28 Sep 2018
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Global Indices
Global Indices 27-Sep Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Dow Jones 26,440 26,385 55 0.21
Nasdaq 8,042 7,990 52 0.65
FTSE 7,545 7,511 34 0.45
Nikkei 23,797 24,034 -237 -0.99
Hang Seng 27,716 27,817 -101 -0.36
Indian Indices 27-Sep Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 36,324 36,542 -218 -0.60
Nifty 50 10,978 11,054 -76 -0.69
Nifty 100 11,187 11,280 -93 -0.82
Nifty Bank 25,042 25,376 -334 -1.32
SGX Nifty 11,041 11,102 -61 -0.55
S&P BSE Power 1,976 1,987 -11 -0.55
S&P BSE Small Cap 14,940 15,240 -300 -1.97
S&P BSE HC 15,236 15,494 -258 -1.66
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
27-Sep 23.46 1.23 26.69 1.23
Month Ago 25.07 1.14 28.72 1.15
Year Ago 23.08 1.26 25.36 0.98
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 27-Sep Prev_Day
% Change
Bharti Infratel 268 262 2.43
TCS 2189 2142 2.18
Coal India 276 273 1.36
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 27-Sep Prev_Day
% Change
Yes Bank 203 224 -9.16
Indiabulls HFC 940 1000 -6.01
Bajaj Finance 2204 2316 -4.81
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 703 471
Declines 1887 1374
Unchanged 148 90
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* -13452
MF Flows** 84377
Sep 2018; **25
Sep 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 continued to lose ground on Sep 27, 2018,
because of cautiousness among investors. To arrest the fall of rupee, the
government increased import duties on select goods. Also, and the
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced steps to ease liquidity, which had
been irking investors ever since a prominent infrastructure development
and finance company defaulted on its debt. But the damp sentiment did
not improve, and financial stocks saw sell-off.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 decreased 0.60%
and 0.69% to close at 36,324.17 and 10,977.55, respectively. S&P BSE
Mid-Cap and S&P BSE Small Cap lost 2.19% and 1.97%, respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 703 scrips advancing
and 1887 scrips declining. A total of 148 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front only two sectors gained. S&P BSE Information
Technology was the major gainer, up 0.77%, followed by S&P BSE Teck
that grew 0.65%. S&P BSE Realty was the major loser, down 2.79%
followed by S&P BSE Capital Goods and S&P BSE Finance that fell 1.99%
and 1.95%, respectively.
The Union Cabinet has cleared a new telecom policy known as National
Digital Communications Policy (NDCP) 2018. The policy aims to get $100
billion investment in the digital communications sector by 2022, provide
broadband to all and create an additional four million jobs. The objective
of the policy includes enhancement of the contribution of the digital
communications sector to 8% of India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
from 6% in 2017. Also, it aims at bringing the country to the top-50
nations in the ICT Development Index of International Telecommunication
Union from 134 in 2017.
India has raised import duty on a range of including air-conditioners,
refrigerators, washing machines, footwear, jewellery, furniture fittings
and tableware. Also, it has been raised on aviation turbine fuel (ATF).
Basic customs duties have been increased by 2.5-10 percentage points on
19 tariff lines that accounted for an import bill of Rs. 86,000 crore in FY18.
Meanwhile, basic customs duty of 5% has been imposed on ATF. The
prices of jet fuel will be increased by Rs. 2,000 per kilolitre beginning Sep
27, 2018. The raise comes on the wake of government’s efforts to rein in
the current account deficit and strengthen up the rupee.
The Reserve of India (RBI) has permitted the banks to dip further into
statutory cash reserves in a bid to ease a liquidity squeeze. RBI stated that
the banks could carve out 15% of the holdings under the statutory
liquidity reserves to meet their liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) requirements
as against current rate of 13%. The announcement comes in order to ease
the liquidity squeeze that has been troubling the nation’s money markets.
Reliance Industries has tied up with Vardhman Textiles to produce
innovative fabric including R|Elan GreenGold, which is manufactured by
recycling used PET bottles. The fabric is used in trousers and denim.
R|Elan GreenGold has one of the lowest carbon footprints worldwide
because of its eco-friendly manufacturing attributes.
Amazon.in has expanded its delivery network in Uttar Pradesh, including
Lucknow, Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra and Meerut. The company has now
around 60 delivery stations and service partner nodes.
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Asian equity markets remained mixed as investors moved cautiously in
the aftermath of U.S. Federal Reserve increasing interest rates and hinting
at another rate hike in 2018. Chinese markets traded lower after official
data showed the country’s industrial profits increased at a slower pace in
Aug 2018. Also, U.S. President accusing Beijing of interfering in the U.S.
midterm elections added to the woes of Chinese markets. Today (as of
Sep 28), Asian market opened higher following gains in the U.S. Wall
Street. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng were trading up 1.37% and 0.57%,
respectively (as at 8.a.m. IST).
As per the last close, European markets closed higher following strong
corporate news. However, political uncertainty in Italy and trade war
concern between the U.S. and China capped the gains.
As per the last close, U.S. markets closed higher following rise in share
prices of a major multinational technology company. Strong U.S. durable
goods order in Aug 2018 also added to the gains.
FII Derivative Trade Statistics 27-Sep
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 8821.97 8542.53 27608.70
Index Options 178423.60 177244.63 97623.12
Stock Futures 37353.14 36646.59 92932.39
Stock Options 6383.72 6466.97 9556.10
Total 230982.43 228900.72 227720.31
27-Sep Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 0.93 1.09 -0.16
Indian Debt Market
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.96 0.93 0.03
27-Sep Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 6.46% 6.60% 6.34% 5.86%
CBLO 5.98% 6.46% 6.40% 5.85%
Repo 6.50% 6.50% 6.50% 6.00%
Reverse Repo 6.25% 6.25% 6.25% 5.75%
91 Day T-Bill 7.05% 7.06% 6.77% 6.09%
364 Day T-Bill 7.64% 7.63% 7.28% 6.23%
10 Year Gilt 8.03% 8.07% 7.89% 6.67%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 34665 43175 23721 39084
Currency Market Update
FBIL MIBOR 6.55% 6.65% 6.54% 6.00%
3 Month CP Rate 8.35% 8.05% 7.80% 6.63%
5 Year Corp Bond 8.90% 8.94% 8.68% 7.47%
1 Month CD Rate 7.63% 7.51% 6.69% 6.10%
3 Month CD Rate 7.75% 7.51% 7.23% 6.15%
1 Year CD Rate 8.40% 8.39% 7.99% 6.57%
Commodity Market Update
Currency 27-Sep Prev_Day
USD/INR 72.65 72.72 -0.07
GBP/INR 95.43 95.77 -0.34
EURO/INR 85.04 85.54 -0.49
International News
JPY/INR 0.64 0.64 0.00
Commodity 27-Sep Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 72.13 71.03 69.62 52.09
Brent Crude($/bl) 82.03 79.87 73.60 59.83
Gold( $/oz) 1182 1204 1211 1281
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 30575 30722 29869 29828
Source: Thomson Reuters Eikon
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Derivative Statistics- Nifty Options
Derivatives Market
Debt Watch
Currency Market
Commodity Prices
Nifty Sep 2018 Futures closed at 10,977.55, same as the spot closing.
The turnover on NSE’s Futures and Options segment rose to Rs.
18,94,898.56 on Sep 27 compared with Rs. 12,29,900.86 on Sep 26.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.87, compared with the previous session’s
close of 0.85.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 0.93 compared with the previous
session’s close of 1.09.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 27.45 million as against the
previous session’s close at 25.33 million.
Bond yield declined for the second straight day since investors
resorted to short covering as they expect government borrowing targets
to lower in the second half of the fiscal. The authorities are slated to
declare the borrowing targets on Sep 28.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (7.17% GS 2028) declined 4 bps
to 8.03% compared with the previous closing of 8.07% after trading in
the range of 8.02% to 8.08%.
Banks’ borrowings under the repo window of the Liquidity Adjustment
Facility (LAF) stood at Rs. 3,921 crore (gross) on Sep 27 compared with a
borrowing of Rs. 3,746 crore (gross) on Sep 26. Sale of securities under
the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) reverse repo window stood at Rs.
120,515 crore on Sep 26.
Banks did not borrow under the central bank’s Marginal Standing
Facility on Sep 26. On Sep 25, banks borrowing stood at Rs. 235 crore.
The Indian rupee saw a marginal rise against the greenback. The
government’s import duty hike move to curb imports and control
current account deficit aided the local currency.
The euro moved down against dollar following media reports revealing
a possible delay in the Italian budget meeting. This raised concerns
regarding a wider deficit target among market participants.
Gold prices moved down after the Federal Reserve increased interest
rates by 25 bps .
Brent crude prices surged as market participants stay wary regarding
the shrinking supplies once U.S.’s sanction on Iran comes into effect on
The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) in its monetary policy review increased
interest rates by 25 bps as it decided to raise the target range for the
federal funds rate to 2 to 2.25%. This was the third-rate hike by Fed in
2018. Fed also projected one more rate hike in 2018 and three rate hikes
in 2019. Fed upwardly revised the outlook for GDP growth in 2018 to
3.1% from 2.8%.
Data from the U.S Commerce Department showed that durable goods
orders in U.S. surged 4.5% in Aug 2018 after falling by a revised 1.2% in
Jul 2018 (1.7% originally reported). The rebound came as as orders for
transportation equipment surged 13.0% in Aug 2018 after it fell 3.7% in
Jul 2018.
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