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Stock Exchange, Stock Exchanges in India, Famous Stock Exchanges Around The World

Stock Exchange

  • Context (TH I IE): The BSE Sensex and Nifty have gained and touched fresh heights.
  • Stock market, equity market, or share market is the aggregation of buyers and sellers of stocks (also called shares), representing ownership claims on businesses.
  • These may include securities listed on a public stock exchange and stock that is only traded privately, such as shares of private companies sold to investors through equity crowdfunding platforms.

Stock Exchanges in India

  1. Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) in Mumbai
  2. Calcutta Stock Exchange (CSE) in Bengal
  3. India International Exchange (India INX) in Gift City
  4. Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India Ltd. (MSE) in Mumbai
  5. National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) in Mumbai
  6. National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Ltd. (NCDEX) in Mumbai
  7. Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX) in Mumbai

NSE (National Stock Exchange of India)

  • NSE is one of the two principal large stock exchanges in India, located in Mumbai.
  • NSE (National Stock Exchange of India) uses the NIFTY 50 index as its primary benchmark.
  • The NIFTY 50 index represents the performance of the top 50 large-cap stocks listed on the NSE.

BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange)

  • BSE is the other principal large stock exchange in India, situated in Mumbai.
  • It is one of the oldest stock exchanges in Asia.
  • BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) uses the S&P BSE Sensex index.
  • The Sensex is a benchmark index that tracks the performance of 30 large and well-established companies listed on the BSE.

Some famous Stock exchanges Around World

Stock exchanges Around World

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