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Small-caps steal a march over Sensex, Nifty; index zooms 35% in FY22

Most analysts expect the markets to remain choppy in FY23 amid multiple headwinds. The ongoing geopolitical crisis, they feel, will keep commodity prices elevated and market gains in check

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Deepak KorgaonkarPuneet Wadhwa Mumbai / New Delhi
Even though the frontline indices – the S&P BSE Sensex and the Nifty 50 – are set to post a double digit return for the second consecutive financial year in 2021-22 (FY22) with a gain of 16 per cent and 18 per cent respectively, it is the small-caps where all the action was concentrated in the year gone by.
The small-cap index on the BSE has surged 35 per cent thus far in FY22 – far outpacing the gains in the S&P BSE Midcap and the BSE 500 indexes that

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First Published: Mar 30 2022 | 10:54 AM IST

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