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Nifty is a market index that was introduced by the National Stock Exchange in April 1996. It’s a blend of two words-National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Fifty. It is a benchmark Indian stock market index that represents the weighted average of 50 of the largest Indian companies listed on the National Stock Exchange.It is one of the two main stock indices used in India, the other being the BSE SENSEX. The base value of the index has been set at 1000 and the base capital of Rs 2.06 trillion. It was initially calculated on a full market capitalization methodology but in 2009 the computation was changed to a free float methodology. The base period for the NIFTY 50 index is November 3 1995, which marked the completion of one year of operations of the National Stock Exchange Equity Market Segment. Nifty 50 index has shaped up to be the largest consisting of exchange-traded funds (onshore and offshore) and exchange-traded options at NSE. It is the world’s most actively traded contract. As of April 2021, the index covers 13 sectors of the Indian Economy and offers investment managers exposure to the Indian market in one portfolio. It also has sectoral indices like NIFTY Bank, NIFTY IT, NIFTY Auto, NIFTY Pharma etc. More

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  • Technical View | Nifty forms bullish hammer candle, experts say can test 16,750 May 27, 2022 05:12 PM IST

    Technical View | Nifty forms bullish hammer candle, experts say can test 16,750

    A close above 16,400 can expand the upswing toward the 200-day exponential moving average whose value is placed around 16,750, Mazhar Mohammad of Chartviewindia.in says

  • Bajar Gupshup | Indices end with robust gains; IT, banking, auto & FMCG sectors top gainers May 27, 2022 05:08 PM IST

    Bajar Gupshup | Indices end with robust gains; IT, banking, auto & FMCG sectors top gainers

    Benchmark indices ended higher for the second consecutive day on May 27. At close, the Sensex was up 632.13 points or 1.17% at 54,884.66, and the Nifty was up 182.30 points or 1.13% at 16,352.50. Here’s the round-up of all the day’s action with Yatin Mota.

  • Taking Stock | Nifty ends above 16,300, Sensex rises 632 pts led by IT, financial; oil & gas slips May 27, 2022 04:35 PM IST

    Taking Stock | Nifty ends above 16,300, Sensex rises 632 pts led by IT, financial; oil & gas slips

    BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose over 1 percent each.

  • Average Nifty 50 stock offers 26% upside after sharp decline in 2022 May 27, 2022 01:47 PM IST

    Average Nifty 50 stock offers 26% upside after sharp decline in 2022

    The upside is from the fair value of the stock, measured by the average of price targets for the counter

  • Daily Voice | Slowing trade in US, China, Europe to affect emerging markets like India, says Rupen Rajguru of Julius Baer India May 27, 2022 07:53 AM IST

    Daily Voice | Slowing trade in US, China, Europe to affect emerging markets like India, says Rupen Rajguru of Julius Baer India

    The dollar is likely to strengthen more this year on safe-haven demand, particularly if Europe falls into recession. This is a major headwind for emerging markets.

  • Trade Spotlight | What should you do with InterGlobe Aviation, Dr Lal PathLabs, M&M Financial on Friday? May 27, 2022 06:31 AM IST

    Trade Spotlight | What should you do with InterGlobe Aviation, Dr Lal PathLabs, M&M Financial on Friday?

    On daily charts, M&M Financial has formed long bullish candle which is broadly positive for the M&M Finance. Unless it is trading below Rs 165 or 200 days SMA, positional traders retain an optimistic stance and look for a target Rs 185-195.

  • Hot Stocks | HDFC, TVS Motor, ICICI Bank can give double-digit returns in short term. Here's why May 27, 2022 06:26 AM IST

    Hot Stocks | HDFC, TVS Motor, ICICI Bank can give double-digit returns in short term. Here's why

    TVS Motor has given a breakout of an Inverted Head & Shoulder pattern on the weekly charts. The stock has sustained at 5 months high, indicating positive undertone of the stock. On the daily charts, the stock is maintaining higher top higher bottom formation.

  • Trade setup for today: Top 15 things to know before the opening bell May 26, 2022 10:30 PM IST

    Trade setup for today: Top 15 things to know before the opening bell

    Based on the open interest future percentage, here are the 155 stocks including Nifty Financial, Zydus Life, GNFC, PFC, and Tata Communications, in which short-covering was seen.

  • Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail at reasonable valuations; time to add the stock to your portfolio? May 26, 2022 08:53 PM IST

    Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail at reasonable valuations; time to add the stock to your portfolio?

    Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail posted a decent March 2022 quarter performance. The company will scale up its core brand business and is targeting multi-fold growth in new businesses of innerwear and ethnic. Watch the video to know why Moneycontrol Pro has a positive stance on the stock.

  • Bajar Gupshup | Nifty, Sensex end higher; IT, power and bank stocks rally May 26, 2022 05:30 PM IST

    Bajar Gupshup | Nifty, Sensex end higher; IT, power and bank stocks rally

    After seeing a downtrend for three straight days, the Indian equity benchmarks ended higher on May 26 as buying in metal, IT, power, realty and banking stocks supported the market. Here’s a round-up of all the day’s action with Yatin Mota.

  • Technical View | Nifty forms bullish hammer candle, can head to 16,400 May 26, 2022 04:49 PM IST

    Technical View | Nifty forms bullish hammer candle, can head to 16,400

    The Nifty has to hold above 16,061 for an up move towards 16,400 and 16,500 zones, while supports are placed at 16,061 and 16,000, experts said

  • Taking Stock | Market ends in the green after 3 days of losses. Nifty above 16,150 May 26, 2022 04:36 PM IST

    Taking Stock | Market ends in the green after 3 days of losses. Nifty above 16,150

    At close, the Sensex was up 503.27 points, or 0.94%, to 54,252.53 and the Nifty was up 144.40 points, or 0.90%, to 16,170.20 The BSE midcap index rose 1.4% and smallcap index added 0.78%.

  • After ban on wheat exports, will the government restrict non-basmati rice exports too? May 26, 2022 02:56 PM IST

    After ban on wheat exports, will the government restrict non-basmati rice exports too?

    India's price monitoring committee will meet and hold discussions on major food products after the government banned wheat exports. As per sources, non-basmati rice exports might also be restricted. Will this lead to a rise in the prices of rice? Manisha Gupta brings you the details

  • Daily Voice | Earnings pressure should be over by end of first quarter, says Sushant Bhansali of Ambit Asset Management May 26, 2022 08:32 AM IST

    Daily Voice | Earnings pressure should be over by end of first quarter, says Sushant Bhansali of Ambit Asset Management

    Given the forecast of a normal monsoon, we believe that food inflation will come down and should help bring the CPI back into the RBI tolerance level.

  • Closing Bell: Nifty ends above 16,150, Sensex gains 503 pts led by IT, metal, power, banks May 26, 2022 07:31 AM IST

    Closing Bell: Nifty ends above 16,150, Sensex gains 503 pts led by IT, metal, power, banks

    Among sectors, metal, IT, power, realty, bank and oil & gas up 1-3 percent.

  • Trade Spotlight | What should you do with Balkrishna Industries, HDFC Life, Container Corporation, NTPC on Thursday? May 26, 2022 06:37 AM IST

    Trade Spotlight | What should you do with Balkrishna Industries, HDFC Life, Container Corporation, NTPC on Thursday?

    On indicator front, daily RSI, Container Corporation has formed double bottom near 30 levels along with implusive behaviour which means counter is ready for upside momentum. One should buy this counter in small tranche at current market price and another near Rs 600 with upside potential of Rs 700. Support can be expected near Rs 570.

  • Hot Stocks | Here's why you should bet on ICICI Prudential, Balkrishna Industries for short term May 26, 2022 06:33 AM IST

    Hot Stocks | Here's why you should bet on ICICI Prudential, Balkrishna Industries for short term

    After completing bullish ABCD Harmonic pattern near Rs 1,700 levels, Balkrishna Industries has continuously shown the strength and has taken an anchor support near its 100 – week exponential moving average on the weekly time frame.

  • Trade setup for today: Top 15 things to know before the opening bell May 25, 2022 10:02 PM IST

    Trade setup for today: Top 15 things to know before the opening bell

    Based on the open interest future percentage, long unwinding was seen in 103 stocks including Coromandel International, United Breweries, Atul, Ashok Leyland, and PVR

  • Bajar Gupshup | Markets tank for third consecutive session amid selloff in IT, metal stocks May 25, 2022 04:58 PM IST

    Bajar Gupshup | Markets tank for third consecutive session amid selloff in IT, metal stocks

    Indian equity benchmark ended lower for the third consecutive day today, pulled down by a selloff in information technology, metal and realty names. At close, the Sensex was down 303.35 points, or 0.56 percent, at 53,749.26, and the Nifty was down 99.40 points, or 0.62 percent, at 16,025.80. Here's a wrap of today's market action with Yatin Mota.

  • Taking Stock | Market extends losses for the third day; IT, metal, realty a drag May 25, 2022 04:33 PM IST

    Taking Stock | Market extends losses for the third day; IT, metal, realty a drag

    Volatility will rise on the monthly expiry day. Riding against the trend may not be beneficial for short-term traders, say experts.

  • Government fights food inflation | Sugar exports restricted, import of edible oil allowed May 25, 2022 02:29 PM IST

    Government fights food inflation | Sugar exports restricted, import of edible oil allowed

    Global sugar prices have gained over 20 percent while sugar prices in India surged nearly 6 percent in the past year. India has now put sugar exports in the restrictive category from June 1 and restricted sugar exports at 100 lakh tonnes. Is the Indian government doing enough to fight food inflation? Let's find out with Manisha Gupta and Karunya Rao.

  • Daily Voice | Sachin Shah of Emkay Investment says these sectors have potential for high returns over 3-4 years May 25, 2022 09:38 AM IST

    Daily Voice | Sachin Shah of Emkay Investment says these sectors have potential for high returns over 3-4 years

    When the circumstances are more conducive, there is a high probability the Reserve Bank will quickly move to an accommodative policy for higher economic growth, says the Fund Manager at Emkay Investment Managers

  • Closing Bell: Nifty ends below 16,100, Sensex falls 303 pts; IT, realty, capital goods drag May 25, 2022 07:32 AM IST

    Closing Bell: Nifty ends below 16,100, Sensex falls 303 pts; IT, realty, capital goods drag

    Except bank, all other sectoral indices ended in the red with oil & gas, metal, pharma, realty, capital goods and IT index down 1-3 percent.

  • Trade Spotlight | What should you do with Coromandel International, Ashok Leyland, Tanla Platforms, Shilpa Medicare on Wednesday? May 25, 2022 07:22 AM IST

    Trade Spotlight | What should you do with Coromandel International, Ashok Leyland, Tanla Platforms, Shilpa Medicare on Wednesday?

    Traders should continue to ride the trend with a trailing stop-loss method and also look to add positions on any corrective declines in Coromandel International.

  • Hot Stocks | Double-digit return in AIA Engineering, Jamna Auto, Phoenix Mills possible in short term. Here's why May 25, 2022 07:12 AM IST

    Hot Stocks | Double-digit return in AIA Engineering, Jamna Auto, Phoenix Mills possible in short term. Here's why

    Phoenix Mills is outperforming the Nifty Realty index where it is on the verge of a breakout of a critical hurdle of Rs 1,150 that may lead to further strength towards Rs 1,250-1,300 zone.

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