Global Indices 26-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,457 1,452 5 0.34
Nasdaq 9,340 9,325 16 0.17
FTSE 6,068 5,993 74 1.24
Nikkei 21,271 20,742 530 2.55
Hang Seng 23,385 22,952 432 1.88
Indian Indices 26-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 30,609 30,673 -63 -0.21
Nifty 50 9,029 9,039 -10 -0.11
Nifty 100 9,220 9,227 -7 -0.08
Nifty 500 7,425 7,416 9 0.11
Nifty Bank 17,440 17,279 161 0.93
S&P BSE Power 1,444 1,418 26 1.85
10,590 10,524 66 0.63
S&P BSE HC 15,418 15,518 -100 -0.65
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
26-May 19.12 1.23 21.10 1.69
Month Ago 18.90 1.24 20.48 1.66
Year Ago 28.91 1.20 29.44 1.11
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 26-May Prev_Day
Eicher Motors 14805 13922 6.34
JSW Steel 176 166 6.08
Titan Industries Limited 893 850 5.07
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 26-May Prev_Day
Bharti Airtel 559 593 -5.72
Bajaj Finserv Limited 4097 4316 -5.06
TCS 1943 2020 -3.83
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1203 904
Declines 1138 892
Unchanged 193 158
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* -46955
MF Flows** 34768
May 2020; **21
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 22 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 markets witnessed initial buying spree following positive
global cues and merger news in the consumable sector. Optimism that
China will announce more measures to support its economy boosted the
metal stocks. However, all the gains were erased towards session end to
close in the red amid profit booking.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 0.21% and 0.11%
to close at 30,609.30 and 9,029.05 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap and S&P
BSE SmallCap gained 1.21% and 0.63% respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,203 scrips advancing
and 1,138 scrips declining. A total of 193 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Metal was the major gainer, up 2.84%
followed by S&P BSE Consumer Durables, up 2.55% and S&P BSE Basic
Materials, up 2.53%. S&P BSE Telecom was the major loser, down 4.64%
followed by S&P BSE Teck, down 2.57% and S&P BSE IT, down 2.1%.
• The Indian government notified the Rs. 3 lakh crore Emergency Credit Line
Guarantee Scheme for Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) under
the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. The objective of the move is to help
MSMEs overcome the economic distress that they are facing due to the
• A major domestic credit rating agency forecasted the growth of the Indian
economy to contract 5% in FY21. The rating agency expects the non-
agricultural sector to contract 6% in FY21. However, the agriculture sector
is expected to provide some support by growing at 2.5% in the same fiscal
on the back of normal monsoons. The rating agency further added that the
negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the domestic growth may be
neutralised to some extent by fiscal support from the government and
lower global crude oil prices.
• Data from the the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) showed that the
government has issued tax refunds worth Rs. 26,242 crore to 16,84,298
assessees for the period from Apr 1, 2020 to May 21, 2020.
• According to a major domestic credit rating agency, the Rs. 90,000 crore
liquidity infusion for power distribution companies announced by the Indian
government will only provide temporary relief and will not result in any
long term stability. The rating agency is of the view that the financial health
of power distribution companies has remained weak due to legacy issues
such as aggregate technical and commercial (AT&C) losses, wide gap
between average cost of supply and average revenue realisation which
were not methodically addressed. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic
has only aggravated the stress of power distribution companies.
• Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JSPL) reported a consolidated profit after tax
of Rs. 306 crore in the quarter ended Mar 31, 2020 and reduced its net debt
by Rs. 4,379 crore in FY20 on constant currency basis. The gross revenue
was Rs. 9,674 crore in Q4 FY20 and the net revenue was Rs. 8,836 crore.
• Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd said a new clinical trial will begin in India to
test a combination of two anti-viral drugs as a potential treatment for
• Asian markets rose following a host of positive cues. While several U.S.
states have begun lifting the restrictions of businesses and public spaces, a
survey showed improvement in German business confidence and China
sought to reassure Hong Kong that its judiciary would remain independent
under a new national security law. Today (as on May 27), Asian markets rose
following rise on the Wall Street overnight. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng
were traded up 0.36%, was up 0.56% (as at 8.a.m. IST), respectively.
• European markets gained on reports about a potential coronavirus vaccine,
and on optimism about economic recovery following several countries
across the globe relaxing lockdown restrictions and reopening more
businesses. Hopes of more stimulus to support the Eurozone economy also
contributed to the surge in stock prices.
• U.S. markets mostly rose on optimism about the reopening of the economy
through gradual removal of economic restrictions related to COVID-19 and
signs that Americans are beginning to feel safe enough to travel and
congregate in larger groups.