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Here is how Sensex performed on Budget Day in the past 10 years

Updated : 2020-02-01 06:36:56

Budget day has been a mixed bag for the Indian market in the past 10 years. The BSE Sensex has given positive returns of 0.48 to 1.76 percent in five years while slumping 0.16 to 1.52 percent in the remaining five years. Here is how the market fared in the last 10 Budget days. (Text: Moneycontrol.com)

In Calendar year 2010, the Union Budget was presented by then finance minister Pranab Mukherjee. The Sensex gave a positive return of 1.08 percent on the Budget day (February 26). The Fiscal deficit stood at 5.5 percent.
In Calendar year 2010, the Union Budget was presented by then finance minister Pranab Mukherjee. The Sensex gave a positive return of 1.08 percent on the Budget day (February 26). The Fiscal deficit stood at 5.5 percent.
Mukherjee also presented Budget in Calendar year 2011. Sensex ended with a gain of 0.69 percent.
Mukherjee also presented Budget in Calendar year 2011. Sensex ended with a gain of 0.69 percent.
Mukherjee's last Budget under the UPA government came in the Calendar year 2012. Sensex ended 1.19 percent lower on that day.
Mukherjee's last Budget under the UPA government came in the Calendar year 2012. Sensex ended 1.19 percent lower on that day.
In 2014, P Chidambaram presented the Union Budget on February 28. The Sensex plunged 1.52 percent.
In 2014, P Chidambaram presented the Union Budget on February 28. The Sensex plunged 1.52 percent.
Chidambaram presented Union Budget in 2014 on February 17. The Sensex closed 0.28 percent lower and registered the third consecutive Budget day loss.
Chidambaram presented Union Budget in 2014 on February 17. The Sensex closed 0.28 percent lower and registered the third consecutive Budget day loss.
In 2015, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented Union Budget  after PM Narendra Modi-led NDA government came to power. The Sensex ended higher by 0.48 percent.
In 2015, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented Union Budget  after PM Narendra Modi-led NDA government came to power. The Sensex ended higher by 0.48 percent.
In 2016, Union Budget was presented before the parliament on February 29 by Jaitley. The Sensex lost 0.66 percent.
In 2016, Union Budget was presented before the parliament on February 29 by Jaitley. The Sensex lost 0.66 percent.
In 2017, Jaitley presented Budget on February 1. Sensex gained 1.76 percent, the highest Budget day gain between 2010 and 2019.
In 2017, Jaitley presented Budget on February 1. Sensex gained 1.76 percent, the highest Budget day gain between 2010 and 2019.
In 2018, Jaitley presented his last Budget as finance minister of India. The Sensex was ended marginally lower (0.16 percent) that day.
In 2018, Jaitley presented his last Budget as finance minister of India. The Sensex was ended marginally lower (0.16 percent) that day.
Union Budget for 2019 was presented by acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on February 1, 2019. The Sensex rose 0.59 percent on the Budget day.
Union Budget for 2019 was presented by acting Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on February 1, 2019. The Sensex rose 0.59 percent on the Budget day.
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