28 Feb 2019
Markets for You
Global Indices
Global Indices 27-Feb Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Dow Jones 25,985 26,058 -73 -0.28
Nasdaq 7,555 7,549 5 0.07
FTSE 7,107 7,151 -44 -0.61
Nikkei 21,557 21,449 107 0.50
Hang Seng 28,757 28,772 -15 -0.05
Indian Indices 27-Feb Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 35,905 35,974 -68 -0.19
Nifty 50 10,807 10,835 -29 -0.26
Nifty 100 10,962 10,982 -20 -0.18
Nifty Bank 26,799 26,953 -154 -0.57
SGX Nifty 10,801 10,828 -28 -0.25
S&P BSE Power 1,812 1,820 -8 -0.45
S&P BSE Small Cap 13,573 13,550 23 0.17
S&P BSE HC 13,711 13,668 43 0.31
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
27-Feb 26.15 1.20 26.36 1.25
Month Ago 23.68 1.17 26.14 1.25
Year Ago 23.95 1.15 25.87 1.12
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 27-Feb Prev_Day
% Change
Ultratech Cem 3889 3789 2.65
Bajaj Auto 2915 2859 1.94
United Phos 869 855 1.67
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 27-Feb Prev_Day
% Change
Bharti Infratel 297 308 -3.65
Wipro 374 388 -3.42
Vedanta 165 170 -2.98
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1140 849
Declines 1401 955
Unchanged 163 90
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 13373
MF Flows** 15302
Feb 2019; **26
Feb 2019
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
The task force established to draft a new direct tax law to replace the
existing Income Tax Act has sought 2-3 months extension from the finance
minister. The task force was scheduled to submit the report by Feb 28,
2019. With a 3-month extension, the report of the task force would come
before the final budget for 2019-20 fiscal to be presented in Jul 2019
after the general elections. The Prime Minister, during the annual
conference of tax officers in Sep 2017, had observed that the Income-tax
Act, 1961, was drafted more than 50 years ago and needs to be redrafted.
The task force was assigned to draft direct tax laws in line with the
regulations prevalent in other countries, incorporating international best
practices, and keeping in mind the economic needs of the country.
The government has detected Rs. 20,000 crore worth goods and services
tax (GST) evasion so far in FY19. It will take more steps to check frauds and
increase compliance, according to media reports. Central Board of Indirect
Taxes and Customs member (Investigation) said the department would
soon call a meeting of the representatives of the real estate sector to
understand transition issues faced by the sector after reduction in GST
The government could transfer Rs. 2,000 each to at least 10 million more
farmers by Mar 1, 2019. This will carry forward the PM-KISAN scheme that
Prime Minister launched on Feb 24, 2019. The government has registered
37.1 million farmers from across the country. After the second round of
fund transfer later in the week, the government will make payments on a
regular basis as and when data is validated by the Public Financial
Management System (PFMS).
Syndicate Bank announced that it is planning to bring down the gross
NPA to below 12% and the net NPA to below 6% in the current year from
the existing level of 12.5% and 6.5%, respectively. According to the bank’s
chief executive officer (CEO), the bank has made a profit in the third
quarter after posting losses in the previous quarters of FY19. The CEO also
expects to settle bad loans worth Rs. 18,000 crore early.
Markets for You
Indian equity markets dipped over escalating tensions between India
and Pakistan. The two are engaging in air confrontations and fears are that
the situation could go out of hand. The market had started the day on a
positive note on upbeat global cues after the Federal Reserve chairman
iterated that the central bank will be patient while hiking rates in the
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 dropped 0.19% and
0.26% to close at 35,905.43 and 10,806.65, respectively. S&P BSE Mid-Cap
and S&P BSE Small Cap lost 0.40% and 0.17%, respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1140 scrips advancing
and 1401 scrips declining. A total of 163 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Capital Goods was the major gainer,
up 1.13%, followed by S&P BSE Industrials and S&P BSE Basic Materials, up
0.49% and 0.48%, respectively. S&P BSE Healthcare and S&P BSE Auto
gained 0.31% each. S&P BSE Consumer Durables was the major loser,
down 0.7%, followed by S&P BSE Power and S&P BSE Bankex, down 0.45%
and 0.44%, respectively. S&P BSE Telecom and S&P BSE Metal lost 0.43%
and 0.42%, respectively.
Asian equity markets were mostly higher as investors welcomed dovish
comments by the U.S. Federal Reserve chairman on monetary policy. The
chief iterated the U.S. central bank will stay patient on monetary policy
keeping in mind the economic headwinds. They also looked forward to the
second summit between the U.S. President and North Korean leader in
Vietnam. Today (as of Feb 28), Asian markets opened lower following
geopolitical concerns and trade concerns. Both Nikkei and Hangseng was
trading up 0.38% and 0.13%, respectively (as at 8.a.m. IST).
As per the last close, European markets closed lower as investors were
cautious over second summit between the U.S. President and North
Korean leader. More than expected fall in eurozone economic sentiment
in Feb 2019 also weighed on the market.
As per the last close, U.S markets closed mostly lower following renewed
concerns over U.S. China trade war after a U.S. Trade Representative
indicated that a trade deal was not yet certain. A slew of geopolitical
issues also weighed on the market.
FII Derivative Trade Statistics 27-Feb
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 7198.82 7897.09 31118.94
Index Options 196036.72 196608.71 62657.34
Stock Futures 34002.56 33440.82 94342.54
Stock Options 9236.65 9427.72 11069.14
Total 246474.75 247374.34 199187.96
27-Feb Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.37 1.40 -0.03
Indian Debt Market
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 1.31 1.19 0.12
27-Feb Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 6.26% 6.29% 6.41% 5.93%
T-Repo 6.26% 6.34% 6.39% NA
Repo 6.25% 6.25% 6.50% 6.00%
Reverse Repo 6.00% 6.00% 6.25% 5.75%
91 Day T-Bill 6.36% 6.40% 6.54% 6.26%
364 Day T-Bill 6.55% 6.50% 6.76% 6.50%
10 Year Gilt 7.67% 7.55% 7.55% 7.67%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 35604 23364 32425 24462
Currency Market Update
FBIL MIBOR* 6.35% 6.31% 6.54% 6.04%
3 Month CP Rate 7.75% 7.75% 7.65% 7.90%
5 Year Corp Bond 8.43% 8.40% 8.49% 8.13%
1 Month CD Rate 6.75% 6.65% 6.64% 6.24%
3 Month CD Rate 7.34% 7.39% 7.27% 7.25%
1 Year CD Rate 7.96% 7.62% 7.88% 7.56%
Commodity Market Update
Currency 27-Feb Prev_Day
USD/INR 71.17 71.10 0.07
GBP/INR 94.22 93.36 0.86
EURO/INR 80.97 80.75 0.22
International News
JPY/INR 0.64 0.64 0.00
Commodity 27-Feb Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 56.87 56.85 53.48 62.93
Brent Crude($/bl) 65.49 67.36 61.93 68.23
Gold( $/oz) 1320 1338 1303 1318
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 33367 33730 32303 30496
Source: Thomson Reuters Eikon
*As on previous trading day
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Derivative Statistics- Nifty Options
Derivatives Market
Debt Watch
Currency Market
Commodity Prices
Bond yields saw a sharp rise with the rising geo-political risk between
India and Pakistan. Concerns escalated after Pakistan carried out
airstrikes and shot down two Indian jets.
Yield on the existing 10-year benchmark paper (7.17% GS 2028) rose 8
bps to close at 7.67% as compared with the previous session’s close of
7.59% after trading in the range of 7.59% to 7.70%.
Yield on the upcoming new 10-year benchmark paper (7.26% GS 2029)
rose 5 bps to close at 7.47% compared with the previous session’s close
of 7.42% after trading in the range of 7.42% to 7.50%.
Banks’ borrowings under the repo window of the Liquidity Adjustment
Facility (LAF) stood at Rs. 13,347 crore (gross) on Feb 27, 2019, compared
with Rs. 3,342 crore (gross) as on Feb 26, 2019. Sale of securities under
Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) reverse repo window stood at Rs. 38,511
crore on Feb 26, 2019.
A Commerce Department report, which was delayed by the government
shutdown, showed a much steeper than expected decline in U.S. housing
starts in Dec 2018. The report said housing starts declined 11.2% to an
annual rate of 1.078 million in Dec from the revised Nov 2018 estimate of
1.214 million.
Conference Board report showed consumer confidence in the U.S.
rebounded in Feb 2019 following three straight monthly decreases. The
Conference Board said its consumer confidence index jumped to 131.4 in
Feb after falling to 121.7 in Jan 2019.
Markets for You
Nifty Feb 2019 Futures were at 10,809.45, a premium of 2.80 points,
over the spot closing of 10,806.65. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and
Options segment increased to Rs. 14,77,021.36 crore on Feb 27, 2019.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 1.10, compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.03.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 1.37 compared with the previous
session’s close of 1.40.
India VIX rose 12.24% to 19.2100 compared with 17.1150 at the previous
trading session.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 23.26 million as against the
previous session’s close at 22.98 million.
The Indian rupee fell against the greenback following the rising
antagonism and geo-political risk between India and Pakistan. Investors
are closely watching any development on the geo-political space. The
rupee closed at 71.22 a dollar, down 0.22% compared with the previous
close of 70.06.
The euro rose following the British Prime Minister’s proposal for a vote
to offer a limited extension on Brexit. The euro was last seen trading at
1.1397 a dollar, up 0.11% compared with the previous close of 1.1385.
Gold prices were mixed ahead of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s second day
of testimony and U.S. reports on home prices and consumer confidence.
Brent crude prices rose following reports that OPEC and its allies will
continue with their plan of trimming oil supply.
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