BSE Ltd. (Bombay Stock Exchange) in mumbai

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Bombay Stock Exchange is one of the largest stock exchange market situated in Mumbai, India. BSE works at a remarkable trade speed of 6 microseconds and has an outstanding capitalization market of $1.7 trillion as last recorded with people trading from all over the globe. The calculation of the Sensex index is based on the free floating capitalization method.

History of Bombay Stock Exchange

BSE is the Asia’s first stock exchange market. It all started in the year 1855 when a group of five stock brokers used to sit in front Mumbai’s Town Hall. As the number of broker’s increased, the location kept changing until they finally shifted to Dalal Street in the year 1874. By the year 1875 it emerged officially by the name “The Native Share and Stock Broker’s Association”. It was only in the year 1957 that the Indian Government gave BSE recognition under the Securities Contract Act. BSE later shifted to Phiroze JeejeeBhoy Towers where its overall exchange performance increased tremendously with the onset of BSE Sensex Index. This Sensex Index opened new avenues in the trading arena with equity derivatives in the market. Another milestone was achieved by the BSE in the year 1995 when it adopted to the latest technologies in the trading system along with CMC Ltd. The BOLT or the BSE –ON –LINE –Trading can work on 8 million orders per day on its automatic trading screen. Investor’s from all over the globe can easily trade with BSE because of its centralized exchange based trading system.

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Current Stand of Bombay Stock Exchange

BSE has carved a special niche for itself in the high paced digital world of today.  Being the oldest and the most highly technical stock exchange market in Asia, it is also considered the most trusted way of investment. BSE was recently rated as among the top 10 stock exchange markets in the world in terms of list of companies, crossing the 100 trillion Rupee mark. It has more than 5,500 companies and 2.66 crore registered investors on its list. It is also ranked among the top 10 in terms of equity traders.

Major Companies associated with BSE

Some of the major companies associated with BSE are as follows –

  • Asian Paints
  • Axis bank
  • Adnani Port
  • Bajaj Auto
  • Bharti Airtel Ltd
  • Coal India Ltd
  • Cipla Ltd
  • HDFC Bank
  • Hero Motocorp
  • Hindustan Lever Ltd
  • ICICI Bank
  • Infosys
  • ITC
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd
  • Larsen & Toubro
  • M&M
  • Maruti Suzuki
  • NTPC
  • Reliance Industries Ltd
  • ONGC
  • State Bank of India
  • Tata Motors
  • Tata Steel
  • Wipro

BSE has given trading an all new heights to the stock exchange market with its collaboration with the social media. Now since Twitter app has also tied up with BSE, investors can access trade information at finger tips. This will help traders with live and accurate updates every couple of minutes. BSE has won many awards and recognition and is considered one the most important ways of business investment by many throughout the world.

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