Global Indices
Global Indices 15-Dec Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,908 1,885 22 1.17
Nasdaq 12,595 12,440 155 1.25
FTSE 6,513 6,532 -19 -0.28
Nikkei 26,688 26,732 -45 -0.17
Hang Seng 26,207 26,390 -182 -0.69
Indian Indices 15-Dec Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 46,263 46,253 10 0.02
Nifty 50 13,568 13,558 10 0.07
Nifty 100 13,698 13,693 5 0.03
Nifty 500 11,224 11,215 9 0.08
Nifty Bank 30,691 30,746 -55 -0.18
S&P BSE Power 2,081 2,077 4 0.21
S&P BSE Small Cap 17,696 17,683 13 0.07
S&P BSE HC 21,139 21,143 -4 -0.02
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
15-Dec 33.09 0.87 37.31 1.17
Month Ago 30.51 0.93 34.57 1.25
Year Ago 28.78 1.13 28.17 1.24
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 15-Dec Prev_Day
% Change
Bajaj Finance 5123 4899 4.57
Bajaj Finserv Limited 9297 8934 4.07
NA 2475 2400 3.11
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 15-Dec Prev_Day
% Change
Nestle India Limited 18190 18592 -2.16
HUL 2320 2371 -2.14
BPCL 399 405 -1.69
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1542 946
Declines 1438 1012
Unchanged 162 64
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 150142
MF Flows** -39154
Dec 2020; **10
Dec 2020
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 14 Dec, 2020
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Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Sensex Nifty
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets managed to close flat after witnessing initial
weakness owing to increasing COVID-19 infections and resultant lockdowns
worldwide. Buying interest improved towards session end after European
markets commenced today’s trade on positive note, led by optimism over
Brexit trade deal and a U.S. coronavirus relief plan.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.02% and
0.07% to close at 46,263.17 and 13,567.85 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,542 scrips advancing
and 1,438 scrips declining. A total of 162 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Consumer Durables was the major
gainer, up 1.17% followed by S&P BSE Finance, up 0.68% and S&P BSE Auto,
up 0.6%. S&P BSE FMCG was the major loser, down 1.25% followed by S&P
BSE Oil & Gas, down 1.01% and S&P BSE Energy, down 0.86%.
Government data showed that India’s trade deficit narrowed to $9.87
billion in Nov 2020 from $12.75 billion in the same period of the previous
year. Exports came down 8.74% over the year to $23.52 billion in Nov 2020
from $25.77 billion in the same period of the previous year. Imports came
down 13.32% over the year to $33.39 billion in Nov 2020 from $38.52
billion in the same period of the previous year.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has proposed to tweak
several rules to encourage startups to go public and list on the so-called
Innovators Growth Platform. The regulator has proposed that the
compulsory shareholding period before listing for investors owning 25% or
higher stake be halved to one year. It also proposed raising the open bid
trigger for investment transactions, as well as the recommended allocation
to promoters and current institutional investors of a higher percentage of
shares to anchor investors in public matters and special rights.
The Indian Industry Confederation (CII) said the agitation of current farmers
could have an effect on economic recovery as the detours due to road
blockade led to 50% more time and distance for goods movement and
about 8% -10% rise in logistics costs.
A major credit rating agency raised India's growth projection for the current
fiscal to -7.7% from -9% estimated earlier on growing demand and
declining COVID infection rates.
The Regulatory and Development Authority of the Pension Fund (PFRDA)
said that the total management pension assets increased by 35.76% and
reached Rs. 5.32 lakh crore in Nov 2020 as compared to Rs 3.92 lakh crore
last year. The National Pension Scheme & Atal Pension Yojana are managed
by the PFRDA.
Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ) announced that Adani
International Container Terminal Pvt Ltd, their joint venture company,
would raise USD 300 million to withdraw some of its debt.
Pickrr Technologies announced that it has raised USD 4 million in funding
led by Guild Capital and Omidyar Network India.
Asian markets closed in the red as growing worries over COVID-19
infections and resultant lockdowns worldwide overshadowed optimism
over vaccine rollouts in Britain, Canada and the U.S. Today (as on Dec 16),
markets are trading higher following overnight gains in Wall Street. Both
Nikkei and Hang Seng are up 0.35% and 0.62% (as at 8:00 AM IST),
European markets largely closed in the green, following positive updates
on the COVID-19 vaccine, rising optimism about a U.S. fiscal stimulus and
favourable developments on the Brexit front.
U.S. markets went up, led by optimism over new fiscal stimulus bill,
following news that House Speaker has scheduled a meeting with other
congressional leaders to discuss a relief package.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 2421.68 3233.51 12563.54
Index Options 186886.72 186786.20 79489.86
Stock Futures 10953.44 11203.38 104821.37
Stock Options 4682.53 4727.51 7394.10
Total 204944.37 205950.60 204268.87
15-Dec Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.54 1.47 0.07
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.98 1.00 -0.02
15-Dec Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.21% 3.09% 3.21% 4.97%
T-Repo 3.10% 3.13% 2.62% 4.78%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 5.15%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 4.90%
91 Day T-Bill 3.10% 3.05% 3.05% 5.00%
364 Day T-Bill 3.36% 3.36% 3.44% 5.24%
10 Year Gilt 5.94% 5.94% 5.90% 6.79%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 31394 29539 32529 30233
3.47% 3.43% 3.41% 5.15%
3 Month CP Rate 3.35% 3.30% 3.28% 5.37%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.30% 6.41% 6.46% 7.90%
1 Month CD Rate 3.15% 3.18% 3.09% 4.91%
3 Month CD Rate 3.10% 3.53% 3.07% 5.06%
1 Year CD Rate 3.72% 3.70% 3.74% 5.82%
Currency 15-Dec Prev_Day
USD/INR 73.65 73.54 0.11
GBP/INR 98.24 98.01 0.23
EURO/INR 89.50 89.30 0.20
JPY/INR 0.71 0.71 0.00
Commodity 15-Dec
Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 47.53 45.59 39.91 60.06
Brent Crude($/bl) 51.26 49.30 41.19 69.28
Gold( $/oz) 1853 1871 1888 1476
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 49103 49671 50738 37691
Source: Refinitiv
Data as on 14 Dec, 2020
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Nifty Dec 2020 Futures stood at 13,584.95, a premium of 17.10 points
above the spot closing of 13,567.85. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and
Options segment rose to Rs. 21,05,350.46 crore on December 15, 2020,
compared with Rs. 16,50,943.80 crore on December 14, 2020.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.91 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.93.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 1.54 compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.47.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 13.41 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 13.45 million.
Bond yields inched down after retail inflation eased in Nov 2020 which
boosted market sentiments to some extent. However, most of the gains
were neutralized on profit booking.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.77% GS 2030) inched down 1 bps
to close at 5.94% from the previous close of 5.95% after trading in the
range of 5.92% to 5.95%.
RBI conducted the auction of state development loans of nine state
governments for a notified amount of Rs. 9,865 crore for which Rs. 10,365
crore was accepted. The cut off yield ranged from 5.35% to 6.68%.
Rajasthan witnessed the minimum yield while West Bengal witnessed the
maximum yield.
The Indian rupee in the spot trade rose weakened against the greenback as
sentiments in the domestic equity market remained subdued. Increase in
global crude oil prices also weighed on the market sentiment.
The euro rose against the U.S. dollar as prospects of a massive U.S.
government spending bill and COVID-19 relief measures kept the greenback
under pressure.
Gold prices rose as renewed concerns over COVID-19 pandemic weighed on
the market sentiment.
Brent crude prices rose as the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccines boosted
market sentiments.
According to the Office for National Statistics, U.K. unemployment rate rose
to 4.9% in three months to Oct 2020 as against 4.8% in three months to Sep
2020. Also, the employment rate decreased 0.5% points from the preceding
period to 75.2% in three months to Oct.
According to the data published by the National Bureau of Statistics, China’s
industrial production grew 7% YoY in Nov 2020 after rising 6.9% in Oct
According to data from Eurostat, eurozone’s job vacancy rate rose
marginally to 1.7% in third quarter of 2020 from 1.6% in the second quarter
of 2020. The job vacancy rate in the EU27 also climbed to 1.7% in third
quarter from 1.6% a quarter ago.
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