Global Indices
Global Indices 16-Feb Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 2,064 2,074 -11 -0.51
Nasdaq 14,047 14,095 -48 -0.34
FTSE 6,749 6,756 -7 -0.11
Nikkei 30,468 30,084 384 1.28
Hang Seng 30,747 30,174 573 1.90
Indian Indices 16-Feb Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 52,104 52,154 -50 -0.10
Nifty 50 15,313 15,315 -1 -0.01
Nifty 100 15,406 15,399 7 0.04
Nifty 500 12,647 12,632 15 0.12
Nifty Bank 37,098 37,306 -208 -0.56
S&P BSE Power 2,342 2,264 77 3.41
S&P BSE Small Cap 19,779 19,694 85 0.43
S&P BSE HC 22,033 21,924 109 0.50
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
16-Feb 36.13 0.71 41.78 1.04
Month Ago 34.12 0.81 39.34 1.10
Year Ago 25.01 1.03 27.45 1.26
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 16-Feb Prev_Day
% Change
Power Grid 226 212 6.17
ONGC 104 98 5.38
Tata Steel 699 672 4.02
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 16-Feb Prev_Day
% Change
Axis Bank 775 794 -2.39
ICICI Bank 658 674 -2.31
NA 2727 2770 -1.56
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1310 822
Declines 1660 1115
Unchanged 174 85
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 40274
MF Flows** -18710
Feb 2021; **5
Feb 2021
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 15 Feb, 2021
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2010 to 2012
Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Sensex Nifty
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets gave up its initial gains to end the session on a flattish
note. Investors were seen booking profits at record highs in recent
outperforming banking and financial services shares.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 0.1% and 0.01% to
close at 52,104.17 and 15,313.45 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,310 scrips advancing
and 1,660 scrips declining. A total of 174 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Power was the major gainer, up 3.41%
followed by S&P BSE Utilities, up 3.29% and S&P BSE Metal, up 3.08%. S&P
BSE IT was the major loser, down 0.95% followed by S&P BSE Teck, down
0.84% and S&P BSE FMCG, down 0.7%.
Government data showed that India’s trade deficit narrowed to $14.54
billion in Jan 2021 from $15.30 billion in the same period of the previous
year. Trade deficit narrowed as exports grew to $27.45 billion in Jan 2021
over the year from $25.85 billion in Jan 2020.
A major rating agency estimates that the state's net fiscal deficit is likely to
be 4.3% of FY22's gross domestic product (GDP) as opposed to 4.6% in
FY21. The previous forecast for FY21 by the agency was 4.5%. The revision
was made due to a sharper contraction of 6.1% in the nominal GDP than
According to a major global rating agency, India is on track in FY22 for an
economic recovery. The economy is driven by consistently good agricultural
results, a flattening of the Covid-19 infection curve and a pickup in
government expenditure. For its recovery to continue, India needs many
things to be right. Most importantly, the world needs to vaccinate most of
its 1.4 billion citizens easily and thoroughly.
As per media reports, the government is likely to bring amendments to two
legislations later this year to facilitate privatisation of public sector banks.
The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act,
1970 and the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of
Undertakings) Act, 1980 for privatization would require amendments.
These acts have led to the nationalization of banks in two stages, and the
terms of these laws for the privatization of banks have to be amended.
Amazon has confirmed its plans to begin Amazon Devices manufacturing in
India. This is India's first Amazon production line and reiterates the
dedication of the company to the 'Make in India' of the Government of
India for an Atmanirbhar Bharat. The company has not revealed the amount
it is proposing to invest.
Tata Electronics has signed a MoU with the Tamil Nadu government to build
a facility for manufacturing mobile components. The Chairman of the Tata
Group said that the Rs. 4684 crore project by Tata Electronics in Krishnagiri
for the manufacture of mechanical cell phone enclosures will create
employment for 18,250 people.
Asian markets went up with expectations for more fiscal stimulus and
global efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus offering support.
Today (as on Feb 17), markets are largely trading lower following overnight
weakness in U.S. markets. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng are down 0.77% and
0.56% (as at 8:00 AM IST), respectively.
European markets fell marginally as investors refrained from making
significant bets amid uncertainty about near term direction following
recent big gains.
U.S. markets largely went down with initial positive impact, triggered by
optimism about additional stimulus from Washington, waned as traders
cashed in the recent gains.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 4223.06 3700.14 14654.42
Index Options 268552.43 266965.50 103698.79
Stock Futures 13817.35 13510.22 108261.29
Stock Options 16319.73 16120.45 17439.33
Total 302912.57 300296.31 244053.83
16-Feb Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.29 1.57 -0.28
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.99 1.11 -0.12
16-Feb Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.21% 3.24% 3.22% 5.03%
T-Repo 2.71% 3.22% 3.20% 4.95%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 5.15%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 4.90%
91 Day T-Bill 3.27% 3.35% 3.10% 5.03%
364 Day T-Bill 3.53% 3.54% 3.21% 5.20%
10 Year Gilt 6.02% 6.07% 5.95% 6.37%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 15394 18635 29281 95610
3.46% 3.46% 3.46% 5.15%
3 Month CP Rate 3.75% 3.75% 3.75% 5.70%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.60% 6.68% 6.54% 6.98%
1 Month CD Rate 3.34% 3.45% 3.53% 5.10%
3 Month CD Rate 3.36% 3.34% 3.32% 5.36%
1 Year CD Rate 4.11% 4.03% 3.90% 5.78%
Currency 16-Feb Prev_Day
USD/INR 72.72 72.59 0.13
GBP/INR 101.33 100.88 0.45
EURO/INR 88.26 88.12 0.13
JPY/INR 0.69 0.69 0.00
Commodity 16-Feb
Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 60.04 58.31 52.22 51.98
Brent Crude($/bl) 64.38 60.45 54.52 57.96
Gold( $/oz) 1794 1837 1827 1584
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 47257 47907 49285 40676
Source: Refinitiv
Data as on 15 Feb, 2021
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Nifty Feb 2021 Futures stood at 15,330.25, a premium of 16.80 points
above the spot closing of 15,313.45. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and
Options segment rose to Rs. 36,60,812.75 crore on February 16, 2021,
compared with Rs. 24,16,393.19 crore on February 15, 2021.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.98 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.85.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 1.29 compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.57.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 12.69 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 12.71 million.
Bond yields closed unchanged as market participants awaited clarity from
the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) regarding its intent of continuing to buy
domestic debt. Worries over heavy debt supply also kept market sentiments
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.85% GS 2030) closed unchanged at
RBI conducted the auction of state development loans of ten states for a
notified amount of Rs. 17,687 crore for which the amount accepted stood at
Rs. 17,937 crore. The cut off yield stood in the range of 6.21% to 7.08%.
Telangana has accepted an additional amount of Rs. 250 crore. Assam
witnessed the minimum yield while Uttar Pradesh attracted the maximum
The rupee in a spot trade closed unchanged against the U.S. dollar as month
end dollar demand from oil importers neutralized the impact of a weaker
The euro weakened against the greenback as the investor risk sentiment
dampened after U.S. consumer sentiment fell in Feb 2020.
Gold prices fell on hopes of a pickup in global economic activity.
Brent crude prices remained at elevated levels as freezing weather in
regions across the U.S. shut wells and refineries in Texas.
According to flash estimate by Eurostat, eurozone’s gross domestic product
(GDP) fell 0.6% QoQ for the quarter ended Dec 2020 as against 12.4%
rebound seen in the previous quarter. On a yearly basis, GDP fell 5% in the
fourth quarter of 2020 as against 4.3% decline in the third quarter of 2020.
In 2020, GDP was down 6.8%.
According to data from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry,
Japan’s tertiary activity index declined 0.4% MoM in Dec 2020 following
0.6% decrease in Nov 2020.
According to data from ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic
Research, Germany’s ZEW Indicator of Economic Sentiment climbed 9.4
points to 71.2 points in Feb 2021. However, the assessment of the economic
situation fell by 0.8 points to minus 67.2 points.
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