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04 Mar 2020
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Global Indices
Global Indices 03-Mar Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,374 1,415 -41 -2.88
Nasdaq 8,684 8,952 -268 -2.99
FTSE 6,718 6,655 63 0.95
Nikkei 21,083 21,344 -261 -1.22
Hang Seng 26,285 26,292 -7 -0.03
Indian Indices 03-Mar Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 38,624 38,144 480 1.26
Nifty 50 11,303 11,133 171 1.53
Nifty 100 11,431 11,252 179 1.59
Nifty 500 9,324 9,179 146 1.59
Nifty Bank 29,177 28,868 309 1.07
S&P BSE Power 1,772 1,704 68 3.99
S&P BSE Small Cap
13,774 13,604 170 1.25
S&P BSE HC 13,923 13,417 506 3.77
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
3-Mar 23.29 1.15 25.73 1.35
Month Ago 23.83 1.07 25.90 1.30
Year Ago 26.53 1.19 26.49 1.24
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 03-Mar Prev_Day
% Change
Vedanta Limited 120 111 7.75
Zee Ente. 251 234 7.38
Sun Pharma 394 370 6.51
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 03-Mar Prev_Day
% Change
Bajaj Auto 2692 2792 -3.58
Yes Bank 31 32 -1.11
ITC 194 195 -0.74
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1188 1007
Declines 1217 829
Unchanged 151 133
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 10301
MF Flows** 11620
Mar 2020; **2
Mar 2020
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 28 Feb 2020
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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 to 2012
Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets gained after seven days of heavy losses buoyed by
positive global cues. Investor sentiment improved after major global central
banks hinted at financial stimulus to tackle the impact of the epidemic. The
Reserve Bank of India said it will take appropriate measures to ensure
financial stability.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 1.26% and
1.53% to close at 38,623.70 and 11,303.30 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap
and S&P BSE SmallCap gained 1.79% and 1.25% respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,188 scrips advancing
and 1,217 scrips declining. A total of 151 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, all sectors gained. S&P BSE Metal was the major
gainer, up 5.67%, followed by S&P BSE Power and S&P BSE Utilities, up
3.99% and 3.93%, respectively. S&P BSE Healthcare and S&P BSE Basic
Materials gained 3.77% and 3.32% respectively.
Media reports showed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said it is ready to
safeguard the country’s banking system from financial and market risks
emanating from the spread of coronavirus. The bank cited expectations of
“coordinated policy action” by central banks around the world amid threats
to global demand and currency movements. The RBI governor said the
impact of the virus on India is via China and global trade.
The government said the country's total sugar production is estimated to
decline by 18% to 27.3 million tonne (mt) in the ongoing 2019-20 season on
fall in sugarcane output in key growing states. Mills have produced 19.48
mt of sugar till Feb 2020 of the marketing year 2019-20 (October-
September), according to the industry body ISMA. The decline in sugar
production is due to fall in the production of sugarcane mainly in the major
sugar-producing states of Maharashtra and Karnataka, due to drought in
some parts and heavy rains an and floods in some other parts of these
According to media reports, the Minister of State for Agriculture expressed
confidence of achieving the target of doubling farmers income by 2022.
The average monthly income of farmers’ income stood at Rs 8,167 during
2016-17, while at Rs 6,426 in 2013-14, as per the National Sample Survey
Office (NSSO) report.
The finance ministry said that the central GST authorities have detected
evasion of Rs 70,206 crore between Jul 1, 2017, launch of GST and Jan
2020. The tax department managed to recover nearly half of this amount
(Rs 34,591 crore), minister of state for finance said in Lok Sabha. A total of
16,393 cases of evasion were detected by central authorities leading to 336
arrests. In 31 of these cases, prosecution cases have been filed.
Asian equity markets ended mixed as hopes that global central banks will
provide financial stimulus helped overshadow fears of the coronavirus
becoming a global pandemic. The European Central Bank joined its U.S. and
Japanese counterparts in hinting that it will take "appropriate and targeted
measures" to fight the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Today (as of
Mar 4), Asian markets opened higher as investors looked forward to
stimulus measures. Nikkei was tarding up 0.47% and Hang Seng was trading
down 0.33% (as at 8.a.m. IST).
European markets gained as the U.S. Federal Reserve cut interest rates in a
surprise move to arrest slower economic growth in the wake of the
coronavirus outbreak.
U.S. markets fell in spite of the U.S. Federal Reserve cutting rates in a
surprise move. Investors remained concerned over slower economic growth
due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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