BSE-(Bombay Stock Exchange)
FROM: Taruna G. Dalwala
To: Mrs. Rutvi Umrigar
"Emerge as the premier Indian stock exchange by
establishing global benchmarks"
Board of Directors
Non-Executive Chairman --
Mr. Jagdish Capoor
Managing Director & Chief
Executive Officer --
The origine of the BSE dates back to
It was organized under the name of “The
Native Stock & Share Brokers
Association” as a voluntary & non-profit
It was recognized on a permanent basis
Today, BSE is the world's number 1
exchange in terms of the number of listed
companies and the world's 5th in
The market capitalization as on December
31, 2007 stood at USD 1.79 trillion .
An investor can choose from more than
4,700 listed companies, which for easy
reference, are classified into A, B, S, T and
The SENSEX is constructed on a 'free-
It has a nation-wide reach with a presence
in more than 359 cities and towns of India.
BSE is the first exchange in India and the
second in the world to obtain an ISO
BSE continues to innovate ,In recent
times, it has become the first national level
stock exchange to launch its website in
Gujarati and Hindi to reach out to a larger
number of investors.
BSE calculate 20 indices and
disseminates these every 15 seconds.
Objective of BSE
1. To safeguard the interest of investing
public having dealings on the
2. To establish & promote honorable &
just practices in securities’ transaction.
3. To promote , develop & maintain well
regulated market for dealing in
4. To promote industrial development in
the country through efficient souces.
Trading in BSE
In march 1995, BSE introduced screen
based trading called BOLT(BSE On Line
The BSE On-line Trading (BOLT): BSE On-
line Trading (BOLT) facilitates on-line screen
based trading in securities. BOLT is currently
operating in 25,000 Trader Workstations
located across over 359 cities in India.
It is designed to get best bids and offers
from jobbars’ book as well as the best
buy & sell orders from the order book.
BOLT has a nation wide network.
Trading Work Station are connected with the
main computer at Mumbai through WAN.
The capacity is 5,00,000 trades per day i.e. 6
hours from 9:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
After getting specific approval from SEBI,
BOLT connection have been installed in
Ahmadabad, Rajkot, Puna, Vadodara, &
The number of Scrips on BSE was 4,702 in
March & has increased to 5,853 in March
BSEWEBX.com: In February 2001, BSE
introduced the world's first centralized
exchange-based Internet trading system,
BSEWEBX.com. This initiative enables
investors anywhere in the world to trade
on the BSE platform.