Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is the oldest stock exchange in Asia. It was established as "The Native Share & Stock Brokers' Association" in 1875.

BSE provides following information products: Market Data-Equity; Indices; Market Data-Derivatives; Market Data-Corporate Bonds; Corporate Data; Book Building Data (Public Offerings); Historical Data; Trade and Order Book Data. It also offers AMFI Certification for Mutual Fund Advisors through BSE Training Institute (BTI).


- BSE is the No. 1 exchange in the world in terms of the number of listed companies. It is the world's fifth most active in terms of number of transactions handled through its electronic trading system, and is in the top 10 of global exchanges in terms of the market capitalization of its listed companies as of December 31, 2009.

- It has been cited as one of the world's best performing stock market by Reuters.

- The Annual Reports and Accounts of BSE for the year ended March 31, 2006 and March 31, 2007 have been awarded the ICAI awards for excellence in financial reporting.

- It is the first exchange in India and the second in the world to obtain an ISO 9001:2000 certification.

- It is the first Exchange in the country and second in the world to receive Information Security Management System Standard BS 7799-2-2002 certification for its BSE On-Line trading System (BOLT).

- It is the first national exchange to launch its website in Gujarati, Hindi and Marathi.

- The Human Resource Management at Bombay Stock Exchange has won the Asia-Pacific HRM awards for its efforts in employer branding through talent management at work, health management at work and excellence in HR through technology.

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