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Nifty 50 Index/Share Price History (1995 To 2024)

Nifty 50 Index/Share Price History (1995 To 2024)
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NIFTY 50 Share Highlights

As of Mon 22 Jul 2024, NIFTY 50 Share price is ₹24,509.25 which is ₹345.55 below 52-week high of ₹24,854.8 and ₹5,671.41 above 52-week low of ₹18,837.84

52-Week High Low

  • NIFTY 50 52-Week High is ₹24,854.8 occured on Fri 19 Jul 2024
  • NIFTY 50 52-Week Low is ₹18,837.84 occured on Thu 26 Oct 2023

All Time High

  • The all-time high or the highest price that NIFTY 50 shares have ever touched was ₹24,854.8 and this occurred on Fri 19 Jul 2024.
  • The highest closing price at which NIFTY 50 shares have ever closed was ₹24,800.84 recorded on Thu 18 Jul 2024.

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Short Info About NIFTY 50

NIFTY 50: A Snapshot of India’s Dynamic Economy

The economic condition of any country can be seen through its major stock indices. NIFTY 50 is one of those indices that shows the performance and potential of India’s diverse and vibrant economy. It comprises 50 of the largest and most liquid Indian companies listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE).

1993: NSE was set up as a stock exchange.

1996: Nifty 50 index was launched.

Ever since it has become the benchmark index for the Indian equity market. It covers 14 sectors of the economy, whose list is provided below:

  • Oil & Gas: Reliance Industries, Coal India, Bharat Petroleum Corporation, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation
  • Financial Services: HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Axis Bank, SBI, Bajaj Finserv, Bajaj Finance, IndusInd Bank, SBI Life Insurance Co., HDFC Life Insurance Co.
  • Information Technology: Infosys, TCS, HCL Tehcnology, Tech Mahindra, Wipro, LTIMindtree
  • Construction: L&T
  • FMCG: Hindustan Unilever, Nestle India, Britannia Industries, Tata Consumer Products, ITC
  • Consumer Durables: Asian Paints, Titan Company
  • Automobile: Mahindra & Mahindra, Maruti Suzuki India, Tata Motors, Eicher Motors, Bajaj Auto, Hero Motocorp
  • Metal & Mining: Adani Enterprises, Tata Steel, JSW Steel, Hindalco Industries
  • Construction Materials: UltraTech Cement, Grasim Industries
  • Power: NTPC, Power Grid Corporation
  • Healthcare: Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Apollo Hospitals Enterprise, Divi’s Laboratories, Sun Pharma, Cipla
  • Chemicals: UPL
  • Telecommunication: Bharti Airtel
  • Services: Adani Ports and SEZ

The index is formed by 50 companies chosen from Nifty 100 based on their free-float market size and liquidity. The companies should have an average impact cost of 0.50% or less most of the time (90%) for a transaction size of Rs. 10 Crores. The companies should also have derivative contracts that are available on NSE.

Now that we have a quick overview let’s dive into the captivating history of the NIFTY 50 index.

NIFTY 50 Recent Performance

Over the past 24 trading days, the value of NIFTY 50's stock has increased by ₹951.35 (+4.04%). On 18 Jun 2024, its one share was worth ₹23557.90 and by 22 Jul 2024, the value jumped to ₹24509.25. During this period it created a highest high of ₹24854.80 and lowest low of ₹23350.00.

Below Image represents line chart of daily close price of NIFTY 50, helping you visualize how the price has changed day by day.

NIFTY 50 Recent Daily Close Chart
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NIFTY 50 Share Price Chart From 1995 to 2024

NIFTY 50 Share Price History Table From 1995 to 2024

NIFTY 50 Share Price History Table From 1995 to 2024

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YearNIFTY 50YOY Chg%↑High - ↓Low
1995₹908.53-

↑ ₹927

↓ ₹854

1996₹899.10-1.1%

↑ ₹1203

↓ ₹775

1997₹1079.4020%

↑ ₹1297

↓ ₹905

1998₹884.25-18.1%

↑ ₹1247

↓ ₹800

1999₹1480.4567.4%

↑ ₹1522

↓ ₹882

2000₹1263.55-14.7%

↑ ₹1818

↓ ₹1108

2001₹1059.05-16.2%

↑ ₹1422

↓ ₹849

2002₹1093.503.2%

↑ ₹1205

↓ ₹920

2003₹1879.7571.9%

↑ ₹1914

↓ ₹920

2004₹2080.5010.6%

↑ ₹2088

↓ ₹1292

2005₹2836.5536.3%

↑ ₹2857

↓ ₹1894

2006₹3966.4039.8%

↑ ₹4046

↓ ₹2595

2007₹6138.6054.7%

↑ ₹6185

↓ ₹3554

2008₹2959.15-51.8%

↑ ₹6357

↓ ₹2252

2009₹5201.0575.7%

↑ ₹5221

↓ ₹2539

2010₹6134.5017.9%

↑ ₹6338

↓ ₹4675

2011₹4624.30-24.7%

↑ ₹6181

↓ ₹4531

2012₹5905.1027.6%

↑ ₹5965

↓ ₹4588

2013₹6304.006.7%

↑ ₹6415

↓ ₹5118

2014₹8282.7031.3%

↑ ₹8626

↓ ₹5933

2015₹7946.35-4.1%

↑ ₹9119

↓ ₹7539

2016₹8185.803%

↑ ₹8968

↓ ₹6825

2017₹10530.7028.6%

↑ ₹10552

↓ ₹8133

2018₹10862.553.1%

↑ ₹11760

↓ ₹9951

2019₹12168.4512%

↑ ₹12293

↓ ₹10583

2020₹13981.7514.9%

↑ ₹14024

↓ ₹7511

2021₹17354.0524.1%

↑ ₹18604

↓ ₹13596

2022₹18105.304.3%

↑ ₹18887

↓ ₹15183

2023₹21731.4020%

↑ ₹21801

↓ ₹16828

2024₹24509.2512.7%

↑ ₹24595

↓ ₹24362

Analyzing the Impact of Investing in NIFTY 50

NIFTY 50 Shares price in the year 1995 was ₹908.53. If you had invested ₹10,000 in NIFTY 50 Shares in 1995, in 29 years, your investment would have grown to ₹2.69 Lakh by the end of 2024. This represents a positive return of 2597.6% from 1995 to 2024, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 12%.

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NIFTY 50 Share Returns In Last 5 Years

NIFTY 50 Share Returns In Last 5 Years
  • Its highest share price in the last 5 years was: ₹24,595.19 and lowest was: ₹7,511.1
  • NIFTY 50 Shares price in 2019 was ₹12,168.45
  • By 2024, its share price rose to ₹24,509.25
  • It gave a positive return of over 101% with a CAGR of 15% over the last 5 years
  • If you had invested ₹10,000 in NIFTY 50 in 2019 then in 5 years, your investment would have grown to ₹20,141 by 2024, which is 2.01 times of your initial investment.

NIFTY 50 Share Returns In Last 10 Years

NIFTY 50 Share Returns In Last 10 Years
  • Its highest share price in the last 10 years was: ₹24,595.19 and lowest was: ₹5,933.3
  • NIFTY 50 Shares price in 2014 was ₹8,282.7
  • By 2024, its share price rose to ₹24,509.25
  • It gave a positive return of over 195% with a CAGR of 11.4% over the last 10 years
  • If you had invested ₹10,000 in NIFTY 50 in 2014 then in 10 years, your investment would have grown to ₹29,590 by 2024, which is 2.95 times of your initial investment.

NIFTY 50 Share Returns In Last 15 Years

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  • Its highest share price in the last 15 years was: ₹24,595.19 and lowest was: ₹2,539.44
  • NIFTY 50 Shares price in 2009 was ₹5,201.05
  • By 2024, its share price rose to ₹24,509.25
  • It gave a positive return of over 371% with a CAGR of 10.8% over the last 15 years
  • If you had invested ₹10,000 in NIFTY 50 in 2009 then in 15 years, your investment would have grown to ₹47,123 by 2024, which is 4.71 times of your initial investment.

NIFTY 50 Share Returns In Last 20 Years

NIFTY 50 Share Returns In Last 20 Years
  • Its highest share price in the last 20 years was: ₹24,595.19 and lowest was: ₹1,292.2
  • NIFTY 50 Shares price in 2004 was ₹2,080.5
  • By 2024, its share price rose to ₹24,509.25
  • It gave a positive return of over 1078% with a CAGR of 13.1% over the last 20 years
  • If you had invested ₹10,000 in NIFTY 50 in 2004 then in 20 years, your investment would have grown to ₹1.17 Lakh by 2024, which is 11.78 times of your initial investment.

NIFTY 50 Share VS FD (Normal) VS FD (Compounding)

You might wonder which option is better: shares, fixed deposits (FDs) or compounding FDs. Let’s compare them and see how they differ.

  • Shares: Units of ownership in a company can benefit from its profits or losses.
  • FDs: Deposits you make with a bank or a financial institution for a fixed time and at a fixed interest rate.
  • Compounding FDs: Similar to FDs but with one difference: the interest is reinvested into the principal amount instead of being paid out.
To help you make a well-informed decision, we have prepared a handy table that compares the returns of NIFTY 50 Share with both FD choices over time.


If you invested ₹10,000 rupees each in these 3 options in :

YearNIFTY 50 InvestmentFD Normal InvestmentFD Compond Investment
1995₹10,000₹10,000₹10,000

Then today, your investment would have become this much in each option:

2024₹2,66,732.63₹27,400₹54,183.87



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