Global Indices
Global Indices 19-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 2,008 2,009 -1 -0.03
Nasdaq 13,300 13,304 -4 -0.03
FTSE 6,950 7,034 -84 -1.19
Nikkei 28,044 28,407 -362 -1.28
Hang Seng
28,594 28,194 400 1.42
Indian Indices 19-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 49,903 50,193 -291 -0.58
Nifty 50 15,030 15,108 -78 -0.52
Nifty 100 15,273 15,325 -52 -0.34
Nifty 500 12,809 12,839 -30 -0.23
Nifty Bank 33,685 33,922 -237 -0.70
S&P BSE Power 2,785 2,752 34 1.24
S&P BSE Small Cap 22,929 22,848 81 0.35
S&P BSE HC 24,434 24,139 295 1.22
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
19-May 31.69 0.85 29.98 0.98
Month Ago 32.79 0.82 32.12 1.00
Year Ago 18.95 1.24 20.39 1.72
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 19-May Prev_Day
% Change
Coal India 152 146 3.69
Cipla 904 884 2.21
Sun Pharma 703 691 1.82
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 19-May Prev_Day
% Change
Tata Motors 314 332 -5.41
HDFC Ltd. 2460 2503 -1.72
M&M 785 798 -1.62
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1767 1107
Declines 1301 857
Unchanged 164 66
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 36956
MF Flows** -17623
May 2021; **18
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Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 18 May, 2021
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Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets closed in the red with investors worried about the
report of record COVID fatalities in the country along with uncertainty over
global inflation.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 0.58% and 0.52%
to close at 49,902.64 and 15,030.15 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,767 scrips advancing
and 1,301 scrips declining. A total of 164 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Realty was the major gainer, up 2.22%
followed by S&P BSE Power, up 1.23% and S&P BSE Healthcare, up 1.22%.
S&P BSE Telecom was the major loser, down 1.16% followed by S&P BSE
Metal, down 0.84% and S&P BSE Finance, down 0.84%.
The government increased the subsidy on DAP fertilizer from Rs. 500 per
bag to Rs. 1200 per bag, which corresponds an increase of 140%. According
to the government, the price of fertilizers has increased due to rising prices
of phosphoric acid, ammonia etc across the globe. The Prime Minister
underlined the importance of farmers getting fertilizers at old rates despite
the international rise in prices.
Capital market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
proposed merger of listing rules pertaining to debt securities and non-
convertible redeemable preference shares into a single regulation. The
objective of the move is to ease compliance burden on listed entities.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor acknowledged the important role
being played by state run banks in extending various banking facilities
including credit facilities to individuals and businesses while tackling the
challenges brought on by the pandemic. The RBI governor further opined
that banks need to quickly implement the measures announced by the
Central Bank recently. The RBI Governor also advocated for the banks to
continue focusing on steps which will help improve the resilience of their
balance sheets.
According to media reports, the top crypto exchanges have conveyed to
the government in their recent interactions that capital market regulator
SEBI is better suited to regulate the sector than RBI. They are of the view
that crypto assets are closer to commodities than to currency.
State run oil refining and marketing company Indian Oil Corporation (IOC)
posted a record net profit of Rs 21,762 crore, at consolidated level, during
FY21 as against a loss of Rs. 1,876 crore in the same period of the previous
year. This is the highest annual profit ever reported by the IOC.
JK Tyre and Industries reported a consolidated profit after tax of Rs. 194.96
crore for the quarter ended Mar 2021 as against a consolidated loss of Rs.
52.78 crore in the same period of the previous year.
Asian markets closed largely lower amid persistent worries over global
inflation and caution ahead of the release of minutes of Fed’s latest
meeting. Increased tension between U.S. and China also kept investors
wary. Today (as on May 20), markets are witnessing a mixed trend following
weakness in U.S. markets and global inflationary concerns. While Nikkei is
up 0.12%, Hang Seng is down 0.56% (as at 8:00 AM IST).
European markets went down as rising concerns about inflation renewed
worries that global central banks might consider tightening their easy
monetary policies sometime soon.
U.S. markets closed in the red, dragged by weakness in cryptocurrency
prices. The plunge in bitcoins led to decline in cryptocurrency-linked shares.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics 19-May
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 6192.64 3116.62 13517.88
Index Options 330513.51 324552.12 137181.64
Stock Futures 14384.96 15341.69 108497.81
Stock Options 19777.26 19603.98 19511.99
Total 370868.37 362614.41 278709.32
19-May Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.25 1.39 -0.15
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.99 1.03 -0.05
19-May Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.14% 3.31% 3.23% 3.92%
T-Repo 3.29% 3.26% 3.22% 3.26%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 4.40%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 3.75%
91 Day T-Bill 3.37% 3.36% 3.32% 3.27%
364 Day T-Bill 3.71% 3.72% 3.71% 3.67%
10 Year Gilt 5.97% 6.01% 6.08% 5.75%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 24944 19695 19530 49864
FBIL MIBOR 3.39% 3.44% 3.44% 4.45%
3 Month CP Rate 3.60% 3.60% 3.60% 4.35%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.26% 6.26% 6.56% 6.96%
1 Month CD Rate 3.43% 3.37% 3.23% 4.01%
3 Month CD Rate 3.38% 3.37% 3.34% 3.56%
1 Year CD Rate 4.15% 4.14% 3.96% 4.56%
Currency 19-May Prev_Day
USD/INR 72.97 73.04 -0.07
GBP/INR 103.50 103.57 -0.07
EURO/INR 89.32 88.98 0.34
JPY/INR 0.67 0.67 0.00
Commodity 19-May Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 63.23 65.91 63.28 31.80
Brent Crude($/bl) 67.16 70.87 66.25 32.59
Gold( $/oz) 1870 1815 1769 1744
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 47569 47569 47475 40989
Source: Refinitiv
Data as on 18 May, 2021
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Nifty May 2021 Futures stood at 15,059.45, a premium of 29.30 points
above the spot closing of 15,030.15. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and
Options segment rose to Rs. 42,83,302.55 crore on May 19, 2021, compared
with Rs. 36,49,247.31 crore on May 18, 2021.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.93 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.92.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 1.25 compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.39.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 12.31 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 12.52 million.
Bond yields were little changed for the second straight session as market
participants focused on the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) upcoming auction
to purchase securities under open market operations (OMO).
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.85% GS 2030) eased 1 bps to close
at 5.97% from the previous close of 5.98% after moving in a narrow range of
5.96% to 5.99%.
Data from RBI showed that reserve money grew 17.2% on a yearly basis for
the week ended May 14, 2021 compared to an increase of 9.9% in the same
period of the previous year. The currency in circulation grew 14.2% on a
yearly basis for the week ended May 14, 2021 compared to an increase of
17.2% in the same period of the previous year.
Banks borrowed Rs. 108 crore under the central bank’s marginal standing
facility on May 18, 2021 compared with Rs. 41 crore borrowing on May 17,
The Indian rupee weakened against the U.S. dollar due to importers
greenback demand.
Euro fell against the U.S. dollar as minutes from the latest U.S. Federal
Reserve monetary policy indicated that the U.S. Central Bank may
considering changes to monetary policy based on continued rapid progress
in the economic recovery.
Gold prices rose as weaker global equity markets and inflation concerns
boosted the safe haven appeal of the bullion.
Brent crude prices fell on persisting concerns over COVID-19 pandemic in
Minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s monetary policy review held in Apr
2021 showed that a number of officials suggested that it may consider
changes to monetary policy based on continued rapid progress in the
recovery of the U.S. economy. They are of the view that a reduction in asset
purchases could happen ahead, though there was no timetable. However,
officials largely remained unconcerned about inflationary pressures, which
they see as transitory.
Final data from Eurostat showed that Eurozone inflation accelerated as
initially estimated to a two-year high in Apr 2021. Inflation rose on a yearly
basis to 1.6% in Apr 2021 from 1.3% in Mar 2021.
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