What is the Share Market? What is the history of the Indian Share Market?
A stock exchange is “a body of individuals, whether incorporated or not, constituted to regulate or control the business of buying, selling or dealing in securities.”
“Securities refers to shares, bonds, scrip, stocks, debentures stock, and other marketable securities of incorporated companies or similar, government securities, and rights or interest in securities.”
In India, the share market is a term used to refer to the two major stock exchanges in the country— the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE). There are also 22 regional stock exchanges.
History of the Indian Share Market
Current Day of the State Of Affairs:
Today, the BSE is measured as the world’s 11th largest stock exchange, and the market capitalization is likely to be around $1.7 trillion. The market capitalization of the NSE is estimated to be over $1.65 trillion.
The exchanges are still on parity in terms of share trading volumes. Nowadays, people can conduct online trading sitting in their homes. Facilities such as zero brokerage Demat and live updates are available.