Dalal Street

AAA

DEFINITION of 'Dalal Street'

A term that refers to the Bombay Stock Exchange, the major stock exchange in India. The street is home not only the Bombay Stock Exchange but also a large number of other financial institutions.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Dalal Street'

The term "Dalal Street" is used in the same way as "Wall Street" in the U.S., referring to the country's major stock exchanges and overall financial system. These terms are often seen in the financial media.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Bay Street

    A street in Toronto, Canada that is home to several major banks, ...
  2. Sensex

    An abbreviation of the Bombay Exchange Sensitive Index (Sensex) ...
  3. Main Street

    A colloquial term used to refer to individual investors, employees ...
  4. Index

    A statistical measure of change in an economy or a securities ...
  5. Over-The-Counter Exchange Of India ...

    An electronic stock exchange based in India that is comprised ...
  6. Wall Street

    1. A street in lower Manhattan that is the original home of the ...
Related Articles
  1. Options & Futures

    Getting To Know The Stock Exchanges

    Here are the answers to all the questions you have about stock exchanges but are too afraid to ask!
  2. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Getting Into International Investing

    Diversifying can mean not only investing in various asset classes but also venturing beyond domestic exchanges.
  3. Investing Basics

    How do regulators ensure that markets are conducted at arm's length?

    Learn about arm's length transactions and how the Investment Advisers Act allows stockbrokers to sell securities based on suitability reviews.
  4. Investing Basics

    What are the most popular assets for investors?

    Learn about the most popular asset classes in the United States for different types of investors. Explore the risks and benefits associated with each.
  5. Economics

    Where do funds report their r-squared?

    Learn where to find R-squared calculations for mutual funds. Explore R-squared, Alpha and Beta and how these calculations measure securities' performance.
  6. Technical Indicators

    How do quant traders build the relative strength index (RSI) into their algorithms?

    Learn how quantitative traders build the relative strength index (RSI) into their algorithms. Explore how automated trading systems are programmed.
  7. Technical Indicators

    What are some historical examples of the relative strength index (RSI)?

    Learn about the relative strength index (RSI) and overbought and oversold readings. Explore historic examples when RSI readings were oversold and shares rallied.
  8. Options & Futures

    Are there any risks involved in trading put options through a traditional broker?

    Explore put option trading and different put option strategies. Learn the difference between traditional, online and direct option brokers.
  9. Investing Basics

    What's the difference between primary and secondary capital markets?

    Learn how in the primary capital market, securities are issued for the first time, while in the secondary market, investors trade securities that have already been issued.
  10. Options & Futures

    What are the main benchmarks that track the forest products sector?

    Learn how the net debt to EBITDA ratio, EBITDA to interest ratio and debt to capital ratio financial benchmarks are used in the forestry industry.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Weight Of Ice, Snow Or Sleet Insurance

    Financial protection against damage caused to property by winter weather specifically, damage caused if a roof caves in because ...
  2. Weather Insurance

    A type of protection against a financial loss that may be incurred because of rain, snow, storms, wind, fog, undesirable ...
  3. Portfolio Turnover

    A measure of how frequently assets within a fund are bought and sold by the managers. Portfolio turnover is calculated by ...
  4. Commercial Paper

    An unsecured, short-term debt instrument issued by a corporation, typically for the financing of accounts receivable, inventories ...
  5. Federal Funds Rate

    The interest rate at which a depository institution lends funds maintained at the Federal Reserve to another depository institution ...
  6. Fixed Asset

    A long-term tangible piece of property that a firm owns and uses in the production of its income and is not expected to be ...
Trading Center