Global Indices
Global Indices 30-Mar Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,945 1,953 -8 -0.43
Nasdaq 13,045 13,060 -14 -0.11
FTSE 6,772 6,736 36 0.53
Nikkei 29,433 29,385 48 0.16
Hang Seng 28,578 28,338 239 0.84
Indian Indices 30-Mar Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 50,137 49,009 1,128 2.30
Nifty 50 14,845 14,507 338 2.33
Nifty 100 14,936 14,634 303 2.07
Nifty 500 12,388 12,149 239 1.97
Nifty Bank 33,875 33,318 557 1.67
S&P BSE Power 2,509 2,486 23 0.92
S&P BSE Small Cap 20,543 20,279 264 1.30
S&P BSE HC 21,248 20,760 488 2.35
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
30-Mar 34.59 0.72 40.43 1.07
Month Ago 33.86 0.74 39.65 1.09
Year Ago 17.19 1.56 18.66 1.84
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 30-Mar Prev_Day
% Change
United Phos 628 585 7.27
JSW Steel 467 445 5.00
Tata Steel 800 767 4.32
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 30-Mar Prev_Day
% Change
M&M 795 799 -0.54
Axis Bank 695 698 -0.41
Hindalco 326 327 -0.26
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1518 1049
Declines 1433 917
Unchanged 211 97
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 56212
MF Flows** -29461
Mar 2021; **16
Mar 2021
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
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2010 to 2012
Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Sensex Nifty
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets gained momentum with investors keenly awaiting
U.S. President's infrastructure plan, which is seen valued at around $3-$4
trillion. Worries over rising coronavirus cases in India eased to some extent
as government prepares for a vaccine rollout on a larger scale.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 2.3% and 2.33%
to close at 50,136.58 and 14,845.10 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,518 scrips advancing
and 1,433 scrips declining. A total of 211 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, all sectors gained. S&P BSE IT was the major
gainer, up 3.51%, followed by S&P BSE Teck and S&P BSE Metal, up 3.09%
and 2.54%, respectively. S&P BSE Healthcare and S&P BSE FMCG gained
2.35% and 2.24% respectively.
Securities Exchange Board of India released additional guidelines on the
surrender of foreign portfolio investment (FPI) registration. According to
industry practise, any FPI who wishes to surrender his or her certificate of
registration can do so by contacting the Designated Depository Participants
(DDP). The DDP must confirm that the accounts held by the claimant in the
capacity of FPI have Zero balances and are blocked for further transactions
when applying to Sebi for a "no objection certificate" for surrender. It must
also confirm that the FPI's CP (Custodial Participant) code is barred, that no
dues or fees are owed to Sebi, and that no acts or proceedings against the
applicant are pending.
According to a report by the United Nations Economic and Social
Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP), despite the roll-out of the
vaccine to tackle the danger of the coronavirus pandemic, India's economic
performance in 2021 is projected to remain below that of 2019. According
to the 'Economic and Social Survey of Asia and the Pacific2021: Towards
post-COVID-19 resilient economies,' India is expected to rise by 7% in FY22,
compared to a contraction of 7.7% in the previous fiscal year due to the
pandemic's effect on normal business activity.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has released an orange colour
warning for Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura,
predicting rains and thunderstorms over these northeastern states for Mar
30 31. It also predicts an "intense wet spell" across northeast India until
Apr 2.
According to a major financial intelligence company, Inflation in India is
"uncomfortably high," making it an outlier among Asian economies. Higher
fuel prices would hold retail inflation high, preventing the RBI from cutting
rates further.
Tata Power received a letter of award from Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam
Limited (GUVNL) for the creation of a 60 MW solar project in Gujarat on Mar
26, 2021.
GIC Housing Finance has raised Rs. 195 crore through a private placement
of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) with Aditya Birla Sun Life Mutual
Asian markets closed in the green ahead of U.S. President's announcement
on $3 trillion infrastructure plan. Chinese markets went up as upbeat
corporate earnings outweighed lingering Sino-U.S. tensions and
expectations of liquidity tightening. Today (as on Mar 31), markets are
trading mixed ahead of the release of Chinese official manufacturing PMI
data. While Nikkei is down 0.71%, Hang Seng is up 0.25% (as at 8:00 AM
IST), respectively.
European markets rose as a couple encouraging economic data from the
region outweighed concerns about rising coronavirus cases and slow
vaccine rollouts.
U.S. markets went down as 10-year treasury yields extended the strong
upward move, weighing on high-growth technology stocks.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 6398.84 4519.05 11505.81
Index Options 272377.69 272936.75 74085.24
Stock Futures 12195.50 11477.33 89168.34
Stock Options 9798.68 10156.10 7209.82
Total 300770.71 299089.23 181969.21
30-Mar Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.32 1.14 0.18
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.93 0.87 0.07
30-Mar Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.22% 3.26% 3.24% 4.23%
T-Repo 3.29% 3.26% 3.22% 0.48%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.40%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 4.00%
91 Day T-Bill 3.25% 3.29% 3.10% 4.34%
364 Day T-Bill 3.77% 3.77% 3.64% 4.94%
10 Year Gilt 6.14% 6.15% 6.23% 6.21%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 16014 29106 26783 18158
FBIL MIBOR 3.44% 3.49% 3.47% 4.80%
3 Month CP Rate 3.55% 3.65% 3.50% 5.80%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.59% 6.58% 6.20% 7.12%
1 Month CD Rate 3.42% 3.52% 2.96% 4.84%
3 Month CD Rate 3.31% 3.40% 3.28% 4.89%
1 Year CD Rate 4.38% 4.36% 4.25% 5.53%
Currency 30-Mar Prev_Day
USD/INR 73.04 72.40 0.64
GBP/INR 100.56 99.62 0.94
EURO/INR 85.85 85.31 0.54
JPY/INR 0.66 0.66 0.00
Commodity 30-Mar Wk Ago
Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 60.50 57.70 61.51 13.35
Brent Crude($/bl) 63.49 62.10 66.81 15.61
Gold( $/oz) 1685 1727 1733 1622
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 44331 44818 46425 40989
Source: Refinitiv
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Nifty Apr 2021 Futures stood at 14,913.55, a premium of 68.45 points
above the spot closing of 14,845.10. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and
Options segment rose to Rs. 27,97,458.58 crore on March 30, 2021,
compared with Rs. 21,44,905.25 crore on March 26, 2021.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.84 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.9.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 1.32 compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.14.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 12.44 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 10.26 million.
Bond yields rose following rise in U.S. Treasury yields. Meanwhile, market
participants awaited the half yearly government securities auction calendar
for the first half (Apr to Sep) of the FY22.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.85% GS 2030) rose 2 bps to close
at 6.14% from the previous close of 6.12% after moving in the range of
6.13% to 6.15%.
RBI conducted the auction of 91 days, 182 days and 364 days Treasury Bills
auction for the notified amount of Rs. 4,000 crore, Rs. 7,000 crore and Rs.
8,000 crore, respectively, which was fully accepted. The cut-off stood at Rs.
99.18 (YTM: 3.3162%), Rs. 98.30, (YTM: 3.4683%) and Rs. 96.3243 (YTM:
3.8264%), respectively.
Banks borrowed Rs. 182 crore under the central bank’s marginal standing
facility on Mar 26 compared to that of Mar 25, 2021 when banks borrowed
Rs. 60 crore.
The Indian rupee weakened at its largest single day decline in over a month
against the greenback, following gains in U.S. dollar index and U.S. Treasury
yields rose again to over one-year high levels.
Euro fell against the U.S. dollar as accelerating U.S. vaccinations and plans
for a major stimulus package fuelled inflation expectations and increased
U.S. Treasury yields.
Gold prices fell on the back of a stronger greenback and elevated U.S.
Treasury yields.
Brent crude prices inched up on growing possibility that supply curbs may
be extended in the upcoming OPEC+ ministerial meeting.
According to provisional data from Destatis, Germany’s consumer prices
rose 1.7% YoY in Mar 2021 as against 1.3% rise in Feb 2021. Consumer price
inflation in Germany increased in Mar, owing primarily to higher energy
According to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan’s retails
sales fell 1.5% YoY coming in at 11.628 trillion yen in Feb 2021 as against
2.4% fall in Jan 2021. On a monthly basis, retail sales rose 1.4% in Feb after
falling 1.7% in Jan.
According to the European Commission, eurozone economic sentiment
index climbed to 101.0 in Mar 2021 from 93.4 in Feb 2021.
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