Exit polls are expected after markets close Friday, with counting due on Dec. 11.
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India’s stocks headed for their best month in four.
Reliance Industries Ltd. and ITC Ltd. provided the biggest boosts to the benchmarks.
India stocks fluctuated as investors awaited the outcome of state elections to gauge the political mood before national polls.
FundsIndia has launched two portfolios of mutual funds geared toward both possible outcomes from next year’s general election.
The polls are mere “interruptions” that won’t disrupt the nation’s economic structure or business cycle, says Edelweiss.
Indian equity benchmarks fluctuated between gains and losses in early trade.
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Tight liquidity and a debt crisis at an infrastructure lender last month sparked a 13 percent plunge in the S&P BSE Finance Index.
Not that a weaker rupee is bad for all companies -- exporters including IT firms and drugmakers will gain in local-currency terms.
The India NSE Volatility Index climbed to its highest close since February 2016.
The best-performing stock market in Asia for much of this year has lost that title in less than a month.
Yield on the benchmark 10-year bond fell 10 basis points to 8.05 percent in Mumbai trading.
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Volatility in the S&P BSE Finance Index has soared to the highest level in almost two years.