Shanghai Composite, S&P 500, Korean Composite and Nikkei rose 1%, while Bovespa, Hang Seng and the FTSE ended flat.
Lifestyle and leisure companies were in demand during the fortnight. Kothari Products, Renaissance Jewellery, Goldiam International and SB&T International soared 42%, 38%, 26% and 17%, respectively.
Construction, epc (engineering, procurement and construction) and infrastructure companies were punished. IVRCL and C&C Constructions tanked 14% each. Lanco Infratech declined 13% .