The pitch was ready and so were the players, but another wave and India’s two favourites - markets and matches took a setback. But what goes down, usually bounces back UP again and so did the Sensex and the scoreboard.
In 2021 along with cricketers, companies also delivered stellar performances and we’ve summarised all the market action right here -
👑 The ‘Super Kings’ of this season (AKA top performing sectoral index)
Like the Chennai team that beat all other cities to bag the IPL 2021 trophy, the Nifty Metal Index beat other sectoral indices to become the top performing index delivering 68% returns!
🏏 The Best Batsmen of the year (AKA old economy stocks sustaining business activities through many market cycles)
Batting all challenges thrown their way - Hindalco an aluminium and copper manufacturing company delivered 88% returns in 2021, joining the ‘league’ of global aluminium stocks - China’s Aluminium Corp and USA’s Alcoa that have delivered over 100% returns in 2021. Along with this, Wipro too delivered 80% returns becoming one of the best performers from the NIFTY 50.
🙌 The Most Valuable Asset
Tata Motors delivered 156% becoming the top performers of the NIFTY 50.
🔥 The Most Consistent Performer (Aka always on top of the scoreboard)
Batting sixes, taking wickets and delivering stellar performances for 5 years consecutively the NIFTY IT index has given 56% returns this year.
⚪ The One that crossed the Boundaries (Aka the one that broke all records)
After consistently falling, Tata Power broke its 13-year record delivering 186% returns and Nifty Realty Index broke its 11-year high delivering 53% returns!
🤯 The One that Stumped Everyone (Aka the hidden gem)
Textile company - Trident Ltd, with a market cap of ₹26,000 surprised everyone by delivering a stunning 419% returns!
⭐ Man of the Match (Aka the one that jumped the highest in a month)
Top Gainer of NIFTY 50 in December 2021 was Tech Mahindra delivering 15% returns
🌟 Man of the Series (Aka the group with strong performers)
Adani became the man of the series as a majority of its companies performed exceedingly well this year!
- Adani Total Gas - 359%
- Adani Transmission - 305%
- Adani Enterprises - 257%
- Adani Power - 99%
Note: *All percent changes from 1 Jan ‘21 to 27 Dec ’21 (noon time)