Global Indices 15-Oct Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,313 1,298 15 1.13
Nasdaq 8,149 8,049 100 1.24
FTSE 7,212 7,213 -2 -0.03
Nikkei 22,207 21,799 408 1.87
Hang Seng 26,504 26,522 -18 -0.07
Indian Indices 15-Oct Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 38,506 38,214 292 0.76
Nifty 50 11,428 11,341 87 0.77
Nifty 100 11,544 11,456 89 0.77
Nifty 500 9,254 9,193 61 0.67
Nifty Bank 28,555 28,182 373 1.32
S&P BSE Power 1,939 1,916 23 1.19
12,774 12,788 -14 -0.11
S&P BSE HC 12,345 12,258 87 0.71
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
15-Oct 26.73 1.21 26.40 1.31
Month Ago 26.42 1.23 27.23 1.39
Year Ago 22.28 1.29 25.42 1.28
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 15-Oct Prev_Day
Eicher Motors 19199 18328 4.75
Vedanta Limited 154 148 3.86
Zee Ente. 251 243 3.21
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 15-Oct Prev_Day
Bharti Airtel 384 394 -2.52
Infosys 768 786 -2.26
Bharti Infratel 257 259 -0.96
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1080 855
Declines 1398 955
Unchanged 179 127
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* 56814
MF Flows** 55520
Oct 2019; **14
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
• Indian equity markets added to last session’s gains mainly on the back of
good earnings show by a consumer major and firm global cues. Also, investors
expect the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to further cut rates.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.76% and 0.32%
to close at 38,506.09 and 11,341.15 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap gained
0.72% and S&P BSE SmallCap lost 0.11%.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,104 scrips advancing and
1,363 scrips declining. A total of 190 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Auto was the major gainer, up 2.36%
followed by S&P BSE Metal, up 1.56% and S&P BSE Bankex, up 1.31%. S&P BSE
Telecom was the major loser, down 2.15% followed by S&P BSE Teck, down
0.8% and S&P BSE IT, down 0.66%.
• Among the 31-stock sensitive Sensex pack, Vedanta was the major gainer, up
3.79%, followed by Mahindra & Mahindra and Hero MotoCorp that grew 2.83%
and 2.63%, respectively. Bharti Airtel was the major loser, down 2.53%,
followed by Infosys and Tata Motors, down 2.27% and 0.67%, respectively.
• Government data showed that India’s trade deficit narrowed to $10.86 billion
in Sep 2019 from $14.95 billion in the same period of the previous year. India’s
trade deficit narrowed as imports fell 13.85% to $36.89 billion in Sep 2019
while exports came down at a comparatively slower rate of 6.57% to $26.03
billion in Sep 2019. Oil imports fell 18.33% to $8.98 billion in Sep from $10.99
billion in the year-ago period. Merchandise exports fell 6.57% to $26.03 billion
in Sep compared with a year earlier.
• The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said India should go for further
monetary policy easing and broad-based structural reforms to reverse a cyclical
demand slowdown. The bank cut its growth projection for the country to 6.1%
in FY20 from its Jul 2019 forecast of 7%. The downward revision of 1.2
percentage points for 2019 and 0.5 percentage point for 2020 reflects a
weaker than expected outlook for domestic demand, IMF said, media reports
• The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has issued guidelines on 'on tap' authorisation
of payment systems, including minimum networth criteria for different players.
This has been done to encourage innovation and competition. In a circular, RBI
said it has been decided to offer on-tap authorisation for Bharat Bill Payment
Operating Unit (BBPOU), Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) and
White Label ATMs (WLAs). The payment system operators should ensure
interoperability among different retail payment systems. The authorisation
would be given based on merits of the proposal, and RBI's assessment of
potential for additional entities in that segment.
• The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs. 1 crore
on Lakshmi Vilas Bank and Rs. 75 lakh on Syndicate Bank for violating asset
classification and fraud detection norms.
• Air India Ltd plans to raise up to Rs. 2,500 crore through a short-term loan
(STL) from domestic lenders by the end of Oct 2019, media report showed.
Proceeds of the loan would be used to repay a portion of the dues the airline
owes its vendors, including oil marketing companies.
• Asian equity markets were mixed as the partial U.S.-China trade deal
announced last week remained vague in the absence of proper details.
Renewed Brexit uncertainty and cautiousness ahead of earnings results from
big U.S. banks dictated market movement. Today (as of Oct 16), Asian markets
opened with caution as the partial U.S.-China trade deal remained clouded.
Both Nikkei and Hang Seng were trading up 1.56% and 0.50%, respectively (as
at 8.a.m. IST).
• European markets gained after a European Union (EU) negotiator said a
Brexit deal was possible. An important meeting between European leaders,
which could decide the fate of Brexit, is underway at a two-day EU summit.
The U.K. is scheduled to leave the EU on Oct 31, 2019, and the U.K. Prime
Minister has said the deadline must be honoured.
• U.S. markets gained after the corporate earnings season started strongly. A
multinational investment bank and financial services behemoth’s third quarter
earnings beat expectations.