NSE Indices

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NSE Indices Limited
FormerlyIndia Index Services & Products Limited
FoundedMarch 1998 (1998 -03)
ParentNational Stock Exchange of India

NSE Indices Limited (formerly known as India Index Services & Products Limited (IISL)), a subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE), provides a variety of indices and index related products and services to Indian capital markets. It is based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. NSE Indices Ltd. operates as a subsidiary of NSE Strategic Investment Corporation Limited. The company maintains over 100 equity indices comprising broad-based benchmark indices, sectoral indices, fixed income and customized indices.[1][2][3]

There are many investment and risk management products, index funds and exchange traded funds benchmarked to indices developed by NSE Indices Ltd.[2] in India and abroad including derivatives traded on NSE, NSE IFSC Ltd., and SGX.

NSE Indices Ltd. was formed with the objective of providing a variety of indices and index related products and services to capital markets.[4]

Broad-market indices[edit]

Stock group Broad-Market Indices[5]
1–50 NIFTY 500 NIFTY 200 NIFTY 100 NIFTY 50
51–100 NIFTY Next 50
101–150 NIFTY Midcap 150 NIFTY Midcap 100 NIFTY Midcap 50
251–300 NIFTY Smallcap 250 NIFTY Smallcap 100 NIFTY Smallcap 50
501–750 NIFTY Microcap 250

Sectoral indices[edit]

Index[6][7] No. of constituents Type of companies Further reading
NIFTY Auto 15 Manufacturers of automobile, automotive parts and ancillaries Automotive industry in India
NIFTY Bank 12 Banks Banking in India
NIFTY Consumer Durables 15 Manufacturers of home appliances, consumer electronics and fashion accessories
NIFTY Financial Services 20 Banks, NBFCs and insurance companies NBFC and MFI in India
NIFTY FMCG 15 Fast-moving consumer goods companies FMCG in India
NIFTY Healthcare 20 Pharmaceutical companies, hospital chains and diagnostics companies Healthcare in India
NIFTY IT 10 Software services and technology companies Information technology in India
NIFTY Media 10 Television, print and digital media companies and entertainment companies Media of India
NIFTY Metal 15 Manufacturers of metals and metal derivative products Iron and steel industry in India
NIFTY Oil & Gas 15 Oil and gas companies Oil and gas industry in India
NIFTY Pharma 20 Pharmaceutical companies Pharmaceutical industry in India
NIFTY Private Bank 10 Private-sector banks
NIFTY PSU Bank 12 Public-sector banks Public sector banks in India
NIFTY Realty 10 Real estate companies


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  2. ^ a b India, NSE. "About NSE Indices".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
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  4. ^ "India Index Services & Products". Sri-Connect. Retrieved 2015-01-20.
  5. ^ "Broad Market Indices". NSE India. Retrieved 14 January 2023.
  6. ^ "Sectoral Indices". NSE India. Retrieved 4 May 2020.
  7. ^ "Replacements in Indices" (PDF). www1.nseindia.com. 23 February 2021. Retrieved 30 March 2021.