Market Outlook 1) Nifty may consolidate ahead of March expiry; HDFC Bank, ICICI, SBI top bets, 2) #39;Nifty could hit 12k before elections; if ruling party wins it may touch 13,000#39;, 3) NiftyBank climbs 30K; HDFC Bank hits fresh 52-week high, 4) Podcast | Stock picks of the day: Nifty may find resistance at 11,557 on upside, 5) Make FMCG, agri-related and niche pharma companies part of your portfolio: Centrum, 6) Expect rotation of funds if the Indian market moves sideways: Richard Harris, 7) Cement, IT, oil gas and consumer durables are our preferred sectors: HDFC Securities, 8) Goldman Sachs upgrades India to ‘overweight’, sees Nifty moving to 12,500, 9) PSU banks in focus; why it makes sense to invest in PNB now, 10) We are in the middle of a massive global bull market, India playing catch-up: Atul Suri, 11) Bank Nifty should settle at 29,650 in the near term: Shrikant Chouhan, 12) #39;Expect huge short covering in next 10 days, buy every decline#39;, 13) Positive trend can persist as rupee moves, new opinion polls add confidence: CLSA, 14) Use dips to initiate fresh long positions; top 3 stocks which can return 10-28%, 15) Spread between large midcap returns has peaked, latter more attractive now: MOFSL,