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BSE Index

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Index comprises of 30 of the largest, well-performing and financially strong listed companies. It is calculated on the free-float capitalization method and is an indicator of the country’s economic scenario and market sentiments. This is the oldest and one of the most commonly referred benchmark index of India.

The S&P BSE Index is commonly known as the Sensex or the Sensitive Index. It comprises of India’s 30 most traded companies and measures their price-sensitive indices. The base value of the Sensex was considered to be 100 on April 1, 1979, and has been published thereafter.

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