Bombay Stock Exchange facts for kids
|Bombay Stock Exchange|
Quick facts for kidsBSE
|Founded||9 July 1875|
|Key people||Premchand Roychand (Founder)
Shri Sethuram Ravi (Chairman) Ashishkumar Chauhan (MD & CEO)
|Currency||Indian rupee ()|
|No. of listings||5,749|
|MarketCap||94.65 Lakh Crore (Mar. 2016)|
|Volume||5,59,674 Crore (June 2014)|
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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.
- 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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