Global Indices 15-Dec Prev_Day Abs. 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
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
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
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)
FII Flows* 150142
MF Flows** -39154
Dec 2020; **10
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 14 Dec, 2020
Mutual Fund Investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.
16 December 2020
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 Market
P/E Dividend Yield
• 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.