Global Indices
Global Indices 15-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 2,111 2,077 34 1.63
Nasdaq 14,039 13,858 181 1.31
FTSE 6,984 6,940 44 0.63
Nikkei 29,643 29,621 22 0.07
Hang Seng 28,793 28,901 -108 -0.37
Indian Indices 15-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 48,804 48,544 260 0.53
Nifty 50 14,581 14,505 77 0.53
Nifty 100 14,719 14,639 80 0.55
Nifty 500 12,238 12,187 51 0.42
Nifty Bank 32,113 31,772 341 1.07
S&P BSE Power 2,421 2,399 22 0.93
S&P BSE Small Cap 20,800 20,805 -6 -0.03
S&P BSE HC 22,582 22,400 183 0.82
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
15-Apr 33.90 0.74 32.78 0.98
Month Ago 35.25 0.71 40.66 1.06
Year Ago 18.37 1.43 20.11 1.70
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 15-Apr Prev_Day
% Change
TCS 3219 3104 3.70
Cipla 914 885 3.28
ONGC 105 102 2.99
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 15-Apr Prev_Day
% Change
NA 2413 2494 -3.26
Grasim Indus 1349 1392 -3.09
Infosys 1361 1397 -2.61
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1202 754
Declines 1685 1166
Unchanged 170 91
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 51911
MF Flows** -24968
Apr 2021; **6
Apr 2021
Economic Indicator
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Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets managed to end the session in the green despite
disappointing wholesale price inflation data and sudden spike in COVID-19
cases followed by micro-lockdowns imposed across key economic hubs in
India. Stock specific movements supported gains with investors keenly
tracking the corporate earning numbers for the Mar quarter.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.53% and
0.53% to close at 48,803.68 and 14,581.45 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,202 scrips advancing
and 1,685 scrips declining. A total of 170 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Metal was the major gainer, up 1.48%
followed by S&P BSE Bankex, up 1.07% and S&P BSE Power, up 0.93%. S&P
BSE Auto was the major loser, down 1.2% followed by S&P BSE Consumer
Discretionary Goods & Services, down 0.4% and S&P BSE Realty, down
Government data showed that the wholesale price index (WPI) based
inflation rose 7.39% in Mar 2021 from 4.17% in the previous month and
0.42% in the same month of the previous year. The WPI Food Index rose
5.28% in Mar 2021 from 3.31% in the previous month and contraction of
0.26% in Jan 2021.
Government data showed that India’s trade deficit widened to $13.93
billion in Mar 2021 from $9.98 billion in the same period of the previous
year. Exports grew to $34.45 billion in Mar 2021 over the year from $21.49
billion in Mar 2020. Imports rose to $48.38 billion in Mar 2021 over the year
from $31.47 billion in Mar 2020. For the period Apr 2020 to Mar 2021, trade
deficit narrowed sharply to $98.56 billion from $161.35 billion in the same
period of the previous year. Imports fell 18.02% on a yearly basis during the
period from Apr 2020 to Mar 2021 while exports came down 7.26%. Oil
imports in Mar 2021 was 2.23% higher in dollar terms compared to the
same period of the previous year while non-oil imports in dollar terms rose
77.90% on a yearly basis in Mar 2021.
According to data from Nomura, the Nomura India Business Resumption
Index (NIBRI) fell to 90.4 for the week ended Apr 11, 2021 from 93.7 a week
earlier. The last time the index reported such figures was in Dec 2020.
According to the survey, the main cause of the drop was a decline in
mobility indicators as a result of the lockdowns and cautious customer
Wipro reported 27.78% rise in consolidated net profit to Rs. 2,972.3 crore
for quarter ended Mar 2021 as against Rs. 2,326.1 crore posted in the same
period last year. On quarterly basis, the profit increased marginally 0.14%
compared to Rs. 2,968 crore in the quarter ended Dec 2020.
Infosys posted a 17.5% YoY rise in net profit for the quarter ended Mar
2021. The company’s board also approved a share buyback of up to Rs.
9,200 crore.
Asian markets witnessed a mixed as positive impact of encouraging earning
numbers from U.S. banks against the backdrop of an improving economy
was neutralised by fears of a fresh U.S.-China tension and renewed
concerns over the surge in coronavirus cases in the region. Today (as on Apr
16), Asian markets rose following rise on the Wall Street overnight. Both
Nikkei and Hang Seng rose 0.10% and 0.23%, respectively (as at 8 a.m. IST).
European markets rose as market participants reacted positively to a slew
of quarterly earnings results and encouraging economic data from U.S.,
Eurozone and Asia. U.S. treasury yields fell following dovish comments from
the U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman, which further supported the market.
U.S. markets rose following the release of a batch of largely upbeat U.S.
economic data, including retail sales that surged by much more than
expected in Mar 2021.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics 15-Apr
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 7570.18 5575.09 12332.84
Index Options 518775.17 520243.57 96210.33
Stock Futures 14457.55 13153.68 93531.80
Stock Options 17797.78 17680.14 16564.02
Total 558600.68 556652.48 218638.99
15-Apr Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.14 0.88 0.25
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.93 0.93 0.00
15-Apr Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.20% 3.13% 3.25% 4.27%
T-Repo 3.22% 2.78% 3.26% 3.47%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.40%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 4.00%
91 Day T-Bill 3.31% 3.32% 3.20% 4.13%
364 Day T-Bill 3.72% 3.72% 3.75% 4.36%
10 Year Gilt 6.13% 6.03% 6.20% 6.43%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 26354 31333 17666 18158
FBIL MIBOR 3.43% 3.43% 3.45% 4.55%
3 Month CP Rate 3.65% 3.70% 3.75% 6.60%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.42% 6.32% 6.27% 7.30%
1 Month CD Rate 3.29% 3.37% 3.17% 4.54%
3 Month CD Rate 3.33% 3.34% 3.49% 4.68%
1 Year CD Rate 3.94% 3.91% 4.36% 5.64%
Currency 15-Apr Prev_Day
USD/INR 75.17 74.85 0.32
GBP/INR 103.59 102.61 0.98
EURO/INR 90.03 89.00 1.03
JPY/INR 0.69 0.68 0.01
Commodity 15-Apr Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 63.37 59.56 65.32 19.91
Brent Crude($/bl) 65.36 61.27 69.10 15.77
Gold( $/oz) 1763 1756 1732 1716
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 46632 46189 44674 40989
Source: Refinitiv
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Nifty Apr 2021 Futures stood at 14,541.15, a discount of 40.30 points below
the spot closing of 14,581.45. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and Options
segment rose to Rs. 92,51,859.18 crore on April 15, 2021, compared with
Rs. 42,92,923.97 crore on April 13, 2021.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.97 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.82.
Bond yields surged for the first time in two weeks despite the Reserve Bank
of India (RBI) conducted open market operations (OMO) purchase under its
so-called government securities acquisition programme.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.85% GS 2030) surged 12 bps to
close at 6.13% from the previous close of 6.01% after moving in a range of
6.02% to 6.13%.
Data from RBI showed that reserve money increased at an annualized rate
of 18.4% in the week to Apr 09, 2021, compared with an increase of 8.0% a
year earlier. The currency in circulation rose 16.0% during the same week
compared with an increase of 14.4% a year earlier.
Banks borrowed Rs. 180 crore under the central bank’s marginal standing
facility on Apr 12, 2021 compared to that of Apr 09, 2021 when banks
borrowed Rs. 9 crore.
The Indian rupee gained for the first time after falling in the last six sessions
against the U.S. dollar, as suspected intervention by the Reserve Bank of
India (RBI) via state-run banks’ greenback sales, overweighed concerns over
the economic impact of surging coronavirus infections.
Euro was little changed against the U.S. dollar ahead of the U.S. retail sales
Gold prices rose after key U.S. Federal Reserve officials indicated that high
inflation will not affect monetary policy and the U.S. Federal Reserve will
keep its support in place until the COVID-19 crisis is over.
Brent crude prices fell on profit booking.
According to the Commerce Department, U.S. retail sales rose 9.8% in Mar
2021 after falling by a revised 2.7% in Feb 2021.
According to final data from the statistical office Destatis, Germany’s
consumer prices rose more than expected by 1.7% YoY in Mar 2021
following 1.3% rise in Feb 2021.
According to the data from the Labor Department, U.S. import prices rose
1.2% in Mar 2021 after rising 1.3% in Feb 2021. Similarly, export prices rose
2.1% in Mar 2021 after rising 1.6% in Feb 2021.
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