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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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  • Don’t expect markets to gallop in the near term, says this wealth manager Nov 26, 2022 01:59 PM IST

    Don’t expect markets to gallop in the near term, says this wealth manager

    JamaWealth founder-CEO Ram Kalyan Medury also said that after the recent flurry of activity, even the primary markets could mellow down due to the global macro situation

  • How to improve option writing with optimal strike selection, Shubham Agarwal explains Nov 26, 2022 09:38 AM IST

    How to improve option writing with optimal strike selection, Shubham Agarwal explains

    Strike selection plays a very big role in Option Writing trades. What strike we select decides the amount of returns we will be making as well as the amount of risk that we will have to bear.

  • Market scales record levels riding on Fed minutes, sliding crude, weak dollar Nov 26, 2022 09:14 AM IST

    Market scales record levels riding on Fed minutes, sliding crude, weak dollar

    On the sectoral front, Nifty Media index rose 5.4 percent, Nifty PSU Bank index added 5 percent, Nifty Oil & Gas and Information Technology indices rose 2.5 percent, however, Nifty Realty index shed nearly 1 percent

  • Trader’s Edge: An educator’s strategy to generate additional income for working professionals Nov 26, 2022 07:12 AM IST

    Trader’s Edge: An educator’s strategy to generate additional income for working professionals

    Delhi-based educator Rituraaj J focusses on deriving steady returns in minimal time while trying to avoid capital loss

  • Road ahead for D-Street: Nifty picks its growth drivers to scale new highs Nov 25, 2022 07:24 PM IST

    Road ahead for D-Street: Nifty picks its growth drivers to scale new highs

    Bajaj Finserv, Bharti Airtel, Axis Bank, Adani Enterprises and Tata Motors will see the biggest earnings growth among Nifty constituents in FY24

  • Technical View | Nifty forms Bullish Engulfing pattern on weekly frame, 18,500 crucial Nov 25, 2022 05:24 PM IST

    Technical View | Nifty forms Bullish Engulfing pattern on weekly frame, 18,500 crucial

    Now, 18,500 is expected to be a crucial level for the Nifty50 and if it sustains it then 18,600 is on the cards in coming sessions which ultimately can open the door for 18,800-19,000 levels, with crucial support at 18,300-18,000 levels, experts said.

  • Taking Stock | Market ends flat amid volatility; realty stocks shine Nov 25, 2022 04:14 PM IST

    Taking Stock | Market ends flat amid volatility; realty stocks shine

    BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices rose 0.5 percent each.

  • Sensex At Record High | Time To Book Profit Or Buy More Stocks? | Nifty Prediction | Markets Weekly Nov 25, 2022 03:40 PM IST

    Sensex At Record High | Time To Book Profit Or Buy More Stocks? | Nifty Prediction | Markets Weekly

    While stock market touch record highs, is it a good time to book profits? Catch the conversation LIVE!

  • Sensex @ all time high: Tread with caution as yield gap blinks red Nov 25, 2022 03:29 PM IST

    Sensex @ all time high: Tread with caution as yield gap blinks red

    Rising interest rates and elevated stock valuation could be stretching the spread between earnings yield and 10-year GSec yield to a breaking point

  • Sensex simmers with 26 stocks trading above their 200-day moving average Nov 25, 2022 02:09 PM IST

    Sensex simmers with 26 stocks trading above their 200-day moving average

    The rising Index, with a high number of constituents participating, confirms a bullish trend and sustainability of the Index at higher levels, say some experts. However, one fund manager says the data hides more than it reveals, given that the returns so far have been abysmal.

  • Aggressive rollover suggests Nifty will likely reach close to 19,000 in December expiry Nov 25, 2022 01:16 PM IST

    Aggressive rollover suggests Nifty will likely reach close to 19,000 in December expiry

    Nifty is currently trading close to its all-time high levels of 18,604. Since Sensex has hit a fresh high, Nifty will also likely do the same, say analysts.

  • Daily Voice | Banking sector set to outperform for rest of FY23 as system health at its best in decades, says Arun Malhotra of CapGrow Capital Nov 25, 2022 10:02 AM IST

    Daily Voice | Banking sector set to outperform for rest of FY23 as system health at its best in decades, says Arun Malhotra of CapGrow Capital

    The key financial metrics like NPA are likely to continue to improve in the rest of FY2023, backed by strengthened balance sheets and an improving credit demand outlook, especially for working capital, Arun Malhotra of CapGrow Capital says.

  • Nifty likely to cross 18,950 mark in December, says Goldilocks' Gautam Shah Nov 25, 2022 09:04 AM IST

    Nifty likely to cross 18,950 mark in December, says Goldilocks' Gautam Shah

    On November 24, the Nifty 50 reported a record closing high of 18,484 and now remains 120 points away from its previous record high of 18,604.

  • Sensex @ all-time high: Is it time to be bullish or bearish? Nov 25, 2022 08:14 AM IST

    Sensex @ all-time high: Is it time to be bullish or bearish?

    Kanika Agarrwal of Upside AI and Amit Jeswani of Stallion Asset differ in their views on strength in the market

  • Closing Bell: Sensex, Nifty settle flat amid volatility; realty stocks climb Nov 25, 2022 07:37 AM IST

    Closing Bell: Sensex, Nifty settle flat amid volatility; realty stocks climb

    Stock Market LIVE Updates: On the sectoral front, selling is being witnessed in FMCG, IT and Banks

  • Market Minutes | All you need to know ahead of the opening bell Nov 25, 2022 07:04 AM IST

    Market Minutes | All you need to know ahead of the opening bell

    In this edition of Market Minutes, N Mahalakshmi discusses just how costly are stocks as Sensex hits a new peak. Market Minutes is a morning podcast that tracks the risk-reward in stock markets by putting the spotlight on keys data points and developing trend

  • Hot Stocks | FACT, RCF, Kirloskar Ferrous Industries can deliver 19-31% return in short term, here's why Nov 25, 2022 06:56 AM IST

    Hot Stocks | FACT, RCF, Kirloskar Ferrous Industries can deliver 19-31% return in short term, here's why

    RCF is at 52-week high level indicating strong price momentum and room to move higher. The stock has given a multi-year breakout which points towards the beginning of a fresh trend on the upside.

  • Trade Spotlight | What should you do with Gujarat State Petronet, Indoco Remedies, NLC India on Friday? Nov 25, 2022 06:53 AM IST

    Trade Spotlight | What should you do with Gujarat State Petronet, Indoco Remedies, NLC India on Friday?

    Indoco Remedies shares rallied more than 7 percent to Rs 415.35 and formed long bullish candle on the daily charts with strong volumes. Overall it has seen a good run up after breaking out long downward sloping resistance trend line adjoining August 12, 2021 and August 3, 2022.

  • Trade setup for today: Top 15 things to know before the opening bell Nov 24, 2022 10:20 PM IST

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

    Based on the open interest future percentage, there were 113 stocks, in which short-covering was seen including Nifty Financial, Torrent Power, LIC Housing Finance, HDFC Life Insurance, and IndiaMART InterMESH.

  • Sensex @ all-time high: Index may appear relatively cheap, but for how long? Nov 24, 2022 09:28 PM IST

    Sensex @ all-time high: Index may appear relatively cheap, but for how long?

    As the Western world is facing recession, some impact will also be on Indian companies. This may lead to plateauing of earnings growth or even a contraction. This along with any further rise in Sensex levels will eventually lead to the expansion of PE.

  • Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening Nov 24, 2022 06:45 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening

    Our specially curated package of the most interesting articles to help you stay at the top of your game.

  • As stocks sprint, should surging valuations worry investors? Nov 24, 2022 06:15 PM IST

    As stocks sprint, should surging valuations worry investors?

    India’s stock markets are the most expensive in Asia and emerging markets currently. Compared to the Asia-Pacific region, it trades at an elevated PE premium of about 80 percent.

  • Technical View | Nifty forms big bullish candle, all eyes set on record high Nov 24, 2022 04:52 PM IST

    Technical View | Nifty forms big bullish candle, all eyes set on record high

    Experts said that the sustainability of the 18,400 mark in coming sessions could push the index beyond the 18,600 mark, with crucial support at the 18,300 and 18,000 levels.

  • Taking Stock | Sensex ends at record closing peak, Nifty nears 18,500 on F&O expiry day Nov 24, 2022 04:06 PM IST

    Taking Stock | Sensex ends at record closing peak, Nifty nears 18,500 on F&O expiry day

    The Nifty Bank index closed above 43,000 after hitting a fresh record high of 43,163.40, intraday.

  • Stock Market Live: Sensex Hits Record High | Bajar Gupshup | Nov 24, 2022 Nov 24, 2022 03:24 PM IST

    Stock Market Live: Sensex Hits Record High | Bajar Gupshup | Nov 24, 2022

    A report of today's highs and lows in the Stock market. Watch Live on moneycontrol.