NIFTY 50 Index

The NIFTY 50 is a diversified 50 stock index accounting for 12 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 India Index Services and Products Ltd. (IISL).  IISL is India's specialised company focused upon the index as a core product.

  • The NIFTY 50 Index represents about 62.9% of the free float market capitalization of the stocks listed on NSE as on March 31, 2017.
  • The total traded value of NIFTY 50 index constituents for the last six months ending March 2017 is approximately 43.8% 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 2017.
  • NIFTY 50 is ideal for derivatives trading.

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

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Download Fact Sheet of NIFTY 50 (.pdf)

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