What is BSE Sensex? Sensex vs. Nifty in 2021
Updated: Aug 30, 2021
Every investor starts their journey with two things – 1) Looking at the BSE Sensex India Live chart, and 2) Buying and trying to read the famous ‘The Intelligent Investor’ book.
‘The Intelligent Investor’ book has pretty tough content to digest, but Sensex is easy to understand.
Most investors keep an eye on BSE Sensex-30 stocks to look for better investment opportunities.
Refer BSE Sensex India Live chart here.
What is Sensex?
Sensex is one of the popular indices in India. The short form of the Sensitivity Index from the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is the oldest exchange in Asia (established in 1875).
Sensex comprises 30 prominent stocks from BSE. It was coined by market analyst Mr. Deepak Mohani to gauge the performance of the Indian Market.
Sensex precisely reflects the Indian stock market conditions.
If Sensex is increasing, there is a general increase in the prices of most of the shares. Whereas, if the Sensex is decreasing, it means there is a general decrease in the price of most of the shares.