Global Indices 22-Feb Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,994 2,039 -44 -2.18
Nasdaq 13,533 13,874 -341 -2.46
FTSE 6,612 6,624 -12 -0.18
Nikkei 30,156 30,018 138 0.46
Hang Seng 30,320 30,645 -325 -1.06
Indian Indices 22-Feb Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 49,744 50,890 -1,145 -2.25
Nifty 50 14,676 14,982 -306 -2.04
Nifty 100 14,802 15,103 -300 -1.99
Nifty 500 12,213 12,439 -226 -1.82
Nifty Bank 35,257 35,842 -584 -1.63
S&P BSE Power 2,376 2,416 -40 -1.66
S&P BSE Small Cap 19,662 19,863 -202 -1.01
S&P BSE HC 20,913 21,332 -419 -1.97
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
22-Feb 34.76 0.72 40.05 1.08
Month Ago 33.76 0.81 38.86 1.10
Year Ago 25.11 1.04 27.50 1.26
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 22-Feb Prev_Day
Adani Ports & SEZ 674 654 3.11
JSW Steel 406 396 2.64
Hindalco 316 308 2.63
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 22-Feb Prev_Day
M&M 837 879 -4.79
Dr.Reddy 4469 4681 -4.53
Tech Mahindra 951 994 -4.35
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1025 569
Declines 2006 1395
Unchanged 148 72
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* 44608
MF Flows** -27494
Feb 2021; **16
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 18 Feb, 2021
Mutual Fund Investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.
23 February 2021
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 closed in the red, dragged by news of fresh COVID-19
restrictions in parts of the country. Weak global cues also weighed on
market sentiments amid concerns about the outlook of U.S. inflation
following the recent advance in bond yields.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 2.25% and 2.04%
to close at 49,744.32 and 14,675.70 respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,025 scrips advancing
and 2,006 scrips declining. A total of 148 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Metal was the major gainer, up 2.24%
followed by S&P BSE Basic Materials, up 0.29%. S&P BSE Energy was the
major loser, down 2.92% followed by S&P BSE Realty, down 2.88% and S&P
BSE IT, down 2.58%.
• According to minutes from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India's economic
growth momentum needs to strengthen further. The RBI decided to keep
the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4% during the monetary policy
meeting, but retained an accommodative posture, suggesting rate cuts in
the future if necessary to help the Covid-19 pandemic's effect on the
economy. RBI remains committed to ensuring the availability of sufficient
liquidity in the economy, consistent with the accommodative role of
monetary policy, in order to foster congenial financial conditions, such that
recovery can gain traction.
• According to media reports, India is expected to clear up China's 45
investment plans, which are likely to include those from Great Wall Motor
and SAIC Motor Corp as military tensions ease at the disputed border
between the two countries. Around 150 investment plans worth more than
$2 billion from China have been stuck in the pipeline.
• According to a rating agency, due to a slowdown in revenue growth and a
slower pace of job creation in the service sector, the stress on retail loans is
expected to quadruple by the end of the next fiscal year. The ratings
agency predicts total stressed retail loans to rise to 4.7% in Mar 2022 from
1.60% in Mar 2021, driven by slippages in unsecured loans, particularly from
private sector banks.
• Larsen & Toubro (L&T) said it has bagged broad domestic and overseas
contracts across its range of offerings for its power transmission and
distribution business. While the company did not define the exact value of
the deals, a broad contract ranges between Rs. 2,500 crore and Rs. 5,000
crore as per its specification.
• Coal India has signed an agreement with the Center for Railway Information
Systems (CRIS), a wing of the railway ministry, to track the movement of
fossil-fuel-laden rakes and the shipment of coal.
• Asian markets closed in the red amidst lingering worries about U.S. inflation
and high valuations following recent strength in the Chinese markets.
Today (as on Feb 23) markets are largely trading low as investors monitored
the regional technology stocks after their counterparts declined overnight
on Wall Street. While Nikkei is closed due to public holiday, Hang Seng is up
0.33% (as at 8:00 AM IST).
• European markets went down as continuous rise in U.S. bond yields dented
the risk appetite of the investors.
• U.S. markets largely closed in the red, reflecting concerns about the
outlook for inflation following the recent advance by bond yields.