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NSE floats consultation on index components ahead of HDFC-HDFC bank merger

Currently, the entity getting merged is removed from the index and later the weightage of the merged entity is increased

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Later, when the merger between HDFC and HDFC Bank is complete, the weightage of the merged entity once again will be increased.

BS Reporter Mumbai
NSE on Tuesday sought market feedback on treatment of index components getting merged or demerged. The public consultation comes ahead of the proposed merger between financial sector behemoths HDFC Bank and HDFC. 

Currently, the entity getting merged is removed from the index and later the weightage of the merged entity is increased. To illustrate, HDFC Bank, which has 5.5 per cent weightage in the Nifty, will first be removed. As a result, its weightage will get distributed with all the remaining index components. 

Later, when the merger between HDFC and HDFC Bank is complete, the weightage of the merged entity

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First Published: Oct 18 2022 | 6:55 PM IST

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