Global Indices
Global Indices 21-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 2,101 2,082 19 0.90
Nasdaq 13,950 13,786 164 1.19
FTSE 6,895 6,860 35 0.52
Nikkei 28,509 29,100 -592 -2.03
Hang Seng 28,622 29,136 -514 -1.76
Indian Indices 20-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 47,706 47,949 -244 -0.51
Nifty 50 14,296 14,359 -63 -0.44
Nifty 100 14,467 14,513 -46 -0.32
Nifty 500 12,055 12,076 -21 -0.17
Nifty Bank 31,113 31,208 -96 -0.31
S&P BSE Power 2,383 2,381 2 0.09
S&P BSE Small Cap 20,776 20,674 101 0.49
S&P BSE HC 23,387 23,106 281 1.22
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
20-Apr 32.59 0.83 31.97 1.00
Month Ago 34.71 0.72 40.16 1.08
Year Ago 18.42 1.34 20.10 1.69
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 20-Apr Prev_Day
% Change
Dr.Reddy 5157 4968 3.80
Bajaj Finserv Limited 9819 9470 3.69
Bajaj Finance 4614 4480 2.99
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 20-Apr Prev_Day
% Change
Ultratech Cem 6201 6510 -4.75
HCL Tech 961 995 -3.35
HDFC Ltd. 2416 2492 -3.07
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1613 1073
Declines 1268 828
Unchanged 168 116
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 48700
MF Flows** -25755
Apr 2021; **16
Apr 2021
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 20 Apr, 2021
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2010 to 2012
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Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Sensex Nifty
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets witnessed sharp sell off in the last trading hour as
incidents of localised lockdowns weighed on investor sentiments. The state
of Maharashtra tightened COVID-19-related curbs, allowing shops to stay
open only between 7 AM and 11 AM, while eastern state of Jharkhand
announced a complete lockdown for a week, starting Apr 21.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 0.51% and 0.44%
to close at 47,705.80 and 14,296.40 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,613 scrips advancing
and 1,268 scrips declining. A total of 168 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Healthcare was the major gainer, up
1.22% followed by S&P BSE Auto, up 0.9% and S&P BSE Capital Goods, up
0.89%. S&P BSE IT was the major loser, down 1.05% followed by S&P BSE
Teck, down 0.77% and S&P BSE Basic Materials, down 0.73%.
The Union Cabinet gave ex-post facto approval to the official amendments
to the Finance Bill, 2021, which were aimed at clarifying and rationalising
tax proposals for 2021-22. The changes were necessary to better explain
and rationalise the proposals, as well as to resolve stakeholders' concerns
about the proposals in the Finance Bill. The Finance Bill became the Finance
Act, 2021 on Mar 28, 2021 after receiving the President's nod.
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advisors may provide execution services to their advisory clients without
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to them.
As per media reports, the government is expected to waive the 10%
customs duty on imported vaccines in order to keep the cost of overseas
vaccines, which are being considered as a complement to domestically
produced vaccinations, low until the COVID-19 vaccination is made available
to all people over the age of 18.
A major credit rating agency lowered its FY22 growth forecast by 0.5% on
the upper end, as a new wave of lockdowns and restrictions are placed in
pockets to combat the growing COVID-19 cases. The agency now expects
the economy to rise 10% to 10.5% in FY22, down from 10% to 11%
previously forecast.
Nestle India reported 14.6% YoY rise in its net profit to Rs. 602 crore for the
quarter ended Mar 2021 as against Rs. 525 crore in the year-ago period.
Total sales increased 8.9% during the quarter, while domestic sales rose
10.2% mainly driven by volumes.
Bharat Biotech has increased the manufacturing ability of its COVID-19
vaccine, Covaxin, to 700 million doses per year to support vaccination
campaigns in India and around the world.
Asian markets closed in the red as a resurgence of coronavirus infections in
some countries cast doubt over an economic rebound from the pandemic.
Today (as on Apr 22), markets are trading higher following an overnight
bounce on Wall Street. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng are up 1.65% and 0.12%
(as at 8:00 AM IST), respectively.
European markets went up, led by some encouraging corporate earnings
announcements and economic data.
U.S. markets closed in the green with investors reluctant to sell stocks
despite higher valuation, amid worries about missing out on further upside.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 5701.92 6012.41 13839.80
Index Options 364818.64 365344.13 106038.37
Stock Futures 12428.72 12083.16 93890.46
Stock Options 19492.53 19420.05 18328.42
Total 402441.81 402859.75 232097.05
20-Apr Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.08 1.20 -0.12
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.96 0.89 0.07
21-Apr Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate
3.23% 3.20% 3.25% 4.10%
3.23% 3.19% 3.28% 3.28%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.40%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 3.75%
91 Day T-Bill
3.33% 3.33% 3.30% 3.75%
364 Day T-Bill
3.72% 3.74% 3.77% 4.05%
10 Year Gilt
6.07% 6.01% 6.18% 6.21%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr)
19530 24707 31097 46870
3.43% 3.44% 3.45% 4.49%
3 Month CP Rate
3.55% 3.70% 3.70% 5.60%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.54% 6.32% 6.65% 6.86%
1 Month CD Rate
3.23% 3.48% 3.44% 3.82%
3 Month CD Rate
3.35% 3.35% 3.50% 4.53%
1 Year CD Rate
3.99% 3.99% 4.40% 5.21%
Currency 20-Apr Prev_Day
USD/INR 74.73 74.88 -0.16
GBP/INR 104.58 103.76 0.82
EURO/INR 90.15 89.61 0.54
JPY/INR 0.69 0.69
Commodity 21-Apr Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 61.29 63.10 61.39 8.86
Brent Crude($/bl) 64.83 65.70 63.23 5.61
Gold( $/oz) 1793 1736 1745 1686
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 47314 46391 44788 40989
Source: Refinitiv
Data as on 20 Apr, 2021
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Nifty Apr 2021 Futures stood at 14,296.20, a discount of 0.20 points below
the spot closing of 14,296.40. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and Options
segment rose to Rs. 41,71,483.21 crore on April 20, 2021, compared with
Rs. 30,83,299.97 crore on April 19, 2021.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.94 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.84.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 1.08 compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.2.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 12.51 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 12.29 million.
Bond yields inched down after the Indian government indicated that it is not
in favour of a nationwide lockdown. The remark came amid a relentless rise
in COVID-19 cases across the country.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.85% GS 2030) inched down 1 bps
to close at 6.07% following the previous closing of 6.08%.
Banks did not borrow under the central bank’s marginal standing facility on
Apr 19, 2021 compared to that of Apr 16, 2021 when banks borrowed Rs.
210 crore.
RBI following the review and empirical testing of countercyclical capital
buffer (CCyB) indicators decided that it is not necessary to activate CCyB at
this point in time.
The Indian rupee closed steady against the greenback as lingering concerns
over the economic impact of surging coronavirus infections in the country
kept the overall market sentiment subdued.
Euro closed steady against the greenback as an increase in coronavirus
infection cases in different countries across the globe dampened the
investor risk sentiment.
Gold prices rose as surging COVID-19 infection cases revived fears about the
global economy which boosted the safe haven appeal of the bullion.
Brent crude prices inched up on bargain hunting. However, surging
coronavirus infection cases in India and an increase in U.S. crude inventories
for the week ended Apr 16 capped the gains.
People’s Bank of China as expected kept its benchmark lending rates
unchanged. The one-year loan prime rate was retained at 3.85% and the
five-year loan prime rate was maintained at 4.65%.
According to data from the Office for National Statistics, U.K. consumer
price inflation 0.7% YoY in Mar 2021 as against 0.4% increase in Feb 2021.
A major credit rating agency retained Japan's sovereign ratings with 'stable'
outlook and rating was confirmed at 'A+' citing the country's exceptional
external status, healthy and diversified economy, political stability, and
savings-rich financial system.
According to the Destatis, Germany’s producer price inflation rose sharply
3.7% in Mar 2021 from 1.9% in Feb 2021.
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