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Lok Sabha elections 2024 trading strategy: Poll-driven equity weakness buying opportunity, says UBS

Opinion polls indicate high probability of NDA securing a 3rd term. However, unexpected results could trigger market reactions. Voter turnout uncertainty in key states raises questions on NDA’s ability. UBS analyses 4 election scenarios and potential impacts on financial markets.

4 min read27 May 2024
Markets

General Elections 2024: How different poll outcome scenarios may impact equity, forex and bond markets

Nomura predicts that uncertainty will linger until 4 June when final election results are revealed, with exit polls on 1 June offering some clarity. Nomura foresees positive market reactions in case of BJP or NDA victories, but a sell-off if I.N.D.I.A wins.

6 min read27 May 2024
Markets

General Elections 2024: Private banks or public sector lenders - who will benefit more from Modi’s likely win?

Amid recent market movements, public sector bank stocks have surged while private sector banks witnessed some consolidation.

4 min read25 May 2024
Elections

In charts: The times when ECI junked your votes and asked for a repoll

In the last three Lok Sabha elections, a total of 1,474 polling stations across 223 constituencies have seen repolls being held for various reasons

2 min read24 May 2024
Markets

Nifty above 22,900: What next for the index as poll results approach? Experts advise what investors should do now

Market buoyancy continued as Nifty reclaimed record high, gaining over 1.5%. Positive trend expected to persist with banking index adding momentum. Focus on heavyweight stocks advised.

6 min read23 May 2024
Markets

General Elections 2024: BJP not winning 400 seats won’t be negative for market, says Naveen Kulkarni of Axis Sec PMS

Naveen Kulkarni of Axis Securities PMS believes that BJP not winning 400 seats will not be negative for the market at all. A stable and predictable political regime is most important right now. Therefore, irrespective of the outcome, it won’t significantly affect the market, he explained.

4 min read22 May 2024
Markets

General Elections 2024: Traders turn to illegal betting for cues, says report

India’s stock market traders are turning to illegal election betting platforms for insights on the general election outcome. Shadow betting markets predict a reduced majority for the ruling BJP.

2 min read22 May 2024
Elections

How many polling stations does it take to conduct India’s elections?

The number of India’s polling stations has risen steadily over the years with the figure hitting the one million mark in the 2019 election, from just over 200,000 in the 1960s

1 min read21 May 2024
Markets

General Elections 2024: Kotak Alternate Asset Managers suggests THIS strategy ahead of poll results amid volatility

Kotak notes high market volatility in May amid election anxiety and foreign outflows. It recommends a neutral equity allocation with a focus on defensive sectors.

3 min read21 May 2024
Politics

General Elections 2024: Women voters take center stage once again in Indian electoral landscape, says report

2024 general elections saw a notable increase in voter turnout with 45.1 crore voters compared to 42.6 crore in 2019, indicating a rise of 2.5 crore voters. Female voters increased by 93.6 lakh, surpassing male voters’ rise, hinting at a shift in Indian politics.

3 min read20 May 2024
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