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The Bombay Stock Exchange

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


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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