Global Indices
Global Indices 16-Oct Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,812 1,816 -4 -0.24
Nasdaq 11,672 11,714 -42 -0.36
FTSE 5,920 5,833 87 1.49
Nikkei 23,411 23,507 -97 -0.41
Hang Seng 24,387 24,159 228 0.94
Indian Indices 16-Oct Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 39,983 39,728 255 0.64
Nifty 50 11,762 11,680 82 0.70
Nifty 100 11,843 11,758 85 0.72
Nifty 500 9,626 9,550 76 0.80
Nifty Bank 23,533 23,072 461 2.00
S&P BSE Power 1,616 1,592 23 1.47
S&P BSE Small Cap 14,787 14,644 143 0.97
S&P BSE HC 19,916 19,653 263 1.34
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
16-Oct 29.17 1.01 34.13 1.35
Month Ago 28.80 0.98 33.26 1.41
Year Ago 26.85 1.20 26.48 1.30
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 16-Oct Prev_Day
% Change
JSW Steel 311 292 6.69
Tata Steel 394 374 5.34
BPCL 340 327 4.07
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 16-Oct Prev_Day
% Change
United Phos 467 507 -7.82
HCL Tech 827 860 -3.82
M&M 607 617 -1.73
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1455 1139
Declines 1183 730
Unchanged 173 130
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 36835
MF Flows** 13660
Oct 2020; **12
Oct 2020
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
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19 October 2020
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2010 to 2012
Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Sensex Nifty
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets rose on the last trading day of the week following
value buying after a steep selloff in the previous session. Nonetheless,
gains were capped as prospects for a new fiscal stimulus package in U.S.
remained dim and coronavirus cases continued to rise in Europe.
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.64% and 0.7%
to close at 39,982.98 and 11,762.45 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,455 scrips advancing
and 1,183 scrips declining. A total of 173 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Metal was the major gainer, up 3.7%
followed by S&P BSE Realty, up 2.6% and S&P BSE Bankex, up 1.95%. S&P
BSE Energy was the only loser, down 0.82%.
Global rating agency Moody’s said India’s two rounds of fiscal stimulus that
stood at just 1.2% of its gross domestic product (about Rs. 2.4 lakh crore), is
way below the average of about 2.5% for similar-rated peers to fight the
Covid-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister said that minimum support price (MSP) and government
procurement are important parts of the country’s food security, and it is
important that the same continues to function with better facilities and in a
scientific way.
According to the RBI data, India’s foreign exchange reserves surged by
$5.87 billion to reached record high of $551.51 billion on account of rise in
foreign currency assets in the week ended Oct 9, 2020.
Agriculture Minister said, foodgrain output is projected at record 144.52
million tonnes in the FY21 kharif season notwithstanding COVID-19 crisis
compared with 143.38 million tonnes in FY20 kharif season. Production of
cash crops such as sugarcane and cotton is also expected to be good, he
HCL Technologies reported rise in 18.5% for the quarter ended Sep 2020 to
Rs. 3,142 crore as against profit of Rs. 2,651 crore in quarter ended Sep
2019. Its revenue grew 6.1% to Rs. 18,594 crore in the quarter ended Sep
2020 from Rs. 17,528 crore in same quarter last year.
Pfizer Inc plans to provide safety data and the Covid-19 vaccine
authorisation file that it is creating with German partner BioNTech at the
end of Nov 2020, if it receives positive data on the efficacy and safety of
late-stage clinical trials.
Asian markets largely remained under pressure amid uncertainty about new
U.S. fiscal stimulus coupled with the resurgence in coronavirus cases in
Europe, which stoked concerns about a global economic recovery.
Nonetheless, investors remained optimistic ahead of the release of third-
quarter China’s GDP data, scheduled later during the month. Today (as on
Oct 19), markets are largely trading higher as investors are awaiting China’s
GDP data for the third quarter, as well as industrial production and retail
sales data for Sep. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng are up 1.03% and 0.73% (as
at 8:00 AM IST), respectively.
European markets went up amid renewed optimism about a potential
coronavirus vaccine and on bargain hunting at some key counters across
various sectors.
U.S. markets largely closed on a positive note as better than expected U.S.
retails sales number and upbeat consumer sentiment data for Oct
outweighed concerns regarding lingering uncertainty about a new stimulus
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