Bombay Stock Exchange BSE Functions and BSE Stock Exchange History

Want to trade in stock market to buy blue chips companies stocks and to sell at profit price?   Well, it is easy to say that stock can be buy and sell at profit price however, it is not so easy or not too difficult now a days as anyone who has online trading Demat account can trade from home.    But, before that one should know about the market basics and function of stock exchanges.    In last article we have given the information about India’s largest stock exchange NSE i.e. National Stock Exchange’s functions.  Before that we have given the details of India’s stock exchange and stock market basics.

Now, let us get the details of Bombay Stock Exchange – BSE, which is the oldest and biggest stock exchange not only of India, but South Asia Region.

What is Bombay Stock Exchange [BSE]?

BSE originally was called as Native share and stock Broker was formed in 1875 and also called as Biggest and oldest stock market of south Asian region.   Under the Regulation act BSE was the first Exchange to recognize under this act.

BSE Bombay Stock Exchange is the first exchange in India and plays noticeable role in the development of the capital markets in India.  Globally BSE is the 11th largest Trading Market in world.  Sensex is the BSE Index, an index of 30 large, developed BSE stocks.  This index gives a measure of the overall performance of the Bombay Stock Exchange.

The BSE also trade in derivatives, which was the first to be established in India.   Some Listed derivatives on the exchange include stock futures and options, index futures and options, and weekly options.

Moreover the BSE is majorly involved in Retail Debt Market.

Know more about Stock Exchange Basics and National Stock Exchange history.

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