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What is BSE sensex?
If BSE sensex is 15000.then what does it mean? please inform me. I have to know these...

Asked by Ruprekha Mondal, 11 Jun '09 12:13 am
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BSE Sensex or Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index is a value-weighted index composed of 30 stocks started in 01 of jan, 1986. It consists of the 30 largest and most actively traded stocks, representative of various sectors, on the Bombay Stock Exchange. These companies account for around one-fifth of the market capitalization of the BSE. The base value of the sensex is 100 on April 1, 1979, and the base year of BSE-SENSEX is 1978-79.
Answered by anantharaman, 11 Jun '09 06:36 am

 
  
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Lets hope the best
Answered by Anand Agarwal, 11 Jun '09 12:14 am

 
  
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Friend,
sensex comprises 30 scrips,
up & down in these scrips
effect it\'s rise & fall
Answered by RAM PARTAP AGGARWAL, 11 Jun '09 06:59 am

 
  
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For the premier Stock Exchange that pioneered the stock broking activity in India, 128 years of experience seems to be a proud milestone. A lot has changed since 1875 when 318 persons became members of what today is called \'The Stock Exchange, Mumbai\' by paying a princely amount of Re.1/-.

Since then, the country\'s capital markets have passed through both good and bad periods. The journey in the 20th century has not been an easy one. Till the decade of eighties, there was no scale to measure the ups and downs in the Indian stock market. The Stock Exchange, Mumbai (BSE) in 1986 came out with a stock index that subsequently became the barometer of the Indian stock market.

SENSEX is not only scientifically designed but also based on globally accepted construction and review methodology. First compiled in 1986, SENSEX is a basket of 30 constituent stocks representing a sample of large, liquid and representative companies. The base year of SENSEX is 1978-79 and the base value is 10 ...more
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 11 Jun '09 12:21 am

 
  
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