Global Indices 05-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 2,051 2,059 -8 -0.41
Nasdaq 13,582 13,634 -51 -0.37
FTSE 7,039 6,923 116 1.68
Hang Seng 28,418 28,557 -139 -0.49
Indian Indices 05-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 48,678 48,254 424 0.88
Nifty 50 14,618 14,497 121 0.84
Nifty 100 14,823 14,684 140 0.95
Nifty 500 12,413 12,300 113 0.92
Nifty Bank 32,784 32,270 513 1.59
S&P BSE Power 2,524 2,506 18 0.72
S&P BSE Small Cap 22,053 21,886 168 0.77
S&P BSE HC 24,039 23,326 713 3.06
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
5-May 30.92 0.86 30.65 1.00
Month Ago 34.25 0.73 33.08 0.97
Year Ago 19.56 1.22 21.19 1.65
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 05-May Prev_Day
Sun Pharma 683 645 5.93
United Phos 641 611 4.82
Axis Bank 717 700 2.41
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 05-May Prev_Day
Adani Ports & SEZ 738 769 -3.99
Bajaj Finance 5515 5616 -1.79
SBI Life Insurance Company Limited
973 983 -1.00
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1795 1187
Declines 1150 707
Unchanged 167 103
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* 39517
MF Flows** -18932
May 2021; **4
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 30 Apr, 2021
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
• Indian equity markets managed to close in the green in response to the
RBI’s announcement of COVID-19 healthcare package of Rs 50,000 crore
for vaccine makers, medical equipment suppliers, hospitals and patients in
need of funds. Additionally, individual borrowers and small businesses with
loan outstanding of up to Rs 25 crore, and who did not avail for moratorium
or restructuring relief last year, can ask for restructuring of their loans for
up to 2 years.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.88% and
0.84% to close at 48,677.55 and 14,617.85 respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,795 scrips advancing
and 1,150 scrips declining. A total of 167 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Healthcare was the major gainer, up
3.06% followed by S&P BSE Bankex, up 1.67% and S&P BSE Basic Materials,
up 1.33%. S&P BSE Realty was the only loser, down 1.15%.
• Data from the private survey showed that the seasonally adjusted India
Services Business Activity Index fell to 54.0 in Apr 2021 from 54.6 in Mar
2021. The Composite PMI Output also decreased to 55.4 in Apr 2021 from
56.0 in Mar 2021.
• The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced a slew of steps as the second
wave of the coronavirus pandemic causes serious strains on healthcare and
medical services. The RBI Governor announced in an unscheduled speech
that the central bank would have an on-tap liquidity window of INR 500
billion to support emergency healthcare facilities and services. Banks will
offer new lending support to a wide variety of companies under this
programme, including vaccine producers, importers and suppliers of
vaccines and priority medical supplies, hospitals and dispensaries, and other
healthcare operators. Credit is also available to logistics companies and
patients. These loans will be classified under the priority sector till
repayment or maturity, whichever is earlier.
• According to RBI Governor, in Feb 2021, scheduled commercial banks were
authorised to subtract credit disbursed for new MSME borrowers from their
Net Demand and Time Liabilities (NDTL) for the purpose of calculating CRR.
This exemption, which is currently valid for exposures up to Rs. 25 lakh and
credit disbursed up to fortnight ending Oct 1,2021, is being extended until
Dec 31, 2021 to further incentivize the entry of unbanked MSMEs into the
• The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has issued its approval in
principle for strategic disinvestment and management control transfer in
IDBI Bank Ltd.
• General Motors' net income surged to $2.98 billion in the quarter ended
Mar 2021 as strong U.S. consumer demand and higher prices offset
production cuts brought on by a global shortage of computer chips.
• Asian markets witnessed a mixed trend in reaction to the recent comments
from the U.S. Treasury Secretary on the interest rate. Meanwhile, investors
continued to track the developments on the COVID-19 vaccination drive.
Today (as on May 06), Asian markets opened mostly higher ahead of the U.S
nonfarm payroll data on Friday. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng rose 1.36% and
0.23%, respectively (as at 8 a.m. IST).
• European markets rose on some upbeat corporate earnings reports for the
Mar quarter of 2021 and encouraging economic data that indicate a fairly
strong global economic rebound. Rise in crude oil prices also added to the
• U.S. markets remained mixed as overall buying interest was muted.
Meanwhile, ADP released a report showing U.S. private sector job growth
accelerated in Apr 2021 but was below market expectations.