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08/12/2015

The "Nifty Fifty" was also a term used for 50 large cap stocks in USA in the 1960s and 1970s. The Nifty Fifty included companies like Disney, American Express and IBM. S&P CNX Nifty is a well diversified 50 stock index accounting for 22 sectors of the economy. It is used for a variety of purposes such as benchmarking fund portfolios, index based derivatives and index funds.

These shares are

"Name" , "Sector,"NSE Code"

"ABB Ltd. ","ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT","ABB"

,"ACC Ltd. ","CEMENT AND CEMENT PRODUCTS","ACC"

,"Ambuja Cements Ltd. ","CEMENT AND CEMENT PRODUCTS","AMBUJACEM"

,"Axis Bank Ltd. ","BANKS","AXISBANK"

,"Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. ","ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT","BHEL"

,"Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. ","REFINERIES","BPCL"

,"Bharti Airtel Ltd. ","TELECOMMUNICATION - SERVICES","BHARTIARTL"

,"Cairn India Ltd. ","OIL EXPLORATION/PRODUCTION","CAIRN"

,"Cipla Ltd. ","PHARMACEUTICALS","CIPLA"

,"DLF Ltd. ","CONSTRUCTION","DLF"

,"GAIL (India) Ltd. ","GAS","GAIL"

,"HCL Technologies Ltd. ","COMPUTERS - SOFTWARE","HCLTECH"

,"HDFC Bank Ltd. ","BANKS","HDFCBANK"

,"Hero Honda Motors Ltd. ","AUTOMOBILES - 2 AND 3 WHEELERS","HEROHONDA"

,"Hindalco Industries Ltd. ","ALUMINIUM","HINDALCO"

,"Hindustan Unilever Ltd. ","PERSONAL CARE","HINDUNILVR"

,"Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. ","FINANCE - HOUSING","HDFC"

,"I T C Ltd. ","CIGARETTES","ITC"

,"ICICI Bank Ltd. ","BANKS","ICICIBANK"

,"Idea Cellular Ltd. ","TELECOMMUNICATION - SERVICES","IDEA"

,"Infosys Technologies Ltd. ","COMPUTERS - SOFTWARE","INFOSYSTCH"

,"Infrastructure Development Finance Co. Ltd. ","FINANCIAL INSTITUTION","IDFC"

,"Jaiprakash Associates Ltd. ","CONSTRUCTION","JPASSOCIAT"

,"Jindal Steel & Power Ltd. ","STEEL AND STEEL PRODUCTS","JINDALSTEL"

,"Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. ","BANKS","KOTAKBANK"

,"Larsen & Toubro Ltd. ","ENGINEERING","LT"

,"Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. ","AUTOMOBILES - 4 WHEELERS","M&M"

,"Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. ","AUTOMOBILES - 4 WHEELERS","MARUTI"

,"NTPC Ltd. ","POWER","NTPC"

,"Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. ","OIL EXPLORATION/PRODUCTION","ONGC"

,"Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. ","POWER","POWERGRID"

,"Punjab National Bank ","BANKS","PNB"

,"Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. ","PHARMACEUTICALS","RANBAXY"

,"Reliance Capital Ltd. ","FINANCIAL INSTITUTION","RELCAPITAL"

,"Reliance Communications Ltd. ","TELECOMMUNICATION - SERVICES","RCOM"

,"Reliance Industries Ltd. ","REFINERIES","RELIANCE"

,"Reliance Infrastructure Ltd. ","POWER","RELINFRA"

,"Reliance Power Ltd. ","POWER","RPOWER"

,"Siemens Ltd. ","ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT","SIEMENS"

,"State Bank of India ","BANKS","SBIN"

,"Steel Authority of India Ltd. ","STEEL AND STEEL PRODUCTS","SAIL"

,"Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd. ","METALS","STER"

,"Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ","PHARMACEUTICALS","SUNPHARMA"

,"Suzlon Energy Ltd. ","ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT","SUZLON"

,"Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. ","COMPUTERS - SOFTWARE","TCS"

,"Tata Motors Ltd. ","AUTOMOBILES - 4 WHEELERS","TATAMOTORS"

,"Tata Power Co. Ltd. ","POWER","TATAPOWER"

,"Tata Steel Ltd. ","STEEL AND STEEL PRODUCTS","TATASTEEL"

,"Unitech Ltd. ","CONSTRUCTION","UNITECH"

,"Wipro Ltd. ","COMPUTERS - SOFTWARE","WIPRO"