Morning Notes
27th Feb, 2020

Trading Range:

Nifty opened gap down at 11739 on Wednesday and made a high and low of 11783 and 11640 respectively before closing negative at 11679.


For the day, support for Nifty exists at 11610 and 11540 levels whereas resistance for Nifty stands at 11750 and 11820 levels.


Bank Nifty opened gapdown at 30280, made a high of 30515, low of 30132, and closed negative at 30307. For the day, support for Bank Nifty exists at 30100 and 29900 levels whereas resistance for Bank Nifty stands at 30500 and 30700 levels.

Market Scan
Benchmark Indices
Index Clsg Chg%
Sensex 39,889 -0.97
Nifty 11,679 -1.01
BSE 200 4,919 -1.07
BSE Midcap 15,171 -1.34
BSE Smallcap 14,329 -0.82
Dow Jones 26,958 -0.46
NASDAQ 8,981 +0.17


NIFTY 11678.50 (-119.40) (-1.01%)
NIFTY FEB FUTURE 11695.65 (17.15 Points Premium)
NIFTY PCR - OI 1.01 (-0.05)
NIFTY OPEN INTEREST 1.78 Cr. (+10.26%)
INDIA VIX 18.26 (+8.06%)


CALL 11750 CE +14.42 lac Shares
CALL 11800 CE +13.87 lac Shares
PUT 11700 PE -4.03 lac Shares
PUT 11650 PE +4.00 lac Shares
Sectoral Indices (BSE)
Index Clsg Chg%
Auto 16,274 -2.12
Bankex 34,789 -0.46
PSU 6,216 -1.27
Healthcare 13,908 -0.92
IT 16,023 -1.52
Market Turn Over (`cr)
Index 26/02 25/02
BSE Cash 2,191 1,880
NSE Cash 40,632 36,892
NSE F&O 1,906,810 1,415,568
BSE Delivery % 42.52 44.99
Advances / Decines BSE Cash
Adv(%) Dec(%)
BSE 100 22.77 77.23
BSE 200 22.89 76.62
BSE 500 26.35 73.05
Total BSE 30.98 63.46
Commodities, Forex & Debt
Clsg Chg%
Crude Oil NYMEX $ bl 48.08 -1.33
Gold Rs./ 10 Gms 42504.00 -0.66
Silver Rs./ Kg 46576.00 -2.08
Rs.- US $ 71.81 -0.08
Rs.- Euro 78.28 +0.17
FII (Rs cr )
26/02* 25/02*
FIIs -1838.21 -1735.67
MFs - -

*Date refers to the day of activity and not the day on which it is reported.

Details Buy Sell Open interest at the
end of the day
Net Position
No. of
(Rs. Cr)
No. of
(Rs. Cr)
No. of
(Rs. Cr)
(Rs. Cr)
Index Futures       97,824.00       7,733.35    1,11,673.00       8,995.41    2,45,129.00     20,483.08  (1,262.06)
Index Options  49,52,531.00  3,48,709.12  49,31,299.00  3,46,968.55    7,60,006.00     63,154.01   1,740.57
Stock Futures    5,41,698.00     34,192.46    5,62,303.00     35,669.84  16,61,142.00  1,04,664.80  (1,477.38)
Stock Options       48,997.00       3,465.87       46,194.00       3,241.34       61,120.00       3,965.18      224.53
Total  56,41,050.00  3,94,100.80  56,51,469.00  3,94,875.14  27,27,397.00  1,92,267.07     (774.34)
Corporate News
Steel major JSW Steel on Wednesday said Fitch has revised the outlook on the company to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’. “Fitch has affirmed Long-Term Issuer Default (IDR) Rating to ‘BB’ The outlook on the IDR has been revised to negative from stable,” the steel major said in a filing to the BSE. (BL).
Bharti Infratel is said to be hesitant about going ahead with a plan involving a merger with Indus Towers and a buyout of 7 per cent equity stake from Vodafone Idea in the resultant entity. While almost all clearances have been obtained, the company has sought to extend the process by another two months. (ET).
Apollo Hospitals has launched Amazon Alexa Skill - Ask Apollo to enable users to find the nearest Apollo Hospitals, clinics, pharmacies and book appointments with doctors of their choice using simple voice commands. (BS).
Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Wednesday unveiled the Vellfire, the new luxurious self-charging hybrid electric multi-purpose vehicle in India. The company has already sold more than 6,00,000 units globally and has introduced Vellfire in CBU form, priced at Rs.79.5 lakh ex-showroom. (ET).
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries on Wednesday said its wholly-owned subsidiary had launched Riomet ER, used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus, in the US market. (BL).
The Board of Directors of Apollo Tyres on Wednesday has approved an issuance of compulsorily convertible preference shares in the company worth Rs.1,080 crore (around $150 million) to an affiliate of Warburg Pincus. (ET).
In a bid to manage inventory better and check potential losses, state-owned Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) will not buy extra crude to take advantage of the drop in prices due to the coronovirus outbreak, a top executive has said. (BS).
Tata Motors board has approved the committee for raising Rs500cr through the issuance of non-convertible debentures on private placement basis. (BL).
Economy and Sector News
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the launch of the National Mission for Technical Textiles with a total allocation of Rs.1,480 crore for a four-year period in line with the announcement made in Budget 2020-21 earlier this month. (BL).
Hyundai Motor India on Wednesday said it has launched a new variant of its premium hatchback Grand i10 Nios priced at Rs 7.68 lakh (ex-showroom). (ET).
Contrary to the expectation of a fall in metal prices due to the coronavirus impact, steel companies have hiked hot-rolled coil prices for the sixth consecutive time, by Rs.500-750 a tonne, to Rs.39,200. The price hike will come into effect on March 1. (BL).
CRISIL on Wednesday said it has completed the acquisition of a 100 per cent stake in Greenwich Associates. The transaction was announced on December 19 last year. (ET).
* ET - Economic Times, BS - Business Standard, BL - Business Line, TOI - Times of India, Mint, IE - Indian Express, BT - Business Today, IE - Indian Express
Global Markets

DJIA and NASDAQ Composite

US markets investors looking to get back into the stock market once the selling stampede finally subsides might not want to chase the initial bounce on Wednesday. The Dow Jones Index closed at 26,958, down 123.77 points by 0.46%. The Standard & Poors 500 index closed at 3,116, down 11.82 points by 0.38%. The Nasdaq Composite Index closed at 8,981, up 15.16 points by 0.17%.

FTSE 100

UK markets finished on a mixed note on Wednesday, with bargain hunters stepping in even as health officials around the globe sounded the alarm over the near-pandemic status of the ongoing outbreak of the new China coronavirus. The FTSE 100 index closed at 7,042, up 24.59 points by 0.35%.

Global Indices
26/02/2019 Clsg Chg%
Dow Jones 26,958 -0.46
NASDAQ 8,981 +0.17
FTSE 100 7,042 +0.35
Bovespa 105,718 -7.00
27/02/2020 Latest
(7:34AM IST)
Nikkei 22,061 -1.63
Hang Seng 26,469 -0.85


Asian share markets slipped on Thursday, struggling to find a footing as the rapid global spread of the coronavirus left investors on edge and seeking safety in gold and bonds. Nikkei is currently trading at 22,061, down 365.68 points by 1.63%.

Precious Metals

Gold XAU= rose 0.3% to $1,644.30 per ounce on Thursday.

Base Metals

Lead was the worst performer on the London Metal Exchange at the close on Wednesday February 26, wiping out all gains it made on Tuesday.

Crude Oil

U.S. crude CLc1 made a fresh one-year low of $48.17 per barrel in Asian trade on Thursday.


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