The total market cap of all BSE listed companies had crossed Rs 10 lakh crore mark nearly 11 years ago in 2003, while it has doubled from about Rs 50 lakh crore five years ago in 2009.

The 30 Sensex companies alone, which are among the biggest companies in the country, now account for nearly 50 percent or about Rs 47 lakh crore of total investor wealth.
This included TCS, the country's most valued firm and the only entity to have a market value of over Rs 5 lakh crore, followed by state-run ONGC and private sector behemoth Reliance Industries with market caps of over Rs 3 lakh crore each.

Those commanding market cap of over Rs 2 lakh crore include ITC, Infosys, HDFC Bank, SBI and Coal India. Besides, ICICI Bank, HDFC, Sun Pharma, HUL, Bharti Airtel, L&T, Wipro,Tata Motors, HCL Tech, NTPC and Axis Bank have market cap of over Rs 1 lakh crore each. Among these, ICICI Bank is very close to moving into Rs 2 lakh crore club.
Of the overall stock market wealth, promoters command nearly 50 percent share, while foreign investors own close to 20 percent and the rest is shared between institutional and retail investors from India.

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