Bombay Stock Exchange

BSE Fun Facts
  • The bourse was established in 1875 as The Native Shares and Stock Brokers Association.
  • Asia’s first and fastest stock exchange with a speed of 6  micro seconds
  • Provides an efficient and transparent market for trading in Equity, Currencies, Debt Instruments, Derivatives and Mutual Funds
  • Has a platform for trading in equities of Small and Medium enterprises
  • India INX – India’s first International Exchange located in GIFT City IFSC in Ahmedabad is BSE’s fully owned subsidiary
  • The First Listed Stock Exchange of India
  • Provides a host of other services to capital market participants including risk management, clearing, settlement, market data services and education.
  • Global reach with customers around the world and nationwide presence.
  • Systems and processes are designed to safeguard integrity, drive the growth of Indian Capital Markets and stimulate innovation and competition across all market segments.
  • First Exchange in India and Second in the world to obtain ISO 9001:2000 certification
  • First exchange in India and second in the world to receive Information Security Management system standards – BS – 7799-2-2002 certification for its online trading system – BOLT
  • Operates BSE Institute Limited – One of the most respected  capital market educational institutes in the country.
  • Provides depository services through the Central Depository Services Limited Arm.
  • The S&P BSE SENSEX is India’s most widely tracked Stock Market Benchmark Index
  • The S&P BSE SENSEX is traded internationally on EUREX as well as leading exchanges of the Brazil, Russia, China & South Africa BRCS nations
  • BSE – India’s International Exchange (India INX) listed Indian Railway Finance Corporation’s (IRFC) Green Bonds on its debt listing platform – the global securities market.
  • IRFC Green Bonds have become the first debt security to be listed on an exchange at International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in Gujarat’s GIFT City

Source : The BSE India Website and Social Media handles of BSE

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