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Global Indices
Global Indices 19-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,431 1,439 -9 -0.59
Nasdaq 9,185 9,235 -50 -0.54
FTSE 6,002 6,049 -46 -0.77
Nikkei 20,433 20,134 300 1.49
Hang Seng 24,388 23,935 453 1.89
Indian Indices 19-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 30,196 30,029 167 0.56
Nifty 50 8,879 8,823 56 0.63
Nifty 100 9,060 9,004 56 0.62
Nifty 500 7,285 7,245 39 0.54
Nifty Bank 17,486 17,573 -87 -0.49
S&P BSE Power 1,431 1,399 32 2.26
S&P BSE Small Cap
10,355 10,376 -21 -0.20
S&P BSE HC 14,883 14,901 -18 -0.12
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
19-May 18.95 1.24 20.39 1.72
Month Ago 19.16 1.37 20.85 1.64
Year Ago 27.83 1.24 28.44 1.15
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 19-May Prev_Day
% Change
Bharti Airtel 599 538 11.29
Adani Ports & SEZ 319 293 8.83
ONGC 77 73 5.83
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 19-May Prev_Day
% Change
United Phos 340 376 -9.62
Vedanta Limited 90 93 -2.70
IndusInd Bank 368 377 -2.38
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1021 788
Declines 1288 982
Unchanged 150 135
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* -42584
MF Flows** 31920
May 2020; **18
May 2020
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 18 May 2020
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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 closed in the green, tracking strength in the Asian
peers amid optimism about a potential vaccine for the coronavirus. Stock
specific movement also contributed to the upside, with a telecom major
reporting a healthy growth in consolidated revenue for the quarter ended
Mar 2020.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.56% and
0.63% to close at 30,196.17 and 8,879.10 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap
gained 0.52% and S&P BSE SmallCap lost 0.2%.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,021 scrips advancing
and 1,288 scrips declining. A total of 150 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Telecom was the major gainer, up
10.41% followed by S&P BSE Teck, up 2.49% and S&P BSE Power, up 2.26%.
S&P BSE Capital Goods was the major loser, down 1.38% followed by S&P
BSE Energy, down 1.33% and S&P BSE Realty, down 0.6%.
In a letter to the Association of Mutual Funds of India (Amfi), the Securities
and Exchange Board of India ( Sebi) has allowed asset management
companies (AMCs) to invest 15% more of the AUM of the Corporate Bond
Fund, Banking and PSU Fund and Credit Risk Fund in G-Secs and T-Bills.
According to a report by an international rating agency, the disruptions due
to outbreak of coronavirus would worsen the asset quality of non-banking
financial companies (NBFCs) and further intensify their liquidity stress. The
weakening of NBFCs' solvency will increase risks for banks with high direct
exposures to the sector.
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) said it
disbursed Rs 20,500 crore for farmers to cooperative banks and regional
rural banks (RRBs). The amount is part of the Rs. 25,000 crore of special
refinance facility provided by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to Nabard for
refinancing regional rural banks (RRBs), cooperative banks and micro
finance institutions (MFIs).
The "switch auction" by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), where it wanted to
replace bonds maturing this year with those of longer-dated ones was
bombarded with investors unsure of the inflation trajectory and
government borrowing in those times when future revenue collection is
also unsure. The central bank received bids for less than what was offered
to sell by the Rs 30,000 crores of bonds instead of maturing bonds in 2020.
RBI sold less than half of 2024 bonds it wanted to sell and none of the 2030
Bharti Airtel registered a consolidated loss before tax of Rs. 7,010.5 crore
for the Mar quarter of 2020 compared with a profit before tax of Rs. 713.5
crore a year ago and a loss of Rs. 1,502.8 crore sequentially. Losses
accelerated due to payment of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues.
GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals consolidated net profit fell 5.95% YoY to
Rs. 138.07 crore in the March quarter of 2020. Consolidated revenue from
operations rose to 3.33% YoY to Rs. 775.80 crore for the quarter under
Asian markets closed in the green as investors welcomed positive phase
one results for a potential coronavirus vaccine. Market participants also
hoped that the reopening of business across the world will aid an economic
recovery. Today (as on May 20) markets largely traded positive with
investors awaiting the release of China’s benchmark lending rate. Both
Nikkei and Hang Seng are up 0.44% and 0.21%, respectively (as at 8.a.m.
Most of the European markets closed lower as investors remained on side-
lines and looked for further news on coronavirus vaccine and monitored the
latest batch of economic data and corporate news.
U.S. markets closed in the red after witnessing initial strength on the back
of considerable optimism about the economy reopening and potential
coronavirus vaccine. However, profit booking towards session end reversed
all such gains.
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