Global Indices 25-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 2,062 2,060 2 0.10
Nasdaq 13,657 13,661 -4 -0.03
FTSE 7,030 7,052 -22 -0.31
Nikkei 28,554 28,365 189 0.67
Hang Seng 28,911 28,412 499 1.75
Indian Indices 25-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 50,638 50,652 -14 -0.03
Nifty 50 15,208 15,198 11 0.07
Nifty 100 15,446 15,445 0 0.00
Nifty 500 12,963 12,962 1 0.00
Nifty Bank 34,662 34,944 -282 -0.81
S&P BSE Power 2,853 2,879 -25 -0.88
S&P BSE Small Cap 23,352 23,292 60 0.26
S&P BSE HC 24,618 24,606 13 0.05
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
25-May 31.56 0.87 29.25 1.00
Month Ago 32.94 0.82 32.07 1.00
Year Ago 18.79 1.24 20.97 1.69
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 25-May Prev_Day
Asian Paints 2914 2819 3.38
Titan Industries Limited 1569 1521 3.18
NA 2625 2551 2.89
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 25-May Prev_Day
HDFC Bank 1479 1510 -2.05
HDFC Standard Life Insurance Company Limited
659 670 -1.66
Axis Bank 732 741 -1.30
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1736 1030
Declines 1403 950
Unchanged 142 71
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* 41167
MF Flows** -18838
May 2021; **24
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
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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
• Indian equity markets closed flat as positive vibes generated from reports
of next set of government stimulus measures to minimise the economic
impact of the second wave coupled with declining COVID cases was
neutralized by selling pressure in banking stocks on account of profit
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex lost 0.03% and Nifty 50 gained
0.07% to close at 50,637.53 and 15,208.45 respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,736 scrips advancing
and 1,403 scrips declining. A total of 142 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Consumer Durables was the major
gainer, up 1.53% followed by S&P BSE Consumer Discretionary Goods &
Services, up 1.19% and S&P BSE IT, up 0.98%. S&P BSE Power was the major
loser, down 0.88% followed by S&P BSE Energy, down 0.78% and S&P BSE
Finance, down 0.72%.
• Government data showed that around 12.24 lakh new members joined the
Employees' State Insurance (ESIC)-run social security scheme in Mar 2021,
as against 11.77 lakh in the previous month. The net new enrolments with
retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund Organization (EPFO)
stood at 11.21 lakh in Mar 2021, down from 11.28 lakh in Feb 2021. During
the period from Sep 2017 to Mar 2021, 4,99,52,464 new subscribers joined
the ESI scheme while during the same month, around 4.2 crore (gross) new
subscribers joined the EPFO scheme.
• The Government of India released Rs. 1,605 Crore to 8 North Eastern States
for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission. This is the first tranche of the
four to be released in this fiscal. The objective of the move is to provide tap
water supply to rural homes in FY22.
• The Ministry of Power has decided to set up a National Mission on use of
Biomass in coal based thermal power plants. The objective of the move is to
move towards cleaner energy sources and provide support to the energy
transition in the country.
• According to media reports, a section of stock brokers has urged capital
markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India to reconsider the
proposed 100% levy on intra-day trade peak margins. The move comes as
the higher-margin will reduce hedging opportunities.
• According to media reports, Dalmia Bharat Sugar and Industries Ltd
reported a 16% fall in its consolidated net profit at Rs 51.86 crore for the
quarter ended Mar 2021. The net profit of the company stood at Rs. 61.95
crore in the same period of the previous year.
• According to media reports, the Ramco Cements reported 51.1% rise in
consolidated net profit at Rs 215.92 crore for the quarter ended Mar 31,
2021 which can be attributed to a growth in sales. Ramco cements posted a
net profit of Rs. 142.90 crore in the same period of the previous year.
• Asian markets went up as fresh assertion from Federal Reserve officials that
policy would stay on hold allayed investor fears about inflation forcing
interest rates higher. Chinese markets surged as Beijing's efforts to
minimize commodity prices helped ease investor concerns about inflation.
Today (as on May 26), Asian markets opened on a mixed note after rally on
the Wall Street overnight stalled. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng rose 0.35%
and 0.35%, respectively (as at 8 a.m. IST).
• European markets witnessed a mixed trend reacting to the latest batch of
earnings announcements and economic data from the region. Investors
ignored concerns about inflation and looked ahead to some crucial
economic data from the U.S.
• U.S. markets also showed a mixed performance as rise due to fall in U.S.
treasury yields was neutralised by profit booking later on. Market
participants seems to be reluctant to continue buying stocks ahead of the
release of a reading on inflation said to be preferred by the U.S Federal