Global Indices 28-Oct Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,703 1,770 -67 -3.77
Nasdaq 11,005 11,431 -426 -3.73
FTSE 5,583 5,729 -146 -2.55
Nikkei 23,419 23,486 -67 -0.29
Hang Seng 24,709 24,787 -78 -0.32
Indian Indices 28-Oct Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 39,922 40,522 -600 -1.48
Nifty 50 11,730 11,889 -160 -1.34
Nifty 100 11,819 11,972 -153 -1.28
Nifty 500 9,632 9,748 -116 -1.19
Nifty Bank 24,233 24,770 -537 -2.17
S&P BSE Power 1,716 1,718 -2 -0.13
S&P BSE Small Cap 14,976 15,090 -115 -0.76
S&P BSE HC 19,404 19,666 -262 -1.33
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
28-Oct 28.97 1.01 33.94 1.35
Month Ago 27.78 1.02 32.63 1.41
Year Ago 26.76 1.18 26.70 1.29
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 28-Oct Prev_Day
Bharti Airtel 452 433 4.27
United Phos 451 439 2.78
Hero Moto 2946 2912 1.18
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 28-Oct Prev_Day
HDFC Ltd. 1969 2041 -3.55
IndusInd Bank 593 614 -3.44
ICICI Bank 396 410 -3.39
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 951 599
Declines 1681 1251
Unchanged 155 125
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* 48759
MF Flows** 5717
Oct 2020; **22
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 27 Oct, 2020
Mutual Fund Investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.
29 October 2020
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 Market
P/E Dividend Yield
• Indian equity markets went down as the surge in the COVID-19 cases at an
alarming pace in U.S. and Europe raised concerns that economies may
resort to lockdowns and travel restrictions. Uncertainty around the U.S.
Presidential election due on Nov 3, 2020 kept investors on tenterhooks.
Back home, investors adopted cautious stance as the first phase of polling
for the Bihar Assembly Election began today.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 1.48% and 1.34%
to close at 39,922.46 and 11,729.60 respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 951 scrips advancing and
1,681 scrips declining. A total of 155 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Telecom was the major gainer, up 2.9%
followed by S&P BSE Capital Goods, up 0.3%. S&P BSE Bankex was the
major loser, down 2.28% followed by S&P BSE Finance, down 2.25% and
S&P BSE Metal, down 2.15%.
• According to a major domestic credit rating agency, the domestic
healthcare sector may witness a 20% growth in revenue in FY22 despite the
challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The growth in revenue is
expected to come on the back of pent up demand as the credit rating
agency is of the view that medical procedures cannot be delayed
indefinitely, by domestic as well as international patients.
• Data from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) showed that the states
‘consolidated gross fiscal deficit (GFD) is placed at 2.8% of GDP for FY21.
However, RBI warned that the COVID-19 pandemic may alter budget
• According to media reports, India has extended anti-dumping duty on
imports of Fluoroelastomers from China by a month till Nov 27, 2020. The
objective of the move is to provide a level-playing field to domestic
• According to media reports, Capital market regulator Securities and
Exchange Board of India (SEBI) mandated investment bankers and other
entities involved in primary market issuances not to share bidding data
directly to investors. Instead, investment bankers need to direct investors
to stock exchanges where such data is publicly available.
• Dr Reddys Laboratories Limited profit after tax fell 30% at Rs. 762.3 crore
for quarter ended Sep 2020 compared to Rs. 1,092.5 crore during the
corresponding quarter last fiscal. The consolidated revenue rose 2% at Rs
4,896.7 crore in quarter ended Sep 2020 as against Rs 4,800.9 crore in the
same quarter last year.
• Paytm will deploy one million Paytm Soundbox devices by FY21, which is an
IoT product that empowers merchants with instant voice confirmation to
keep a check on payments. This confirmation can be obtained in many
different languages, giving digital transactions more clarity.
• Asian markets witnessed a mixed trend as lingering worries about the
recent spike in COVID-19 cases in U.S. and Europe neutralised positive vibes
generated by U.S. President’s acknowledgement that the much-needed
COVID-19 stimulus would likely come after the Presidential election. Today
(as on Oct 29), markets are trading lower as sustained increase of
coronavirus cases in U.S. and Europe is weighing on investor sentiment.
Both Nikkei and Hang Seng are down 0.71% and 1.23% (as at 8:00 AM IST),
• European markets closed sharply lower following reports that some of the
leading countries in the continent are considering fresh lockdown measures
to check the spread of coronavirus cases.
• U.S. markets continued to retreat amid persisting concerns about a recent
spike in coronavirus cases across the nation. Lingering uncertainty about a
new stimulus bill too weighed on investor sentiments.