Global Indices
Global Indices 25-Mar Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,928 1,927 1 0.03
Nasdaq 12,978 12,962 16 0.12
FTSE 6,675 6,713 -38 -0.57
Nikkei 28,730 28,406 324 1.14
Hang Seng 27,900 27,918 -19 -0.07
Indian Indices 25-Mar Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 48,440 49,180 -740 -1.51
Nifty 50 14,325 14,549 -225 -1.54
Nifty 100 14,451 14,690 -240 -1.63
Nifty 500 11,993 12,197 -204 -1.67
Nifty Bank 33,006 33,293 -287 -0.86
S&P BSE Power 2,471 2,543 -72 -2.83
S&P BSE Small Cap 20,062 20,441 -379 -1.85
S&P BSE HC 20,608 20,848 -239 -1.15
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
25-Mar 33.76 0.74 39.02 1.11
Month Ago 35.60 0.70 41.20 1.05
Year Ago 17.32 1.55 18.74 1.83
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 25-Mar Prev_Day
% Change
Tata Steel 723 703 2.90
ICICI Bank 572 568 0.71
Dr.Reddy 4381 4351 0.69
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 25-Mar Prev_Day
% Change
Maruti 6787 7066 -3.95
Indian Oil 91 95 -3.86
HUL 2237 2319 -3.52
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 706 359
Declines 2247 1615
Unchanged 168 62
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 58704
MF Flows** -29461
Mar 2021; **16
Mar 2021
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 24 Mar, 2021
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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 remained under selling pressure with sentiments
downbeat on subdued global cues and the continuous uptick in COVID-19
cases in India. Bourses also witnessed some volatility amid settlement of
March F&O series.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 1.51% and 1.54%
to close at 48,440.12 and 14,324.90 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 706 scrips advancing and
2,247 scrips declining. A total of 168 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, all sectors lost. S&P BSE Telecom was the major
loser, down 3.14%, followed by S&P BSE Power and S&P BSE Auto, down
2.83% and 2.8%, respectively. S&P BSE Energy and S&P BSE Utilities lost
2.63% and 2.59% respectively.
The Securities and Exchange Board of India has accepted several key
proposals to make the innovator growth platform's listing process easier
for start-ups. The capital markets regulator has approved shortening the
time during which qualifying investors in a start-up must retain 25% of the
pre-issue capital to one year from two years previously. The regulator has
also permitted start-ups to assign up to 60% of the issue size to qualified
investors on a discretionary basis prior to the issue launch, with a 30-day
lock-in period on such shares. In the event of an acquisition of a company
listed on the Innovator Growth Platform, the open bid trigger has been
increased from 25% to 49%.
The Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) stated that the country's
current economic recovery may continue unabated, despite the country's
grim reality of a second wave of COVID-19 infection. The RBI Governor also
shot down reports that the central bank is fighting the bond market
because it refuses to recognise the market's demand for higher yields.
Parliament passed a bill to set up the National Bank for Financing
Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID) to fund infrastructure projects in
According to the Finance Minister, the Securities and Exchange Board of
India (SEBI) will establish the Corporate Debt Market Development Fund
(CDMDF) to provide liquidity to mutual funds and other corporate bond
market participants.
Xiaomi plans to double its offline retail footprint in the next one year. The
company, which dominates the smartphone and smart TV markets, will
spend Rs. 100 crore to expand its physical store network to 30,000
locations by early-2022, up from 15,000 now.
The Japan International Cooperation Agency signed a loan agreement with
Tata Cleantech Capital Ltd for a maximum of JPY 10 billion to help the
company provide loans to companies across India focusing on renewable
energy production, e-mobility solutions, and energy conservation. This is
done with intention to reduce the effects of climate change by reducing
greenhouse gas emissions in India in accordance with the green loan
Asian markets witnessed a mixed trend with cautious mood prevailing amid
worries over potential U.S. tax hikes and extended lockdowns in Europe.
Today (as on Mar 26), Asian markets rose following rebound on the Wall
Street overnight. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng rose 0.89% and 0.52%,
respectively (as at 8 a.m. IST).
European markets closed on a mixed note after seeing some high volatility
amid uncertainty about the pace of economic recovery due to surge in
Covid-19 cases in several parts of Europe and extension of lockdown
U.S. markets mostly rose on optimism about the U.S. economy reopening
after the U.S. President announced a new goal of administering 200 million
Covdi-19 vaccinations within his first 100 days in office. However, gains
were limited on concerns about the outlook for monetary policy following
comments from the US. Federal Reserve Chairman.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics 25-Mar
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 7926.47 9603.38 14296.62
Index Options 512596.00 509578.57 118547.41
Stock Futures 26171.64 26898.25 93356.74
Stock Options 10337.12 10263.15 12106.69
Total 557031.23 556343.35 238307.46
25-Mar Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 0.90 0.97 -0.07
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.87 0.95 -0.08
25-Mar Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.24% 3.26% 3.26% 5.10%
T-Repo 3.26% 3.26% 2.98% 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 3.31% 3.31% 3.16% 5.15%
364 Day T-Bill 3.73% 3.77% 3.55% 5.50%
10 Year Gilt 6.13% 6.20% 6.18% 6.30%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 32955 27042 19501 7201
3.45% 3.46% 3.47% 5.39%
3 Month CP Rate 3.60% 3.75% 3.50% 8.80%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.59% 6.63% 6.19% 7.37%
1 Month CD Rate 3.51% 3.42% 2.74% 7.75%
3 Month CD Rate 3.44% 3.50% 3.22% 5.99%
1 Year CD Rate 4.33% 4.40% 4.25% 8.04%
Currency 25-Mar Prev_Day
USD/INR 72.61 72.66 -0.05
GBP/INR 99.37 99.62 -0.25
EURO/INR 85.82 86.02 -0.20
JPY/INR 0.67 0.67 0.00
Commodity 25-Mar Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 58.42 59.91 63.42 20.25
Brent Crude($/bl) 61.78 64.82 67.89 25.09
Gold( $/oz) 1727 1736 1770 1613
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 44653 44706 46344 40989
Source: Refinitiv
Data as on 24 Mar, 2021
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Nifty Mar 2021 Futures settled at spot closing of 14,324.90. Nifty Apr 2021
Futures stood at 14,483.10, a premium of 158.2 points, above the spot
closing. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and Options segment rose to Rs.
95,13,616.02 crore on March 25, 2021, compared with Rs. 44,42,582.70
crore on March 24, 2021.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.89 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.96.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 0.9 compared with the previous session’s
close of 0.97.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 12.04 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 12.39 million.
Bond yields fell as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) conducted the special
open market operations (OMO) to purchase debt including the 10-year
benchmark paper, ahead of the fiscal year-end.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.85% GS 2030) fell 2 bps to close at
6.13% from the previous close of 6.15% after moving in the range of 6.13%
to 6.17%.
RBI conducted the auction of special open market operations (OMO) by
purchasing three government long term securities- 5.15% GS 2025, 5.85%
GS 2030 and 6.22% GS 2035 and sale of two short term securities 8.35% GS
2022 and 8.15% GS 2022 for an aggregate amount of Rs. 10,000 crore each,
which were accepted fully.
Banks borrowed Rs. 43 crore under the central bank’s marginal standing
facility on Mar 24 compared to that of Mar 23, 2021 when banks borrowed
Rs. 47 crore.
The Indian rupee declined for the third straight session against the
greenback on strength in the U.S. dollar index along with plunge in domestic
equity market.
Euro fell against the U.S. dollar, as U.S. Treasury yields fell and investors'
appetite for risk diminished.
Gold prices fell as U.S. dollar hit a four-month high, reducing the non-
yielding yellow metal's appeal.
Brent crude prices fell as a new round of coronavirus restrictions in Europe
renewed worries over global growth which hurt the demand outlook of the
According to revised data released by the Commerce Department, U.S. real
gross domestic product (GDP) rose 4.3% in the fourth quarter of 2020
compared to the previously reported 4.1% rise.
According to data from the European Central Bank, eurozone monetary
aggregate M3 expanded 12.3% YoY in Feb 2021 as against 12.5% YoY rise in
Jan 2021.
According to data from the Commerce Department, U.S. durable goods
orders unexpectedly fell 1.1% in Feb 2021 after spiking by an upwardly
revised 3.5% in Jan 2021.
According to market research group GfK, Germany’s forward-looking
consumer sentiment index rose to -6.2 in Apr 2021 from revised -12.7 in Mar
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