Global Indices 12-Oct Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,842 1,803 39 2.09
Nasdaq 11,876 11,580 296 2.50
FTSE 6,025 6,017 8 0.14
Nikkei 23,559 23,620 -61 -0.26
Hang Seng 24,650 24,119 531 2.20
Indian Indices 12-Oct Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 40,594 40,509 84 0.21
Nifty 50 11,931 11,914 17 0.14
Nifty 100 11,999 11,991 8 0.07
Nifty 500 9,745 9,750 -5 -0.05
Nifty Bank 23,713 23,847 -134 -0.56
S&P BSE Power 1,622 1,629 -7 -0.44
S&P BSE Small Cap 14,907 14,966 -59 -0.40
S&P BSE HC 20,395 20,301 94 0.46
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
12-Oct 29.60 0.96 34.76 1.33
Month Ago 28.45 0.99 32.86 1.46
Year Ago 26.78 1.21 26.11 1.32
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 12-Oct Prev_Day
Infosys 1139 1107 2.93
ITC 172 168 2.74
UPL 507 497 1.95
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 12-Oct Prev_Day
Bharti Airtel 413 425 -2.81
JSW Steel 284 292 -2.74
Gail Ltd 83 86 -2.63
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 926 652
Declines 1776 1249
Unchanged 174 89
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* 32337
MF Flows** 14583
Oct 2020; **7
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 09 Oct, 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
• Indian equity markets witnessed modest gains after government
announced a host of stimulus measures to boost consumer demand. The
government will also shore up investment by spending extra Rs. 25,000
crore ($3.41 billion) on roads, ports and defence projects, and offering Rs.
12,000 crore in interest-free 50-year loans to state governments for
spending on infrastructure before Mar 31,2021.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.21% and
0.14% to close at 40,593.80 and 11,930.95 respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 926 scrips advancing and
1,776 scrips declining. A total of 174 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE IT was the major gainer, up 1.48%
followed by S&P BSE Teck, up 0.99% and S&P BSE Healthcare, up 0.46%.
S&P BSE Metal was the major loser, down 3.68% followed by S&P BSE
Telecom, down 1.75% and S&P BSE Basic Materials, down 1.21%.
• According to the data released by the National Statistical Office, consumer
price index based inflation accelerated to 8-month high at 7.34% YoY in Sep
2020 from 6.69% in Aug 2020 and 3.99% in Sep 2019 mainly on account of
higher food prices. Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) rose to 10.68% YoY
during the reported period from 9.05% in the prior month due to spurt in
• Finance Minister also announced Rs. 12,000 crore interest-free 50-year loan
to states for spending on capital projects with an aim to boost economy.
From this amount, north-eastern states will be given Rs. 1,600 crore, Rs.
900 crore for Uttrakhand and Himachal Pradesh, Rs 7,500 crore for the
remaining states and Rs. 2,000 crore will be given to states that fulfill pre-
stated reforms. The loan will have to be spent entirely on new or ongoing
• Index of Industrial production (IIP) contracted 8% YoY in Aug 2020, worse
than 1.4% in Aug 2019 mainly due to plunge in manufacturing.
Manufacturing, Mining and power generation sectors fell 27.9%, 18.2% and
10.4%, respectively during the reported period. Industrial production
during Apr-Aug 2020 stood at 25%, which indicated that with the gradual
relaxation of restrictions, there has been a relative improvement in the
economic activities by varying degrees.
• The finance minister announced a one-time Rs. 10,000 interest-free
advance to all its officers and employees. The advance amount will come as
a pre-paid rupay card, which can be availed and spent by Mar 31, 2021. It is
one of the measures of the government’s plan to increase consumer
spending to spur demand in the economy. The repayment will be in 10
• A new round of investment in the Bengaluru-based business-to - business
(B2B) supply chain company Ninjacart was announced by Walmart and
Flipkart Group. However, the firms did not reveal the amount being
invested. It is anticipated that the deal will close by the end of the month.
• Razorpay announced raising USD 100 million in a funding round co-led by
Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC and Sequoia Capital India.
• Asian markets largely closed in the green as investors kept an eye on U.S.
fiscal stimulus negotiations and the encouraging core machinery order data
from Japan. Today (as on Oct 13), Asian markets were mixed as investors
await the release of Chinese trade data for Sep. While Nikkei was trading
lower 0.11%, Hang Seng was up 2.20% (as at 8 a.m. IST), respectively.
• European markets mostly rose on optimism about a fiscal stimulus in the
U.S., and encouraging economic data out of China. However, concerns
about a surge in coronavirus cases across the continent restricted the gains.
• U.S. markets rose higher helped by technology stocks. The markets also
continued to benefit from optimism about a new U.S. stimulus bill.