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BSE
BSE - Bombay Stock Exchange Building.jpg
Type Stock exchange
Location Mumbai, India
Coordinates 18°55′47″N 72°50′01″E / 18.929681°N 72.833589°E / 18.929681; 72.833589
Founded 9 July 1875
Key people Premchand Roychand (Founder)
Shri Sethuram Ravi (Chairman) Ashishkumar Chauhan (MD & CEO)
Currency Indian rupee (INR)
No. of listings 5,749
MarketCap INR 94.65 Lakh Crore (Mar. 2016)
Volume INR 5,59,674 Crore (June 2014)
Indexes BSE SENSEX
S&P BSE SmallCap
S&P BSE MidCap
S&P BSE LargeCap
BSE 500

The Bombay Stock Exchange is a stock exchange in Mumbai, India.

History

The Bombay Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange in Asia.

The BSE failure to modernize resulted in the creation of an electronic platform in the National Stock Exchange.

Timeline

  • 1850s: Trading under a banyan tree opposite Bombay's Town Hall
  • 1875: "Native Share and stockbrokers Association" was formed
  • 1956: Government of India recognizes BSE as the nation's first stock exchange
  • 2014 ; trading is done from drawing room

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Coordinates: 18°55′47″N 72°50′01″E / 18.929681°N 72.833589°E / 18.929681; 72.833589 (Bombay Stock Exchange)

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