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y By: Tejasvini khemaji (49 Sneha kakatkar (39) Sneha sutar (40) Sangeeta kamat (32)



ESTABLISHMENT The National Stock Exchange of India was promoted by leading Financial institutions at the best of the Government of India, and was incorporated in November 1992 as a tax-paying company.

y In April 1993, it was recognized as a stock exchange under the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956. NSE commenced operations in the Wholesale Debt Market (WDM) segment in June 1994. y The Capital Market (Equities) segment of the NSE commenced operations in November 1994, while operations in the Derivatives segment commenced in June 2000.


PURPOSEy Establishing a nationwide trading facility for all types of securities. y Ensuring equal access to investors all over the country through an appropriate communication network. y Providing for a fair, efficient and transparent securities market using electronic trading system y Enabling shorter settlement cycles. y Meeting up with international benchmarks and standards.


MARKETSCurrently, NSE has the following major segments of the capital market: Equity Futures and Options Retail Debt Market Wholesale Debt Market Currency future


TRADING HOURS NSE's normal trading sessions are conducted from 9:00 am India Time to 3:30 pm India


INDEX S&P CNX Nifty (Standard & Poor's CRISIL NSE Index) CNX Nifty Junior CNX 100 (= S&P CNX Nifty + CNX Nifty Junior) S&P CNX 500 (= CNX 100 + 400 major players across 72 industries) CNX Midcap (introduced on 18 July 2005)


NATIONAL FIRST FIFTY COMPANIESy y y y y y y y y y y y y TATA Motors Ranbaxy TATA steel Grasim Inds. Axis bank GAIL NTPC Siemens BPCL IDBI CIPLA HERO HONDA other co.


LISTING Every NSE listed company is required to satisfy stringent financial, public distribution and management requirements. High listing standards foster investor confidence and also bring credibility into the markets. NSE plays an important role in helping an Indian companies access equity capital, by providing a liquid and well-regulated market.


CONT'D NSE has about 1319 companies listed representing the length, breadth and diversity of the Indian economy which includes from hi-tech to heavy industry, software, refinery, public sector units, infrastructure, and financial services. Listing on NSE raises a companys profile among investors in India and abroad. Trade data is distributed worldwide through various news-vending agencies. More importantly,NSE lists securities in its Capital Market (Equities) segment and its Wholesale Debt Market segment.


INDICATIONS An upbeat economy is usually reflected in a strong performance of the Nifty Index. A rising index is also indicative that the investors are enthusiastic about the future. The Nifty Index is based upon solid economic research. It is internationally respected and recognized as a pioneering effort in providing simpler understanding of stock market complexities.

ADVANTAGES OF TRADING AT NSE Integrated network for trading in stock market of India. Fully automated screen based system that provides higher degree of transparency. Investors can transact from any part of the country at uniform prices. Greater functional efficiency supported by totally computerized network.


MARKET SEGMENTS The Wholesale Debt Market segment provides the trading platform for trading of a wide range of debt securities. The Capital Market segment offers a fully automated screen based trading system, known as the National Exchange for Automated Trading (NEAT) system. This operates on a price/time priority basis and enables members from across the country to trade with enormous ease and efficiency.


The Futures & Options segment of NSE provides trading in derivatives instruments like Index Futures, Index Options, Stock Options, Stock Futures and Futures on interest rates.


INNOVATIONS Being the first national, anonymous, electronic limit order book (LOB) exchange to trade securities in India. Since the success of the NSE, existent market and new market structures have followed the "NSE" model. Setting up the first clearing corporation "National Securities Clearing Corporation Ltd." in India. NSCCL was a landmark in providing innovation on all spot equity market (and later, derivatives market) trades in India. Co-promoting and setting up of National Securities Depository Limited, first depository in India Setting up of S&P CNX Nifty.


NSE pioneered commencement of Internet Trading in February 2000, which led to the wide popularization of the NSE in the broker community. Being the first exchange that, in 1996, proposed exchange traded derivatives, particularly on an equity index, in India. After four years of policy and regulatory debate and formulation, the NSE was permitted to start trading equity derivatives. Being the first and the only exchange to trade GOLD ETFs (exchange traded funds) in India. NSE has also launched the NSE-CNBC-TV18 media centre in association with CNBC-TV18.


QUICK FACTS ABOUT NSEy Ranks 04th in the world, in terms of number of transactions executed on a stock exchange, after NASDAQ, NYSE and Shanghai SE. y Ranks 2nd in the world, in terms of the number of contracts traded in Single Stock Futures. y Ranks 03rd in the world, in terms of no. of contracts traded, in Stock index Futures. y Ranks 2nd in Asia, in terms of no. of contracts traded, in equity derivatives instrument.


CERTIFICATIONS NSE also conducts online examination and awards certification, under its programmes of NSE's Certification in Financial Markets (NCFM). Currently, certifications are available in 19 modules, covering different sectors of financial and capital markets. Branches of the NSE are located throughout India.


REQUIREMENT DEMAT ACCOUNT & Trading Account Companies