The financial markets has been on a sideways consolidation mode for a long time . The major macro factors influencing the markets are :
The factors specific to India that will influence the markets are :
All these put together is the ideal recipe for increased volatility .
The terms volatility is mostly associated with Risk . However in case we are able to predict the direction of volatility it can provide trading opportunities .
Also for long term investors it provides the opportunity to buy their desired portfolio at discounted prices !