The Nifty Auto Index is designed to reflect the behavior and performance of the Automobiles sector which includes manufacturers of cars & motorcycles, heavy vehicles, auto ancillaries, tyres, etc. The Nifty Auto Index comprises of 15 stocks that are listed on the National Stock Exchange.
Nifty Bank Index is an index comprised of the most liquid and large capitalised Indian Banking stocks. It provides investors and market intermediaries with a benchmark that captures the capital market performance of Indian Banks. The index has 12 stocks from the banking sector which trade on the National Stock Exchange.
The Nifty Consumer Durables Index is designed to reflect the performance of stocks belonging to Consumer Durables industry. The Nifty Consumer Durables Index comprises of maximum of 15 stocks that are listed on the National Stock Exchange.
The Nifty Financial Services Index is designed to reflect the behaviour and performance of the Indian financial market which includes banks, financial institutions, housing finance, insurance companies and other financial services companies. The Nifty Finance Index comprises of 20 stocks that are listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
FMCGs (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) are those goods and products, which are non-durable, mass consumption products and available off the shelf. The Nifty FMCG Index comprises of maximum of 15 companies who manufacture such products which are listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
Information Technology (IT) industry has played a major role in the Indian economy. In order to have a good benchmark of the Indian IT sector, NSE Indices has developed the Nifty IT sector index. Nifty IT provides investors and market intermediaries with an appropriate benchmark that captures the performance of the IT segment of the market.
Companies in this index are those that have more than 50% of their turnover from IT related activities like IT Infrastructure , IT Education and Software Training , Telecommunication Services and Networking Infrastructure, Software Development, Hardware Manufacturer’s, Vending, Support and Maintenance.
The Nifty Media Index is designed to reflect the behavior and performance of the Media & Entertainment sector including printing and publishing. The Nifty Media Index comprises of stocks that are listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
The Nifty Metal Index is designed to reflect the behavior and performance of the Metals sector including mining. The Nifty Metal Index comprises of maximum of 15 stocks that are listed on the National Stock Exchange.
Effective September 28, 2015, the weights of each company in the index are capped at 20%. At the time of rebalancing of shares/ change in index constituents/ change in investable weight factors (IWFs), the weightage of the index constituent (where applicable) is capped at 20%. Weightage of such stock may increase beyond 20% between the rebalancing periods.
- The Nifty Metal Index represents about 2.6% of the free float market capitalization of the stocks listed on NSE and 87.9% of the free float market capitalization of the stocks forming part of the Metals universe as on March 31, 2016.
- The total traded value for the last six months ending March 2016 of all index constituents is approximately 4.5% of the traded value of all stocks on NSE and 89.8% of the traded value of the stocks forming part of the Metals universe.
The Nifty Oil & Gas Index is designed to reflect the performance of the stocks belonging to Oil, Gas and Petroleum industry. The Nifty Oil & Gas Index comprises of maximum of 15 stocks that are listed on the National Stock Exchange.
Pharmaceuticals sector is one of the key sectors where Indian companies have created a global brand for themselves besides software. Indian companies have taken advantage of the opportunities in the regulated generics market in the western countries and made deep inroads especially in providing low cost equivalents of expensive drugs. Pharma outsourcing into India and low cost Healthcare services are expected to be the key areas of growth in the near future. In addition, the inherent potential of biotechnology has also attracted many new companies and this is also a key growth area for Indian companies. NSE Indices has developed Nifty Pharma Index to capture the performance of the companies in this sector.
The Nifty Private Bank Index is designed to reflect the performance of the banks from private sector. The Nifty Private Bank Index comprises of 10 stocks that are listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE).
The Indian banking system, reaping the benefits of strong credit off take and improved risk management practices.
The public sector banks with their existing widespread branch network have been primarily increasing their IT related expenditure. The core profitability of the public sector banks continue to rise on the back of improving operating efficiencies.
Consolidation would further improve PSU banks' competitive edge against their private counterparts in servicing customers — both retail and corporate — in the international and domestic markets. Recognizing these changing dynamics of Indian banking industry, NSE Indices has developed Nifty PSU Bank Index to capture the performance of the PSU banks.
Real estate sector in India is witnessing significant growth. Recent dynamics of the market reflected the opportunity of creating wealth across real estate companies, as proven by recent listings of real estate companies resulting into prominent growth in public funds and private equity.
The main growth thrust is coming due to favorable demographics, increasing purchasing power, existence of customer friendly banks & housing finance companies, professionalism in the real estate sector and favourable reforms initiated by the government to attract global investors.
Further necessitated by the thrust of redevelopment of old buildings, building townships and redeveloping mill lands, one can witness plenty of opportunities in real estate sector backed by favourable tax regime. NSE Indices has developed the Nifty Realty Index to synergize these emerging opportunities along with their Index expertise creating new investment avenues for investors.
Nifty 500 Index is desegregated into different Industry groups which are separately maintained by NSE Indices. The Nifty500 Industry indices are derived out of the Nifty 500 index. Nifty500 Industry Indices are computed using free float market capitalization weighted method w.e.f. October 11, 2010