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India’s Second Largest Software Company Disappoints Markets

India’s Second Largest Software Company Disappoints Markets

Once again, the second largest software company of India, Infosys has delivered disappointing results, thereby failing to meet market expectations. The Company reported 32.92% growth in its consolidated net profit and gained Rs 2,289 crore during first financial quarter that ended on June 30, 2012. Though revenue of the company is in line at Rs 9,616 crore, market analysts were expecting company to post a net profit of around Rs 2,450 crore.

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Market and Business Summary of Year 2011

Market and Business Summary of Year 2011

Although you can't infer it by looking at mere figures and data, the year 2011 was a period of extremes. It appears that stock markets have settled at the same point, where they have started. But that is truly deceiving. Stocks have shown strong waving phase and despite the beginning and ending points are very close, indices baffled even most proficient and vigilant investors over the year. What made markets last year so much unpredictable and demanding is the simple financial theory, do A if B happens, but the rule didn't always work out.

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World Markets will stall because Of High Debt

World Markets will stall because Of High Debt

The US downgrade on account of high debt is likely to create more negative impact on equity markets as compared to treasuries. We witnessed consistent two-year rally in risk assets and reached very close to financial recovery, but the support was built on straw and sticks, not on bricks. The problem of excessive debt is global and it is not just US stock markets at stall speed. It is prevalent from Brazil to China and also in other parts of Europe as well as Asia.

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Why markets are cautious over Italy?

Why markets are cautious over Italy?

The markets have made it clear on Friday that, if Silvio Berlusconi steps down then Italy will financially do better. The reaction in the markets was very serious, as the reports released in morning from the journalists which were very close to the prime minister. The Italian indices which were down by 2% suddenly turned into green and showed almost 4% recovery from their intraday low. Obviously, markets felt better off without their billionaire minister, as the yield of Italian bonds also slashed across the curve.

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US Stocks Rise on Consumer Confidence

US Stocks Rise on Consumer Confidence

US stocks aroused, halting two weeks continuous drop in benchmark index as financial estimation precisely met investor’s expectations. Markets also got strong clues from the endorsement of debt-reduction programs which relieved the concerns about European debt crisis up to considerable extent. The eurozone situation is likely to arrive at some conclusion and consumer confidence details attracted investors to risky assets like equity and mutual funds.

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