Bombay Stock exchange (BSE)

What is BSE?

The Bombay Stock exchange (BSE) is the maiden and one of the largest securities market in the country. It lists about 6,000 companies. The securities listed in BSE include stocks, stock futures, stock options, index futures, index options and weekly options.

Points to remember

  • The index measuring the performance of stocks traded on the BSE is called Sensex.
  • Sensex comprises the 30 largest and most actively traded stocks in the BSE exchange.

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