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Sensex

27674.54
328.21
(1.20%)

Oct 31, 11:13

  Intraday 52 Week
OPEN: 27,439.06 HIGH: 27,678.13 27,678.13  
PREV CLOSE: 27,346.33 LOWS: 27,438.28 19,963.12
Simple Moving Averages
30 Days 50 Days 150 Days 200 Days
26,661.27 26,672.44 25,063.60 24,030.83
Returns - Sensex
YTD : 30.72% 1 Week 1.80% 1 Month: 2.70% 3 Months: 4.80%
6 Months: 22.00% 1 Year : 30.00% 2 Year : 48.40% 3 Year : 54.50%

Compare Sensex performance

 Oct'14Sep'14Aug'14Jul'14Jun'14May'14
HIGH27390.6027354.9926674.3826300.1725735.8725375.63
LOW25910.7726220.4925232.8224892.0024270.2022277.04
CLOSE27346.3326630.5126638.1125894.9725413.7824217.34
Stocks Comprising The Sensex
NAME SECTOR LAST PRICE MKT. CAP.
Axis Bank Banks - Private Sector 436.10 102,925.89
Bajaj Auto Auto - 2 & 3 Wheelers 2593.60 75,050.23
Bharti Airtel Telecommunications - Service 401.40 160,455.64
BHEL Infrastructure - General 256.00 62,658.56
Cipla Pharmaceuticals 649.55 52,153.76
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

Calculation Methodology
Scrip selection criteria
Understanding Free-float Methodology
Definition of Free-float
Major advantages of Free-float Methodology

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Market Commentary

Record high: Sensex gains 300 pts, Nifty above 8250

The broader markets too gained momentum with the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices adding 1 percent each. About three shares advanced for every share declining on the Bombay Stock Exchange.


Holiday List BSE | NSE

Indian Indices

S&P BSE AUTO

18489.29
174.42

S&P BSE BANKEX

19409.45
242.30

BANK NIFTY

16961.20
201.15

S&P BSE CAPITAL GOODS

15733.15
221.65

S&P BSE FMCG

7515.10
51.67

S&P BSE HEALTHCARE

14215.36
99.21

S&P BSE IT

10638.23
142.10

S&P BSE METALS

11796.16
167.99

S&P BSE OIL AND GAS

11074.68
153.41

S&P BSE PSU

8289.79
116.64

S&P BSE TECk

5911.49
59.90

S&P BSE SMALLCAP

10948.63
121.17

S&P BSE MIDCAP

9842.66
128.23

CNX Midcap

11804.90
148.00

Global Indices

US

Dow Jones(Oct 30)

17195.42
221.11

Nasdaq(Oct 30)

4566.14
16.91

ASIA

Nikkei 225(Oct 31)

16402.73
744.53

Straits Times(Oct 31)

3256.45
22.14

Hang Seng(Oct 31)

23985.50
283.46

Taiwan Index(Oct 31)

8974.76
86.69

KOSPI(Oct 31)

1963.26
4.33

Shanghai Comp.(Oct 31)

2409.68
18.60

EUROPE

FTSE(Oct 30)

6463.55
9.68

CAC(Oct 30)

4141.24
30.60

DAX(Oct 30)

9114.84
32.03

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