We had mentioned in last week’s closing report that Nifty, Sensex may rebound if global markets stabilize. The major indices suffered a decline this week. The trend of the major indices in the week is given in the table:
On Monday, the major indices opened low but rallied and closed with minor gains; banking stocks made large gains. On the NSE, there were 693 advances, 1,126 declines and 404 unchanged.
Reliance Industries posted a consolidated profit of Rs 9,567 crore for the quarter ended September 2020, against Rs11,262 crore YoY. Consolidated revenue declined to Rs 1,11,236 crore from Rs1,49,302 crore YoY.
HDFC reported standalone net profit for the quarter ended September 2020 at Rs 2,870.12 crore, against Rs 3,961.53 crore in the previous year, a fall of 27.55%. Total standalone revenue from operations came at Rs 11,727.96 crore against Rs 13,487.44 crore YoY.
ICICI Bank reported a profit of Rs 4,251.3 crore in the September quarter, a six-fold jump from a profit of Rs 655 crore in the same quarter of the last fiscal. Net interest income rose 16.2% YoY at Rs 9,366.1 crore from Rs 8,057.4 crore.
IndusInd Bank consolidated net profit stood at Rs 663.1 crore, down from Rs 1,400.96 crore YoY. Total income stood at Rs 8,731.52 crore against Rs 8,877.53 crore YoY.
On Tuesday, the major indices opened high and ended with major gains. On the NSE, there were 995 advances, 831 declines and 385 unchanged.
Sun Pharma reported a 70.4% YoY growth in consolidated profit at Rs 1,813 crore in the quarter ended September 2020 compared to Rs 1,064 crore in the same period last year. Revenues rose to Rs8,553 crore from Rs8,123 crore in the previous year.
Cadila Healthcare reported consolidated net profit of Rs 473.4 crore, which was four times greater than the net profit of Rs 107.2 crore reported in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Consolidated revenue stood at Rs 3,820 crore compared to Rs 3,367 crore in the previous year.
Dabur India consolidated net profit rose 19.3% YoY at Rs 482.9 crore against Rs 403.6 crore. Revenues rose 13.7% YoY at Rs 2,516 crore against Rs 2,212 crore.
On Wednesday, the major indices were volatile but ended with decent gains. On the NSE, there were 949 advances, 868 declines and 397 unchanged.
State Bank of India reported 51.9% YoY growth in standalone profit of Rs 4,574 crore during the September 2020 quarter, compared to Rs 3,012 crore in the year-ago period. Net interest income climbed 14.6% YoY to Rs 28,181.5 crore.
HPCL reported three times growth in net profit at Rs2,975 crore compared to Rs761 crore YoY. Revenues declined 7% YoY to Rs62,439 crore compared to Rs66,841 crore.
Adani Enterprises’ consolidated net profit came at Rs 362.4 crore against Rs 49.5 crore YoY. Consolidated revenue grew 7.8% YoY to Rs 9,126.4 crore against Rs 8,464.2 crore.
On Thursday, the major indices made major gains. On the NSE, there were 1,347 advances, 491 declines and 373 unchanged.
Godrej Consumer consolidated net profit rose 10.7% YoY at Rs 458 crore compared to Rs 413.9 crore. Revenue was up 10.8% at Rs 2,915.1 crore compared to Rs 2,630.2 crore in previous year.
BASF reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 412.8 crore compared to Rs 2.32 crore YoY. Total income increased to Rs 2,462.8 crore from Rs 2,080.5 in the year-ago period.
Pidilite Industries reported a 9.66% YoY increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 356.44 crore compared to Rs 325.04 crore in the year ago period. Revenue from operations rose 4.08% YoY at Rs 1,880.33 crore, as against Rs 1,806.58 crore.
On Friday, the major indices continued its rally and posted major gains. On the NSE, there were 1,107 advances, 710 declines and 398 unchanged.
Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) is going to invest Rs 9,555 crore, or roughly $1.3 billion, in Reliance Retail Ventures Limited (RRVL) in exchange for a 2.04 percent, RIL said in its release.
Birla Corp reported 87% YoY rise in net profit at Rs 166.62 crore in Q2FY21 compared to Rs 88.34 crore in the year ago period. Revenue increased 1.7% YoY at Rs 1,675.41 crore as against Rs 1,646.73 crore.
Bosch posted consolidated net loss at Rs 64.6 crore against profit of Rs 98.4 crore YoY. Revenue was up 7.2% at Rs 2,479.2 crore against Rs 2,312.7 crore YoY.
Bank of India reported net profit of Rs 525.8 crore against Rs 266.4 crore YoY, growth of 97.4%. Net interest income rose 6.5% at Rs 4,113.3 crore against Rs 3,860.5 crore YoY.