What is Nifty ?

by khalid on 13/02/2011 · 20 comments

The “Nifty” is an index of National Stock Exchange. Now if you confuse about index, then simply it is an indicator. By knowing this number the investors can have an idea about the price movement of stocks at that particular moment. Nifty is also known as S&P CNX Nifty. It represents the 50 largest and most actively traded stocks registered at the National Stock Exchange.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) is situated at Delhi like Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is in Mumbai. National Stock Exchange (NSE) is the third largest Stock Exchange in the world in terms of the number of trades in equities. There are other stock exchanges in India like the Calcutta Stock Exchange, Kanpur Stock Exchange etc. but the most popular are BSE and NSE only. Most of the stock trading in the country is done though these two.

List of Nifty 50 Companies :–
1. ABB Ltd.
2. ACC Ltd.
3. Ambuja Cements Ltd.
4. Axis Bank
6. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd(BPCL)
7. Bharti Airtel Ltd.
8. Cairn India Ltd.
9. Cipla Ltd.
10. DLF Ltd.
11. GAIL (India) Ltd.
12. HCL Technologies Ltd.
13. HDFC Bank Ltd.
14. Hero Honda Motors Ltd.
15. Hindalco Industries Ltd.
16. Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
17. Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd(HDFC)
18. IDFC
19. ITC Ltd.
20. ICICI Bank Ltd.
21. Idea Cellular Ltd.
22. Infosys Technologies Ltd.
23. Jindal Steel 24. JP Associate
25. Kotak Bank
26. Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
27. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
28. Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
29. NTPC Ltd.
30. Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd(ONGC)
31. Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.
32. Punjab National Bank
33. Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
34. Reliance Communications Ltd.
35. Reliance Industries Ltd.
36. Reliance Infrastructure Ltd.
37. Reliance Capital Ltd.
38. Reliance Power Ltd.
39. Siemens Ltd.
40. State Bank of India
41. Steel Authority of India Ltd.(SAIL)
42. Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd.
43. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
44. Suzlon Energy Ltd.
45. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (TCS)
46. Tata Motors Ltd.
47. Tata Power Co. Ltd.
48. Tata Steel Ltd.
49. Unitech Ltd.
50. Wipro Ltd.

Also see: What is Day Trading ?

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