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20 Nov 2019
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Global Indices
Global Indices 19-Nov Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,373 1,370 3 0.24
Nasdaq 8,571 8,550 21 0.24
FTSE 7,324 7,308 16 0.22
Nikkei 23,293 23,417 -124 -0.53
Hang Seng 27,094 26,681 413 1.55
Indian Indices 19-Nov Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 40,470 40,284 186 0.46
Nifty 50 11,940 11,885 56 0.47
Nifty 100 12,055 12,011 44 0.36
Nifty 500 9,702 9,669 34 0.35
Nifty Bank 31,236 30,992 244 0.79
S&P BSE Power 1,933 1,916 18 0.92
S&P BSE Small Cap
13,405 13,363 42 0.31
S&P BSE HC 13,207 13,160 47 0.36
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
19-Nov 28.13 1.15 27.31 1.25
Month Ago 27.51 1.17 26.94 1.28
Year Ago 23.55 1.22 25.88 1.23
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 19-Nov Prev_Day
% Change
Bharti Infratel 251 227 10.47
Bharti Airtel 439 409 7.37
RIL 1510 1459 3.46
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 19-Nov Prev_Day
% Change
Zee Ente. 286 294 -2.82
Yes Bank 64 66 -2.58
M&M 561 574 -2.27
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1149 855
Declines 1399 987
Unchanged 184 116
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 81292
MF Flows** 54403
Nov 2019; **5
Nov 2019
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
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Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets gained with support from the telecom and energy
sectors. The telecom sector increased as two of the leading telcos announced
increase in tariffs from Dec 2019, which soothed investor nerves worried over
the earnings of these companies.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.46% and 0.47%
to close at 40,469.70 and 11,940.10, respectively. S&P BSE MidCap lost 0.05%
and S&P BSE SmallCap gained 0.31%.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,149 scrips advancing and
1,399 scrips declining. A total of 184 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Telecom was the major gainer, up 8.52%,
followed by S&P BSE Energy, up 2.38%, and S&P BSE Power, up 0.92%. S&P BSE
Metal was the major loser, down 0.94%, followed by S&P BSE Auto, down
0.74%, and S&P BSE FMCG, down 0.58%.
Among the 31-stock sensitive Sensex pack, Bharti Airtel was the major gainer,
up 7.36%, followed by Reliance Industries and Axis Bank that grew 3.52% and
3.43%, respectively. Yes Bank was the major loser, down 2.66%, followed by
Mahindra & Mahindra and Tata Steel, down 2.19% and 2.02%, respectively.
The government has strongly stated that it does not plan to revise its fiscal
deficit target of 3.3% of gross domestic product (GDP) for the current financial
year despite the slowdown in economic activities.
According to a study by a domestic credit rating agency, the pace of
employment growth in India slowed in the last two years with job creation
growing 3.9% in 2017-18 and 2.8% in 2018-19. Based on a set of 1,938
companies spread across sectors, the study said the value of sales in FY19 was
Rs. 69 lakh crore thus covering the entire corporate sector.
The government has been urged by the Reserve Bank of India employees
unions to increase the insurance cover on bank deposits from the present Rs. 1
lakh to Rs. 10 lakh. This comes in the wake of the crisis at a cooperative bank.
Deposit insurance cover was last revised in May 1993. The finance minister has
said the government would bring in a legislation during the ongoing Winter
session of the Parliament to increase the deposit insurance cover from Rs. 1
lakh. However, she did not elaborate on the hike.
Media reports showed India may stay a ban on onion exports until Feb 2019
because domestic prices have increased after the harvest of summer-sown
crops. The summer crop was expected to augment supplies but was delayed
and damaged by untimely rains. The ban on overseas sales by India, which is
the world's biggest exporter of the crop, will keep prices at an elevated level in
Asia and require importers in Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka to find other
sources to fulfil their demand.
Bharti Airtel Ltd and Vodafone Idea Ltd plan to raise tariffs from Dec 2019 to
ensure the viability of their operations as increasing competition eats into their
Tata Steel Ltd. plans to cut around 3,000 jobs across its European operations
to cut costs. About two-thirds of the estimated reduction in staff would be
office-based, or white-collar, positions, media reports quoted the company.
World's largest oil company Aramco hasn’t yet made up its mind to
participate in disinvestment of Indian fuel refiner and retailer Bharat
Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL). The government plans to sell its entire
53.29% stake to a strategic investor.
Asian equity markets were mixed as no clear direction emanated from U.S.-
China trade negotiations. Investor sentiment was supported by news that the
U.S. administration has issued a new 90-day extension to allow U.S. companies
to continue doing business with a Chinese telecom giant. Today (as of Nov 20),
Asian markets opened lower as the U.S. President threatened to raise tariffs on
Chinese goods if the two countries do not strike a deal. Both Nikkei and Hang
Seng were trading down 0.77% and 0.94%, respectively (as at 8.a.m. IST).
European markets ended lower amid uncertainty and pessimism over the
outcome of trade talks between the U.S. and China. Reports had shown earlier
that there is pessimism among Chinese officials on the prospects of striking a
trade deal with the U.S.
U.S. markets were mixed after a couple of major retailers’ same store sales
missed expectations. Sentiment on the trade front was foggy as no clear
direction emanated from U.S.-China trade negotiations.
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