The Bank NIFTY comprises of the most liquid and large Indian Banking stocks. The Index has 12 stocks from the banking sector which trade on the National Stock Exchange of India Ltd.(NSE).
NIFTY Bank Index can be used for a variety of purposes such as bench marking fund portfolios, launching of index funds, ETFs and structured products.
Index is re balanced on semi-annual basis. The cut-off date is January 31 and July 31 of each year, i.e. For semi-annual review of indices, average data for six months ending the cut-off date is considered.
The Bank list with their weightage:
|HDFC Bank Ltd||35.77%|
|ICICI Bank Ltd.||16.58%|
|Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd.||12.96%|
|State Bank of India||8.6%|
|IndusInd Bank Ltd.||8.49%|
|Axis Bank Ltd.||7.53%|
|Yes Bank Ltd.||5.2%|
|Federal Bank Ltd.||1.63%|
|Bank of Baroda||1.25%|
|Punjab National Bank|
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