What is Sensex or S&P BSE Sensex?

What is sensex or S&P BSE Sensex?
What is sensex or S&P BSE Sensex?
Share This Article
  •  
  • 5
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
    5
    Shares

What is Sensex or S&P BSE Sensex?

Overview

In India, stock/share trading is carried out through two stock exchanges namely the Bombay Stock Exchange or “BSE” and National Stock Exchange or “NSE”. It is also called BSE 30 or the SENSEX. The full form of S&P BSE SENSEX  is S&P Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index.

There are numerous companies listed on these stock exchanges. Based on the demand and supply of a particular share, the share prices of these companies keep changing. To understand a general market trend; it is difficult to track the share prices of all the listed companies. Hence, the share prices of the 30 well established, largest, most liquid, and financially sound companies across the various key sectors in the country are tracked. These companies represent the overall market and free-float market-weighted average share prices of these companies comprise of SENSEX.

In short, SENSEX is an index computed from the selected companies’ stock prices. It is always under review and modifies its composition to reflect the current market condition.

What are BSE Sensex constituents?

As of 10th February 2021, the following companies constitute the BSE Sensex.

Asian PaintsLarsen & Toubro
Axis BankMahindra & Mahindra
Bajaj AutoMaruti Suzuki
Bajaj FinanceNestlé India
Bajaj FinservNTPC
Bharti AirtelOil and Natural Gas Corporation
HCL TechnologiesPower Grid Corporation of India
HDFCReliance Industries Limited
HDFC BankState Bank of India
Hindustan Unilever LimitedSun Pharma
ICICI BankTata Steel
IndusInd BankTata Consultancy Services
InfosysTech Mahindra
ITC LimitedTitan Company
Kotak Mahindra BankUltraTech Cement


 

Click below to receive regular updates

  

 

 

 


You may also like : 

CA Janhavi Phadnis
  •  
    5
    Shares
  • 5
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •