Central banks rushed monetary measures to stem capital flows and combat inflation that no longer looks temporary. The rupee also hit a new low, sending stocks crashing. Can the Indian economy hold steady and what will help?
As the demand for the safe haven soared after the US Fed’s hawkish-than-expected stance, the US dollar index has now crossed the 113 mark, its highest level in two decades. The Indian rupee also breached the 81 mark against the greenback as a result, last week.
Gold started losing its glitter since central banks started hiking rates. Central banks across the globe had reduced rates earlier to support economic activities, which were adversely affected during the pandemic. But now, many central banks are on the path of hiking rates to fight against higher inflation.
Nifty may slip to 16,800 levels and Sensex to 56K; use dips to buy in these 5 sectors: Ravi Singh, ShareIndia
“Nifty may see a further dip towards 16,800 levels and Sensex to 56,000 levels in the current scenario. Investors may consider this fall as an opportunity to pick value stocks from auto, FMGC, IT, banking and power sectors. Investors should divide their investment into three parts starting from current levels till lower levels of Nifty.”