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NIFTY 50 Index


The NIFTY 50 is a diversified 50 stock index accounting for 13 sectors of the economy. It is used for a variety of purposes such as benchmarking fund portfolios, index based derivatives and index funds.

NIFTY 50 is owned and managed by NSE Indices Limited (formerly known as India Index Services & Products Limited) (NSE Indices). NSE Indices is India's specialised company focused upon the index as a core product.

  • The NIFTY 50 Index represents about 66.8% of the free float market capitalization of the stocks listed on NSE as on March 29, 2019.
  • The total traded value of NIFTY 50 index constituents for the last six months ending March 2019 is approximately 53.4% of the traded value of all stocks on the NSE.
  • Impact cost of the NIFTY 50 for a portfolio size of Rs.50 lakhs is 0.02% for the month March 2019..
  • NIFTY 50 is ideal for derivatives trading.

From June 26, 2009,  NIFTY 50 is computed based on free float methodology.

Download NIFTY 50 - The torch bearer of Indian equities market for last 25 years- white paper by NSE Indices (.pdf)

Download Methodology (.pdf)

Download List of NIFTY 50 stocks (.csv)

Download Fact Sheet of NIFTY 50 (.pdf)

Updated on: 02/06/2020 12:00
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