What is Sensex?

Whai is Sensex?

Friends, you must have heard about the word SENSEX. You hear every day on TV or In the newspaper, the Sensex has gone up so many points today or it has come down so many points that you might also think that after all This is what is Sensex And what does it matter in the market by going up and down? Why is the look of investors in the stock market always the Sensex? In today's post we will know what is Sensex and how it works for the answers to all these questions.

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What is Sensex 30?

Sensex is the index to show the position of the stock market. There are two major stock exchanges in our country: BSE and NSE. Sensex is the index of Bombay Stock Exchange ie BSE. The word Sensex is made up of two words SENSITIVE + INDEX. It is also called Sensitive Index, BSE 30 or BSE Sensex. The Sensex is based on the share of the 30 major companies listed in the BSE, which is the largest company in the field.

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How is the Sensex fabricated?

Sensex is the oldest market index in our country. The Sensex started in the year 1979. The base price of the Sensex was 100 and on this basis it is fabricated till date. So far the figure of Sensex has crossed 30000, indicating the change in market.

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How does the Sensex become?

As we have said, sensex is based on the shares of 30 major companies in BSE. By the way, there is a change in the list of these companies, but for the fabricated, only 30 top company's shares are selected. The shares of these companies have roughly half the market share. Therefore, the position of the shares of the market determines the position of the market.

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Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex

The Sensex is made up of 30 companies' shares, if their shares will increase, i.e., increasing the value of their shares, the Sensex also increases. And if the value of their shares declines, the Sensex also falls, sometimes the prices of these companies increase rapidly, meaning that the profits are in the top and the Sensex goes up a lot and the people invest in the market, if the companies are in losses People are selling their shares so that the market is down and the Sensex goes down too.

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Those investing in the stock market always keep an eye on the Sensex, which gives them the market position and helps them to invest in the market. If we talk about common people, going up the Sensex is also beneficial for us. If the market grows then the investment in India will increase which will benefit the common man too.

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SENSEX 30 Companies List 2018 Update

  • Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd.
  • Asian Paints Ltd.
  • Axis Bank Ltd.
  • Bajaj Auto Ltd.
  • Bharti Airtel Ltd.
  • Coal India.
  • HDFC Bank Ltd.
  • Hero MotoCorp Ltd.
  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
  • Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.
  • ICICI Bank Ltd.
  • IndusInd Bank Ltd
  • Infosys Ltd.
  • ITC Ltd.
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
  • Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
  • Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
  • Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
  • NTPC Ltd.
  • Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.
  • Power Grid Corporation Of India Ltd.
  • Reliance Industries Ltd.
  • State Bank Of India.
  • Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
  • Tata Motors - DVR Ordinary.
  • Tata Motors Ltd.
  • Tata Steel Ltd.
  • vedanta Ltd.
  • Wipro Ltd.
  • yes Bank

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