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Sensex journey… from 1,000 to 27,000

The Sensex has increased by over 14 times from 1991 and has galloped around 2,000 points in 100 days of the new government..

September 03, 2014 12:24 IST | India Infoline News Service
The S&P BSE Sensex closed above 27,000 points for the first time on Sept 02, 2014 coinciding with 100 days of the Modi-government. The BSE milestone comes a day after the broader Nifty surpassed the 8,000 level for the first time. The Sensex has galloped around 2,000 points in 100 days of the new government.
The Sensex, has been in existence since 1875, is a free-float market-weighted stock market index of 30 well-established and financially sound companies listed on BSE.
Published since 1 January 1986, Sensex is regarded as the pulse of the domestic stock markets in India. The base value of the Sensex is taken as 100 on 1 April 1979, and its base year as 1978-79. 
Here is a timeline on the rise of the Sensex:
On 25 July 1990, the Sensex touched the four-digit figure for the first time and closed at 1,001.
On 15 January 1992, the Sensex crossed the 2,000 mark and closed at 2,020.
On 29 February 1992, the Sensex surged past the 3,000 mark.
On 30 March 1992, the Sensex crossed the 4,000 mark and closed at 4,091.
On 11 October 1999, the Sensex crossed the 5,000 mark.
On 11 February 2000, the Sensex hit an all-time high of 6,006 points. 
On 20 June 2005, the Sensex crossed 7,000 points for the first time.
On 8 September 2005, the Sensex crossed 8,000 level. 
On 9 December 2005, the Sensex first closed at over 9,000 points.
On 7 February 2006, the Sensex on 6 February 2006 touched 10,003 points during mid-session. The Sensex finally closed above the 10,000 mark on 7 February 2006.
On 27 March 2006, the Sensex on 21 March 2006 crossed 11,000 points.
On 20 April 2006, the Sensex on 20 April 2006 crossed 12,000.
On 30 October 2006, the Sensex crossed 13,000 for the first time. 
On 5 December 2006, the Sensex crossed the 14,000 mark for the first time.
On 6 July 2007, the Sensex crossed the 15,000 mark for the first time.
On 19 September 2007, the Sensex crossed the 16,000 mark for the first time.
On 26 September 2007, the Sensex crossed the 17,000 mark for the first time.
On 9 October 2007, the Sensex crossed the 18,000 mark for the first time.
On 15 October 2007, the Sensex crossed the 19,000 mark for the first time.
On 11 December 2007, the Sensex closed above 20,000 points.
On 5 November 2010, the Sensex closed above 21,000 points. 
On 10 March 2014, the Sensex closed above 22,095.30.
On 9 May 2014, the Sensex crossed record 23,000 level for the first time.
On 12 May 2014, the Sensex closed at its record all time high of 23,551.
On 13 May 2014, the Sensex crossed record 24,000 level for the first time.
On 16 May 2014, the Sensex crossed record 25,000 level for the first time.
On 7 July 2014, the Sensex crossed record 26,000 level for the first time.
On 2 September 2014, the Sensex closed at 27,019.39.
On 24 March 2014, the Sensex closed above 22,095.30.
On 9 May 2014, the Sensex crossed record 23,000 level for the first time.
On 12 May 2014, the Sensex closed at its record all time high of 23,551.
On 13 May 2014, the Sensex crossed record 24,000 level for the first time.
On 16 May 2014, the Sensex reached its peak of 25,364.71.
On 5 June 2014, the Sensex closed at 25,019.51.
On 7 July 2014, the Sensex crossed record 26,000 level for the first time.
On 2 September 2014, the Sensex closed at 27,019.39, for its first close above the 27,000 level.

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