Global Indices 05-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,381 1,363 18 1.33
Nasdaq 8,809 8,711 98 1.13
FTSE 5,849 5,754 96 1.66
19,619 20,194 -574 -2.84
Hang Seng 23,869 23,614 255 1.08
Indian Indices 05-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 31,454 31,715 -262 -0.83
Nifty 50 9,206 9,294 -88 -0.95
Nifty 100 9,359 9,454 -95 -1.01
Nifty 500 7,523 7,597 -74 -0.97
Nifty Bank 19,272 19,744 -472 -2.39
S&P BSE Power 1,465 1,447 18 1.27
10,650 10,754 -104 -0.97
S&P BSE HC 15,120 15,365 -245 -1.60
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
5-May 19.56 1.22 21.19 1.65
Month Ago 16.79 1.57 18.22 1.88
Year Ago 28.86 1.18 29.24 1.12
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 05-May Prev_Day
M&M 368 357 3.11
Power Grid 164 159 2.89
ONGC 78 77 2.48
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 05-May Prev_Day
SBI 170 179 -4.72
Bajaj Finance 2002 2080 -3.72
Britannia Industries Limited 2979 3093 -3.69
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 838 597
Declines 1561 1217
Unchanged 188 121
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* -53076
MF Flows** 34458
May 2020; **29
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 04 May 2020;
Data as on 01 May 2020
Mutual Fund Investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.
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 markets closed in the red as investors remained on sidelines
amid uncertainty over the impact on the extended lockdown measures and
its effect of the company earnings. Renewed tension between U.S. and
China played spoilsport.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 0.83% and 0.95%
to close at 31,453.51 and 9,205.60 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap and S&P
BSE SmallCap lost 0.97% and 0.97% respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 838 scrips advancing and
1,561 scrips declining. A total of 188 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Power was the major gainer, up 1.27%
followed by S&P BSE Energy, up 1.23% and S&P BSE Utilities, up 0.53%. S&P
BSE Realty was the major loser, down 2.97% followed by S&P BSE Bankex,
down 2.39% and S&P BSE Finance, down 1.93%.
• According to a major global credit rating agency, the Indian government
needs to adopt additional stimulus measures to combat the COVID-19
pandemic. The global credit rating agency underlined the importance of the
stimulus measures and added that they are imperative to ensure support to
the vulnerable segments of the society and at the same time avoid further
structural damage to the economy amid the coronavirus induced
lockdowns. The credit agency expects India to show s sharp turnaround in
FY22 assuming that the COVID-19 pandemic is contained and there is a
substantial improvement in the global economic environment. However, it
also warned that the country’s weak fiscal position may constrain its
sovereign credit rating.
• According to the Minister for MSME and Road Transport and Highways, the
government is considering introducing a policy on import substitution. The
minster also urged India Inc. to upgrade itself through adoption of
technology and come up with cost-effective substitutes to reduce the
country's dependency on imports.
• According to media reports, the ministry of commerce has suggested to
continue with the anti-dumping duty on a Chinese chemical that is used in
food and pharma industry. The objective of the move is to protect domestic
players from cheap imports.
• Stove Kraft Ltd has received approval from the Securities Exchange Board
of India to launch its initial public offering. The company is set to issue
71,63,721 equity shares aggregating up to Rs. 145 crore.
• Tata Steel has withdrawn its membership from the Indian Steel Association
(ISA). The company's CEO and Managing Director (MD) has also stepped
down from the Presidentship of the Association, tenure of which was
scheduled to end in Aug 2020.
• Majority of the Asian markets closed in the green after several countries
across the world eased COVID-19 lockdown restrictions. A rally in shares of
major U.S. technology companies overnight helped soothe worries over a
recent spike in China-U.S. tensions over the coronavirus origin. Today (as on
May 6), Asian markets remained mixed as oil prices continued to move
higher. Nikkei remained closed due to market holiday, Hang Seng traded up
0.51% (as at 8.a.m. IST).
• European markets rose despite weak economic data. Market participants
reacted to the news that several countries across Europe have lifted
restrictions that were in place due to the coronavirus pandemic.
• U.S. markets closed in the green after the U.S. Federal Reserve Vice
Chairman said that the economy may need more fiscal and monetary
support. Healthcare and networking stocks rose considerably.