Stock Exchange



1) The place where buys and sells of shares took place is called Stock Exchange.

2) There are 24 Stock Exchanges in India.

3) There are 3 National Stock Exchanges and the remaining are Regional Stock Exchanges.

4) OTCEI - Over the Counter Exchange of India. It conducts limited market shares business and also utilized companies shares.

5) INDONET - Conducts small companies share market.

6) ISE - Inter connected Stock Exchanges of India.

7) SEBI - Security Exchange Board of India Ltd.
  • Perwani Committee suggested SEBI
  • Started on April 12th, 1988.
  • Became Statutory body in 1992.
  • Head Quarter - Mumbai
  • Chairman - Upendra Kumar Sinha

8) Main Functions of SEBI:
  • Protects the interests of share holders.
  • Stock market development.
  • Share market control
  • Checks unlawful activities.

9) Bombay Stock Exchange 
  • is in Dalal street
  • First Stock Exchange in India.
  • Established in 1887 in Mumbai.
  • introduced BOLT ( Bombay Online Trading )

10) Largest Stock Exchanges in World
  • New York Stock Exchange
  • NASDAQ - National Associated of Security Dealers Automated Quotations.
  • NSE- National Stock Exchange.
  • Shangai - China ( Commercial City of China )
  • Korea - Kospy
  • Bomaby Stock Exchange


Stock Exchange


Stock Exchanges are structured marketplace where affiliates of the union gather to sell firm's shares and other securities. India Stock Exchanges can either be a conglomerate/ firm or mutual group. The affiliates act as intermediaries to their patrons or as key players for their own accounts.

A stock exchange is an entity that provides services for stock brokers and traders to trade stocks, bonds, and other securities. Stock exchanges also provide facilities for issue and redemption of securities and other financial instruments, and capital events including the payment of income and dividends. Securities traded on a stock exchange include shares issued by companies, unit trusts, derivatives, pooled investment products and bonds.

Stock Exchanges in India also assist the issue and release of securities and other monetary tools incorporating the fortification of revenues and dividends. The book keeping of the trade is centralized but the buying and selling is associated to a particular place as advanced marketplaces are mechanized. The buying and selling on an exchange is only open to its affiliates and brokers.


Different Stock Exchanges in India

  • National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India
  • Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) of India
  • Regional Stock Exchanges (RSE) of India

National Stock Exchange (NSE) of India


Integrated in November 1992, the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) was initially a tariff forfeiting association. In 1993, the exchange was certified under Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 and in June 1994 it started its business functioning in the Wholesale Debt Market (WDM).

The Equities division of NSE began its operations in 1994 while in 2000 the corporation incorporated its Derivatives division.


Some NSE Figures and Facts

* The equities division of NSE covers around 300 Indian cities, while its derivates section covers 305 cities.

* The number of securities accessible for buying and selling in NSE exchange in its equities and derivates section are 1,383 and 3,143 respectively.

* The total amount of Settlement warranty fund in NSE equities division and derivates section are Rs 2,085.25 crores and Rs 6,018.30 crores respectively.

* The daily turnover of NSE equities division is Rs 10,336.52 crores, for derivates segment is Rs 32,809.96 crores and for Whole sale debt division is Rs 13,911.57 crores.

* NSE uses satellite communication expertise to strengthen contribution from around 400 Indian cities.

* The exchange administers around rs 1 million of buying and selling on daily basis.

* It is one of the biggest VSAT incorporated stock exchange across the world.

* Currently more than 8,500 customers are doing online exchange business on NSE application.


Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) of India


The oldest stock market in Asia, BSE stands for Bombay Stock Exchange and was initially known as "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association."

Incorporated in the 1875, BSE became the first exchange in India to be certified by the administration. It attained a permanent authorization from the Indian government in 1956 under Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956.

Over the year, the exchange company has played an essential part in the expansion of Indian investment market. At present the association is functioning as corporatised body integrated under the stipulations of the Companies Act, 1956.

Some BSE Figures and Facts

* BSE exchange was the first in India to launch Equity Derivatives, Free Float Index, USD adaptation of BSE Sensex and Exchange facilitated Internet buying and selling policy

* BSE exchange was the first in India to acquire the ISO authorization for supervision, clearance & Settlement

* BSE exchange was the first in India to have launched private service for economic training

* Its On-Line Trading System has been felicitated by the internationally renowned standard of Information Security Management System.



Regional Stock Exchanges (RSE) of India


The Regional Stock Exchanges in India started spreading its business operation from 1894. The first RSE to start its functioning in India was Ahmedabad Stock Exchange (ASE) followed by Calcutta Stock Exchange (CSE) in 1908.

The stock exchange in India witnessed a flourishing phase in 1980s with the incorporation of many exchanges under it. In early 60s, it has only few certifies RSEs under it namely Hyderabad Stock Exchange, Indore Stock Exchange, Madras Stock Exchange, Calcutta Stock Exchange and Delhi Stock Exchange.

The recent to join the list was Meerut Stock Exchange and Coimbatore Stock Exchange.

Catalog of Regional Stock Exchanges in India

* Ahmedabad Stock Exchange
* Bangalore Stock Exchange
* Bhubaneshwar Stock Exchange
* Calcutta Stock Exchange
* Cochin Stock Exchange
* Coimbatore Stock Exchange
* Delhi Stock Exchange
* Guwahati Stock Exchange
* Hyderabad Stock Exchange
* Jaipur Stock Exchange
* Ludhiana Stock Exchange
* Madhya Pradesh Stock Exchange
* Madras Stock Exchange
* Magadh Stock Exchange
* Mangalore Stock Exchange
* Meerut Stock Exchange
* OTC Exchange Of India
* Pune Stock Exchange
* Saurashtra Kutch Stock Exchange
* Uttar Pradesh Stock Exchange
* Vadodara Stock Exchange



World Exchanges

African Exchanges
  • Ghana Stock Exchange, Ghana
  • Johannesburg Stock Exchange, South Africa
  • The South African Futures Exchange (SAFEX), South Africa

Asian Exchanges
  • Sydney Futures Exchange, Australia
  • Australian Stock Exchange, Australia
  • Shenzhen Stock Exchange, China
  • Stock Exchange of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • National Stock Exchange of India, India
  • Bombay Stock Exchange, India
  • Jakarta Stock Exchange, Indonesia
  • Indonesia NET Exchange, Indonesia
  • Nagoya Stock Exchange, Japan
  • Osaka Securities Exchange, Japan
  • Tokyo Grain Exchange, Japan
  • Tokyo International Financial Futures Exchange (TIFFE), Japan
  • Tokyo Stock Exchange, Japan
  • Korea Stock Exchange, Korea
  • Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange, Malaysia
  • New Zealand Stock Exchange, New Zealand
  • Karachi Stock Exchange, Pakistan
  • Lohore Stock Exchange, Pakistan
  • Stock Exchange of Singapore (SES), Singapore
  • Singapore International Monetary Exchange, Ltd. (SIMEX), Singapore
  • Colombo Stock Exchange, Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka Stock Closings, Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan Stock Exchange, Taiwan
  • The Stock Exchange of Thailand, Thailand

European Exchanges
  • Vienna Stock Exchange, Austria
  • EASDAQ, Belgium
  • Zagreb Stock Exchange, Croatia
  • Prague Stock Exchange, Czech Republic
  • Copenhagen Stock Exchange, Denmark
  • Helsinki Stock Exchange, Finland
  • Paris Stock Exchange, France
  • Les Echos: 30-minute delayed prices, France
  • Nouveau Marche, France
  • MATIF, France
  • Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Germany
  • Ahtens Stock Exchange, Greece
  • Budapest Stock Exchange, Hungary
  • Italian Stock Exchange, Italy
  • National Stock Exchange of Lithuania, Lithuania
  • Macedonian Stock Exchange, Macedonia
  • Amsterdam Stock Exchange, The Netherlands
  • Oslo Stock Exchange, Norway
  • Warsaw Stock Exchange, Poland
  • Lisbon Stock Exchange, Portugal
  • Bucharest Stock Exchange, Romania
  • Russian Securities Market News, Russia
  • Ljubljana Stock Exchange, Inc., Slovenia
  • Barcelona Stock Exchange, Spain
  • Madrid Stock Exchange, Spain
  • MEFF: (Spanish Financial Futures & Options Exchange), Spain
  • Stockholm Stock Exchange, Sweden
  • Swiss Exchange, Switzerland
  • Istanbul Stock Exchange, Turkey
  • FTSE International (London Stock Exchange), United Kingdom
  • London Stock Exchange: Daily Price Summary, United Kingdom
  • Electronic Share Information, United Kingdom
  • London Metal Exchange, United Kingdom
  • London International Financial Futures & Options Exchange, United Kingdom

Middle Eastern Exchanges
  • Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, Israel
  • Amman Financial Market, Jordan
  • Beirut Stock Exchange, Lebanon
  • Palestine Securities Exchange, Palestine
  • Istanbul Stock Exchange, Turkey

North American Exchanges
  • Alberta Stock Exchange, Canada
  • Montreal Stock Exchange, Canada
  • Toronto Stock Exchange, Canada
  • Vancouver Stock Exchange, Canada
  • Winnipeg Stock Exchange, Canada
  • Mexican Stock Exchange, Mexico
  • AMEX, United States
  • New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), United States
  • NASDAQ, United States
  • The Arizona Stock Exchange, United States
  • Chicago Stock Exchange, United States
  • Chicago Board Options Exchange, United States
  • Chicago Board of Trade, United States
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange, United States
  • Kansas City Board of Trade, United States
  • Minneapolis Grain Exchange, United States
  • Pacific Stock Exchange, United States
  • Philadelphia Stock Exchange, United States

South American Exchanges
  • Bermuda Stock Exchange, Bermuda
  • Rio de Janeiro Stock Exchange, Brazil
  • Sao Paulo Stock Exchange, Brazil
  • Cayman Islands Stock Exchange, Cayman Islands
  • Chile Electronic Stock Exchange, Chile
  • Santiago Stock Exchange, Chile
  • Bogotá Stock Exchange, Colombia
  • Guayaquil Stock Exchange, Ecuador
  • Jamaica Stock Exchange, Jamaica
  • Nicaraguan Stock Exchange, Nicaragua
  • Lima Stock Exchange, Peru
  • Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange, Trinidad and Tobago
  • Caracas Stock Exchange, Venezuela
  • Venezuela Electronic Stock Exchange, Venezuela


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