Global Indices
Global Indices 23-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 2,111 2,083 28 1.33
Nasdaq 14,017 13,818 198 1.44
FTSE 6,939 6,938 0 0.00
Nikkei 29,021 29,188 -168 -0.57
Hang Seng 29,079 28,755 323 1.12
Indian Indices 23-Apr Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 47,878 48,081 -202 -0.42
Nifty 50 14,341 14,406 -65 -0.45
Nifty 100 14,511 14,564 -53 -0.37
Nifty 500 12,106 12,132 -26 -0.22
Nifty Bank 31,722 31,783 -60 -0.19
S&P BSE Power 2,448 2,392 56 2.35
S&P BSE Small Cap 21,005 20,899 106 0.51
S&P BSE HC 23,321 23,419 -98 -0.42
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
23-Apr 32.94 0.82 32.07 1.00
Month Ago 34.90 0.72 40.35 1.07
Year Ago 19.41 1.21 20.84 1.63
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 23-Apr Prev_Day
% Change
Power Grid 211 203 3.78
NTPC 103 99 3.64
Axis Bank 671 659 1.92
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 23-Apr Prev_Day
% Change
M&M 778 800 -2.73
Britannia Industries Limited 3650 3752 -2.71
GAIL 129 133 -2.71
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1576 1028
Declines 1356 864
Unchanged 167 112
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 47067
MF Flows** -23313
Apr 2021; **21
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 ended the last session of the week in the red as the
persistent concerns over the second wave of COVID-19 in the country and
jitteriness in the global markets dampened the risk appetite of the
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 0.42% and 0.45%
to close at 47,878.45 and 14,341.35 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,576 scrips advancing
and 1,356 scrips declining. A total of 167 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Power was the major gainer, up 2.35%
followed by S&P BSE Utilities, up 1.75% and S&P BSE Finance, up 0.1%. S&P
BSE Telecom was the major loser, down 1.33% followed by S&P BSE Realty,
down 1.07% and S&P BSE Teck, down 0.96%.
Government data showed that around 11.58 lakh new members joined the
Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) in Feb 2021 as against 11.78
lakh in the previous month. Gross enrolments of new subscribers with ESIC
stood at 1.51 crore in FY20 compared to 1.49 crore in FY19. Net new
enrolments with retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund
Organization (EPFO) stood at 12.37 lakh in Feb 2021, up from 11.95 lakh in
Jan 2021.
Government data showed that India’s foreign exchange reserves rose by
$1.193 billion to $582.406 billion in the week ended Apr 16, 2021. It needs
to be noted that India’s foreign exchange reserves rose to a lifetime high of
$590.185 billion in the week ended Jan 29, 2021.
Based on the recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Ways and
Means Advances (WMA) to State Governments, 2021 the Reserve Bank of
India (RBI) has revised the WMA Scheme of States and Union Territories
(UTs). The WMA limit arrived at by the Committee based on total
expenditure of States/ UTs was Rs. 47,010 crore. The existing interim WMA
limit of Rs. 51,560 crore for all States/ UTs shall continue for six months as
the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic is still prevalent.
According to the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, India’s export of
processed food products witnessed a growth of 26.51% in rupee terms the
period from Apr 2020 to Feb 2021 compared to the same period of the
previous year. The total value of export of processed products was Rs.
43,798 crores during the period from Apr 2020 to Feb 2021 as per the quick
According to media reports, HCL Technologies reported a 64.9% fall in its
fourth quarter net profit at Rs 1,111 crore on a yearly basis. Profit was
down 72% on a sequential basis. The decline came on account of higher
taxes and one-time bonus payment. HCL signed 19 deals in the fourth
According to media reports, Mahindra and Mahindra Financial Services Ltd.
Reported an 8% drop in consolidated net profit at Rs. 219 crore for the
quarter ended Mar 2021. It had posted consolidated net profit of Rs 239
crore in the same quarter of the previous year.
Asian markets witnessed a mixed trend as renewed worries over the
coronavirus pandemic and reports suggesting U.S. President plans to raise
capital gains taxes for wealthy individuals neutralised positive vibes
generated from Chinese President’s renewed green pledge. Today (as on
Apr 26), markets are trading mixed as investors continued to monitor the
COVID situation in India. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng are trading flat (as at
8:00 AM IST), respectively.
European markets largely went down amid uncertainty about the pace of
global economic recovery due to the resurgence in coronavirus cases in
India and Japan and possibility of fresh restrictions on movements.
U.S. markets managed to close in the green, led by optimism about the
economic recovery, although concerns about high valuations and surging
coronavirus cases overseas led to worries about the near-term outlook.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 6331.22 5893.60 11161.31
Index Options 991369.25 983438.58 80844.78
Stock Futures 17233.77 16158.52 96305.83
Stock Options 17993.71 17880.33 19596.97
Total 1032927.95 1023371.03 207908.89
23-Apr Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.27 1.27 0.01
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.89 1.01 -0.11
23-Apr Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.21% 3.25% 3.26% 4.15%
T-Repo 3.20% 3.23% 3.26% 3.19%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.40%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 3.75%
91 Day T-Bill 3.27% 3.35% 3.29% 3.60%
364 Day T-Bill 3.70% 3.74% 3.77% 3.75%
10 Year Gilt 6.04% 6.09% 6.15% 6.03%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 43607 37812 29106 82103
FBIL MIBOR 3.43% 3.44% 3.49% 4.50%
3 Month CP Rate 3.55% 3.60% 3.65% 5.00%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.44% 6.61% 6.58% 6.85%
1 Month CD Rate 3.24% 3.18% 3.52% 3.67%
3 Month CD Rate 3.30% 3.32% 3.40% 4.93%
1 Year CD Rate 3.94% 3.99% 4.36% 5.02%
Currency 23-Apr Prev_Day
USD/INR 74.91 74.94 -0.03
GBP/INR 103.81 104.47 -0.67
EURO/INR 90.09 90.25 -0.16
JPY/INR 0.69 0.69 0.00
Commodity 23-Apr Wk Ago
Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 62.15 63.11 57.70 14.81
Brent Crude($/bl) 66.11 65.78 62.10 12.48
Gold( $/oz) 1777 1776 1727 1731
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 47569 47021 44818 40989
Source: Refinitiv
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Nifty Apr 2021 Futures stood at 14,338.60, a discount of 2.75 points below
the spot closing of 14,341.35. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and Options
segment fell to Rs. 24,41,002.18 crore on April 23, 2021, compared with Rs.
88,49,231.75 crore on April 22, 2021.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.82 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.98.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio remained unchanged compared with the previous
session’s close of 1.27.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 12.42 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 12.3 million.
Bond yields inched down after the central government borrowed lesser-
than-planned amount at its weekly gilt auction.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.85% GS 2030) inched down 1 bps
to close at 6.04% compared with the previous close of 6.05% after moving
in a range of 6.04% to 6.08%.
RBI conducted the auction of 14-day Variable Rate Reverse Repo auction
under LAF for the notified amount of Rs. 2,00,000 crore, which was
completed accepted at a cut-off rate of 3.47%.
RBI announced the auction of 91 days, 182 days and 364 days Treasury Bills
auction for the notified amount of Rs. 15,000 crore, Rs. 15,000 crore and Rs.
6,000 crore, respectively on Apr 28, 2021.
The Indian rupee eased against the U.S. dollar as exporters’ greenback sales
outweighed the impact of continued economic pain amid rising coronavirus
cases in the country.
The euro rose against the U.S. dollar after European Central Bank (ECB)
President put down speculation that policymakers will start to consider a
tapering of bond purchases.
Gold prices fell as upbeat economic data from U.S. dampened the safe
haven appeal of the yellow metal.
Brent crude prices rose on hopes of a fuel demand recovery in U.S. and
Europe with gradual relaxation of coronavirus restrictions and pick up in
economic growth.
Data from the U.S. Commerce Department showed that new home sales in
U.S. rose 20.7% to an annual rate of 1.021 million in Mar 2021 after coming
down by 16.2% to a revised rate of 846,000 in Feb 2021 (775,000 originally
reported for the previous month).
Data from the National Association of Realtors showed that existing home
sales in U.S. fell by 3.7% to an annual rate of 6.01 million in Mar 2021 after
coming down by 6.3% to a revised rate of 6.24 million in Feb 2021 (6.22
million originally reported for the previous month).
Data from the Conference Board showed that the leading economic index in
U.S. grew 1.3% in Mar 2021 after coming down by a revised 0.1% in Feb
2021 (0.2% decline originally reported for the previous month).
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