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Want Beautiful Hair? First, Make Your Scalp Happy.

We spend much time bemoaning our hair woes, but often fail to remember that the root of the problem (oh-so pun intended) starts at the scalp. It’s not rocket science, kids – a healthy scalp means the rest of your hair will look healthy an...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Mar 04, 2016

The Finance Minister stuck to the fiscal deficit target of 3.5% of GDP, and maintained status quo on long-term capital gains tax on equity holdings in his budget proposals. FIIs were reassured - despite lack of clarity on retrospective taxation...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Feb 19, 2016

Short covering, some amount of value buying and hopes of market-friendly announcements in the forthcoming budget may have triggered last week's rally in the stock market.There was also a slight let-up in FII selling in equities. Their net selling, as...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Jan 22, 2016

There seems to be no let up in FII selling. Last week, their net selling in equities crossed Rs 5900 Crores as per provisional figures. DIIs more than matched them as their net buying in equities crossed Rs 6075 Crores.However, both Sensex and Nifty...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Dec 04, 2015

FIIs resorted to heavy selling during the week gone by. Their net selling in equity was worth Rs 3450 Crores, as per provisional figures. Net buying by DIIs crossed Rs 2300 Crores, and failed to prevent both Sensex and Nifty from closing 2% lower for...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Nov 27, 2015

Bulls were active in a truncated F&O settlement week. Both Sensex and Nifty closed 1% higher for the second week in a row – ending the intermediate down trend within a larger down trend. FIIs remained bears – as they have been for most of th...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Nov 20, 2015

After the debacle in the Bihar state elections, the government has become more proactive about reform measures. A second round of sops was announced for exporters in a bid to shore up sagging exports. FIIs remained bears during the week. Their net s...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Nov 13, 2015

The festival of lights failed to bring much joy to stock market bulls. During the holiday-shortened week, FIIs were net sellers of equity worth almost Rs 2300 Crores, as per provisional figures. Net buying by DIIs – worth Rs 1350 Crores – could n...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Nov 06, 2015

After 2 months of heavy selling, FIIs turned net buyers of equity worth Rs 3000 Crores during Oct ‘15. DIIs were net sellers of equity worth Rs 1500 Crores, as per provisional figures. In the first trading week of Nov ‘15, FIIs were net sellers...

Nifty chart: a mid-week update (Nov 04 ‘15)

Q2 (Sep ‘15) results declared so far have seen more misses than hits. Top line growth of Indian companies have been disappointing. Lower commodity prices and belt tightening has led to some bottom line growth. Market sentiments and Nifty levels a...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Oct 23, 2015

FIIs remained bullish in a holiday-shortened trading week. Their net buying in equities crossed Rs 1600 Crores, as per provisional figures. DIIs kept bulls in check with their net selling of equity worth Rs 900 Crores. IPOs have started to hit the m...

Nifty chart: a mid-week update (Oct 21 ‘15)

The daily bar chart pattern of Nifty formed an ‘inverse head and shoulders’ reversal pattern and broke out upwards to completely fill the ‘measuring gap’ that had formed on the chart on Mon. Aug 24 ‘15. The 20 day EMA has just crossed abov...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Oct 16, 2015

Exports fell by 24.3% YoY to $21.84 Billion in Sep ‘15. It was the 10th month of degrowth in a row due to weak global demand. Imports also fell - by 25.4% YoY to $32.32 Billion. Trade deficit narrowed to $10.48 Billion from $12.5 Billion in Aug ‘...

Nifty chart: a mid-week update (Oct 14 ‘15)

The IIP number of 6.4% in Aug ‘15 came as a positive surprise – much higher than 4.1% in Jul ‘15 and the highest since Oct ‘12 – showing clear signs of growth in manufacturing. Inflation climbed up a bit, but was well under control. CPI in...

Nifty chart: a mid-week update (Sep 16 ‘15)

Inflation seems to be well under control. WPI fell for the 10th straight month to –4.95% in Aug ‘15, compared to –4.05% in Jul ‘15 and 3.85% in Aug ‘14. CPI dropped slightly to 3.66% compared to a downwardly adjusted 3.69% in Jul ‘15 and...

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 index chart patterns – Sep 11, 2015

FIIs remained net sellers of equity during the week, with their net sales exceeding Rs 2800 Crores. DIIs were net buyers of equity worth Rs 2600 Crores. Yet, both Sensex and Nifty closed higher on a weekly basis after 4 straight weeks of lower closes...

Nifty chart: a mid-week update (Jul 01 ‘15)

FIIs were net sellers of equity for the second month in a row. Their net selling in Jun ‘15 touched Rs 8200 Crores – the highest net selling during a month since Jun ‘13. DIIs more than compensated by net buying of equity worth Rs 12000 Crore...

Nifty chart: a mid-week update (May 20 ‘15)

The big boys have started announcing their Q4 results, but there is not much to feel excited about. Tata Steel announced a huge loss. A few PSU banks bucked the trend by declaring decent set of numbers. Unseasonal rains had damaged standing crops bu...

Comparing S&P 500 and FTSE 100 index charts with Nifty – May 15, 2015

S&P 500 Index Chart vs Nifty (in green) The daily closing chart pattern of S&P 500 reached a lifetime high of 2123 on Fri. May 15 – climbing a wall of fundamental and technical worries, as bull markets often do. However, the past 6 mont...

Gold and Silver charts: consolidating in bear markets

Gold Chart Pattern Except for a brief period during Jan ‘15 and early-Feb ‘15, the daily bar chart pattern of gold has spent the better part of 6 months below its falling 200 day EMA in a bear market. All attempts to rally have met with bear...


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