Journey of SenSex

A journey of Life of a youngster and Indian Stock market (BSE Sensex Index)
1981 – my dad took the decision to get married in 1982. SenSex = 173
1983 – I was born and also Indian cricket team winning the world cup. SenSex = 212.
1984 – Indira Gandhi shot dead & Bhopal Gas tragedy. SenSex = 245
1989 – hung parliament with Congress outside support. SenSex = 714.
1991 – Rajiv Gandhi assassination. SenSex = 1168
1992 – Indian economy opening up. Dream budget by MMS.
Harshad Mehta Scam. SenSex = 4285.
1993 – Bombing in Mumbai. Also at BSE bldg. Riots all over.
SenSex = 2281.
1996 – Indian stock market goes digital with NSE’s new trading platform. SenSex = 3367.
1999 – NDA coming to power with Atal Bihari Vajpayee as PM.
SenSex = 3740.
2000 – Technology boom. Sensex = 5001.
2001 – Gujarat earthquake. SenSex = 3640.
2003 – Big bull run in Dalal Street. SenSex = 3049.
2004 – UPA coming to power with Left party support. SenSex = 5591.
2006 – Sensex conquering 10000.
2007 – Sensex conquering 20000.
2008 – Sensex falling after touching high of 21200. Crude oil rising upto $ 147.
2009 – a Sub-prime crisis in the USA bring financial instability worldwide.
Sensex = 9568.
2010 – Satyam scam, Common wealth scam, Telecom scam. Sensex = 17590.
2013 – Young RaghuRam Rajan appointed RBI governer. SenSex = 18835.
2014 – BJP alone cinquring 283 seats in Loksabha and NDA coming to power with 330 seats. SenSex = 25000.
2015 – Sensex = 30000.
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From 1981 till date it is clear that in all adversity & prosperity I & SenSex have grown. But during this period I have grown 32 times & at the same time SenSex have grown 173 times.
Surely there have been downsides also. But sooner or Later that downside has always been overcome.
Moral:- Be a systematic & disciplined investor. Coz as age grows investment are also sure to grow.
( SenSex figures are as on 31-mar of that particular year)
Save in Equities, Save Wisely, Save regularly, Invest Smartly.