Global Indices
Global Indices 16-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 2,114 2,111 2 0.11
Nasdaq 14,052 14,039 14 0.10
FTSE 7,020 6,984 36 0.52
Nikkei 29,683 29,643 41 0.14
Hang Seng 28,970 28,793 177 0.61
Indian Indices 16-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 48,832 48,804 28 0.06
Nifty 50 14,618 14,581 36 0.25
Nifty 100 14,773 14,719 54 0.37
Nifty 500 12,298 12,238 60 0.49
Nifty Bank 31,977 32,113 -135 -0.42
S&P BSE Power 2,452 2,421 31 1.28
S&P BSE Small Cap 21,019 20,800 219 1.05
S&P BSE HC 23,007 22,582 425 1.88
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
16-Apr 33.95 0.74 32.84 0.98
Month Ago 35.17 0.71 40.61 1.07
Year Ago 18.35 1.42 20.25 1.69
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 16-Apr Prev_Day
% Change
Wipro 469 431 8.94
Hindalco 370 354 4.65
Asian Paints 2664 2588 2.94
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 16-Apr Prev_Day
% Change
JSW Steel 619 629 -1.54
ICICI Bank 567 575 -1.43
L&T Ltd. 1359 1375 -1.13
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1654 1133
Declines 1240 763
Unchanged 166 108
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 51099
MF Flows** -24968
Apr 2021; **6
Apr 2021
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
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Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Sensex Nifty
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets managed to close in the green with Nifty surpassing
the 14,600-mark and Sensex closing flat. Upbeat economic data from U.S.
and China, which cemented hopes of a solid global economic recovery,
provided support to the buying interest. Nonetheless, market participants
maintained a cautious stance with the COVID-19 situation in the country
getting grimmer day by day.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.06% and
0.25% to close at 48,832.03 and 14,617.85 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,654 scrips advancing
and 1,240 scrips declining. A total of 166 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Healthcare was the major gainer, up
1.88% followed by S&P BSE Utilities, up 1.35% and S&P BSE Consumer
Durables, up 1.33%. S&P BSE Bankex was the major loser, down 0.51%
followed by S&P BSE Capital Goods, down 0.39% and S&P BSE Realty, down
According to the India Meteorological Department, India will likely receive
normal monsoon rainfall in 2021 since La Nina or El Nino weather
conditions, which affect rain patterns, are unlikely to occur. The southwest
monsoon in2021, which will begin in June, is expected to be natural, with
98% of the Long Period Average (LPA). Monsoon LPA is 88 centimetres.
The Department of Telecom successfully completed the assignment of
frequencies to successful bidders of the Spectrum Auction, 2021.
Harmonization of spectrum was also accomplished along with frequency
assignments. An amount of Rs. 2306.97 crore was received in advance from
bidders by assigning spectrum immediately, rather than at a later date.
Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
issued guidelines for preparing warehousing norms by clearing
corporations for agricultural, agri-processed, base and industrial metals
goods. The objective of the move is to bring in uniformity, improve the ease
of doing business within the country and rationalise regulatory compliance
cost, among other aspects. The guidelines would come into effect from Jun
1, 2021.
According to reports, the Ministry of Finance has expanded the scope of
the Rs. 3 lakh crore Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS). The
scheme will now cover borrowers from the healthcare segment, apart from
the 26 sectors identified by the Kamath Committee.
According to media reports, the consolidated net profit of Mindtree rose
53.4% on a yearly basis to Rs. 317.3 crore for the quarter ended Mar 2021
from previous year’s profit of Rs. 206.2 crore
According to media reports, the construction arm of Larsen & Toubro has
secured orders from prestigious clients for its various businesses. The
power transmission distribution business has won orders to design and
construct two sub-stations in Dubai, UAE.
Asian markets closed in the green as a series of upbeat U.S. economic data
coupled with the encouraging Chinese GDP data instilled confidence over
solid global economic recovery. However, continuing surge in coronavirus
cases in the region and the possible restrictions on economic activity in
several countries restricted gains. Today (as on Apr 19), markets are trading
mixed with investors keenly tracking the movement of one of the major
stocks listed in Hong Kong following recent reports of one of its
stakeholder’s divestment. While Nikkei is trading flat, Hang Seng is down
0.53% (as at 8:00 AM IST).
European markets went up amid continued optimism about global
economic recovery. Upbeat results from some major U.S. and European
companies also contributed to the positive mood in the markets.
U.S. markets rose, as investors continued to take positive cues from strong
U.S. economic data, with upbeat economic data from China adding to
optimism about a global economic recovery.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 7806.36 6497.72 12847.55
Index Options 1229428.03 1222329.41 79454.38
Stock Futures 12990.57 13795.88 93840.47
Stock Options 14417.88 14790.81 17405.34
Total 1264642.84 1257413.82 203547.74
16-Apr Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.38 1.14 0.24
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.94 0.93 0.01
16-Apr Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.25% 3.15% 3.27% 4.24%
T-Repo 3.23% 2.99% 3.27% 3.54%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.40%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 4.00%
91 Day T-Bill 3.35% 3.32% 3.27% 3.80%
364 Day T-Bill 3.74% 3.72% 3.55% 4.08%
10 Year Gilt 6.09% 6.02% 6.18% 6.44%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 37812 36413 17559 20027
FBIL MIBOR 3.44% 3.44% 3.45% 4.59%
3 Month CP Rate 3.60% 3.70% 3.75% 6.45%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.61% 6.39% 6.67% 7.25%
1 Month CD Rate 3.18% 3.44% 3.50% 4.35%
3 Month CD Rate 3.32% 3.32% 3.50% 4.65%
1 Year CD Rate 3.99% 3.89% 4.42% 5.29%
Currency 16-Apr Prev_Day
USD/INR 74.56 75.17 -0.61
GBP/INR 102.44 103.59 -1.14
EURO/INR 89.19 90.03 -0.84
JPY/INR 0.68 0.69 -0.01
Commodity 16-Apr Wk Ago
Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 63.11 59.24 64.78 19.77
Brent Crude($/bl) 65.78 61.60 68.24 14.77
Gold( $/oz) 1776 1743 1731 1718
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 47021 46284 44740 40989
Source: Refinitiv
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Nifty Apr 2021 Futures stood at 14,645.70, a premium of 27.85 points
above the spot closing of 14,617.85. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and
Options segment fell to Rs. 21,70,508.86 crore on April 16, 2021, compared
with Rs. 92,51,859.18 crore on April 15, 2021.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.88 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.97.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 1.38 compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.14.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 12.95 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 12.13 million.
Bond yields fell after government cancelled the auction of the 10 year
benchmark paper, leading to short covering.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.85% GS 2030) fell 4 bps to close at
6.09% from the previous close of 6.13% after moving in a range of 6.07% to
According to the RBI’s data released in the weekly statistical supplement,
India’s foreign exchange reserves rose $4.344 billion to $581.213 billion in
the week ended Apr 09, 2021 from $ 576.869 billion in the previous week.
RBI conducted the auction of three government securities- 3.96% GS 2022,
5.85% GS 2030 and 6.76% GS 2061 for a cumulative amount of Rs. 26,000
crore, which was undersubscribed to Rs. 11,326.839 crore. Green shoe of Rs.
2,090.039 crore was accepted on 3.96% GS 2022 while partial amount of Rs.
6,236.8 crore was accepted on 6.76% GS 2061. 5.85% GS 2030 security
auction was cancelled.
The Indian rupee recorded its steepest rise since Mar 3, 2021 against the
U.S. dollar tracking a rebound in domestic equity market.
Euro rose against the U.S. dollar as the greenback remained under pressure
on growing possibility that the U.S. Federal Reserve will keep an
accommodative policy stance for a while longer.
Gold prices rose as the greenback remained under pressure.
Brent crude prices rose as the demand outlook of the commodity improved
on signs of economic recovery in China and U.S.
According to the National Bureau of Statistics, China’s gross domestic
product (GDP) rose 18.3% YoY in the first quarter of 2021 as against 6.5%
rise posted in the preceding quarter. On quarterly basis, GDP rose 0.6% in
the first quarter of 2021.
Data from the University of Michigan showed that the U.S. consumer
sentiment index rose to 86.5 in Apr 2021 after rising to 84.9 in Mar 2021.
The consumer sentiment index thus reached its highest level since hitting
89.1 in Mar 2020 even though the increase was smaller than expected.
According to the Commerce Department, business inventories rose 0.5% in
Feb 2021 after rising by an upwardly revised 0.4% in Jan 2021.
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