India's outperformance is largely due to domestic investors' unrelenting buying. Over the last year, they have invested $34 billion in Indian equities, while foreign investors have pulled out $25 billion.
According to Bloomberg data, the country's share of global market capitalization increased to 3.1 percent on a three-month rolling basis. In March 2020, India's share had decreased to the lowest level, at 2.1 percent. Since then, it has been steadily growing. The long-term average share of the country is 2.4 percent.
Despite a 7.4% reduction in its market capitalization, India has climbed two spots this year. With a market capitalization of $3.7 trillion and $3.5 trillion, respectively, the United Kingdom and France were ranked fifth and sixth at the start of the year.
Russia's invasion of Ukraine has thrown the rankings into disarray, with European countries suffering the greatest losses in market capitalization. Germany, which was formerly one of the top five markets, is now ranked ninth.
Saudi Arabia, meanwhile, has moved up three spots from 10th to 7th place. The country, notably Aramco, hopes to benefit from this year's increase in oil prices.
The state-owned oil giant's stock has risen 15% year to far, valuing it at about $2.4 trillion, second only to Apple, the world's most valuable company, with a market worth of $2.6 trillion.
The total market value of a company's outstanding shares of stock is referred to as its market cap. It is computed by multiplying the entire number of a company's outstanding shares by the current market price of one share, which is known as market capitalization.
The market capitalization of a firm is an important metric for determining its size. Because a company's size is an important attribute that attracts investors, the market capitalization of a firm is computed from time to time and analyzed against those of other companies of similar size. On April 4th, 2022, this list was updated.
Reliance Industries is the first company mentioned.
Reliance Industries is the most valuable Indian company, having a market capitalization of Rs. 1,795,732.38 crores. The Mumbai-based international corporation is involved in textiles, telecommunications, retail, natural resources, and petrochemicals, among other industries.
TATA Consultancy Services (TATA) is a company that provides consulting services to businesses.
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) is the second most valuable company in India, with a market capitalization of 1,396,835.78 crores. TCS is a Mumbai-based company that provides information technology (IT) services, business solutions, and consulting. In the IT services industry, TCS is one of the world's leaders.
HDFC Bank is the third-largest bank in India.
HDFC Bank is the third-largest financial and banking services company in India, having a market capitalization of 931,429.06 crores. HDFC Bank was the first bank in India to be authorized by the Reserve Bank of India to provide financial services to the private sector, having been established in 1994.
Infosys is number four.
In terms of market value, Infosys is currently valued at 795,241.87 crores, putting it in fourth place among the top ten Indian companies. Infosys is a global leader in the IT services sector, having been founded in 1981.