BSE Current Affairs - 2020

Aditya Birla Finance becomes first company to list commercial papers on stock exchanges

Aditya Birla Finance Ltd (ABFL), the Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) arm of Aditya Birla Capital, has now become the first company to list its commercial papers (CPs) on stock exchanges. The move comes after stock exchanges- the BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) and NSE (National Stock Exchange), came out with a framework for listing of commercial Read More…

Fact-Sheet: The Evolving Relationship between Indian Capitalism and the Sensex

The recurrent stir in the Sensex or the Sensitivity Index is a shred of evidence to the aggressive and versatile nature of the Indian economy. One hundred years ago the Indian equity market was in a mess due to the end of the speculation boom after World War I. It was in 1923 that the Read More…

BSE to cut ties with S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC; develop own in-house indices

Asia’s oldest bourse BSE has decided to snap ties with S&P Dow Jones, which manages and operates benchmark Sensex. Now it is planning to develop indices through its own in-house development team. Key Facts The two entities had announced joint venture called Asia Index in 2013 to provide array of indices enabling global and domestic Read More…

BSE becomes first stock exchange to launch commodity derivative contracts

India’s leading bourse Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) became first stock exchange in the country to launch commodity derivative contracts. It has launched contracts in popular commodities like gold (1kg) and silver (30kg).  This launch comes after unified exchange regime kicked off from 1 October 2018. The launch of commodity derivatives platform on BSE will help Read More…

BSE, NSE get SEBI approval to launch commodity derivatives segment

The capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has allowed India’s top two stock exchanges BSE Ltd and National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE) to launch commodity derivatives trading from 1 October, 2018. This approval is part of SEBI’s December 2017 announcement of having unified exchange regime wherein stock exchanges will Read More…

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