Established in 1875, BSE (formerly known as Bombay Stock Exchange), is Asia’s first & the Fastest Stock Exchange in the world with a speed of 6 microseconds and one of India’s leading exchange groups. Over the past 143 years, BSE has facilitated the growth of the Indian corporate sector by providing it an efficient capital-raising platform. Popularly known as BSE, the bourse was established as ‘The Native Share & Stock Brokers’ Association’ in 1875. In 2017 BSE become the 1st listed stock exchange of India.
Today BSE provides an efficient and transparent market for trading in equity, currencies, debt instruments, derivatives, mutual funds. BSE SME is India’s largest SME platform which has listed over 250 companies and continues to grow at a steady pace. BSE StAR MF is India’s largest online mutual fund platform which processes over 27 lakh transactions per month and adds almost 2 lakh new SIPs every month. BSE Bond, the transparent and efficient electronic book mechanism process for a private placement of debt securities, is the market leader with more than Rs 2.09 lakh crore of fundraising from 530 issuances. (F.Y. 2017-2018).
Keeping in line with the vision of Shri Narendra Modi, Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, BSE has launched India INX, India’s 1st international exchange, located at GIFT CITY IFSC in Ahmedabad.
Indian Clearing Corporation Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of BSE, acts as the central counterparty to all trades executed on the BSE trading platform and provides full novation, guaranteeing the settlement of all bonafide trades executed.
BSE Institute Ltd, another fully owned subsidiary of BSE runs one of the most respected capital market educational institutes in the country.
BSE has also launched BSE Sammaan, the CSR exchange is a 1st of its kind initiative which aims to connect corporate with verified NGOs
BSE’s popular equity index – the S&P BSE SENSEX – is India’s most widely tracked stock market benchmark index. It is traded internationally on the EUREX as well as leading exchanges of the BRCS nations (Brazil, Russia, China, and South Africa)