stock exchange

The two main stock exchanges for Equity Trading in India are the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE). 


BSE is the oldest stock exchange in Asia and claims to have the largest number of listed companies in the world. However, of the 8900 scrips (stocks) listed, only about a third (around 3000) are traded every day.


Established in 1875, BSE is Asia's first & the Fastest Stock Exchange in world with the speed of 6 micro seconds and one of India's leading exchange groups.


BSE is a corporatized and demutualised entity, with a broad shareholder-base which includes two leading global exchanges, Deutsche Bourse and Singapore Exchange as strategic partners.


More than 5500 companies are listed on BSE making it world's No. 1 exchange in terms of listed members. 


BSE Ltd., as a institutional brand, has been and is synonymous with the capital market in India. Its S&P BSE SENSEX is the benchmark equity index that reflects the health of the Indian economy. 


BSE Ltd is now synonymous with Dalal Street (Broker's Street).


 

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The Bombay Stock Exchange was last modified: May 28th, 2016 by Nirbhay Dubey