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Charts & Analysis

The May 31st fall drops Nifty Gains to 0.9%

The monthly Nifty move for May 2013 shows a headline gain of 0.94%, which masks the extreme volatility the month showed – the Nifty went all the way to nearly 6200 before retreating back to close at 5986.

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The Sensex was marginally better:

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And here is, as usual, the year-to-date gain till May over the years.

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There’s nothing special about 2013, but then there are seven months left; even 2007 was relatively benign till it went nuts towards the end.