Global Indices 29-Jul Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,631 1,608 23 1.40
Nasdaq 10,543 10,402 141 1.35
FTSE 6,131 6,129 2 0.04
Nikkei 22,397 22,657 -260 -1.15
Hang Seng 24,883 24,773 110 0.45
Indian Indices 29-Jul Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 38,071 38,493 -422 -1.10
Nifty 50 11,203 11,301 -98 -0.86
Nifty 100 11,311 11,388 -78 -0.68
Nifty 500 9,096 9,142 -46 -0.50
Nifty Bank 22,077 22,105 -29 -0.13
S&P BSE Power 1,557 1,555 2 0.14
12,972 12,917 55 0.43
S&P BSE HC 17,328 16,966 362 2.13
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
29-Jul 25.45 1.01 29.59 1.54
Month Ago 22.45 1.13 26.49 1.55
Year Ago 27.30 1.22 27.60 1.33
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 29-Jul Prev_Day
Dr.Reddy 4302 4051 6.19
IndusInd Bank 551 527 4.47
Tata Steel 374 359 4.25
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 29-Jul Prev_Day
RIL 2097 2178 -3.72
Nestle India Limited 16598 17095 -2.91
HCL Tech 694 712 -2.53
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1339 996
Declines 1358 869
Unchanged 134 102
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* -12082
MF Flows** 32573
Jul 2020; **27
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 28 Jul, 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 to 2012
• Indian equity markets went down amid caution as investors focused on the
U.S. Federal Reserve's announcements on monetary stimulus measures,
scheduled later during the day. Market participants also awaited the
outcome of the Prime Minister's meeting with banking and non-banking
lenders on the credit flow and steps to revive the economy.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 lost 1.1% and 0.86% to
close at 38,071.13 and 11,202.85 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap and S&P
BSE SmallCap gained 0.68% and 0.43% respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was weak with 1,339 scrips advancing
and 1,358 scrips declining. A total of 134 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Healthcare was the major gainer, up
2.13% followed by S&P BSE Metal, up 0.98% and S&P BSE Basic Materials,
up 0.87%. S&P BSE Energy was the major loser, down 3.04% followed by
S&P BSE Auto, down 1.2% and S&P BSE Oil & Gas, down 1.08%.
• The Union Cabinet approved the new National Education Policy (NEP). Now
there would be a single regulator for all higher education institutions and
MPhil would be discontinued. To give a fillip to digital learning, a National
Educational Technology Forum (NETF) would be set up.
• The Income Tax Department extended the deadline for filing income tax
returns for FY18-19 fiscal by two months till Sep 30, 2020 from Jul 31, 2020
amid constraints due to the Covid pandemic & to further ease compliances
• The government has kickstarted the process for identifying exemptions
under the customs duty law that need to be eliminated and have become
outdated. The objective of the move is to improve the ease of doing
business and align the customs laws and procedures with the needs of
• Government should take a relook at some of the provisions of its proposed
Code on Social Security, 2019 considering the migrants’ crisis that unfolded
after the lockdown, a parliamentary panel observed. The Code was
introduced in the Lok Sabha in Dec 2019, which seeks to subsume 9 existing
• ITC has completed the acquisition of spices manufacturer Sunrise Foods
Private Ltd in an all-cash deal valued at Rs. 2,150 crore. This is a part of its
strategy to boost packaged foods division and drive synergies in sourcing
and supply chain from its agri-business arm.
• According to media reports, Dr Reddy's may launch COVID-19 drugs
remdesivir and favipiravir in Aug 2020 which will be given to mild and
• Asian markets witnessed mixed trend with investors keenly awaiting
updates on a U.S. coronavirus relief bill and looked ahead of the U.S.
Federal Reserve meeting for clues on the outlook for monetary policy.
Today (as on July 30), Asian markets rose after the U.S. Federal Reserve
kept its benchmark overnight lending rate near zero, which was widely
expected. Both Nikkei and Hang Seng were trading higher 0.27% and
0.51%, respectively (as at 8 a.m. IST), respectively.
• European markets closed on a mixed note as market participants remained
cautious amid continued concerns about the quick spread of the
coronavirus pandemic across the world and fears of fresh lockdown
measures. However, downside was limited on expectations of more
stimulus from the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed).
• U.S. markets rose partially in reaction to the latest batch of earnings, with a
number of well-known big companies reported upbeat results for the Jun
quarter of 2020. Significant increase in pending home sales in Jun 2020,
added to the upside.