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BSE Sensex Historical Annual Returns in a Beautiful Chart

Historical Sensex returns for different time periods since inception
Historical Sensex returns for different time periods

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A Brief History of Sensex

Sensex is an index which comprises of 30 largest companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Sensex and Nifty are the two most popular indices used by investors to gauge the performance of Indian stock market.

Find here Sensex historical returns since inception i.e. 1979.

Sensex annual rolling return is calculated from closing index values as on last trading day of March.

Sensex yearly return is absolute return.

Sensex historical 5, 10, 20, 30 years rolling return is compound return (CAGR).

Values before 1992 are re-based by Bombay Stock Exchange.

Sensex Annual Rolling Returns / CAGR in Last 5 / 10 Years

YearSensex Annual Return5 Years Return10 Years Return
1979
198029%
198134%
198226%
1983-3%
198416%20%
198544%22%
198662%27%
1987-11%19%
1988-22%13%
198979%24%22%
19909%17%20%
199150%15%21%
1992267%53%35%
1993-47%42%27%
199466%40%31%
1995-14%33%25%
19963%24%19%
1997-0.2%-5%21%
199816%11%26%
1999-4%-0.2%18%
200034%9%20%
2001-28%1%12%
2002-4%1%-2%
2003-12%-5%3%
200483%8%4%
200516%5%7%
200674%26%13%
200716%30%15%
200820%39%15%
2009-38%12%10%
201081%22%13%
201111%12%18%
2012-10%6%18%
20138%4%20%
201419%18%15%
201525%10%16%
2016-9%5%8%
201717%11%9%
201811%12%8%
201917%12%15%
2020-24%1%5%
202168%14%10%
202218%15%13%

Sensex Rolling Returns / CAGR in Last 20 / 30 Years

YearSensex 20 Years ReturnSensex 30 Years Return
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
1991
1992
1993
1994
1995
1996
1997
1998
199920%
200020%
200116%
200215%
200314%
200417%
200516%
200616%
200718%
200820%
200914%16%
201017%18%
201115%17%
20127%16%
201311%16%
20149%16%
201511%16%
201611%13%
201711%14%
201811%16%
201912%14%
20209%13%
202114%13%
202215%9%

Sensex Annual Rolling Returns Chart

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Sensex Annual Returns Chart

Sensex Rolling Returns in Last 10 Years Chart

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Sensex Rolling Returns in Last 10 Years Chart

Sensex Rolling Returns in Last 20 Years Graph

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Sensex Rolling Returns in Last 20 Years Graph

SensexYearly5 Years10 Years
Rolling Return Occurrences433934
Negative Return Occurrences1431
Probability of Loss33%8%3%

How Many Times Sensex Multiplied in the Last Decade

Time PeriodMultiplied
1979-19897.1
1980-19906.1
1981-19916.8
1982-199219.7
1983-199310.8
1984-199415.4
1985-19959.2
1986-19965.9
1987-19976.6
1988-19989.8
1989-19995.2
1990-20006.4
1991-20013.1
1992-20020.8
1993-20031.3
1994-20041.5
1995-20052.0
1996-20063.4
1997-20073.9
1998-20084.0
1999-20092.6
2000-20103.5
2001-20115.4
2002-20125.0
2003-20136.2
2004-20144.0
2005-20154.3
2006-20162.2
2007-20172.3
2008-20182.1
2009-20194.0
2010-20201.7
2011-20212.5
2012-20223.4

As the investment duration shortens (around 1 year), risk and volatility increases.

As the investment duration widens (around 5/10 years), return increases, while risk and volatility decreases.

Developing countries provide better returns compared to developed countries.

Investing during developing stage provides you higher rate of returns but with increased amount of risk.

In the long term, Sensex outpaces inflation as Magic of Compounding kicks in.

Also see Nifty Performance in a Beautiful Chart and Table.

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