March 8, 2021

market outlook: Dalal Road Week Forward: Indicators of fatigue throughout; watch greenback & bond yields

Displaying indicators of imminent consolidation, Indian equities took a breather throughout the week passed by and ended with a modest lower. The market breadth remained a bit wider than it was throughout the week earlier than, as Nifty oscillated in a 533-point vary throughout the week. The 5 periods additionally noticed the market shut at one more lifetime excessive, after which the index pared a few of the beneficial properties within the following days. From a technical perspective, some fatigue at larger ranges was seen as Nifty closed with a web lack of 181.55 factors, or 1.20 per cent.

Volatility didn’t present any spike. INDIA VIX rose simply 0.94% to 22.25 stage on a weekly word. As we head into the expiry of the month-to-month by-product collection, the market is prone to be dominated by rollover-centric actions within the coming week. The index is prone to transfer in an outlined vary within the coming 5 periods, with the upside capped.

Weekly choices confirmed the index could keep in an outlined vary between 15,000 and 15,500 ranges, and any violation of the 15,000 mark will set off incremental weak point. Nifty Put-Name Ratio (PCR) throughout all expiries remained at a wholesome 1.19 stage. It might be essential for the market to maneuver previous and keep above the 15,000 mark.


Regardless of this, it could be mandatory that market individuals hold a eager eye on the Index, which is within the technique of marking a near-term backside, and on the spike in US bond yields. A spike in yields, per se, is just not dangerous. Nevertheless it tends to occur on inflation fears, which then turns into a trigger for concern. Over the subsequent week, the 15,300 and 15,485 ranges will act as key resistance factors, whereas helps ought to are available in at 14,900 and 14,750 ranges.

The weekly RSI stood at 71.43. It stays impartial and doesn’t present any divergence in opposition to value. The RSI can be within the mildly overbought zone. The weekly MACD is bullish and stays above its Sign Line. A small Bearish Engulfing Candle appeared on the charts. Its incidence close to the excessive level is a matter of concern. Nonetheless, for any bearish implications, it can want a affirmation within the subsequent bar.

Sample evaluation confirmed Nifty has deviated sharply from its imply. The quickest 20-week shifting common stays at 13,410 stage, which is at fairly a distance. This will not imply any in a single day downtrend, however the present technical construction undoubtedly has the potential to push the market right into a wide-range consolidation.

All and all, Nifty is prone to see a modest technical pullback within the preliminary a part of the week. To keep away from additional weak point, it could be essential for Nifty to crawl again above the 15,000 stage and keep above that. Nonetheless, regardless of the anticipated technical pullback, the 15,431 stage has now turn out to be an intermediate prime for Nifty, and it’ll proceed to witness stress on each bounce until this stage is taken out convincingly.


We reiterate staying extraordinarily stock-specific and selective whereas approaching the market, as market breadth continues to stay a priority.

In our take a look at the Relative Rotation Graphs®, we in contrast varied sectoral indices in opposition to CNX500 (Nifty500 Index), which represents over 95% of free-float market-cap of all of the listed stocks.

A assessment of the Relative Rotation Graphs (RRG) does paint a extremely tentative image for the market. Solely Nifty PSU Financial institution Index is contained in the main quadrant together with Nifty Auto Index. Nonetheless, each the indices seem like taking a breather for now. Nifty Realty Index is contained in the main quadrant, however it’s quickly paring its relative momentum in opposition to the broader Nifty500 Index.

Nifty IT Index is within the weakening quadrant, however it’s the solely index persevering with to enhance its relative momentum sharply. Together with choose banks, this index could present some relative outperformance in opposition to the broader market. Nifty MidCap100, Monetary Companies Index, Companies Sector Index, Nifty Financial institution and Nifty Steel Index are all contained in the weakening quadrant as nicely, they usually all seem like steadily giving up on their relative momentum.


Nifty Pharma Index is within the weakening quadrant. It has taken a flip for the damaging and appears removed from finishing its bottoming out course of. Sturdy underperformance could proceed on this sector until it reverses. Nifty Power Index is taking a pointy flip for the higher. It seems to be rolling over contained in the enhancing quadrant.

Additionally contained in the enhancing quadrant are the FMCG and Consumption, Nifty Media and Nifty PSE teams. They’re faltering, and seem like rolling over in the direction of the lagging quadrant. Solely Nifty Infrastructure Index, which can be within the enhancing quadrant, is sustaining its relative momentum in opposition to the broader market.

Vital Be aware: RRGTM charts present the relative power and momentum for a bunch of stocks. Within the above chart, they present relative efficiency in opposition to Nifty500 Index (broader market) and shouldn’t be used immediately as purchase or promote indicators.

(Milan Vaishnav, CMT, MSTA is a Marketing consultant Technical Analyst and founding father of Gemstone Fairness Analysis & Advisory Companies, Vadodara. He could be reached at [email protected])