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YES Bank, IndusInd to join BSE Sensex; Lupin, Cipla out

YES Bank has gained nearly a third so far this year, while IndusInd has added more than 45 per cent

Press Trust of India 

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Private sector lenders -- and -- will make an entry in the BSE's benchmark index from December 18, Asia Index said on Friday.

Drug makers -- and -- will be dropped from the index.

The changes are announced by Asia Index, a joint venture between S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and The move is a part of Asia Index's semi-annual reconstitution results.

"Effective at the open of Monday, December 18, 2017, ...changes will be made," the index provider noted.

The BSE-100, an index of the top 100 listed companies in the country will see Federal Bank, Grasim Industries, Vakrangee Ltd and Bajaj Holdings & Investment coming in.

However, United Breweries, Steel Authority of India Ltd (SAIL), Canara Bank and Reliance Infrastructure will move out from the BSE-100 index.

Besides, changes have been announced in 50, Next 50, 200 and 500, among others.

Grasim Industries, Hindalco Industries, Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) will join the 50 index, replacing Ambuja Cements, Aurobindo Pharma and Bosch.

First Published: Fri, November 17 2017. 21:11 IST