National Stock Exchange – HISTORY

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National Stock Exchange

Located in Mumbai, the National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) is the leading stock exchange of India. It was established in the year 1992 as the foremost demutualized electronic exchange in the country. It was the first exchange in the country to provide latest, modern and fully-automated screen based electronic trading system that offers the easy trading facility, market data feeds, technology solutions, financial education offerings and indices to the investors spread across the breadth and length of the country. Presently, Vikram Limaye is Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of NSE. Talking about total market capitalization, National Stock Exchange has a total of more than US$2.27 trillion, making the world’s 11th largest stock exchange dated as of April 2018.  

Also, NSE oversees compliance by trading & clearing members & listed companies with the rules and regulations of the exchange. The exchange is a pioneer in technology, thus, ensuring the performance and reliability of its systems through a culture of innovation & investment in technology.  


NSE offers trading & investment in the following: 


  • Equities 
  • Indices 
  • Exchange Traded Funds 
  • Mutual Funds 
  • Security Lending & Borrowing Scheme  
  • Initial Public Offerings 
  • Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme 
  • Offer for Sale 
  • Institutional Placement Program 


  • Equity Derivatives 
  • Commodity Derivatives 
  • Currency Derivatives
  • Interest Rate Futures 


  • Corporate Bonds 
  • Debt Market 
  • Electronic Debt Bidding Platform 

Purpose: Commitment to improving the financial well-being of people. 

Vision: To continue to be a leader, facilitate the financial well-being of people, and establish global presence. 

Values: NSE is committed to the Integrity, customer focused culture, passion for excellence, teamwork, and trust, care and respect for the individual. 



NSE-NSCCL gets ISO 27001:2013 Certification 

National Stock Exchange wins the FICCI CSR Award for Exemplary Innovation, 2017 


CII- Exim Bank Prize for Business Excellence. 

Global Architecture Excellence Awards 2016 – New Service Offering Initiative. 


Golden Peacock Innovative Product / Service Award. 

The Asian Banker Achievement Awards 2015 – Stock Exchange of the Year. 

FOW Awards for Asia – Best New Technology Product – Market Surveillance. 


CII-Exim Bank Prize for Business Excellence. 

Futures and Options World Award for Indian Exchange of the Year. 

Global Finance – Best Derivatives Providers Award 2014 for exchange performance. 

(Source: www.nseindia.com 


Type  Stock Exchanges 
Location  Mumbai, Maharashtra, India 
Founded  1992 
Owner  National Stock Exchange of India Limited 
Key People  Vikram Limaye 
Currency  Indian Rupee 
No. of Listings  1,952 
Indices  NIFTY 50 


NIFTY 500 

Website  www.nseindia.com  

Source: wikipedia.com 


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