14 Feb 2018
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Global Indices
Global Indices 13-Feb Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Dow Jones 24,640 24,601 39 0.16
Nasdaq 7,014 6,982 32 0.45
FTSE 7,168 7,177 -9 -0.13
Nikkei 21,245 Closed NA NA
Hang Seng 29,840 29,460 380 1.29
Indian Indices 12-Feb Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 34,300 34,006 295 0.87
Nifty 50 10,540 10,455 85 0.81
Nifty 100 10,945 10,846 99 0.91
Nifty Bank 25,702 25,464 238 0.93
SGX Nifty 10,518 10,404 114 1.10
S&P BSE Power 2,274 2,232 42 1.87
S&P BSE Small Cap 18,463 18,173 290 1.60
S&P BSE HC 14,517 14,348 169 1.18
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
12-Feb 24.15 1.15 25.48 1.07
Month Ago 25.66 1.11 27.28 1.06
Year Ago 22.12 1.43 23.34 1.26
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 12-Feb Prev_Day
% Change
Tata Steel 713 685 4.06
Yes Bank 335 326 3.03
Aurobindo Pharma 607 590 3.02
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 12-Feb Prev_Day
% Change
SBI 289 296 -2.58
HCL Tech 939 964 -2.58
BPCL 468 475 -1.65
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 2050 1429
Declines 764 383
Unchanged 164 49
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 8550
MF Flows** 12666
Feb 2018; **8
Feb 2018
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
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Since May-17, MOSPI has revised base year of IIP & WPI from 2004-05 to 2011-12, and for CPI
from 2010 to 2012
Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets commenced the new trading week on a positive
note with investors taking positive cues from the strength in the Asian
markets. Asian markets largely remained positive as concerns over U.S.
political deadlock eased to some extent after the policymakers managed
to end a brief government shutdown with a bill raising spending caps and
funding the government until Mar 23.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 went up 0.87%
and 0.81% to close at 34,300.47 and 10,539.75 respectively. S&P BSE
Mid-Cap and S&P BSE Small-Cap rose 1.31% and 1.60%, respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was positive with 2,050 scrips
advancing and 764 scrips declining. A total of 164 scrips remained
On the BSE sectoral front, barring S&P BSE IT and S&P BSE Teck, all the
indices closed in the green. S&P BSE Power was the top gainer, up 1.87%,
followed by S&P BSE Realty and S&P BSE Capital Goods, which rose
1.73% and 1.65%, respectively. S&P BSE Utilities and S&P BSE Industrials
rose 1.64% and 1.57%, respectively.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based inflation or retail inflation grew
5.07% in Jan 2018, down from 5.21% MoM and up from 3.17% YoY.
Retail inflation growth thus surpassed Reserve Bank of India’s medium-
term target of 4% for the third consecutive month. The Consumer Food
Price Index also grew 4.70% in Jan 2018, down from 4.96% MoM and up
from 0.61% YoY.
India’s Index of Industrial Production (IIP) grew 7.1% in Dec 2017 as
against upwardly revised growth of 8.8% in Nov 2017 (8.4% originally
reported) and 2.4% in the same period of the previous year. The
manufacturing sector also surged 8.4% in Dec 2017 from 0.6% in the
same period of the previous year. However, IIP growth for Apr to Dec
2017 slowed to 3.7% from 5.1% in the same period of the previous fiscal.
According to the data released by the Society of Indian Automobile
Manufacturers, domestic passenger vehicle sales were up 7.57% to
285,477 units in Jan 2018 as against 265,389 units in Jan 2017. The
upside was driven by robust growth of utility vehicles (UV). UV sales
came in at 85,850 units, up 37.88% as against 62,263 units in Jan 2017.
Aditya Birla Capital has planned to invest Rs. 10 billion each year to
grow its non-banking financial company and housing finance company
for strengthening its retail and SME loan book.
Gail has reported increase in net profit by 28.40% YoY to Rs. 1,262.22
crore in quarter ended Dec 2017 as compared to profit of Rs 982.92
crore in quarter ended Dec 2016. Company’s board has recommended
issuance of one bonus share for three existing shares.
Larsen & Toubro's hydrocarbon engineering arm has received orders
worth over Rs. 2,200 crore from Al Dhafra Petroleum Operations
Company of Abu Dhabi. The order involves engineering, procurement
and construction work for field development for Al Dhafra Petroleum.
Lupin has launched its generic Oseltamivir Phosphate capsules in the
U.S. market after getting approval from the U.S. health regulator. The
capsules are used for treating influenza.
Asian markets moved up after taking positive cues from overnight U.S.
markets after the U.S. government unveiled a long-awaited
infrastructure plan. Sentiments also got support after the People's Bank
of China mentioned that the Chinese banks lent a record amount of new
yuan loans in Jan 2018. Today (As of Feb 14), Asian markets opened
mixed. Gains in Wall Street’s last session boosted the indices. However,
weakness in auto and technology stocks negatively impacted the indices.
While Nikkei fell 0.09%, Hang seng grew 0.83% (as at 8.a.m. IST).
As per the last close, European market ended lower amid gains in euro
against the dollar ahead of the release of U.S. inflation data on Feb 14.
Rise in the currency pressured shares of European exporters, thereby
weighing on the indices.
As per the last close, U.S markets ended almost higher as the major
averages continued to recover from correction levels. Gains in tobacco,
retail and real estate stocks boosted the indices. Meanwhile, investors
looked ahead to the consumer prices and retail sales data scheduled on
Feb 14.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics 12-Feb
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 2681.28 5238.86 20169.22
Index Options 68066.17 65855.65 83704.31
Stock Futures 9325.27 9972.90 77773.81
Stock Options 7122.66 6930.64 7970.18
Total 87195.38 87998.05 189617.52
12-Feb Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.11 1.09 0.02
Indian Debt Market
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.85 0.93 -0.08
12-Feb Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 6.00% 5.86% 5.91% 6.11%
CBLO 5.93% 5.80% 5.87% 6.10%
Repo 6.00% 6.00% 6.00% 6.25%
Reverse Repo 5.75% 5.75% 5.75% 5.75%
91 Day T-Bill 6.35% 6.37% 6.29% 6.22%
364 Day T-Bill 6.54% 6.56% 6.30% 6.25%
10 Year Gilt 7.50% 7.60% 7.28% 6.81%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 33836 18355 27029 61757
Currency Market Update
1 Month CP Rate 6.89% 6.94% 6.87% 6.85%
3 Month CP Rate 7.78% 7.76% 7.38% 7.14%
5 Year Corp Bond 7.85% 7.93% 7.74% 7.33%
1 Month CD Rate 6.26% 6.24% 6.25% 6.29%
3 Month CD Rate 7.23% 7.25% 6.86% 6.48%
1 Year CD Rate 7.50% 7.56% 7.13% 6.61%
Commodity Market Update
Currency 12-Feb Prev_Day
USD/INR 64.28 64.37 -0.08
GBP/INR 89.02 89.71 -0.69
EURO/INR 78.93 78.89 0.04
International News
JPY/INR 0.59 0.59 0.00
Commodity 13-Feb Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 59.31 63.46 64.17 52.91
Brent Crude($/bl) 61.88 66.43 70.46 53.64
Gold( $/oz) 1329 1325 1338 1225
Gold(Rs./10 gm)* 30063 30267 29838 29015
Source: ICRON Research
*As on 13-Feb-2018
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Derivative Statistics- Nifty Options
Derivatives Market
Debt Watch
Currency Market
Commodity Prices
Nifty Feb 2018 Futures were at 10543.10 points, a premium of 3.35
points above the spot closing of 10,539.75. The turnover on NSE’s
Futures and Options segment went down from Rs. 5,28,108.82 crore on
Feb 9 to Rs. 4,41,659.86 crore on Feb 12.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.74 against previous session’s close of
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 0.99 against previous session’s close of
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 27.49 million as against the
previous session’s close of 26.21 million.
Bond yields rose amid fresh supply of state government debt and
rising U.S Treasury yields. Investors were also cautious ahead of
consumer price inflation for Jan 2018 and index of industrial production
for Dec 2017 to be released after market hours.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (7.17% GS 2028) rose 1 bps to
close at 7.50% as against previous session’s close of 7.49%. During the
session, bond yields traded in the range of 7.45% and 7.53%.
Banks’ borrowings under the repo window of the Liquidity Adjustment
Facility (LAF) stood at Rs. 3,630 crore (gross) on Feb 12 compared with
Rs. 2,530 crore on Feb 9. Sale of securities under Reserve Bank of India’s
(RBI) reverse repo window stood at Rs. 9,294 crore on Feb 9.
Banks borrowed Rs. 20 crore under the central bank’s Marginal
Standing Facility on Feb 9 as against no borrowing on Feb 8.
The Indian rupee fell against the U.S. dollar following gains in the
domestic equity market. The rupee rose 0.14% to close at 64.31 per
dollar from the previous close of 64.40.
The euro rose against the greenback on growing possibility that the
European Central Bank will scale back its stimulus later this year amid a
strong recovery in the eurozone’s economy. The euro was last seen
trading at $1.2340, up 0.40% compared with the previous close of
Gold prices inched up as market participants remained cautious ahead
of key economic data.
Brent crude prices fell ahead of the weekly data on U.S. stockpiles of
crude and refined products.
A report from Organization for Economic Cooperation and
Development (OECD) showed that jobless rate in OECD area fell to 5.5%
in Dec 2017 as against 5.6% in Nov 2017. OECD stated that the rate was
just 0.1 percentage point lower than the level just before the financial
crisis in 2008, thereby indicating an increase in the active population.
Jobless rate held steady at 8.7% in Dec in the eurozone. Meanwhile, the
rate was stable at 4.1% in the U.S.
A report from the Commerce Department showed that U.S. wholesale
inventories grew 0.4% in Dec 2017 as against a revised gain of 0.6% in
Nov 2017. Inventories of durable goods surged 0.4% in Dec, that was
same as in Nov.
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