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Nifty 50 is a stock market index consisting of 50 of the biggest stocks in India by market capitalization. The likes of Maruti Suzuki, ICICI Bank, TCS, L&T, Wipro, Cipla, HCL Tech, Kotak Mahindra Bank, and more are components of Nifty 50. The Nifty 50 index is a part of the National Stock Exchange’s (NSE’s) indices and was founded in 1997. Nifty 50 is often used interchangeably with Nifty, which itself is a combination of National Stock Exchange and Fifty.
50 of the biggest stocks in India by market capitalization are a part of Nifty 50. This means the index tracks large-cap stocks exclusively. That said, large-cap stocks also have a subcategory known as Blue Chip stocks. These are industry leaders and iconic companies often placed in the top 10 to 20 of Nifty 50 like:
Nifty Next 50 is a collection of stocks ranked 51-100 by market capitalization. They are the next 50 stocks after the ones that make up Nifty 50. Nifty Next 50 includes the likes of:
Nifty 50 consists of the fifty biggest stocks in India by market cap, regardless of industry, sector, or niche. Nifty Bank on the other hand only consists of 12 banking stocks:
That’s why there’s no clear answer to which index is better - Nifty 50 and Nifty Bank track components that have individual potential to grow or lag based on market conditions.
Stock prices are known to rise or fall based on market conditions, economic factors, investor behavior, and other factors. This exposes stocks to significantly high volatility but at the same time, they have the potential to generate lucrative returns in the long term.