Global Indices 29-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,483 1,469 13 0.91
Nasdaq 9,490 9,369 121 1.29
FTSE 6,077 6,219 -142 -2.29
Nikkei 21,878 21,916 -38 -0.18
Hang Seng 22,961 23,133 -171 -0.74
Indian Indices 29-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 32,424 32,201 224 0.69
Nifty 50 9,580 9,490 90 0.95
Nifty 100 9,759 9,648 111 1.15
Nifty 500 7,822 7,732 90 1.17
Nifty Bank 19,297 19,170 127 0.66
S&P BSE Power 1,482 1,470 12 0.79
S&P BSE Small Cap 10,893 10,769 123 1.14
S&P BSE HC 15,646 15,297 349 2.28
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
29-May 20.33 1.17 22.38 1.59
Month Ago 19.88 1.18 21.65 1.59
Year Ago 28.55 1.20 29.44 1.23
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 29-May Prev_Day
Indian Oil 83 78 7.08
Wipro 213 199 6.75
Coal India 141 134 5.53
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 29-May Prev_Day
Adani Ports & SEZ 324 332 -2.41
Infosys 691 707 -2.32
Bharti Airtel 553 563 -1.80
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1412 1163
Declines 938 632
Unchanged 161 128
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* -40345
MF Flows** 36171
May 2020; **26
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
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Since May-17, MOSPI has revised base year of IIP & WPI from 2004-05 to 2011-12, and for CPI from 2010
• Indian equity markets gained with investors keenly awaiting the fourth
quarter GDP data for FY 20, which shall help them gauge the overall health
of the economy. The data is scheduled post market hours.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.69% and
0.95% to close at 32,424.10 and 9,580.30 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap and
S&P BSE SmallCap gained 1.9% and 1.14% respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,412 scrips advancing
and 938 scrips declining. A total of 161 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Realty was the major gainer, up 4.5%
followed by S&P BSE Oil & Gas, up 3.42% and S&P BSE FMCG, up 2.89%. S&P
BSE IT was the major loser, down 0.97% followed by S&P BSE Teck, down
0.95% and S&P BSE Telecom, down 0.7%.
• Government data showed that growth of the Indian economy slowed for
the fourth consecutive quarter to 3.1% in the quarter ended Mar 2020
compared to a growth of 4.1% in the previous quarter and a growth of
5.7% in the same period of the previous year. Growth in the first quarter
and second quarter of FY20 stood at 5.2% and 4.4% respectively. Growth of
the domestic economy for FY20 also plummeted to 4.2% from 6.1% in
FY19. Growth in FY20 thus stood at the lowest level since 2008 when the
growth of the Indian economy fell to 3.1% which can be attributed to the
global financial crisis.
• On the sectoral front, the construction sector was the worst hit which
contracted 2.2% during the quarter under review followed by the
manufacturing sector that contracted 1.4% in the same period.
• Government data showed that the output of India’s eight core
infrastructure industries contracted a record 38.1% in Apr 2020 compared
to a contraction of 9.0% in the previous month and a growth of 5.2% in the
same period of the previous year.
• Government data showed that India’s fiscal deficit widened to 4.59% of
gross domestic product (GDP) for FY20. Fiscal deficit thus surpassed the
government’s revised fiscal deficit target of 3.8%. It needs to be noted that
the government while presenting the Union Budget for FY21, had invoked
the escape clause in the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act
to peg the fiscal deficit at 3.8% which was 0.5% higher than what was
budgeted. Fiscal deficit widened due to lower than anticipated growth and
• Lupin reported 34.55% rise in its consolidated net profit to Rs. 389.63 crore
for the quarter ended Mar 2020 as against net profit of Rs. 289.56 crore in
the same quarter last year. The rise in profit came mainly due to robust
sales in the domestic market and lower tax expenses.
• Energy Efficiency Services announced that its joint venture EnergyPro
Assets (EPAL) has been listed as the fastest growing Indian company in the
U.K. by the industry body CII and Grant Thornton in the 'India meets Britain
• Asian markets remained mixed as concerns over worsening U.S.-China
tensions over Beijing's new security law neutralised optimism over
economic recovery post re-opening. Chinese markets rose after its Premier
said the country has room to stimulate the economy. Today (as on Jun 1),
markets are trading higher with investors focusing on the release of
Chinese economic data for a better gauge of the state of the country’s
economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic. Both Nikkei and Hang
Seng are up 0.91% and 2.98% respectively (as at 8.a.m. IST).
• European markets remained under pressure amid escalating tensions
between the U.S. and China which overshadowed positive sentiment over
reopening of economies across the continent.
• U.S. markets edged higher as investors found relief after U.S. President
signalled no changes to the trade deal with China despite rising tensions.