Global Indices 12-Jan Prev_Day Abs. Change
Dow Jones 25,803 25,575 228 0.89
Nasdaq 7,261 7,212 49 0.68
FTSE 7,779 7,763 16 0.20
Nikkei 23,654 23,710 -57 -0.24
Hang Seng 31,413 31,120 292 0.94
Indian Indices 12-Jan Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 34,592 34,503 89 0.26
Nifty 50 10,681 10,651 30 0.28
Nifty 100 11,159 11,132 27 0.24
Nifty Bank 25,749 25,661 88 0.34
SGX Nifty 10,698 10,671 28 0.26
S&P BSE Power 2,409 2,420 -11 -0.47
S&P BSE Small Cap 19,993 19,984 9 0.05
S&P BSE HC 14,968 15,020 -52 -0.34
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
12-Jan 25.66 1.11 27.28 1.06
Month Ago 24.52 1.17 26.22 1.11
Year Ago 21.29 1.43 22.50 1.31
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 12-Jan Prev_Day
ICICI Bank 318 310 2.65
Bharti Infratel 375 368 1.92
Zee Entertainment 591 580 1.90
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 12-Jan Prev_Day
United Phos 775 786 -1.38
Aurobindo Pharma 667 675 -1.11
Lupin 919 929 -1.09
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1331 761
Declines 1584 1047
Unchanged 155 49
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* 2172
MF Flows** 1457
Jan 2018; **10
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Since May-17, MOSPI has revised base year of IIP & WPI from 2004-05 to 2011-12, and for CPI
from 2010 to 2012
• Investors preferred to remain on the sidelines ahead of consumer
inflation and industrial output data that was scheduled after market
hours. Additionally, investors remained wary after the four Supreme
Court judges have raised concerns on administration of the top court.
However, indices later gained momentum and closed in the green amid
optimism over corporate earnings results. Gains in information
technology and banking and financial sectors further boosted the indices.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 grew 0.26% and
0.28% to close at 34,592.39 and 10,681.25, respectively. Moreover, while
S&P BSE Mid-Cap fell 0.17%, S&P BSE Small-Cap went up 0.05%.
• On the BSE sectoral front, the top gainers were S&P BSE Energy, up
0.72% followed by S&P BSE Oil & Gas and S&P BSE Bankex, which grew
0.69% and 0.50%, respectively. S&P BSE Consumer Capital Goods and
S&P BSE Metal grew 0.48% and 0.45%, respectively. The losers
comprised S&P BSE Realty down 1.46%, followed by S&P BSE FMCG (-
0.52%), S&P BSE Power (-0.47%) and S&P BSE Utilities and S&P BSE
Healthcare (each -0.34%).
• Government data showed that growth of Consumer Price Index (CPI)
based inflation or retail inflation surged to a 17-month high of 5.21% in
Dec 2017 from 4.88% in the previous month and 3.41% in the same
period of the previous year. Retail inflation growth thus surpassed the
Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) medium-term target of 4% for the second
consecutive month. The Consumer Food Price Index also grew 4.96% in
Dec 2017 from 4.35% in the previous month and 1.37% in the same
period of the previous year.
• Government data showed that India’s Index of Industrial Production
(IIP) grew 8.4% in Nov 2017 from downwardly revised 2.0% in Oct 2017
(2.2% originally reported) and 5.10% in the same period of the previous
year. This is the highest IIP level since Oct 2015. The manufacturing
sector also surged 10.2% in Nov 2017 from 4.0% in the same period of
the previous year. However, IIP growth for Apr to Nov 2017 slowed to
3.2% from 5.5% in the same period of the previous fiscal.
• Infosys posted 38% QoQ rise in net profit to Rs. 51.29 billion in the
quarter ended Dec 2017 as against Rs. 37.26 billion in previous quarter
and revenue rose 1.3% to Rs. 177.94 billion as compared with Rs. 175.67
billion in quarter ended Sep 2017.
• HT Media reported increase in consolidated net profit by 28.74% to Rs.
136.96 crore in quarter ended Dec 2017 as against net profit of Rs.
106.36 crore during same quarter of the previous fiscal year.
• Few non-banking finance companies including HDFC Ltd, Mahindra
Finance, IndiaBulls Housing Finance, Shriram Transport Finance and
Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) have received approval from the Reserve
Bank of India to sell masala bonds to foreign investors abroad.
• Tata Consultancy Services has entered into an agreement with
Transamerica, a leading provider of life insurance, retirement and
investment solutions, to transform the administration of its U.S.
insurance and annuity business lines.
• Asian markets mostly closed in the green after China ruled out the
news of lowering U.S. bond purchases and mentioned it as an erroneous
information. However, lower exports and imports data from China for
Dec 2017 limited the upside. Today (As of Jan 15), Asian markets opened
higher amid strong lead from Wall Street’s last session. Gains in
technology and financial stocks further boosted the indices. Nikkei and
Hang seng grew 0.29% and 0.78%, respectively (as at 8.a.m. IST).
• As per the last close, European market ended higher as investor
sentiment got a boost with German coalition party leaders reaching a
breakthrough in preliminary talks to form a new government. Also,
investor sentiment improved after ECB revealed that the tone of
monetary policy communication could be changed early in 2018 to
reflect improvement in growth prospects.
• As per the last close, U.S markets ended higher amid strong corporate
results by some of the U.S. majors. Also, retail stocks gained amid retail
sales data that came in-line with market expectations for Dec 2017,
thereby further boosting the indices.