Investor wealth shrinks by Rs 80,000 crore


The total investor wealth, measured in terms of combined market capitalisation of all the listed companies, has decreased by Rs 79,922.59 crore to Rs 50,09,492.65 crore at the end of trade today. The total market cap of about 4,500 listed companies stood at Rs 50,89,415.24 crore at the end of trade on Friday last.

Investor wealth had increased by a whopping Rs 23,74,946 crore in the 13 weeks since March 6, when the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex had set its upward journey.
The market valuation of all the listed companies stood at Rs 27,14,468.85 crore at the end of trade on March 6 and the benchmark index was hovering around 8,324 points.

Investor wealth had crossed the Rs five lakh crore-mark last week with the Sensex breaking the 15,000-level for the first time in nine months.

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