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8069.65
Change Change %
134.75 1.70%

26 May, 2016 | 04:15 PM IST

Previous Close 7934.90
Day's Open 7974.45
Volume Traded(in 000's) 2724563.07
Value Traded(₹ Cr.) 12532.88

Day's Range

7948.50 8083.00

52 Week Range

0.00 8083.00
Period:

NIFTY50's Latest News

HUL Completes Sale Of Its 'Modern Bakery' Brand

HUL Completes Sale Of Its 'Modern Bakery' Brand

By NDTV on 04 Apr 2016 | 04:54 PM

In September last year, HUL had announced that it will sell its bread and bakery business under 'Modern' brand to Everstone Group's Nimman Foods Pvt Ltd for an undisclosed sum.

Sensex Treads Water Ahead of RBI Policy Meeting

Sensex Treads Water Ahead of RBI Policy Meeting

By NDTV on 04 Apr 2016 | 02:54 PM

Indian shares were little changed on Monday as investors kept to the sidelines a day before the Reserve Bank of India's policy meeting at which it is expected to cut interest rates by at least 25 basis points.

Buy BHEL, Infosys; Avoid Union Bank, Says Gaurav Bissa

Buy BHEL, Infosys; Avoid Union Bank, Says Gaurav Bissa

By NDTV on 04 Apr 2016 | 08:53 AM

Nifty can showcase some more upside in April but investors should not expect the kind of moves which they saw in March, says Gaurav Bissa, derivatives analyst with LKP Securities. He adds that investors should not go short at current levels and they can take stock specific long positions.

Mining Leases Approved for Adani's $21.7-Billion Project in Australia

Mining Leases Approved for Adani's $21.7-Billion Project in Australia

By NDTV on 03 Apr 2016 | 09:37 PM

Adani's controversy-hit $21.7-billion (Rs 1.4 lakh crore at $1 = Rs 66.26) coal mine project in Australia on Sunday won three mining leases, but the Indian mining giant said final decision on investment will be taken only after the conclusion of "politically-motivated" legal challenges against one of the world's largest mines.

Stock Markets Look to RBI Policy for Cues: Experts

Stock Markets Look to RBI Policy for Cues: Experts

By NDTV on 03 Apr 2016 | 12:15 PM

Outcome of the Reserve Bank of India's policy review on Tuesday, trend of foreign fund inflows and quarterly earnings expectations will set the tone for the stock market during the week beginning April 4, say experts.

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NIFTY50's Futures and Options Quotes

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Expiry Date
Type Current price Change Change % Premium / Discount
NIFTY50
26-05-2016
FUTIDX
7977.75 34.75 0.44% 91.90
NIFTY50
30-06-2016
FUTIDX
7989.05 35.10 0.44% 80.60
NIFTY50
28-07-2016
FUTIDX
8001.10 36.45 0.46% 68.55

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NIFTY50's Announcements

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Company Name Current Price Change %
15098.72 0.00%
11757.27 0.07%
11463.67 1.23%
8148.23 1.23%
10622.62 1.46%
3396.84 1.54%
8170.77 1.63%
26366.68 1.88%
14449.51 8.78%

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Company Name Current Price Change %
13105.45 0.98%
11337.15 1.08%
19429.15 1.11%
6725.20 1.48%
3332.75 1.53%
8159.05 1.61%
8069.65 1.70%
17359.30 2.13%

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About NIFTY50

History of Nifty

S&P CNX Nifty is a well diversified 50 stock index accounting for 21 sectors of the economy. It is used for a variety of purposes such as benchmarking fund portfolios, index based derivatives and index funds. S&P CNX Nifty is owned and managed by India Index Services and Products Ltd. (IISL), which is a joint venture between NSE and CRISIL. IISL is India's first specialised company focused upon the index as a core product. IISL has a Marketing and licensing agreement with Standard & Poor's (S&P), who are world leaders in index services. The traded value for the last six months of all Nifty stocks is approximately 44.89% of the traded value of all stocks on the NSE Nifty stocks represent about 58.64% of the total market capitalization as on March 31, 2008. Impact cost of the S&P CNX Nifty for a portfolio size of Rs.2 crore is 0.15% S&P CNX Nifty is professionally maintained and is ideal for derivatives trading Source : NSE

Calculation Methodology

S&P CNX Nifty is computed using market capitalization weighted method, wherein the level of the index reflects the total market value of all the stocks in the index relative to a particular base period. The method also takes into account constituent changes in the index and importantly corporate actions such as stock splits, rights, etc without affecting the index value. Source : NSE

Scrip selection criteria

The constituents and the criteria for the selection judge the effectiveness of the index. Selection of the index set is based on the following criteria: Liquidity (Impact Cost) For inclusion in the index, the security should have traded at an average impact cost of 0.50% or less during the last six months for 90% of the observations for a basket size of Rs. 2 Crores. Impact cost is cost of executing a transaction in a security in proportion to the weightage of its market capitalisation as against the index market capitalisation at any point of time. This is the percentage mark up suffered while buying / selling the desired quantity of a security compared to its ideal price (best buy + best sell) / 2 Floating Stock Companies eligible for inclusion in S&P CNX Nifty should have atleast 10% floating stock. For this purpose, floating stock shall mean stocks which are not held by the promoters and associated entities (where identifiable) of such companies. Others a) A company which comes out with a IPO will be eligible for inclusion in the index, if it fulfills the normal eligiblity criteria for the index like impact cost, market capitalisation and floating stock, for a 3 month period instead of a 6 month period. b) Replacement of Stock from the Index: A stock may be replaced from an index for the following reasons: i. Compulsory changes like corporate actions, delisting etc. In such a scenario, the stock having largest market capitalization and satisfying other requirements related to liquidity, turnover and free float will be considered for inclusion. ii. When a better candidate is available in the replacement pool, which can replace the index stock i.e. the stock with the highest market capitalization in the replacement pool has at least twice the market capitalization of the index stock with the lowest market capitalization. With respect to (2) above, a maximum of 10% of the index size (number of stocks in the index) may be changed in a calendar year. Changes carried out for (2) above are irrespective of changes, if any, carried out for (1) above. Source : NSE