Bombay Stock Exchange

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Bombay Stock Exchange
BSE
BSE - Bombay Stock Exchange Building.jpg
Type Stock exchange
Location Mumbai, India
Coordinates 18°55′47″N 72°50′01″E / 18.929681°N 72.833589°E / 18.929681; 72.833589
Founded 9 July 1875
Key people Premchand Roychand (Founder)
Shri Sethuram Ravi (Chairman) [1] Ashishkumar Chauhan (MD & CEO)
Currency Indian rupee (INR)
No. of listings 5,749[source?]
MarketCap INR 94.65 Lakh Crore (Mar. 2016)
Volume INR 5,59,674 Crore (June 2014)[2]
Indexes BSE SENSEX
S&P BSE SmallCap
S&P BSE MidCap
S&P BSE LargeCap
BSE 500
Website www.bseindia.com

The Bombay Stock Exchange is a stock exchange in Mumbai, India.

History[change | change source]

The Bombay Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange in Asia.[3]

The BSE failure to modernize resulted in the creation of an electronic platform in the National Stock Exchange.[4]

Timeline[change | change source]

  • 1850s: Trading under a banyan tree opposite Bombay's Town Hall[5]
  • 1875: "Native Share and stockbrokers Association" was formed[5]
  • 1956: Government of India recognizes BSE as the nation's first stock exchange[5]
  • 2014 ; trading is done from drawing room

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "BSE appoints S Ravi as its new chairman | Business Standard News". Business-standard.com. Retrieved 2017-11-26. 
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 17 August 2014. Retrieved 3 June 2015. 
  3. Gurusamy, S. (2009). Capital Markets, p. 210; the 2nd oldest stock exchange in Asia is the Tokyo Stock Exchange, established in 1878
  4. Michie, Ranald. (2007). The Global Securities Market: A History, p. 327.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Khanna, Tarun. (2007). Billions of Entrepreneurs: How China and India are Reshaping Their Futures--and Yours, p. 57.

Other websites[change | change source]

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Coordinates: 18°55′47″N 72°50′01″E / 18.929681°N 72.833589°E / 18.929681; 72.833589 (Bombay Stock Exchange)