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Sensex

25453.56
-242.88
(-0.95%)

Sep 02, 16:05

  Intraday 52 Week
OPEN: 25,891.95 HIGH: 25,939.37 30,024.74
PREV CLOSE: 25,696.44 LOWS: 25,395.09 25,298.42
Simple Moving Averages
30 Days 50 Days 150 Days 200 Days
27,372.04 27,635.33 27,917.55 27,923.98
Returns - Sensex
YTD : 20.23% 1 Week -1.00% 1 Month: -9.70% 3 Months: -6.40%
6 Months: -13.60% 1 Year : -5.80% 2 Year : 34.80% 3 Year : 46.40%

Compare Sensex performance

 Sep'15Aug'15Jul'15Jun'15May'15Apr'15
HIGH26141.0728417.5928578.3327968.7528071.1629094.61
LOW25395.0925298.4227416.3926307.0726423.9926897.54
CLOSE25453.5626283.0928114.5627780.8327828.4427011.31
Stocks Comprising The Sensex
NAME SECTOR LAST PRICE MKT. CAP.
Axis Bank Banks - Private Sector 466.85 110,958.76
Bajaj Auto Auto - 2 & 3 Wheelers 2207.35 63,873.43
Bharti Airtel Telecommunications - Service 343.35 137,250.73
BHEL Infrastructure - General 206.55 50,555.18
Cipla Pharmaceuticals 650.05 52,205.83
History of Sensex

S&P BSE SENSEX, first compiled in 1986, was calculated on a 'Market Capitalization-Weighted' methodology of 30 component stocks representing large, well-established and financially sound companies across key sectors. The base year of S&P BSE SENSEX was taken as 1978-79. S&P BSE SENSEX today is widely reported in both domestic and international markets through print as well as electronic media. It is scientifically designed and is based on globally accepted construction and review methodology. Since September 1, 2003, S&P BSE SENSEX is being calculated on a free-float market capitalization methodology. The 'free-float market capitalization-weighted' methodology is a widely followed index construction methodology on which majority of global equity indices are based; all major index providers like MSCI, FTSE, STOXX, and Dow Jones use the free-float methodology.

The growth of the equity market in India has been phenomenal in the present decade. Right from early nineties, the stock market witnessed heightened activity in terms of various bull and bear runs. In the late nineties, the Indian market witnessed a huge frenzy in the 'TMT' sectors. More recently, real estate caught the fancy of the investors. S&P BSE SENSEX has captured all these happenings in the most judicious manner. One can identify the booms and busts of the Indian equity market through S&P BSE SENSEX. As the oldest index in the country, it provides the time series data over a fairly long period of time (from 1979 onwards). Small wonder, the S&P BSE SENSEX has become one of the most prominent brands in the country.

Source : BSE

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Understanding Free-float Methodology
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Market Commentary

Sensex, Nifty end at 13-month low; late selloff drags banks

After recent global carnage led by fears of China slowdown and delay in economy & corporate earnings recovery forced brokerages to cut down their targets on equity benchmarks.


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Indian Indices

S&P BSE AUTO

17154.06
238.37

S&P BSE BANKEX

18581.12
342.48

BANK NIFTY

16252.70
277.60

S&P BSE CAPITAL GOODS

15443.04
264.87

S&P BSE FMCG

7678.93
26.29

S&P BSE HEALTHCARE

17546.16
151.84

S&P BSE IT

11183.90
136.91

S&P BSE METALS

7108.43
96.36

S&P BSE OIL AND GAS

8580.76
110.22

S&P BSE PSU

6571.81
159.30

S&P BSE TECk

6073.73
58.48

S&P BSE SMALLCAP

10749.63
16.25

S&P BSE MIDCAP

10437.07
86.76

CNX Midcap

12735.20
51.90

Global Indices

US

Dow Jones(Sep 02)

16190.33
131.98

Nasdaq(Sep 02)

4679.13
43.02

ASIA

Nikkei 225(Sep 2)

18095.40
70.29

Straits Times(Sep 2)

2878.13
4.64

Hang Seng(Sep 2)

20934.94
250.49

Taiwan Index(Sep 2)

8035.29
17.73

KOSPI(Sep 2)

1915.22
0.99

Shanghai Comp.(Sep 2)

3155.04
11.58

EUROPE

FTSE(Sep 2)

6089.08
30.54

CAC(Sep 2)

4567.78
26.62

DAX(Sep 2)

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