Global Indices 22-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,329 1,294 35 2.72
Nasdaq 8,495 8,263 232 2.81
FTSE 5,771 5,641 130 2.30
Nikkei 19,138 19,281 -143 -0.74
Hang Seng 23,893 23,794 100 0.42
Indian Indices 22-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 31,380 30,637 743 2.42
Nifty 50 9,187 8,981 206 2.29
Nifty 100 9,372 9,176 197 2.14
Nifty 500 7,534 7,396 138 1.87
Nifty Bank 19,702 19,409 293 1.51
S&P BSE Power 1,487 1,487 1 0.04
S&P BSE Small Cap 10,642 10,565 77 0.73
S&P BSE HC 15,127 15,102 25 0.17
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
22-Apr 18.94 1.30 20.56 1.66
Month Ago 18.18 1.48 19.72 1.74
Year Ago 27.83 1.15 28.94 1.14
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 22-Apr Prev_Day
Zee Ente. 152 129 17.49
RIL 1364 1237 10.20
Asian Paints 1813 1726 5.04
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 22-Apr Prev_Day
ONGC 65 69 -5.77
Vedanta Limited 76 78 -3.00
L&T Ltd. 853 870 -2.04
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1254 960
Declines 1135 868
Unchanged 169 110
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* -54544
MF Flows** 35512
Apr 2020; **21
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 21 Apr 2020
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Since May-17, MOSPI has revised base year of IIP & WPI from 2004-05 to 2011-12, and for CPI from 2010
• Indian equity markets rose, led by strong buying in the stocks of one of the
index heavyweights. According to media reports, a U.S. social media and
technology company showed interest in expanding its presence in India by
investing around $5.7 billion in the wholly owned subsidiary of the bluechip
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 2.42% and
2.29% to close at 31,379.55 and 9,187.30 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap and
S&P BSE SmallCap gained 0.78% and 0.73% respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,254 scrips advancing
and 1,135 scrips declining. A total of 169 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Energy was the major gainer, up 7.42%
followed by S&P BSE Auto, up 2.57% and S&P BSE FMCG, up 2.47%. S&P
BSE Realty was the major loser, down 0.89% followed by S&P BSE Capital
Goods, down 0.83%.
• The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) allowed companies whose financial
year ended in Dec, to hold their first Annual General Meeting (AGMs) within
Sep 30, without it being viewed as a violation under the Companies Act
owing to the social distancing norms and the lockdown resulting from the
• Central government reduced the subsidy on non-urea fertilisers (nutrient-
based subsidy rates for phosphatic and potassic), which would lower the
burden on the exchequer to Rs. 22,186.55 crore in FY21 amid the COVID-19
outbreak. The subsidy for nitrogen has been lower to Rs. 18.78 per kg,
phosphorous at Rs. 14.88 per kg, potash at Rs. 10.11 per kg and sulphur at
Rs. 2.37 per kg.
• Labour secretary said, they have already received the labour reforms report
from Parliamentary Standing Committee. He added industrial relations
code, social security code in the coming months may soon become a reality.
• The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) claims to have settled
6.06 lakhs COVID-19 claims under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana
package in just 15 working days, disbursing Rs. 1954 crore. EPFO have also
settled 90% of the claims in 3 working days setting new standards of
service delivery through special software designed for speedy disposal.
• According to media reports, Facebook announced an investment of Rs.
43,574 crore to pick a 9.9% stake in Reliance Industries Limited's wholly-
owned subsidiary, Jio Platforms. This is also being touted as the largest
foreign direct investment for minority stake in India.
• Most of the Asian markets rose as U.S. crude prices tried to stabilize
following a record plunge. Meanwhile, the U.S. Senate passed a $484 billion
coronavirus relief plan that includes aid for small businesses and hospitals
and money to expand testing. Today (as on Apr 23), Asian markets traded
higher following an overnight rebound in oil price. Both Nikkei and Hang
Seng are up 0.56% and 0.38%, respectively (as at 8.a.m. IST).
• European markets rose as global crude oil prices recovered from steep sell-
off witnessed earlier this week. Meanwhile, corporate earnings have begun
to take centre stage in driving individual share price action.
• U.S. markets managed to close in the green tracking substantial rebound in
U.S. oil prices following the historic drop seen earlier this week.