Global Indices
Global Indices 18-Feb Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 2,047 2,056 -10 -0.47
Nasdaq 13,865 13,965 -100 -0.72
FTSE 6,617 6,711 -94 -1.40
Nikkei 30,236 30,292 -56 -0.19
Hang Seng 30,595 31,085 -490 -1.58
Indian Indices 18-Feb Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 51,325 51,704 -379 -0.73
Nifty 50 15,119 15,209 -90 -0.59
Nifty 100 15,250 15,319 -69 -0.45
Nifty 500 12,566 12,597 -32 -0.25
Nifty Bank 36,587 36,911 -324 -0.88
S&P BSE Power 2,437 2,371 66 2.79
S&P BSE Small Cap 20,016 19,883 133 0.67
S&P BSE HC 21,666 21,832 -166 -0.76
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
18-Feb 35.90 0.70 41.26 1.05
Month Ago 33.47 0.82 38.92 1.11
Year Ago 24.99 1.04 27.29 1.27
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 18-Feb Prev_Day
% Change
ONGC 111 102 8.26
GAIL 143 134 6.47
BPCL 432 412 4.98
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 18-Feb Prev_Day
% Change
Bajaj Finance 5563 5705 -2.49
Shree Cements Limited 27623 28269 -2.28
Nestle India Limited 16365 16741 -2.25
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1624 1064
Declines 1342 862
Unchanged 159 91
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 43676
MF Flows** -27494
Feb 2021; **16
Feb 2021
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 17 Feb, 2021
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Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Sensex Nifty
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets closed in the red for the third consecutive session,
dragged by weak global cues resulting from spike in U.S. bond yield.
Nonetheless, improving corporate earnings and continued inflow of foreign
funds continued to provide underlying support to the domestic bourses.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 0.73% and 0.59%
to close at 51,324.69 and 15,118.95 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,624 scrips advancing
and 1,342 scrips declining. A total of 159 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Oil & Gas was the major gainer, up
4.22% followed by S&P BSE Utilities, up 3.87% and S&P BSE Power, up
2.79%. S&P BSE Auto was the major loser, down 1.35% followed by S&P BSE
Bankex, down 1.17% and S&P BSE Finance, down 1.01%.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India said that its board has decided
to recommend changes in the Securities Contracts Regulations 1957 to
make it easier for large companies with market capitalisation of more than
Rs. 1 lakh crore to list on the Indian stock exchange. Through an initial
public offering by a firm with a post-issue market capitalisation of more
than Rs. 1 lakh crore, the board has agreed to reduce the minimum public
offer to Rs 10,000 crore plus 5% of the incremental sum above Rs. 1 lakh
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has tightened norms for housing finance
companies (HFCs), especially those that collect public deposits. In terms of
the master directions given, if they are not in a position to repay fixed
deposit holders, HFCs must cease lending. The central bank came out with a
comprehensive rule book for HFCs. The comprehensive rule book for HFCs
is in the wake of the central bank taking over the regulation and supervision
of these specialized lenders from the National Housing Bank in 2019. The
norms require all HFCs to have a minimum capital adequacy ratio of 14% by
Mar 31, 2021. The master directions include liquidity coverage
prescriptions, asset classification and other prudential criteria that are
nearly compatible with what is recommended for banks.
According to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, India's job growth
rebounded dramatically in Jan 2021, with nearly 12 million people getting
jobs last month, drastically reducing the country's unemployment rate from
9.1% in Dec 2020 to 6.5% in Jan 2021.
Global forecasting firm Oxford Economics revised India's economic growth
projection to 10.2% for 2021 from the earlier 8.8%, citing the reduction of
COVID-19 risks and the change in monetary policy outlook.
Bharti Airtel announced acquisition of Warburg Pincus' 20% stake in its
direct-to-home DTH arm for Rs. 3,126 crore.
IndusInd Bank announced receiving Rs. 2,021 crore equity from the
promoters after the conversion of preferential warrants into equity shares.
Asian markets largely closed in the red, dragged by U.S. inflationary
concerns, worries over probable policy tightening by Chinese central bank
in coming months and reduction of equity exposure by institutional
investors, after stellar gains pushed valuations of major sectors to lofty
levels. Today (as on Feb 19), markets are trading mixed following overnight
declines for the major indices on Wall Street. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng
are down 0.89% and 1.05% (as at 8:00 AM IST), respectively.
European markets went down with investors remaining cautious and
reacting to quarterly earnings from major companies and the latest batch
of economic data from the euro area and the U.S.
U.S. markets closed low following disappointing earning number reported
by one of the major retail giants and official data showing initial jobless
claims came in well above estimates in the week to Feb 13.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 4275.15 4457.46 13190.03
Index Options 527632.49 527593.37 118327.71
Stock Futures 15705.36 16355.88 107967.20
Stock Options 16241.84 16337.78 18236.97
Total 563854.84 564744.49 257721.91
18-Feb Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.12 1.17 -0.05
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.92 0.93 -0.01
18-Feb Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.21% 3.25% 3.16% 4.95%
T-Repo 2.48% 3.20% 3.21% 4.89%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 5.15%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 4.90%
91 Day T-Bill 3.19% 3.25% 3.26% 5.02%
364 Day T-Bill 3.66% 3.69% 3.45% 5.18%
10 Year Gilt 6.13% 5.96% 5.91% 6.39%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 22074 67260 29790 52556
3.46% 3.47% 3.47% 5.10%
3 Month CP Rate 3.65% 3.75% 3.80% 5.70%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.77% 6.59% 6.52% 6.96%
1 Month CD Rate 2.80% 3.38% 3.52% 5.10%
3 Month CD Rate 3.27% 3.38% 3.27% 5.27%
1 Year CD Rate 3.95% 4.08% 3.90% 5.81%
Currency 18-Feb Prev_Day
USD/INR 72.73 72.84 -0.10
GBP/INR 100.71 101.15 -0.43
EURO/INR 87.61 88.06 -0.44
JPY/INR 0.69 0.69 0.00
Commodity 18-Feb
Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 60.37 58.19 52.22 52.05
Brent Crude($/bl) 65.48 61.72 54.39 58.19
Gold( $/oz) 1775 1825 1837 1602
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 46263 47776 48812 40976
Source: Refinitiv
Data as on 17 Feb, 2021
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Nifty Feb 2021 Futures stood at 15,116.10, a discount of 2.85 points below
the spot closing of 15,118.95. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and Options
segment rose to Rs. 80,21,078.07 crore on February 18, 2021, compared
with Rs. 43,17,511.33 crore on February 17, 2021.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.95 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.91.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 1.12 compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.17.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 13.08 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 13.04 million.
Bond yields jumped after the Reserve bank of India (RBI) at its weekly
government auctions devolves Rs. 21,593.58 involving two securities on
primary dealers.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.85% GS 2030) surged 10 bps to
close at 6.13% from the previous close of 6.03% after moving in a range of
6.02% to 6.14%.
RBI conducted the auction of four government securities- 3.96% GS 2022,
5.15% GS 2025, 5.85% GS 2030 and New GS 2061 for a cumulative amount
of Rs. 31,000 crore, which was not completely accepted with devolvement
on primary dealers. 5.15% GS 2025 and 5.85% GS 2030 securities saw almost
full devolvement on primary dealers of Rs. 10,699.76 crore and Rs.
10,893.82 crore, respectively.
RBI announced the auction of 91 days, 182 days and 364 days Treasury Bills
auction for the notified amount of Rs. 4,000 crore, Rs. 7,000 crore and Rs.
8,000 crore, respectively on Feb 24, 2021.
The Indian rupee rose against the U.S. dollar on foreign banks greenback
sales likely on behalf of their clients.
Euro rose against the U.S. dollar as disappointing U.S. weekly jobless claims
data diminished expectations of a speedy recovery from the global health
Gold prices fell as market participants remained optimistic of a global
economic recovery.
Brent crude prices rose as severe cold weather in Texas and surrounding
regions in U.S. led to a fall in oil production in the region.
According to the U.S. Federal Reserve's Jan 2021 monetary policy meeting
minutes, the economy was described by participants as far from achieving
the Fed's objective of maximum jobs. Participants noted that achieving this
goal would take some time, even with a brisk rate of change in the labor
According to the Commerce Department, U.S. retail sales rose much more
than expected by 5.3% in Jan 2021 after sliding by a revised 1% in Dec 2020.
According to the Labor Department, U.S. producer price index for final
demand rose 1.3% in Jan 2021 after increasing 0.3% in Dec 2020.
According to the U.S. Federal Reserve, U.S. industrial production rose 0.9%
in Jan 2021 after increasing by downwardly revised 1.3% in Dec 2020.
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