Global Indices 16-Apr Prev_Day Abs. 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
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
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
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)
FII Flows* 51099
MF Flows** -24968
Apr 2021; **6
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
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19 April 2021
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
P/E Dividend Yield
• 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
• 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.