greek bailout deal is already history. Asian markets are weak at the start, but in India, brokerages expect the rally to continue.
Indian investors missed out on yesterday's rally, and will be looking to catch up. But the sentiment in Asian markets this morning isn't overly encouraging.
One of those days when it would have been wildly profitable to trade, given the strong global cues. For today, Indian investors can only draw vicarious pleasure from soaring Asian markets.
Economic momentum in the US made for a good day on Wall Street overnight. That's driving Asian markets up today. Back home, retail investors are wading in. It's all looking good today.