Global Indices
Global Indices 17-Dec Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,936 1,918 19 0.98
Nasdaq 12,765 12,658 107 0.84
FTSE 6,551 6,571 -20 -0.30
Nikkei 26,807 26,757 49 0.18
Hang Seng 26,678 26,460 218 0.82
Indian Indices 17-Dec Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 46,890 46,666 224 0.48
Nifty 50 13,741 13,683 58 0.42
Nifty 100 13,853 13,808 45 0.32
Nifty 500 11,346 11,320 26 0.23
Nifty Bank 30,847 30,698 149 0.48
S&P BSE Power 2,088 2,093 -4 -0.21
S&P BSE Small Cap 17,811 17,852 -41 -0.23
S&P BSE HC 21,320 21,305 16 0.07
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
17-Dec 33.52 0.86 37.79 1.16
Month Ago 31.35 0.92 34.93 1.23
Year Ago 28.91 1.12 28.35 1.23
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 17-Dec Prev_Day
% Change
HDFC Ltd. 2495 2425 2.89
Divi's Lab 3825 3718 2.87
Bajaj Finance 5287 5147 2.72
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 17-Dec Prev_Day
% Change
Hindalco 246 251 -2.23
Adani Ports & SEZ 468 476 -1.64
Power Grid 193 196 -1.48
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1376 870
Declines 1605 1094
Unchanged 166 65
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 154470
MF Flows** -42210
Dec 2020; **15
Dec 2020
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 16 Dec, 2020
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Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Sensex Nifty
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets rose with benchmark indices scaling new highs on the
back of positive global cues. Investors remained upbeat about the
prospects of U.S. COVID-19 fiscal stimulus package, while the U.S. Fed's
signal that it will keep pumping liquidity into the market also boosted
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.48% and
0.42% to close at 46,890.34 and 13,740.70 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,376 scrips advancing
and 1,605 scrips declining. A total of 166 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Finance was the major gainer, up 1.01%
followed by S&P BSE Capital Goods, up 0.74% and S&P BSE Realty, up
0.61%. S&P BSE Metal was the major loser, down 1.42% followed by S&P
BSE Oil & Gas, down 0.99% and S&P BSE Utilities, down 0.97%.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has paved the way for
technology start-ups to enter the mutual fund market by renouncing the
necessity of profitability, approving the abolition of the minimum promoter
contribution towards additional public offerings (FPO), and also easing
requirements for investing in insolvent firms.
As per media reports, India has signed a $400 million loan agreement with
the World Bank to finance the country's social assistance programmes for
poor and vulnerable households impacted by the pandemic. The funding
would enhance social security initiatives at both central and state
government levels to allow for a more integrated approach by the two, and
was the second tranche of the World Bank's funding. India obtained a $750
million loan from the International Development Association for the first
such programme financind.
According to the Minister of Petroleum, the government has planned an
investment of USD 60 billion to build the country's gas infrastructure by
2024, and the share of gas in the energy mix is projected to increase to 15%
by 2030. Gas currently accounts for 6% of the total energy mix of the
According to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, the declining
urban female labour participation rate in India fell to its lowest in Nov 2020
at 6.9% since the data was first computed in 2016. As urban women are
more educated and there are better employment opportunities in urban
India, this trend is against expectations.
As per media reports, TVS Industrial and Logistics Parks, (TVS ILP), a 50:50
joint venture between TVS Supply Chain Solutions and Ravi Swaminathan
Associates, has announced that CDC Group will collect 'growth capital.' No
financials were disclosed by TVS ILP and the CDC.
As per media reports, Coal India plans to replace 80-85 million tonnes of
imported dry fuel with more domestic supplies in the current fiscal year.
Asian markets largely remained high with sentiments underpinned after
U.S. Federal Reserve signalled that it would keep easy policy in place until it
sees substantial progress in employment and inflation. Today (as on Dec
18), markets are trading mixed ahead to the Bank of Japan’s rate decision
and monetary policy statement, scheduled later during the day. While
Nikkei is trading flat, Hang Seng is down 0.39% (as at 8:00 AM IST).
Majority of the European markets rose on the back of optimism about a
post-Brexit trade deal, and European Union lawmakers' approval for the
bloc's 1.8 trillion-euro stimulus package.
U.S. markets went up amid positive developments on the COVID-19
stimulus package, with lawmakers hinting progress toward an agreement
on a new relief package.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 3310.41 2757.05 13070.88
Index Options 259136.63 258775.51 93046.54
Stock Futures 13588.11 13645.62 104656.61
Stock Options 5400.43 5405.74 7934.85
Total 281435.58 280583.92 218708.88
17-Dec Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.77 1.74 0.03
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 1.22 1.17 0.04
17-Dec Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.21% 3.16% 3.12% 5.06%
T-Repo 3.22% 3.18% 2.78% 4.90%
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% 3.06% 2.95% 5.00%
364 Day T-Bill 3.41% 3.39% 3.40% 5.22%
10 Year Gilt 5.95% 5.92% 5.88% 6.75%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 14794 21992 23164 32403
3.43% 3.46% 3.40% 5.25%
3 Month CP Rate 3.35% 3.35% 3.28% 5.40%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.30% 6.33% 6.44% 7.86%
1 Month CD Rate 3.09% 3.10% 2.99% 5.05%
3 Month CD Rate 3.10% 3.41% 3.10% 5.09%
1 Year CD Rate 3.76% 3.75% 3.71% 5.82%
Currency 17-Dec Prev_Day
USD/INR 73.43 73.52 -0.09
GBP/INR 99.54 98.92 0.62
EURO/INR 89.79 89.41 0.38
JPY/INR 0.71 0.71 0.00
Commodity 17-Dec
Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 48.29 46.71 41.22 60.83
Brent Crude($/bl) 51.59 51.64 41.65 70.83
Gold( $/oz) 1886 1835 1879 1476
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 49790 49049 50738 37936
Source: Refinitiv
Data as on 16 Dec, 2020
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Nifty Dec 2020 Futures stood at 13,754.40, a premium of 13.70 points
above the spot closing of 13,740.70. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and
Options segment rose to Rs. 48,87,816.78 crore on December 17, 2020,
compared with Rs. 25,87,753.33 crore on December 16, 2020.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.96 compared with the previous session’s close
of 1.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 1.77 compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.74.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 14.86 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 14.4 million.
Bond yields were largely unchanged as market participants awaited more
open market operations (OMO) by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.77% GS 2030) inched up 1 bps to
close at 5.95% from the previous close of 5.94% after trading in the range
of 5.94% to 5.96%.
RBI conducted the auction of special OMO of simultaneous purchase and
sale of government of India securities for a notified amount of Rs. 10,000
crore each, which were fully accepted. RBI bought 4, 6 & 9 year maturities
and sold securities maturing within one year.
Banks borrowed Rs. 32 crore under the central bank’s marginal standing
facility on Dec 16, compared to that of Dec 15 when banks borrowed Rs. 26
The Indian rupee was almost steady against the U.S. dollar as likely
intervention by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) by purchasing greenback
through state-run banks', neutralised the positive impact of fall in the U.S.
dollar index.
Euro rose against the U.S. dollar as expectations for more U.S. stimulus and
a post-Brexit trade deal, boosted appetite for riskier currencies.
Gold prices rose as the greenback remained under pressure after the U.S.
Federal Reserve kept interest rates on hold in its monetary policy review.
Brent crude prices rose after U.S. crude inventories fell by 3.1 million barrels
in the week ended Dec 11.
The Bank of England in its monetary policy review decided to keep interest
rates on hold at 0.10% and the quantitative easing at £ 895 billion. The nine-
member monetary policy committee also decided to extend the availability
of the term funding scheme for small and medium-sized enterprises for six
months until Oct 31, 2021.
Data from the U.S. Labour Department showed that initial jobless claims in
U.S. for the week ended Dec 12, 2020 rose by 23,000 to 885,000 from the
previous week's revised level of 862,000 (853,000 originally reported for the
previous week).
The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia in its report showed that the Philly
Fed Index fell to 11.1 in Dec 2020 after falling to 26.3 in Nov 2002.
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