S&P BSE Sensex is a globally famous stock index, a collection of 30 listed stocks
in India. It was first compiled in 1986. Today, S&P BSE Sensex is a basket of 30
constituent stocks representing large, liquid and representative companies. The
base year of S&P BSE SENSEX is 1978-79. The BSE Sensex is looked at a crucial indicator
of the market movement in India. Investors tracks the BSE Sensex during market trade
hours. For those who want to know, the NSE Nifty is an index of 50 constituent stocks.