National Stock Exchange Of India Limited - NSE

AAA

DEFINITION of 'National Stock Exchange Of India Limited - NSE'

The National Stock Exchange is India's largest financial market. Established in 1992, the NSE has developed into a sophisticated, electronic market, which ranks third in the world for transacted volume. The NSE conducts transactions in the wholesale debt, equity and derivative markets.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'National Stock Exchange Of India Limited - NSE'

Based in Mumbai, India, the National Stock Exchange is a leader in market technology. The exchange's supports more than 3,000 VSAT terminals, making the NSE the largest private wide-area network in the country. The National Stock Exchange has been a pioneer for Indian financial markets, being the first electronic limit order book to trade derivatives and ETFs.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Toronto Stock Exchange - TSX

    The largest stock exchange in Canada. The Toronto Stock Exchange ...
  2. Philadelphia Stock Exchange - PHLX

    The first securities exchange to be formed in the United States. ...
  3. Bolsa Boliviana de Valores - BBV

    A stock exchange located in La Paz, Bolivia. Bolsa Boliviana ...
  4. American Stock Exchange - AMEX

    The third-largest stock exchange by trading volume in the United ...
  5. Foreign Exchange Dealers Association ...

    An association of banks specializing in the foreign exchange ...
  6. New York Stock Exchange - NYSE

    A stock exchange based in New York City, which is considered ...
RELATED FAQS
  1. What are the most common market indicators to follow the Indian stock market and ...

    The Indian stock market has two major exchanges. The number of additional market indicators for the South Asian nation has ... Read Full Answer >>
  2. How does arbitrage affect the price of exchange traded funds (ETFs)?

    Arbitrage may be used to bring the market value of an exchange-traded fund (ETF) back into line with the net asset value ... Read Full Answer >>
  3. How are new exchange traded funds (ETFs) created?

    The creation and structure of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are similar to that of mutual funds. An ETF serves as a portfolio ... Read Full Answer >>
  4. Why is a Free on Board (FOB) designation important for freight transportation?

    A free on board (FOB) designation specifies whether the buyer is responsible for freight charges and determines the obligations ... Read Full Answer >>
  5. What methods can an investor use to get leveraged exposure to the chemicals sector?

    The best methods to gain leveraged exposure to the chemicals sector are to buy the ProShares Ultra Basic Materials ETF (UYM) ... Read Full Answer >>
  6. What is the difference between exchange traded funds (ETFs) and closed end funds?

    Investors have a number of options available to them when it comes to investing in pooled funds. While mutual funds offer ... Read Full Answer >>
Related Articles
  1. Investing Basics

    The Five Biggest Stock Market Myths

    Stocks that go down must come up, right? Wrong. We bust this myth and four other common market misconceptions.
  2. Investing Basics

    Principal Trading and Agency Trading

    Ever wonder what happens behind the scenes when you buy or sell a stock? Read on and find out!
  3. 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!
  4. Options & Futures

    The NYSE And Nasdaq: How They Work

    Learn some of the important differences in the way these exchanges operate and the securities that trade on them.
  5. Fundamental Analysis

    An Introduction To The Indian Stock Market

    Emerging markets like India are fast becoming engines for future growth. Find out how to get in on the ground floor.
  6. Economics

    The Stock Market: A Look Back

    The past century was marked by furious economic change. What can it tell us about what lies ahead?
  7. Trading Systems & Software

    The Global Electronic Stock Market

    The way trading is conducted is changing rapidly as exchanges turn toward automation.
  8. Economics

    Explaining the Human Development Index

    The Human Development Index (HDI) is a metric developed by the United Nations to take the emphasis off economic growth and focus on human wellbeing.
  9. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Top 7 ETFs Designed for Retirement Income

    These seven ETFs offer several advantages over traditional ETFs, especially for investors seeking retirement income.
  10. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Why You May Want To Be (And Stay) In Bonds

    Bonds are complicated, and it’s easy to feel intimidated or confused. Fortunately, you don’t need to be a numbers geek to be an informed investor.

You May Also Like

Hot Definitions
  1. Stop-Loss Order

    An order placed with a broker to sell a security when it reaches a certain price. A stop-loss order is designed to limit ...
  2. Covered Call

    An options strategy whereby an investor holds a long position in an asset and writes (sells) call options on that same asset ...
  3. Butterfly Spread

    A neutral option strategy combining bull and bear spreads. Butterfly spreads use four option contracts with the same expiration ...
  4. Unlevered Beta

    A type of metric that compares the risk of an unlevered company to the risk of the market. The unlevered beta is the beta ...
  5. Moving Average - MA

    A widely used indicator in technical analysis that helps smooth out price action by filtering out the “noise” from random ...
  6. Yield Curve

    A line that plots the interest rates, at a set point in time, of bonds having equal credit quality, but differing maturity ...
Trading Center