Global Indices 20-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,341 1,359 -18 -1.33
Nasdaq 8,561 8,650 -89 -1.03
FTSE 5,813 5,787 26 0.45
Nikkei 19,669 19,897 -228 -1.15
Hang Seng 24,330 24,380 -50 -0.21
Indian Indices 20-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 31,648 31,589 59 0.19
Nifty 50 9,262 9,267 -5 -0.05
Nifty 100 9,443 9,454 -11 -0.12
Nifty 500 7,615 7,614 0 0.00
Nifty Bank 20,523 20,681 -159 -0.77
S&P BSE Power 1,519 1,505 14 0.96
10,887 10,801 86 0.80
S&P BSE HC 14,903 14,890 13 0.09
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
20-Apr 19.21 1.36 20.75 1.64
Month Ago 18.18 1.48 19.72 1.74
Year Ago 28.34 1.12 29.33 1.12
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 20-Apr Prev_Day
Tata Motors 80 77 4.68
Infosys 653 629 3.90
HDFC Bank 945 910 3.80
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 20-Apr Prev_Day
Hindalco 116 124 -6.20
JSW Steel 168 177 -5.53
Bharti Infratel 159 168 -5.35
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1469 1157
Declines 1028 723
Unchanged 189 105
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* -52806
MF Flows** 35848
Apr 2020; **13
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 17 Apr 2020
Mutual Fund Investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.
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 markets witnessed muted growth as investors awaited further
cues with respect to coronavirus cases in India. Market participants also
remained cautious with the onset of corporate earnings announcements.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex gained 0.19% and Nifty 50 lost
0.05% to close at 31,648.00 and 9,261.85 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap lost
0.21% and S&P BSE SmallCap gained 0.8%.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,469 scrips advancing
and 1,028 scrips declining. A total of 189 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE IT was the major gainer, up 2.11%
followed by S&P BSE Energy, up 1.33% and S&P BSE Teck, up 1.23%. S&P
BSE Metal was the major loser, down 3.34% followed by S&P BSE Telecom,
down 2.57% and S&P BSE FMCG, down 1.99%.
• The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in a circular asked banks and non-banking
financial companies (NBFC) to identify, assess and take effective measures
to mitigate its money laundering and terrorist financing risk for clients,
countries or geographic areas, products, services, and transactions or
delivery channels. This risk assessment exercise to be carried out
• Central government permitted the conversion of surplus rice available with
the Food Corporation of India (FCI) to ethanol, which will be used to make
alcohol-based hand-sanitizers and for blending in petrol. The move will lead
to the utilisation of part of a huge stockpile of 30.57 million tonnes (MT) of
rice, as on Mar 10, 2020, which is almost 128% more than the buffer stock
and strategic requirement norms.
• According to media reports, even after Home Affairs Ministry issued
guidelines on Apr 15, manufacturing units in special economic zones (SEZs)
and export oriented units (EOUs) were not able to restart operations from
Apr 20, 2020 because they are yet to receive permissions from authorities
in their respective states.
• According to a report by ICRA rating agency, Housing finance companies
are may witness slower credit growth of 9% to 12% in FY21 because their
disbursement may be impacted by the COVID-19 related disruptions. The
gross non-performing assets of mortgage financiers may also increase to
1.8-2% by Mar 2021, rating agency said in a report.
• Infosys reported rise in consolidated net profit by 6.10% YoY to Rs. 4,321
crore in quarter ending Mar 2020 compared with Rs. 4,074 crore in the
same quarter last year. Revenue for the quarter rose 8% to Rs. 23,267
• International Finance Corporation has proposed an equity investment of up
to $10 million into India Alternatives Private Equity Fund II (the Fund). The
fund is targeting $70 million of commitments to pursue growth capital
investments in small to mid-cap companies in India.
• Asian markets largely remained under pressure following weak cues from
Japan’s trade data and as investors keenly awaited the corporate earnings
results that will help assess the damage done by the novel coronavirus
pandemic. Today, (as on Apr 21) markets traded low following a historic
plunge overnight in U.S. crude prices. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng are down
by 1.03% and 0.34%, respectively (as at 8.a.m. IST).
• European markets closed higher amid signs of slowdown in coronavirus
infection rates as well as hopes of more economic stimulus to shore up
global growth. Meanwhile, euro zone’s trade surplus increased in Feb.
• U.S. markets closed in the red as an unprecedented plunge in oil prices
weighed on investor sentiment. The U.S. crude spot prices settled at
negative 37.03 per barrel on Apr 20.