Global Indices 07-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,401 1,382 18 1.31
Nasdaq 8,980 8,854 125 1.41
FTSE 5,936 5,854 82 1.40
Nikkei 19,675 19,619 55 0.28
Hang Seng 23,981 24,137 -157 -0.65
Indian Indices 07-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 31,443 31,686 -242 -0.76
Nifty 50 9,199 9,271 -72 -0.78
Nifty 100 9,351 9,429 -77 -0.82
Nifty 500 7,521 7,576 -55 -0.72
Nifty Bank 19,492 19,695 -203 -1.03
S&P BSE Power 1,439 1,475 -36 -2.47
10,687 10,701 -15 -0.14
S&P BSE HC 15,061 15,160 -99 -0.65
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
7-May 19.49 1.22 21.18 1.65
Month Ago 18.44 1.43 19.81 1.73
Year Ago 28.16 1.21 28.73 1.14
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 07-May Prev_Day
Bharti Infratel 173 161 7.40
IndusInd Bank 454 426 6.78
Adani Ports & SEZ 282 270 4.53
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 07-May Prev_Day
ONGC 76 79 -4.61
NTPC 90 95 -4.49
BPCL 330 344 -4.14
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1026 794
Declines 1290 995
Unchanged 171 126
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* -53399
MF Flows** 30740
May 2020; **5
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 06 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 slipped to red territory amid rising cases of COVID-19
in India. According to the health ministry, the number of Covid-19 cases
reached nearly 53,000 with rising deaths rates. Global cues also played
spoilsport after Bank of England stated that Britain could be headed for its
biggest economic slump in over 300 years due to the coronavirus lockdown.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 0.76% and 0.78%
to close at 31,443.38 and 9,199.05 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap and S&P
BSE SmallCap lost 0.53% and 0.14% respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,026 scrips advancing
and 1,290 scrips declining. A total of 171 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Energy was the only gainer, up 1.82%.
S&P BSE Power was the major loser, down 2.47% followed by S&P BSE
Utilities, down 2.27% and S&P BSE Consumer Durables, down 2.24%.
• According to the Secretary in the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways,
the government is working on a comprehensive financial package not only
for the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises but for all the sectors of the
economy. The announcement comes as the demand of a stimulus package
has been growing from various quarters as the COVID-19 pandemic led to a
significant disruption in business activity.
• According to the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, the
government plans to implement Rs. 15 trillion worth of national highway
projects in the next two years. The minister further added that the vehicle
scrapping policy will be announced soon and added that the policy will help
reduce cost and speed up the adoption of electric vehicles.
• The Central Board of Direct taxes (CBDT) has amended a rule for settling
tax disputes expeditiously under mutual agreement procedure (MAP). MAP
is a dispute resolution process under tax treaties. Subsequently, CBDT has
also revised form 34F which is used for making application for invoking
• According to media reports, the central government is planning to merge
Coal Mines Provident Fund Organisation (CMPFO) with the Employees’
Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO). The move comes on growing
possibility of a large asset-liability mismatch in the CMPFO’s pension fund.
• GlaxoSmithKline announced that it has sold its stake in Hindustan Unilever's
Indian business for $3.35 billion, which is the largest block trade ever to
have been carried out in India as per media reports. The 133.77 million
shares were offloaded on average for Rs. 1,905.
• HCL Technologies reported a 22.8% YoY rise in consolidated net profit at
Rs. 3,154 crore in the quarter ended compared with Rs. 2,568 crore in the
same quarter last year. Revenue for the quarter rose 16.3% YoY to Rs.
18,590 crore from. Rs 15,990 crore reported in the year-ago quarter.
• Asian markets largely remained weak with private survey results showing
China’s service sector slumped in Apr. However, the downturn was
restricted by data showing unexpected rise in Chinese exports during the
same period. Today (as on May 8), Asian markets rose following rise on Wall
Street overnight. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng market traded up 2.05% and
0.89%, respectively (as at 8.a.m. IST).
• European markets rose after China showed a surprising rise in its exports in
Apr 2020. Continued optimism about reopening of businesses in several
parts across the globe, further boosted the market. However, worries
about the spread of the covid-19 pandemic and its terrible impact to
economies continued to weigh on sentiment.
• U.S. markets gained on continued optimism that the U.S. economy can at
least partially reopen in the near future. Market received further boost on
reports that a coronavirus vaccine being developed by a U.S. biotechnology
company has been given FDA approval for a phase 2 trial.