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what is the difference between bse and nse?

Wednesday, Oct 31 2018 10:19AM

What is the difference between BSE and NSE?
BSE and NSE are organised marketplace where investors and traders transact in shares and securities. We all have come across the word Sensex in the stock market. Sensex is the stock market index for Bombay Stock Exchange i.e. BSE. Similarly, Nifty is the stock market index of National Stock Exchange i.e. NSE. In this article, we shall list out the points that differentiate BSE and NSE with each other.


The key differences between Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange are as follows:

BSE was established in the year 1875. On the other hand, NSE was set up in the year 1992.
BSE is one of the oldest stock exchange in India. While NSE is the largest stock exchange in India.
The daily turnover and trades are much higher in NSE in comparison to BSE.

NSE has a market capitalization of more than $1.65 trillion. While market capitalization of BSE is $1.7 trillion.

More than 1,700 companies are present on NSE. Meanwhile, BSE has over 5,500 companies on it.

NSE is present in all the cities of India. However, BSE is present only in around 400 cities of the country.

BSE stands for 'Bombay Stock Exchange’, and NSE stands for 'National Stock Exchange’. Although everybody understands that both BSE and NSE is something related to securities such as stock shares and bonds, what is the exact definition of the stock exchange? Let’s find out.In India, we have two main stock exchange markets: National Stock Exchange (NSE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).

Difference between BSE and NSE 1) NSE is the biggest stock exchange in India, while BSE is the oldest stock exchange in India. 2) The BSE was established in 1875, while the NSE was Established in 1992. 3) The benchmark index for the NSE is the Nifty, while for the BSE it is Sensex. The No. of Listed Companies is 1696 for NSE and 5749 for BSE. 4) Global Rank is 11th and 10th

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