19 December 2011

WHAT IS NIFTY

WHAT IS NIFTY
The S&P CNX Nifty is the headline index on the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (NSE). The S&P CNX Nifty tracks the behavior of a portfolio of blue chip companies, the largest and most liquid Indian securities. It includes 50 of the approximately 935 companies listed on the NSE, captures approximately 60% of its equity market capitalization and is a true reflection of the Indian stock market.
The S&P CNX Nifty covers 22 sectors of the Indian economy and offers investment managers exposure to the Indian market in one efficient portfolio. The index has been trading since April 1996 and is well suited for benchmarking, index funds and indexbased derivatives.
NSE Index, also called the Nifty is the benchmark index for large cap companies by amount of liquidity on the National Stock Exchange in India. It covers 25 sectors of the Indian economy, 50 of the most liquid blue chip stocks and covers 60% of the total market capitalization of the NSE[1].

NIFTY COMPOSITION AS ON 19 DEC 2011


Company Name
Industry
Symbol
Series
ISIN Code
ACC Ltd.
CEMENT AND CEMENT PRODUCTS
ACC
EQ
INE012A01025
Ambuja Cements Ltd.
CEMENT AND CEMENT PRODUCTS
AMBUJACEM
EQ
INE079A01024
Axis Bank Ltd.
BANKS
AXISBANK
EQ
INE238A01026
Bajaj Auto Ltd.
AUTOMOBILES - 2 AND 3 WHEELERS
BAJAJ-AUTO
EQ
INE917I01010
Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
BHEL
EQ
INE257A01026
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
REFINERIES
BPCL
EQ
INE029A01011
Bharti Airtel Ltd.
TELECOMMUNICATION - SERVICES
BHARTIARTL
EQ
INE397D01024
Cairn India Ltd.
OIL EXPLORATION/PRODUCTION
CAIRN
EQ
INE910H01017
Cipla Ltd.
PHARMACEUTICALS
CIPLA
EQ
INE059A01026
Coal India Ltd.
MINING
COALINDIA
EQ
INE522F01014
DLF Ltd.
CONSTRUCTION
DLF
EQ
INE271C01023
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
PHARMACEUTICALS
DRREDDY
EQ
INE089A01023
GAIL (India) Ltd.
GAS
GAIL
EQ
INE129A01019
Grasim Industries Ltd.
TEXTILES - SYNTHETIC
GRASIM
EQ
INE047A01013
HCL Technologies Ltd.
COMPUTERS - SOFTWARE
HCLTECH
EQ
INE860A01027
HDFC Bank Ltd.
BANKS
HDFCBANK
EQ
INE040A01026
Hero MotoCorp Ltd.
AUTOMOBILES - 2 AND 3 WHEELERS
HEROMOTOCO
EQ
INE158A01026
Hindalco Industries Ltd.
ALUMINIUM
HINDALCO
EQ
INE038A01020
Hindustan Unilever Ltd.
DIVERSIFIED
HINDUNILVR
EQ
INE030A01027
Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd.
FINANCE - HOUSING
HDFC
EQ
INE001A01036
I T C Ltd.
CIGARETTES
ITC
EQ
INE154A01025
ICICI Bank Ltd.
BANKS
ICICIBANK
EQ
INE090A01013
Infosys Ltd.
COMPUTERS - SOFTWARE
INFY
EQ
INE009A01021
Infrastructure Development Finance Co. Ltd.
FINANCIAL INSTITUTION
IDFC
EQ
INE043D01016
Jaiprakash Associates Ltd.
CONSTRUCTION
JPASSOCIAT
EQ
INE455F01025
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd.
STEEL AND STEEL PRODUCTS
JINDALSTEL
EQ
INE749A01030
Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.
BANKS
KOTAKBANK
EQ
INE237A01028
Larsen & Toubro Ltd.
ENGINEERING
LT
EQ
INE018A01030
Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.
AUTOMOBILES - 4 WHEELERS
M&M
EQ
INE101A01026
Maruti Suzuki India Ltd.
AUTOMOBILES - 4 WHEELERS
MARUTI
EQ
INE585B01010
NTPC Ltd.
POWER
NTPC
EQ
INE733E01010
Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.
OIL EXPLORATION/PRODUCTION
ONGC
EQ
INE213A01029
Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd.
POWER
POWERGRID
EQ
INE752E01010
Punjab National Bank
BANKS
PNB
EQ
INE160A01014
Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
PHARMACEUTICALS
RANBAXY
EQ
INE015A01028
Reliance Communications Ltd.
TELECOMMUNICATION - SERVICES
RCOM
EQ
INE330H01018
Reliance Industries Ltd.
REFINERIES
RELIANCE
EQ
INE002A01018
Reliance Infrastructure Ltd.
POWER
RELINFRA
EQ
INE036A01016
Reliance Power Ltd.
POWER
RPOWER
EQ
INE614G01033
Sesa Goa Ltd.
MINING
SESAGOA
EQ
INE205A01025
Siemens Ltd.
ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
SIEMENS
EQ
INE003A01024
State Bank of India
BANKS
SBIN
EQ
INE062A01012
Steel Authority of India Ltd.
STEEL AND STEEL PRODUCTS
SAIL
EQ
INE114A01011
Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd.
METALS
STER
EQ
INE268A01049
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
PHARMACEUTICALS
SUNPHARMA
EQ
INE044A01036
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.
COMPUTERS - SOFTWARE
TCS
EQ
INE467B01029
Tata Motors Ltd.
AUTOMOBILES - 4 WHEELERS
TATAMOTORS
EQ
INE155A01022
Tata Power Co. Ltd.
POWER
TATAPOWER
EQ
INE245A01021
Tata Steel Ltd.
STEEL AND STEEL PRODUCTS
TATASTEEL
EQ
INE081A01012
Wipro Ltd.
COMPUTERS - SOFTWARE
WIPRO
EQ
INE075A01022


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