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Nifty Metal Performance

Days Range

Low: 8,964.05
High: 9,391.80
Previous Close9,350.60
52W Range6,346.30 - 10,195.60
P/E Ratio33.01

Nifty Metal Stock List

Day Range

Adani Enterp.


-5.50 (-0.18%)

₹2,886.35 - ₹3,038.00


APL Apollo Tubes


12.10 (0.81%)

₹1,467.50 - ₹1,509.85


Hindalco Inds.


-18.80 (-2.80%)

₹638.70 - ₹673.20


Hindustan Copper


-9.60 (-2.98%)

₹302.65 - ₹323.35


Hindustan Zinc


-9.55 (-1.51%)

₹604.95 - ₹635.90


Jindal Stain.


-14.65 (-1.96%)

₹707.05 - ₹751.05


Jindal Steel


0.20 (0.02%)

₹927.25 - ₹961.60


JSW Steel


5.40 (0.61%)

₹872.00 - ₹896.15


Natl. Aluminium


-5.57 (-2.92%)

₹174.70 - ₹191.65




0.78 (0.33%)

₹220.88 - ₹236.20


Ratnamani Metals


37.75 (1.07%)

₹3,425.25 - ₹3,595.00




-1.89 (-1.32%)

₹135.30 - ₹144.59


Tata Steel


-0.30 (-0.19%)

₹155.00 - ₹161.97




-13.80 (-3.08%)

₹410.55 - ₹449.40


Welspun Corp


-9.85 (-1.50%)

₹620.15 - ₹662.35


Nifty Metal Sectors

Sector Name Advances No Change Declined
Mining & Mineral products 2 2 0
Non Ferrous Metals 3 4 1
Steel 6 8 2
Trading 0 1 1

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What is NIFTY Metal?

NIFTY Metal is a sectoral index on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) that captures the performance of the metals sector in the Indian economy. It is constituted of 15 tradeable companies that are listed on NSE, and are engaged majorly in 2 sub-sectors: Metals & Mining (94.11%) and Capital Goods (5.89%). 

The basic industries eligible to be included in the NIFTY Metal index are the ones dealing with Aluminium, Copper, Zinc, Ferro & Silica Manganese, Industrial Minerals, Iron & Steel, Iron & Steel Products, Pig Iron, Precious Metals, Sponge Iron, Trading – Metals, Trading – Minerals, and Other Diversified Metals.

This NIFTY Metal index was launched on July 12, 2011, with the base date as January 1, 2004, and the base value at 1000. The NIFTY Metal share price since inception, has breached the levels of 4,800 at ~4 P/E multiples. It is reconstituted semi-annually in order to ensure that it continues to reflect the changing dynamics of the Indian mining industry.

The NIFTY Metal index is owned and managed by NSE Indices Limited, previously known as India Index Services & Products Limited. The Metal index is governed by a three-tier structure that comprises the BOD of NSE Indices, the Index Advisory Committee, and the Index Maintenance Sub-Committee.

NIFTY Metal has a variant in the form of the NIFTY Metal Total Returns Index. This index has practical applications for launching ETFs, index funds, structured investment products, and benchmarking fund portfolios.

Nifty Metal

Nifty Metal Stocks Selection Criteria

The NIFTY Metal share price is computed by weighting its 15 stocks on the basis of periodically capped free-float market capitalization relative to a base market capitalization value on a real-time basis.

A security must meet the following eligibility criteria to be included:

  1. Should be listed on the National Stock Exchange.
  2. Should form a part of NIFTY 500.
  3. If the number of eligible stocks falls below 10, then in such cases, the deficit number of stocks shall be selected from the universe of top 800 ranked stocks based on both average daily turnover and average daily full market capitalization data of the previous six months from NIFTY 500’s universe.
  4. Should be a part of the Metals sector.
  5. Should have a trading frequency of at least 90% in the past six months.
  6. Should have a listing history of at least six months.
  7. Should preferably be traded on NSE’s F&O segment
  8. A recently listed company (IPO) can be included if it meets the above eligibility criteria for a period of three months instead of six months.
  9. Should adhere to the cap of 33% in case of a single stock and 62% for the top 3 stocks cumulatively at the time of rebalancing.

How is NIFTY Metal Calculated?

The index value is calculated as follows –

Index value = Current market capitalization/ (Base market capitalization * Base Index Value)

The NIFTY Metal index is semi-annually based on six months of data, with the cutoff date being January 31 and July 31 of each year. The replacement of stocks in NIFTY Metal (if any) is implemented from the last trading day of March and September after giving four weeks prior notice to the market.

Nifty Metal FAQs

What are NIFTY Metal stocks?

NIFTY Metal index includes 15 top-ranked stocks based on free-float market capitalization from the Metals & Mining industry. Tata Steel, Adani Enterprises, and JSW Steel together account for over 55% of the index. All the constituents are listed as follows:


Company Industry
Adani Enterprises Trading
APL Apollo Iron & Steel
Coal India Coal
Hind Zinc Metals- Non Ferrous
Hindalco Iron & Steel
Jindal Steel Iron & Steel
JSW Steel Iron & Steel
MOIL Specialty Mining & Metals
NALCO Aluminium
NMDC Iron & Steel
Ratnamani Metal Metals- Castings/Forgings
SAIL Iron & Steel
Tata Steel Iron & Steel
Vedanta Metals- Non Ferrous
Welspun Metals- Castings/Forgings

How to invest in NIFTY Metal?

With a demat account, you can invest in individual stocks from the NIFTY Metal index. So far, there are no thematic funds or ETFs that directly track the NIFTY Metal index.

Should you Invest in the NIFTY Metal index? Is the investment in NIFTY Metal safe?

The Metal index’s total returns have come to 11.91% in the past 5 years and 10.97% since inception. The returns can be very volatile and cyclical. It is a very high beta index which implies it is way more responsive to market cycles as compared to the benchmark index, NIFTY 50. Metal NIFTY is not closely correlated to the NIFTY 50 index. It earns high dividend yields of ~5%. 

What is the objective of NIFTY Metal?

NIFTY Metal index’s basic objective is to serve as the benchmark for evaluating the Indian metals and mining sector. It tracks the performance of companies dealing with diversified metals and precious metals.