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31 Jul 2020
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Global Indices
Global Indices 30-Jul Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,636 1,631 5 0.32
Nasdaq 10,588 10,543 45 0.43
FTSE 5,990 6,131 -141 -2.31
Nikkei 22,339 22,397 -58 -0.26
Hang Seng 24,711 24,883 -173 -0.69
Indian Indices 30-Jul Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 37,736 38,071 -335 -0.88
Nifty 50 11,102 11,203 -101 -0.90
Nifty 100 11,231 11,311 -80 -0.70
Nifty 500 9,032 9,096 -64 -0.71
Nifty Bank 21,647 22,077 -430 -1.95
S&P BSE Power 1,533 1,557 -24 -1.52
S&P BSE Small Cap
12,916 12,972 -56 -0.43
S&P BSE HC 17,675 17,328 348 2.01
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
30-Jul 25.21 1.02 29.46 1.56
Month Ago 22.55 1.13 26.32 1.55
Year Ago 26.64 1.23 27.34 1.34
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 30-Jul Prev_Day
% Change
Dr.Reddy 4517 4302 4.98
Sun Pharma 510 493 3.44
Wipro 284 277 2.56
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 30-Jul Prev_Day
% Change
BPCL 419 454 -7.65
IndusInd Bank 520 551 -5.57
Indian Oil 89 93 -4.37
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1023 674
Declines 1631 1212
Unchanged 158 91
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* -12372
MF Flows** 31663
Jul 2020; **29
Jul 2020
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 29 Jul, 2020
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Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets erased the initial gains in the second half of the
session to close in the red. Investors rushed to settle their positions ahead
of the expiration of monthly derivative contracts for Jul due by the end of
the session.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 0.88% and 0.9% to
close at 37,736.07 and 11,102.15 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap and S&P
BSE SmallCap lost 0.38% and 0.43% respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,023 scrips advancing
and 1,631 scrips declining. A total of 158 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Healthcare was the major gainer, up
2.01% followed by S&P BSE IT, up 0.64% and S&P BSE Teck, up 0.07%. S&P
BSE Telecom was the major loser, down 2.25% followed by S&P BSE Oil &
Gas, down 2.2% and S&P BSE Finance, down 1.97%.
Delhi’s Chief Minister has announced reduction in the Value Added Tax
(VAT) on diesel to 16.75% from the existing 30%. Thus, the diesel price will
be reduced by Rs. 8.36 to Rs. 73.64 a litre from Rs. 82 a litre. The move is
expected to boost the state’s economy.
As part of its efforts to boost connectivity, Asian Infrastructure Investment
Bank (AIIB), a multilateral financing agency headquartered in Beijing, is
looking to provide $3 billion worth of loans for various major infrastructure
According to media reports, the Attorney General (AG) has claimed that the
central government has no obligation to pay the GST compensation
shortfall. The AG also said that by having the appropriate sum to be
attributed to it, the GST Council has to agree to make up the deficit in the
compensation fund.
According to a report by a major credit rating agency, it is imperative that
banks widen their balance sheets and restore credit offtake rather than
simply concentrate on asset quality. The conscious measures taken by the
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to lower the repo rate also lowered the
marginal cost of a fund-based lending rate through banks.
According to media reports, Housing Development Finance Corporation
(HDFC) witnessed a 9.5% fall in its pre-tax profit which stood at Rs. 3,607
crore in the quarter ended Jun 2020 as compared to a pre-tax profit of Rs.
3,985 crore in the same period of the previous year. The pre-tax profit came
down on account of additional provisioning due to COVID-19 pandemic.
According to media reports, Cognizant has reported 29% drop in net
income for the quarter ended Jun 2020 which stood at $361 million or
around Rs. 2,701 crore). The IT major is however confident of witnessing
strong growth in the coming quarters due to increase in bookings and
demand for digital services.
Asian markets closed in the red as relentless surge in coronavirus cases
around the world overshadowed investor optimism over the Federal
Reserve's dovish policy statement. Today (as on July 31), Asian markets
mostly fell after a record contraction in U.S. GDP in the second quarter.
While Nikkei was trading lower 1.52%, Hang Seng was up 0.76% (as at 8
a.m. IST), respectively.
European markets plunged as worries about the impact of the coronavirus
pandemic mounted after data showed a sharp contraction in U.S. GDP, and
on the U.S. Federal Reserve's weak outlook for the economy. A slew of
disappointing earnings reports from major European companies weighed as
U.S. markets decline initially after the U.S. economic activity showed a
record contraction of 32.9% in the Jun quarter of 2020 but recovered most
of their losses at the end.
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