M-cap of BSE-listed companies zooms to fresh record high of over Rs 195.21 lakh cr

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January 8, 2021 12:33 PM

Last year, the Sensex gained 15.7 per cent where the benchmark index witnessed both ruthless selling and massive buying.

BSE-listed companies , equities market, market capitalisation of BSE-listed firms , BSE sensex, Equity indices The BSE Sensex surged 471.31 points to a high of 48,564.63 on Friday.

The market capitalisation of BSE-listed companies zoomed to a fresh lifetime high of over Rs 195.21 lakh crore in morning trade on Friday as markets returned to winning ways after two days of decline.

Helped by the rally in the equity market, the market capitalisation of BSE-listed firms jumped to Rs 1,95,21,653.40 crore (USD 2.6 trillion) in early trade. The BSE Sensex surged 471.31 points to a high of 48,564.63 on Friday.

Equity indices had declined for the second straight session till Thursday. Last year, the Sensex gained 15.7 per cent where the benchmark index witnessed both ruthless selling and massive buying.

Equity investors grew richer by Rs 32.49 lakh crore in 2020 helped by massive returns in the equity market which had a roller coaster ride during the year hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

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