Global Indices
Global Indices 21-Oct Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
Russell 3000 1,781 1,787 -5 -0.31
Nasdaq 11,485 11,516 -32 -0.28
FTSE 5,777 5,889 -113 -1.91
Nikkei 23,639 23,567 72 0.31
Hang Seng 24,754 24,570 185 0.75
Indian Indices 21-Oct Prev_Day Abs. Change
% Change
S&P BSE Sensex 40,707 40,544 163 0.40
Nifty 50 11,938 11,897 41 0.34
Nifty 100 12,009 11,977 32 0.27
Nifty 500 9,757 9,733 24 0.24
Nifty Bank 24,635 24,312 323 1.33
S&P BSE Power 1,638 1,613 25 1.55
S&P BSE Small Cap 14,901 14,896 5 0.03
S&P BSE HC 19,749 19,772 -23 -0.12
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
21-Oct 29.44 0.99 34.40 1.33
Month Ago 27.88 1.02 32.25 1.45
Year Ago 27.51 1.17 26.94 1.28
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 21-Oct Prev_Day
% Change
Power Grid 164 157 4.17
Bharti Airtel 419 405 3.46
Tata Steel 404 392 2.97
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 21-Oct Prev_Day
% Change
Britannia Industries Limited 3397 3553 -4.39
TCS 2675 2739 -2.32
SBI Life Insurance Company Limited
785 801 -1.92
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1327 936
Declines 1332 927
Unchanged 176 129
Institutional Flows (Equity)
Description (Cr)
FII Flows* 40648
MF Flows** 9414
Oct 2020; **19
Oct 2020
Economic Indicator
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 20 Oct, 2020
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to 2012
Indian Equity Market
Indices Performance
P/E Dividend Yield
Quarter Ago
Indian equity markets managed to close in the green after witnessing brief
sell off owing to profit booking. Strong buying interest in the stocks of
banking and financial heavyweights, amid optimism over improvement in
earnings growth based on ongoing Q2 results, helped bourses to recoup its
Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.4% and 0.34%
to close at 40,707.31 and 11,937.65 respectively.
The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,327 scrips advancing
and 1,332 scrips declining. A total of 176 scrips remained unchanged.
On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Realty was the major gainer, up 4.39%
followed by S&P BSE Telecom, up 2.52% and S&P BSE Metal, up 2.26%. S&P
BSE Energy was the major loser, down 1.01% followed by S&P BSE FMCG,
down 0.89% and S&P BSE IT, down 0.44%.
According to the World Economic Forum (WEF)' Future of Jobs Report
2020' report, the transition from human labour to machines is projected to
displace about 87 million jobs in the coming years. However, the 'Future of
Jobs Report 2020' noted that 97 million new roles that are more suited to
the new division of labour between humans, computers, and algorithms will
arise. While the number of jobs lost will be surpassed by the number of
'jobs of tomorrow' created, in comparison to previous years, job growth is
slowing while job loss accelerates.
According to media reports, the commerce and industry ministry said that
India has received the highest ever total Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in
Apr-Aug 2020. In the first five months of this financial year, total FDI inflows
into India were $35.73 billion, 13% higher than in the same period last fiscal
According to media reports, in the midst of encouraging signs of a decline
in COVID-19 incidents, India's government is working on the next stimulus
package to boost the economy. The government has received suggestions
for the requisite steps from different ministries and sectors.
Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has updated the Alternative
Investment Funds (AIFs) standards, including the definition of acceptable
technical qualifications. Under the new requirements, the investment
team's qualification and expertise criteria can be met individually or
collectively by the staff of the manager's main investment team.
Hindustan Unilever (HUL), the country's largest consumer goods company
reported 8.7% YoY rise in net profit to Rs. 2,009 crore in the Sep quarter of
2020. Revenue also rose 16.1% YoY to Rs. 11,442 crore.
Bajaj Finance Ltd announced 36% YoY fall in its consolidated net profit to
Rs. 965 crore in the Sep quarter of 2020. Total consolidated income
increased 3% to Rs. 6,523 crore. Net interest income was also up 4% to Rs.
4,165 crore.
Asian markets largely closed in the green, led by optimism over U.S.
stimulus measures after White House and Democratic Party negotiators
said they are willing to continue their discussions over COVID relief
package. News of resumption of COVID-19 vaccine trial in U.S. as early as
this week contributed to the upside. Today (as on Oct 22), Asian markets
fell as the International Monetary Fund downgraded its growth forecast for
Asia-Pacific. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng were trading lower 0.62% and
0.54% (as at 8 a.m. IST), respectively.
European markets plunged, weighed down by concerns about the economy
due to continued surge in coronavirus cases across the continent.
U.S. markets eased after a range bound activity as market participants
continue to track on the latest developments in Washington, as
policymakers try to reach an agreement on a new stimulus bill.
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FII Derivative Trade Statistics 21-Oct
(Rs Cr) Buy
Sell Open Int.
Index Futures 3142.03 3426.59 12085.63
Index Options 200384.31 201451.07 79264.70
Stock Futures 12580.46 12980.97 80571.34
Stock Options 5588.89 5546.73 8499.95
Total 221695.69 223405.36 180421.62
21-Oct Prev_Day
Put Call Ratio (OI) 1.42 1.46 -0.04
Put Call Ratio(Vol) 0.98 0.91 0.07
21-Oct Wk. Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
Call Rate 3.22% 3.41% 3.43% 5.10%
T-Repo 3.06% 3.18% 3.75% 4.90%
Repo 4.00% 4.00% 4.00% 5.15%
Reverse Repo 3.35% 3.35% 3.35% 4.90%
91 Day T-Bill 3.18% 3.23% 3.35% 5.05%
364 Day T-Bill 3.46% 3.47% 3.67% 5.25%
10 Year Gilt 5.91% 5.87% 6.04% 6.52%
G-Sec Vol. (Rs.Cr) 35254 22341 21874 24960
3.66% 3.63% 3.71% 5.25%
3 Month CP Rate 3.40% 3.40% 3.60% 5.80%
5 Year Corp Bond 6.51% 6.56% 6.74% 7.56%
1 Month CD Rate 3.17% 3.16% 3.30% 4.94%
3 Month CD Rate 3.23% 3.36% 3.44% 5.67%
1 Year CD Rate 3.74% 3.75% 3.90% 5.86%
Currency 21-Oct Prev_Day
USD/INR 73.45 73.33 0.12
GBP/INR 95.38 94.95 0.43
EURO/INR 87.06 86.34 0.72
JPY/INR 0.70 0.70 0.00
Commodity 21-Oct Wk Ago Mth. Ago
Year Ago
NYMEX Crude($/bl) 39.83 40.81 39.21 53.23
Brent Crude($/bl) 39.91 41.01 39.72 59.79
Gold( $/oz) 1924 1901 1913 1484
Gold(Rs./10 gm) 51230 50467 51258 38241
Source: Refinitiv
Data as on 20 Oct, 2020
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Nifty Oct 2020 Futures stood at 11,927.45, a discount of 10.20 points below
the spot closing of 11,937.65. The turnover on NSE’s Futures and Options
segment rose to Rs. 33,02,118.97 crore on October 21, 2020, compared
with Rs. 16,85,766.70 crore on October 20, 2020.
The Put-Call ratio stood at 0.96 compared with the previous session’s close
of 0.86.
The Nifty Put-Call ratio stood at 1.42 compared with the previous session’s
close of 1.46.
Open interest on Nifty Futures stood at 13.12 million, compared with the
previous session’s close of 12.89 million.
Bond yields inched down as market participants anticipated more open
market operations from Reserve Bank of India moving ahead.
Yield on the 10-year benchmark paper (5.77% GS 2030) inched down 2 bps
to close at 5.91% from the previous close of 5.93% after trading in a range
of 5.91% to 5.93%.
Banks borrowed Rs. 125 crore under the central bank’s marginal standing
facility on Oct 20, 2020 compared to that of Oct 19, 2020 when banks
borrowed Rs. 3 crore.
Data from RBI showed that reserve money increased at an annualised rate
of 12.9% in the week to Oct 16, 2020, compared with an increase of 12.8% a
year earlier. The currency in circulation rose 21.6% during the same week
compared with an increase of 13.1% a year earlier.
The Indian rupee in the spot trade fell against the greenback following
persisting dollar demand from state-run banks, likely on behalf of the
Reserve Bank of India. However, gains in the domestic equity market
restricted further losses.
The euro rose against the greenback on growing possibility that a U.S.
coronavirus aid package will be announced before Nov 3.
Gold prices rose on growing possibility that a U.S. coronavirus aid package
will be announced before Nov 3.
Brent crude prices fell as persisting concerns over COVID-19 pandemic
weighed on the market sentiment.
The Office for National Statistics reported, UK’s consumer price inflation
accelerated to 0.5% YoY after touching 5-year low of 0.2% in Aug 2020. The
end of the government's food discount scheme boosted restaurant and cafe
prices. The main upward contributions were made by shipping costs, and
restaurant and cafe rates.
Preliminary data showed, retail sales in Australia fell 1.5% MoM, far slower
than 4% drop in the previous month. In food retailing, household goods
retailing, and other retailing, turnover was seen to decline.
The Office for National Statistics announced, the UK’s public sector net
borrowing increased by GBP 28.4 billion YoY to GBP 36.1 billion in Sep 2020.
Since records started in 1993, this was the third highest borrowing.
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