National Stock Exchange (NSE), headquartered in Mumbai, is the leading most stock exchange in India in terms of total volume traded. It is based in Mumbai but has its presence in over 1500 towns and cities.
National Stock Exchange got its recognition as a stock exchange in July 1993 under Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956.
NSE provides fully automated screen based trading system called NEAT system with fast, efficient and transparent transactions and the stocks are hold in a demutualised format. The risk management system of National Stock Exchange is of highest quality and can be used as a benchmark for other bourses.
The products traded in NSE are equity, stock futures, index futures, call options, put options, wholesale debt and retail debt.
NSE's leading index is Nifty 50 or popularly Nifty and is composed of 50 diversified benchmark Indian company stocks. Nifty is constructed on the basis of weighted average market capitalization method.
Bombay Stock Exchange is the oldest stock exchange not only in India but in entire Asia. BSE started functioning with the name, The Native Share and Stock Broker's Association in 1875. Government of India recognized it as a stock exchange in 1956 under Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956. All its transactions are carried out in
BSE is spread all over India and is present in 417 towns and cities. The total number of companies listed in BSE is around 3500. Bombay Stock Exchange's trading system is popularly known as BOLT (BSE's Online Trading System). It makes the trade efficient, transparent and time saving. In BSE, the trades that takes place are :-
The products traded in NSE are equity, derivatives (stock futures, index futures, call options, put options) and debt instruments.