Global Indices
Global Indices 24-Mar Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,927 1,957 -30 -1.52
Nasdaq 12,962 13,228 -266 -2.01
FTSE 6,713 6,699 14 0.20
Nikkei 28,406 28,996 -590 -2.04
Hang Seng 27,918 28,497 -579 -2.03
Indian Indices 24-Mar Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 49,180 50,051 -871 -1.74
Nifty 50 14,549 14,815 -265 -1.79
Nifty 100 14,690 14,952 -262 -1.75
Nifty 500 12,197 12,417 -220 -1.77
Nifty Bank 33,293 34,184 -891 -2.61
S&P BSE Power 2,543 2,568 -24 -0.95
S&P BSE Small Cap 20,441 20,773 -332 -1.60
S&P BSE HC 20,848 20,902 -54 -0.26
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
24-Mar 34.20 0.73 39.63 1.09
Month Ago 35.46 0.71 40.88 1.06
Year Ago 16.05 1.68 17.58 1.95
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 24-Mar Prev_Day
% Change
Cipla 793 776 2.17
Asian Paints 2444 2410 1.38
Power Grid 221 219 0.94
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 24-Mar Prev_Day
% Change
Tata Steel 703 741 -5.17
Adani Ports & SEZ 707 739 -4.29
Tata Motors 294 307 -4.21
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 785 441
Declines 2169 1492
Unchanged 170 78
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 60314
MF Flows** -29461
Mar 2021; **16
Mar 2021
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 23 Mar, 2021
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to 2012
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Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets closed in the red, dragged by weak global cues and
fears of a second wave of COVID infections in India. The government had
detected a new "double mutant variant" of the novel coronavirus. The rising
cases have raised concerns of renewed lockdowns in the parts of the
country and impact on economic recovery.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 1.74% and 1.79%
to close at 49,180.31 and 14,549.40 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 785 scrips advancing and
2,169 scrips declining. A total of 170 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, all sectors lost. S&P BSE Realty was the major
loser, down 2.93%, followed by S&P BSE Metal and S&P BSE Auto, down
2.75% and 2.6%, respectively. S&P BSE Bankex and S&P BSE Industrials lost
2.53% and 2.45% respectively.
Parliament approved changes to the Finance Bill 2021, doubling the
minimum limit of employee contributions to provident funds for taxation
purposes to over Rs 5 lakh with some riders, paving the way for the listing
of Life Insurance Corporation (LIC), exempting Indian-owned assets sold on
digital platforms from the equalisation levy, and providing tax holidays for
the proposed development finance institutions (DFIs).
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has urged stock
exchanges, depositories and all market intermediaries, which use bulk SMS
(short message service) for providing services to investors to ensure strict
compliance with Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) rules. Sebi
further said that non- compliance with the provisions of Telecom
Commercial Communications Customer Preference Regulations, 2018
(TCCCP Regulations) may result in disruption of delivery of their messages
to the investors.
In the event of delivery default, Securities and Exchange Board of India
(Sebi) has introduced a new penal structure for commodity derivatives.
Furthermore, according to Sebi, clearing corporations with commodity
derivatives segments should have an appropriate deterrent mechanism in
place to prevent intentional or wilful delivery defaults, as well as adequate
compensation for non-defaulting counterparties.
As per media reports, Grasim Industries has stated that it intends to raise
funds through term loans or the issuance of debt securities.
As per reports, Adani Road Transport Ltd (ARTL) said it has won order Rs.
1039.90 crore highway project from NHAI in Telangana.
Asian markets largely remained low as sluggish vaccination campaign in
Europe and increasing tensions between China and Western nations kept
investors wary. Spikes in COVID-19 cases in major economies, including
Germany, France and Italy too weighed on market sentiments. Today (as on
Mar 25), Asian markets were mostly trading up despite losses on the Wall
Street overnight. While Nikkei rose 0.90%, Hang Seng fell 3.05% (as at 8
a.m. IST).
European markets saw a mixed trend as market participants were cautious
on uncertainty about pace of economic recovery due to surge in Covid-19
infections and fresh lockdown measures in several countries.
U.S. markets fell on lingering concerns about the outlook for high-growth
companies contributed to the sell-off by technology stocks. Selling was
seen amid decline in U.S. treasury yields.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics 24-Mar
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 9831.77 9391.79 13402.84
Index Options 424889.91 424631.53 116505.23
Stock Futures 40115.06 40064.19 97041.04
Stock Options 15100.97 15098.66 13543.62
Total 489937.71 489186.17 240492.73
24-Mar Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 0.97 1.24 -0.27
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.95 0.95 0.00
24-Mar Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.26% 3.25% 3.22% 5.10%
T-Repo 3.26% 3.29% 2.90% 1.10%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 5.15%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 4.90%
91 Day T-Bill 3.32% 3.26% 3.15% 5.15%
364 Day T-Bill 3.76% 3.81% 3.70% 5.50%
10 Year Gilt 6.15% 6.19% 6.15% 6.30%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 32955 16908 22396 7201
3.49% 3.45% 3.47% 5.39%
3 Month CP Rate 3.65% 3.75% 3.65% 8.80%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.59% 6.67% 6.14% 7.29%
1 Month CD Rate 3.49% 3.40% 2.78% 7.75%
3 Month CD Rate 3.39% 3.50% 3.24% 5.99%
1 Year CD Rate 4.38% 4.43% 4.01% 8.04%
Currency 24-Mar Prev_Day
USD/INR 72.66 72.29 0.36
GBP/INR 99.62 100.01 -0.39
EURO/INR 86.02 86.22 -0.19
JPY/INR 0.67 0.66 0.00
Commodity 24-Mar Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 61.07 64.51 63.19 20.78
Brent Crude($/bl) 64.05 67.83 67.45 25.24
Gold( $/oz) 1734 1744 1804 1610
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 44679 44763 46621 40989
Source: Refinitiv
Data as on 23 Mar, 2021
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Nifty Mar 2021 Futures stood at 14,555.30, a premium of 5.90 points above
the spot closing of 14,549.40. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and Options
segment rose to Rs. 44,42,582.70 crore on March 24, 2021, compared with
Rs. 36,98,201.11 crore on March 23, 2021.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.96 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.83.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 0.97 compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.24.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 12.39 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 12.44 million.
Bond yields were little changed as bullish sentiment initially, ended with
profit booking towards the end of the session. Meanwhile, market
participants await a special open market operation by the Reserve Bank of
India (RBI) on Thursday.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.85% GS 2030) inched up 1 bps to
close at 6.15% from the previous close of 6.14% after moving in the range
of 6.11% to 6.15%.
Data from RBI showed that reserve money increased at an annualized rate
of 12.0% in the week to Mar 19, 2021, compared with an increase of 14.1%
a year earlier. The currency in circulation rose 18.3% during the same week
compared with an increase of 12.12% a year earlier.
Banks borrowed Rs. 47 crore under the central bank’s marginal standing
facility on Mar 23 compared to that of Mar 22, 2021 when banks borrowed
Rs. 2,530 crore.
The Indian rupee fell for the second session against the greenback, as broad
strength in the U.S. dollar index improved the safe-haven demand.
Moreover, fall in domestic equity market, increased losses.
Euro fell against the U.S. dollar as concerns over a third COVID-19 wave in
Europe, possible hike in U.S. tax rates and escalating tensions between the
European Union and China, dampened risk appetite.
Gold prices rose as its safe haven appeal improved on concerns over
renewed lockdowns in Euro Zone for combating the COVID-19 pandemic.
Worries over the supply of COVID-19 vaccines also contributed to the
According to a report by the Commerce Department, U.S. new home sales
fell 18.2% to an annual rate of 775,000 in Feb 2021 following 3.2% increase
to an upwardly revised rate of 948,000 in Jan 2021.
According to data from the Office for National Statistics, U.K. consumer
price inflation rose 0.4% YoY in Feb 2021 as against 0.7% YoY in Jan 2021.
On monthly basis, consumer prices rose 0.1% in Feb 2021 as against 0.2%
decline in Jan 2021.
According to flash data from IHS Markit, Germany’s composite output index
rose 56.8 in Mar 2021 from 51.1 in Feb 2021. The services Purchasing
Managers' Index came in at 50.8 in Mar 45.7 in Feb. The manufacturing PMI
rose to 66.6 in Mar from 60.7 in the previous month.
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