Bombay Stock Exchange

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) (Hindi : मुंबई शेअर बाजार Bombay Śhare Bāzaār) (formerly, The Stock Exchange, Bombay) is the oldest stock exchange in Asia and largest number of listed companies in the world, with 4990 listed as of August 2010.[2][3] It is located at Dalal Street, Mumbai, India. On Aug, 2010, the equity market capitalization of the companies listed on the BSE was US$1.39 trillion, making it the 4th largest stock exchange in Asia and the 11th largest in the world.[4] With over 4,990 Indian companies listed & over 7700 scrips on the stock exchange,[5] it has a significant trading volume. The BSE SENSEX (SENSitive indEX), also called the "BSE 30", is a widely used market index in India and Asia. Though many other exchanges exist, BSE and the National Stock Exchange of India account for most of the trading in shares in India. The Bombay Stock Exchange is the oldest exchange in Asia. It traces its history to the 1850s, when 4 Gujarati and 1 Parsi stockbroker would gather under banyan trees in front of Mumbai's Town Hall. The location of these meetings changed many times, as the number of brokers constantly increased. The group eventually moved to Dalal Street in 1874 and in 1875 became an official organization known as 'The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association'. In 1956, the BSE became the first stock exchange to be recognized by the Indian Government under the Securities Contracts Regulation Act. The Bombay Stock Exchange developed the BSE Sensex in 1986, giving the BSE a means to measure overall performance of the exchange. In 2000 the BSE used this index to open its derivatives market, trading Sensex futures contracts. The development of Sensex options along with equity derivatives followed in 2001 and 2002, expanding the BSE's trading platform. Historically an open outcry floor trading exchange, the Bombay Stock Exchange switched to an electronic trading system in 1995. It took the exchange only fifty days to make this transition. This automated, screen-based trading platform called BSE On-line trading (BOLT) currently has a capacity of 80 lakh orders per day. The BSE has also introduced the world's first centralized exchange-based internet trading system, BSEWEBx.co.in to enable investors anywhere in the world to trade on the BSE platform. [7] . The BSE is currently housed in Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers at Dalal Street, Fort area. 19 October 2010 BSE today introduced the 15-minute special pre-open trading session, a mechanism under which investors can bid for stocks before the market opens. The mechanism, known as 'pre-open session call auction', lasted for 15 minutes (from 9:009:15 am). [9]

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• • • The Annual Reports and Accounts of BSE for the year ended March 31. The Human Resource Management at BSE has won the Asia .[8] The National Stock Exchange of India was promoted by leading Financial institutions at the behest of the Government of India. although this has not yet occurred. The Capital market (Equities) segment of the NSE commenced operations in November 1994.451. Though a number of other exchanges exist.46 trillion. cover more than 1500 cities across India. known as the NSE NIFTY (National Stock Exchange Fifty). NSE and the Bombay Stock Exchange are the two most significant stock exchanges in India. the NSE VSAT terminals. and was incorporated in November 1992 as a taxpaying company. banks.393. .[6] In October 2007. The World Council of Corporate Governance has awarded the Golden Peacock Global CSR Award for BSE's contributions in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). it was recognized as a stock exchange under the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act.[5] As of 2006.[4] There are at least 2 foreign investors NYSE Euronext and Goldman Sachs who have taken a stake in the NSE. while operations in the Derivatives segment commenced in June 2000. NSE is mutually-owned by a set of leading financial institutions.31 billion) (August 2010) and was expected to become the biggest stock exchange in India in terms of market capitalization by 2009 end[3]. NSE is the third largest Stock Exchange in the world in terms of the number of trades in equities.418 crore (US$1. The NSE's key index is the S&P CNX Nifty. India. In April 1993. NSE commenced operations in the Wholesale Debt Market (WDM) segment in June 1994. an index of fifty major stocks weighted by market capitalisation. It is the largest stock exchange in India in terms of daily turnover and number of trades. insurance companies and other financial intermediaries in India but its ownership and management operate as separate entities. 1956.6%.Pacific HRM awards for its efforts in employer branding.[7] It is the second fastest growing stock exchange in the world with a recorded growth of 16. 2006 and March 31 2007 have been awarded the ICAI awards for excellence in financial reporting. making it the second largest stock exchange in South Asia. for both equities and derivative trading.[2] NSE has a market capitalization of around 6. and between them are responsible for the vast majority of share transactions. the equity market capitalization of the companies listed on the NSE was US$ 1. 2799 in total. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) (Hindi: राषटीय शेअर बाजार) is a stock exchange located at Mumbai.

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The rise in services share in GDP has not accompanied by proportionate increase in the sector's share of national employment. While almost all service sectors participated in this boom. banking. hotels and restaurants. Some economists have also cautioned that service sector growth must be supported by proportionate growth of the industrial sector. The boom in the services sector has been relatively "jobless".4 per cent. In the current economic scenario it looks that the boom in the services sector is here to stay as India is fast emerging as global services hub.5 per cent respectively. the share of services. and 18. According to data for the financial year 2006-2007. growth was fastest in communications. nearly 40 per cent of that increase was concentrated in the nineties. Note: The above information was last updated on 21-07-2007 . While the share of services in India's GDP increased by 21 per cent points in the 50 years between 1950 and 2000.Services Sector in India: Service Sector in India today accounts for more than half of India's GDP. especially in the nineties. otherwise the service sector grown will not be sustainable. community services. There was marked acceleration in services sector growth in the eighties and nineties. One of the reasons for the sudden growth in the services sector in India in the nineties was the liberalisation in the regulatory framework that gave rise to innovation and higher exports from the services sector. industry.1 per cent. trade and business services. and agriculture in India's GDP is 55. The fact that the service sector now accounts for more than half the GDP marks a watershed in the evolution of the Indian economy and takes it closer to the fundamentals of a developed economy. 26.

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