National Stock Exchange Of India Limited - NSE

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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.

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