Market Brief – Markets on expected lines traded in a range during last week to end the week marginally up, Due to absence of major news flows market failed to gather momentum and remained sideways. There are good news flows like Good Monsoon, Govt. policy initiative of MSP to the farmers is expected to boost the rural consumption demand, and the trade tariff policy between China and America is favourable for USA is also positive indicators for the markets. The uncertain factors at the same time remain on Domestic politics and the forthcoming Assembly Elections during the later part this year will keep the market jittery and uncertain. Although market is well poised for breakout on upside and this can happen only if the economic growth is to visible, Govt. policies announcement and how the election unfolds. Sectors that are looking good at this stage are Auto, Consumption, Healthcare and selected stock form Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, One should refrain investing in cyclical sectors like Mines & Metals.
Technical– Market last week after testing 10600 recovered, to end the week on mildly positive note. This is the 3rd month of the market being in range and this month or maximum next month it will be vividly clear about the breakup or break down, In terms of technical’s the first breakout on the Nifty is placed at 10950 and then 11200 the historic high register in January this year close above 11200 market will have a secular run upwards, However since the market is still in the range 10600 remains a strong support and a close below 10550 will virtually see a secular downtrend and market will see substantial lower levels. The range for the Nifty for the coming week would be between 10700 and 10950. One should watch out for this level and take action accordingly. This is still a stock specific market.