Total market cap of CPSUs touches 16,03,300 cr

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New Delhi, Mar 21: Market capitalisation of listed state-run firms in the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) increased by 71.54 per cent to touch Rs 16,03,300 crore in December 2007 from Rs 9,34,600 crore in December 2001, a study said.

Consultancy firm Dun and Bradstreet in its study said profiles of 123 leading central public sector undertakings (CPSUs), showed that the market capitalisation of the listed CPSUs account for about 22 per cent of the total market cap of the BSE and forms the biggest constituents of the sectoral indices.

Of the total market cap of the PSUs, the largest chunk, 29 per cent is accounted by the oil and gas companies, followed by finance with 21 per cent share and power having 18 per cent.

Trading in PSU stocks forms about 10 per cent of the total turnover of the BSE, the study said.

There are 44 listed CPSUs in the country's stock exchanges.


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