hstoryThe Bombay Stock Exchange is known as the oldest exchange in Asia. It traces its history to the1850s, when stockbrokers would gather under banyan trees in front of Mumbais Town Hall. Thelocation 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 organizationknown as The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association. In 1956, the BSE became the firststock exchange to be recognized by the Indian Government under the Securities ContractsRegulation Act.The Bombay Stock Exchange developed the BSE Sensex in 1986, giving the BSE a means tomeasure overall performance of the exchange. In 2000 the BSE used this index to open itsderivatives market, trading Sensex futures contracts. The development of Sensex options alongwith equity derivatives followed in 2001 and 2002, expanding the BSEs trading platform.Historically an open-cry floor trading exchange, the Bombay Stock Exchange switched to anelectronic trading system in 1995. It took the exchange only fifty days to make this transition.About bse BSE Limited is the oldest stock exchange in Asia What is now popularly known as the BSE wasestablished as "The Native Share & Stock Brokers Association" in 1875.Over the past 135 years, BSE has facilitated the growth of the Indian corporate sector by providing it withan efficient capital raising platform.Today, BSE is the worlds number 1 exchange in the world in terms of the number of listed companies(over 4900). It is the worlds 5th most active in terms of number of transactions handled through itselectronic trading system. And it is in the top ten of global exchanges in terms of the market capitalizationof its listed companies (as of December 31, 2009). The companies listed on BSE command a total marketcapitalization of USD Trillion 1.28 as of Feb, 2010.BSE is the first exchange in India and the second in the world to obtain an ISO 9001:2000 certification. Itis also the first Exchange in the country and second in the world to receive Information SecurityManagement System Standard BS 7799-2-2002 certification for its BSE On-Line trading System (BOLT).Presently, we are ISO 27001:2005 certified, which is a ISO version of BS 7799 for Information Security.The BSE Index, SENSEX, is Indias first and most popular Stock Market benchmark index. Exchangetraded funds (ETF) on SENSEX, are listed on BSE and in Hong Kong. Futures and options on the indexare also traded at BSE.As the first stock exchange in India, the Bombay Stock Exchange is considered to have played avery important role in the development of the countrys capital markets. The Bombay StockExchange is the largest of 22 exchanges in India, with over 6,000 listed companies. It is also thefifth largest exchange in the world, with market capitalization of $466 billion.
The Bombay Stock Exchange uses the BSE Sensex, an index of 30 large, developed BSE stocks.This index gives a measure of the overall performance of the Bombay Stock Exchange, and isclosely followed around the world. Based on the Sensex, the BSE equity market has grownsignificantly since 1990.In addition to individual stocks, the BSE also has a market in derivatives, which was the first tobe established in India. Listed derivatives on the exchange include stock futures and options,index futures and options, and weekly options.The Bombay Stock Exchange is also actively involved with the development of the retail debtmarket. The debt market in India is considered extremely important, as the country continues todevelop and depends on this type of investment for growth. Until recently, the debt market inIndia was limited to a wholesale market, with banks and financial institutions as the onlyparticipants. The Bombay Stock Exchange believes that a retail market will bring greatopportunities to individual investors through better diversification.BSE continues to innovate: Became the first national exchange to launch its website in Gujarati and Hindi and now Marathi Purchased of Marketplace Technologies in 2009 to enhance the in-house technology development capabilities of the BSE and allow faster time-to-market for new products Launched a reporting platform for corporate bonds christened the ICDM or Indian Corporate Debt Market Acquired a 15% stake in United Stock Exchange (USE) to drive the development and growth of the currency and interest rate derivatives markets Launched BSE StAR MF Mutual fund trading platform, which enables exchange members to use its existing infrastructure for transaction in MF schemes. BSE now offers AMFI Certification for Mutual Fund Advisors through BSE Training Institute (BTI) Co-location facilities for Algorithmic trading BSE also successfully launched the BSE IPO index and PSU website BSE revamped its website with wide range of new features like Live streaming quotes for SENSEX companies, Advanced Stock Reach, SENSEX View, Market Galaxy, and Members Launched BSE SENSEX MOBILE STREAMEROther Awards: The Annual Reports and Accounts of BSE for the year ended March 31, 2006 and March 31, 2007 have been awarded the ICAI awards for excellence in financial reporting. The Human Resource Management at BSE has won the Asia - Pacific HRM awards for its efforts in employer branding through talent management at work, health management at work and excellence in HR through technologyDrawing from its rich past and its equally robust performance in the recent times, BSE will continue toremain an icon in the Indian capital market.Bse with sectors
Stocks of BSE 30 CEMENT AND CEMENTACC Ltd. PRODUCTS ELECTRICALBharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. EQUIPMENT TELECOMMUNICATIONBharti Airtel Ltd. - SERVICESCipla Ltd. PHARMACEUTICALSDLF Ltd. CONSTRUCTIONHDFC Bank Ltd. BANKS AUTOMOBILES - 2 ANDHero Honda Motors Ltd. 3 WHEELERSHindalco Industries Ltd. ALUMINIUMHindustan Unilever Ltd. PERSONAL CAREHousing Development Finance Corporation Ltd. FINANCE - HOUSINGI T C Ltd. CIGARETTESICICI Bank Ltd. BANKS COMPUTERS -Infosys Technologies Ltd. SOFTWAREJaiprakash Associates Ltd. CONSTRUCTION STEEL AND STEELJindal Steel & Power Ltd. PRODUCTSLarsen & Toubro Ltd. ENGINEERING AUTOMOBILES - 4Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. WHEELERS AUTOMOBILES - 4Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. WHEELERSNTPC Ltd. POWER OILOil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. EXPLORATION/PRODUC TION TELECOMMUNICATIONReliance Communications Ltd. - SERVICESReliance Industries Ltd. REFINERIESReliance Infrastructure Ltd. POWERState Bank of India BANKSSterlite Industries (India) Ltd. METALS COMPUTERS -Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. SOFTWARE AUTOMOBILES - 4Tata Motors Ltd. WHEELERSTata Power Co. Ltd. POWER
History of the National Stock Exchange of India :Capital market reforms in India and the launch of the Securities and Exchange Board of India(SEBI) accelerated the incorporation of the second Indian stock exchange called the NationalStock Exchange (NSE) in 1992. After a few years of operations, the NSE has become the largeststock exchange in India.Three segments of the NSE trading platform were established one after another. The WholesaleDebt Market (WDM) commenced operations in June 1994 and the Capital Market (CM) segmentwas opened at the end of 1994. Finally, the Futures and Options segment began operating in2000. Today the NSE takes the 14th position in the top 40 futures exchanges in the world.In 1996, the National Stock Exchange of India launched S&P CNX Nifty and CNX JuniorIndices that make up 100 most liquid stocks in India. CNX Nifty is a diversified index of 50stocks from 25 different economy sectors. The Indices are owned and managed by India IndexServices and Products Ltd (IISL) that has a consulting and licensing agreement with Standard &Poors.In 1998, the National Stock Exchange of India launched its web-site and was the first exchangein India that started trading stock on the Internet in 2000. The NSE has also proved its leadershipin the Indian financial market by gaining many awards such as Best IT Usage Award byComputer Society in India (in 1996 and 1997) and CHIP Web Award by CHIP magazine (1999).About the National Stock Exchange of India :In the fast growing Indian financial market, there are 23 stock exchanges trading securities. TheNational Stock Exchange of India (NSE) situated in Mumbai - is the largest and most advancedexchange with 1016 companies listed and 726 trading members.The NSE is owned by the group of leading financial institutions such as Indian Bank or LifeInsurance Corporation of India. However, in the totally de-mutualised Exchange, the ownershipas well as the management does not have a right to trade on the Exchange. Only qualified traderscan be involved in the securities trading.The NSE is one of the few exchanges in the world trading all types of securities on a singleplatform, which is divided into three segments: Wholesale Debt Market (WDM), Capital Market(CM), and Futures & Options (F&O) Market. Each segment has experienced a significant growththroughout a few years of their launch. While the WDM segment has accumulated the annualgrowth of over 36% since its opening in 1994, the CM segment has increased by even 61%during the same period.The National Stock Exchange of India has stringent requirements and criteria for the companieslisted on the Exchange. Minimum capital requirements, project appraisal, and companys track
record are just a few of the criteria. In addition, listed companies pay variable listing fees basedon their corporate capital size.The National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. provides its clients with a single, fully electronictrading platform that is operated through a VSAT network. Unlike most world exchanges, theNSE uses the satellite communication system that connects traders from 345 Indian cities. Theadvanced technologies enable up to 6 million trades to be operated daily on the NSE tradingplatform.Following is the list of 50 Companies which are listed in NSE. Collectively they are know asNIFTY 50 and the Movement of Nifty depends on the Movement in the Stocks of theseCompanies. Here is a list of the companies for reference :1 ACC Ltd.2 Bajaj Auto3 Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.4 Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.5 Bharti Airtel Ltd.6 Cipla Ltd.7 Dabur8 Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories9 GAIL (India) Ltd.10 GlaxoSmithKline11 Grasim Industries12 Gujarat Ambuja Cements13 HCL Technologies Ltd. Housing Development Finance14 Corporation Ltd.15 HDFC Bank Ltd.16 Hero MotoCorp Ltd17 Hindalco Industries Ltd.18 Hindustan Unilever Ltd.19 Hindustan Petroleum20 ICICI Bank Ltd.21 Indian Petrochemicals22 Infosys Technologies Ltd.23 ITC Ltd.
24 JET Airways25 Larsen & Toubro Ltd.26 MTNL27 Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd28 Mahindra Satyam29 Maruti Udyog30 National Aluminium Company31 NIIT32 Oriental Bank of Commerce33 Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.34 Punjab National Bank35 Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.36 Reliance Communications Ltd.37 Reliance Energy38 Reliance Industries39 Siemens Ltd.40 State Bank of India41 Steel Authority of India Ltd.42 Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.43 Suzlon Energy Ltd.44 Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.45 Tata Motors Ltd.46 Tata Power Co. Ltd.47 Tata Steel Ltd.48 VSNL49 Wipro50 Zee