cyprus crisisThe Cyprus bailout issue created an initial panic in The World of markets, which all opened in red with gap down open, With the week signal from global market after Cyprus bailout crisis plan hurt the investment sentiment all around.
The Indian benchmark BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty also follow the fear of the global market and opened with panic gap down. In the second half markets did recover but remained on tenterhooks.

The BSE Sensex 30 share benchmark slumped today by 134 points or 0.69 recover 61 points percent from day's low and closed on 19293.20.

The National Stock Exchange index Nifty-50 fell by 37.35 point or 0.64 percent recover 21 points from it's days low to 5835.25.
Market breadth was negative on the day and giving the advantage in favor of the bears. The market breadth stood in favor of decline on the NSE with 566 gainers against 942 losers.

With globally drama of Cyprus bailout crisis, Now all eyes on Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy on Tuesday likely to provide the direction to the domestic market for near term. On that day rate sensitive stocks like bank, auto, infra and real state will be focus ahead of the RBI policy.
Most of analysts view that the Reserve Bank of India may cut the Repo and Reverse Repo rate by 25 basis point on Tuesday's policy.

  • FII Derivatives Statistics Before RBI's Monetary Policy :

  No. of contracts Amt in Crores No. of contracts Amt in Crores No. of contracts Amt in Crores Net Buy/Sell
INDEX FUTURES 45319 1326.68 69227 2025.98 362488 10621.22 -699.3
INDEX OPTIONS 588393 17041.92 586505 17090.68 2058633 60084.89 -48.8
STOCK FUTURES 43860 1298.42 43943 1319.13 877502 26173.28 -20.7
STOCK OPTIONS 39426 1129.53 40052 1154.20 115247 3268.12 -24.7

  • Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) were net Buyers in the equity segment worth Rs 5060 million on both BSE and NSE on 18-Mar-2013 before the day of RBI policy, as per provisional data available at NSE. They bought equities worth Rs 26973.5 million and sold equities worth Rs 21913.5 million.
  • While, Domestic Institutional Investors (DIIs include banks, DFIs, Insurance and MFs) were net Seller in the equity segment worth Rs -4598.9 million on both the BSE and the NSE on 18-Mar-2013, as per provisional data available at the NSE. They bought equities worth Rs 6152.1 million and sold equities worth Rs 10751 million.

Category Date Buy Value Sell Value Net Value
  FII 41351 2697.35 2191.35 506
  DII 41351 615.21 1075.1 -459.89

  • Most active Nifty Call option stood of 5900 and 6000 strike price.
  • Most active Nifty Put option stood of 5800 and 5700 strike price.
  • Put Call Ratio place at 1.14 percent.
  • Volatility index VIX at 15.85