Global Indices 21-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
Russell 3000 1,445 1,455 -10 -0.72
Nasdaq 9,285 9,376 -91 -0.97
FTSE 6,015 6,067 -52 -0.86
Nikkei 20,552 20,595 -43 -0.21
Hang Seng 24,280 24,400 -120 -0.49
Indian Indices 21-May Prev_Day Abs. Change
S&P BSE Sensex 30,933 30,819 114 0.37
Nifty 50 9,106 9,067 40 0.44
Nifty 100 9,300 9,249 51 0.55
Nifty 500 7,471 7,427 44 0.59
Nifty Bank 17,735 17,840 -105 -0.59
S&P BSE Power 1,426 1,443 -17 -1.18
10,548 10,472 76 0.72
S&P BSE HC 15,452 15,354 98 0.64
Date P/E Div. Yield P/E Div. Yield
21-May 19.42 1.21 21.14 1.67
Month Ago 18.42 1.34 20.10 1.69
Year Ago 28.71 1.20 29.18 1.12
Nifty 50 Top 3 Gainers
Company 21-May Prev_Day
ITC 189 176 7.51
Hindalco 130 121 7.20
Asian Paints 1574 1500 4.95
Nifty 50 Top 3 Losers Domestic News
Company 21-May Prev_Day
Bajaj Finserv Limited 4539 4702 -3.46
IndusInd Bank 347 357 -2.94
NTPC 90 93 -2.85
Advance Decline Ratio
Advances 1323 1049
Declines 925 721
Unchanged 166 122
Institutional Flows (Equity)
FII Flows* -45618
MF Flows** 32626
May 2020; **19
YoY(%) Current Year Ago
Data as on 20 May 2020
Mutual Fund Investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.
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 edged higher with investors taking positive cues from
the government announcement on resumption of domestic airline
operations from May 25, almost two months after the operations were
suspended on Mar 25. However, gains were restricted after one of the
domestic ratings-agency said that modest fiscal support, lock down
extension and looming labour supply mismatches suggest deeper GDP
contraction of 5% in FY21.
• Key benchmark indices S&P BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 gained 0.37% and
0.44% to close at 30,932.90 and 9,106.25 respectively. S&P BSE MidCap and
S&P BSE SmallCap gained 0.76% and 0.72% respectively.
• The overall market breadth on BSE was strong with 1,323 scrips advancing
and 925 scrips declining. A total of 166 scrips remained unchanged.
• On the BSE sectoral front, S&P BSE Auto was the major gainer, up 2.45%
followed by S&P BSE Consumer Discretionary Goods & Services, up 2.09%
and S&P BSE Metal, up 1.84%. S&P BSE Power was the major loser, down
1.18% followed by S&P BSE Capital Goods, down 1.05% and S&P BSE
Finance, down 0.74%.
• Banks asks RBI to push moratorium date to Aug 31, 2020 instead of June 7,
2020. Currently, if borrowers fails to pay principal or interest within 90 days
are classified as non-performing assets (NPA). Some banks want this limit to
be raised to 180 days to limit the surge in NPAs to deal economic
slowdown. In addition, banks and NBFCs also requested for one-time
restructuring of loans as relief measure.
• Finance Commission says, the bleeding pockets of government to tackle
pandemic and reduction in economic activities will push up the debt to GDP
ratio in FY21. The outstanding debt of the states has risen over the last five
years to 25% of the GDP in FY20, posing medium-term challenges to its
sustainability. The Centre’s debt-to-GDP was estimated to be around 49%
of GDP in FY20, up from 48.7% in FY19.
• The income tax department has notified the 'safe harbour' rates for FY19-
20 fiscal for calculation of transfer pricing by foreign companies in India.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified changes to Rules
10TD and 10TE of Income Tax Rules relating to Safe Harbour Rules. It said
rates applicable from Assessment Year (AY) FY17-18 to FY19-20 will
continue to apply for AY 2020-21.
• The government released Rs. 92,077 crore towards devolution of central
taxes to states for Apr and May 2020. The devolution amount for Apr 2020
stood at Rs. 46,038.10 crore, while for May, it is Rs. 46,038.70 crore. The
Budget had projected the share of the states in taxes at Rs. 7.84 lakh crore
• Asian markets largely remained under pressure as investors remained
worried over the U.S.- China tension. Weak economic data from Japan also
weighed on market sentiments. Today (as on May 22), Asian markets was
little changed as tensions between China and the U.S. rise. While Nikkei
traded down 2.15%, Hang Seng market was up 0.08% (as at 8.a.m. IST).
• European markets declined as euro zone PMI (purchasing managers’ index)
data indicated another slowdown in activity for the region’s manufacturing
and services industry in May 2020. A report from the World Health
Organization (WHO) saying new coronavirus cases rose across the globe
this week weighed.
• U.S. markets fell after strong gains in the previous session. Some major
technology stocks decline. Dismal U.S. initial weekly jobless claims and rising
tensions between U.S. with China, pushed the market lower.