Episode 5

Decoding Indian Stock Market Universe!

About this episode

In this #5th session of Learn2Invest, Mr. Vivek Bajaj will help in decoding the vast universe of the Indian stock market and how one can plan their portfolio. He starts by decoding the stock market's universe and India's top sectors/business groups. Further, I explain the two types of market, exchanges, and everything about the indices. Lastly, I talk about the market cap and how to identify large cap, mid cap and small cap stocks.


He started by showing us a comparison chart of the largest stock market operators in 2021, by market cap of listed companies. NYSE, USA ranks in the 1st position among them. Share market involvement ranks higher for the developed nations, i.e more participation.



Indian businesses are very much denominated by loans. But with time this culture may shift, where people will came to learn more about their advantages & disadvantages. Then people will start giving value to equity.



Mr Bajaj also has also explained about Top 5 sectors with highest market cap in India in this video. They are ranked as below starting from the top sector:



  1. Software & IT Services.
  2. Banks.
  3. Finance.
  4. OIl & Gas.
  5. FMCG0.


Few more points which have been discussed in this video are:


  1. Role of SEBI.
  2. Top Indian Business groups.
  3. 2 types of market.
  4. Types of Exchange in India.
  5. Stock Market Indices.
  6. The concept of volume & free-float.



About Mr. Vivek Bajaj

The passion for data, analytics and technology is what makes Vivek Bajaj a financial market survivor. The journey as a market participant started in 2002 when the first trade was executed in the options contract of ITC. Life was simpler and easier during that time. Since then technology and Big data have taken over totally. As an early adapter to the complex tools, Kredent was formed to capitalise on the opportunities. He is co-founder of StockEdge and is committed to bring simplicity in the complex world of market data. He is a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary and an MBA from IIM Indore. He is a part of various committees of exchanges and regulator and he has been an active contributor in the evolution of Indian Derivatives Market.