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The Bombay Stock Exchange
The Bombay Stock Exchange

The Bombay Stock Exchange Limited (Marathi:मुंबई शेयर बाजार) (formerly, The Stock Exchange, Mumbai; popularly called The Bombay Stock Exchange, or BSE) is the oldest stock exchange in Asia. It is located at Dalal Street, Mumbai, India. Image File history File links BSE_logo. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (500x664, 65 KB) The Bombay Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (500x664, 65 KB) The Bombay Bombay Stock Exchange in Mumbai. ... Marathi (मराठी ) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by the Marathi people of western India (Maharashtrians). ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ... Dalal Street (Hindi: दलाल - Dalāl means a broker or dealer) in downtown Mumbai, India is the location of the Bombay Stock Exchange (in the Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers at the intersection of Dalal Street, Bombay Samachar Marg and Hammam Street) and many related financial firms and institutions. ... , “Bombay” redirects here. ...


The Bombay Stock Exchange was established in 1875. There are around 4,800 Indian companies listed with the stock exchange[1], and has a significant trading volume. As of August 2007, the equity market capitalization of the companies listed on the BSE was US $ 1.11 trillion [2]. The BSE SENSEX (SENSitive indEX), also called the "BSE 30", is a widely used market index in India and Asia. Market capitalization, or market cap, is a measurement of corporate or economic size equal to the stock price times the number of shares outstanding of a public company. ... The United States dollar, or American dollar, is the official currency of the United States. ... One million million (1,000,000,000,000) is the natural number following 999,999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,000,001. ... The Bombay Stock Exchange The BSE Sensex or Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index is a value-weighted index composed of 30 stocks with the base April 1979 = 100. ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ...

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Alliances

Singapore Exchange (SGX) acquired a strategic investment in Bombay Stock Exchange (5%) for US$42.7m. Singapore Exchange (SGX) is the stock exchange in Singapore. ...


BSE indices

Main article: BSE Sensex
The Bombay Stock Exchange as seen from a distance.
The Bombay Stock Exchange as seen from a distance.

The BSE SENSEX (also known as the BSE 30 index) is a value-weighted index composed of thirty scrips, with the base April 1979 = 100. The set of companies which make up the index has been changed only a few times in the last twenty years. These companies account for around one-fifth of the market capitalization of the BSE. The Bombay Stock Exchange The BSE Sensex or Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index is a value-weighted index composed of 30 stocks with the base April 1979 = 100. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (480 × 640 pixel, file size: 127 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The tall edifice, The Bombay Stock Exchange as seen from a distance. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 450 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (480 × 640 pixel, file size: 127 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The tall edifice, The Bombay Stock Exchange as seen from a distance. ... Scrip is any substitute for currency which is not legal tender, and is often a form of credit. ...


Apart from BSE SENSEX, which is the most popular stock index in India, BSE uses other stock indices as well:

  • BSE 500
  • BSE 100
  • BSE 200
  • BSE PSU
  • BSE MIDCAP
  • BSE SMLCAP
  • BSE BANKEX
  • BSE Teck
  • BSE Auto
  • BSE Pharma
  • BSE Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
  • [[BSE Consumer Durables (SYMBOL: Cons Dura)]]
  • BSE Metal

BSE Broadcast

NDTV Profit's Screen at BSE
NDTV Profit's Screen at BSE

The BSE Broadcast is a large ticker on the wall of the BSE, which continuously displays the latest stock quotes from the market. It also displays – on what is described as India's and South Asia's largest video screen –one of the leading business-news channels in India: NDTV Profit. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... NDTV Profit is a business news channel started by New Delhi Television in January 2005 and since then it has became the #1 Business News Channel in India. ...


This new system was unveiled on December 15, 2006, when Dr Prannoy Roy, the Managing Director of New Delhi Television (NDTV) Ltd, struck the BSE's opening bell. Mr Damodaran, the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), said that the ticker would provide information and analysis of the financial world. is the 349th day of the year (350th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Prannoy Roy anchoring a news program on NDTV Prannoy Roy (born on October 15, 1949) is an Indian media figure. ...


External links

  • Bombay Stock Exchange — official web site
  • National Stock Exchange official web site
  • [1] Live BSE SENSEX News

References

  1. ^ BSE website, "Listing and Capital Raised"
  2. ^ World Federation of Exchanges (2007) "World Federation of Exchanges (2007)"

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BSE is presently housed in a 28-storied Jeejeebhoy Towers, where the older structure once stood: the present building derives its name from Sir Phiroze Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy, the chairman of the Bombay Stock Exchange from 1966, until his death in 1980.
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