Financial Awareness Materials for SBI Clerk & PO Mains 2016 – Stock Exchanges in India

Hello and welcome to exampundit . So we are kicking of Financial Awareness Materials for SBI Clerk Mains and SBI PO Mains 2016 with Stock Exchanges and SEBI(the regulator).

Bombay Stock Exchange
  • Key Person – Ashishkumar Chauhan (MD & CEO)
  • Location – Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Index BSE SENSEX
  • Founded – 9 July 1875

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National Stock Exchange of India – NSE
  • Key Person – Chitra Ramkrishna (MD & CEO)
  • Location – Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Index NIFTY 50
  • Founded 1992

Calcutta Stock Exchange – CSE – It is the oldest stock exchange in
South Asia.
  • Key Person – Dipankar Chatterji (Chairman); B. Madhav Reddy (MD
    & CEO)
  • Location – Kolkata, India
  • Index CSE 40
  • Founded – 1830, incorporated in 1908


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Multi Commodity Exchange – MCX It is India’s largest commodity futures exchange and the turnover
of the exchange for the year 2015 was 55.52 trillion rupees (865.55 billion US
  • Key Person – Mr. Satyananda Mishra, IAS (Retd.), Chairman; Mr.
    Mrugank Paranjape, Managing Director and CEO
  • Location – Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Index MCX COMDEX
    India’s maiden realtime Composite
    Commodity Index based on commodity futures prices of an exchange. 
  • Founded – 10 Nov. 2003

Securities and
Exchange Board of India
It is the regulator for the
securities market in India. It was established in the year 1988 and given
statutory powers on 12 April 1992 through the SEBI Act, 1992.
  • Key Person – Upendra Kumar Sinha, Chairman
  • Location – Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Founded 12 April, 1992

SEBI has been vested with the following powers:
  • to approve by−laws of stock
  • to require the stock exchange to
    amend their by−laws.
  • inspect the books of accounts and
    call for periodical returns from recognized stock exchanges.
  • inspect the books of accounts of
    a financial intermediaries.
  • compel certain companies to list
    their shares in one or more stock exchanges.
  • registration brokers.

There are two types of brokers:
  1. Circuit breaker – When stocks become extremely volatile, the stock
    exchange us this facility to prevent excess volatility/fall/rise during one day
    by capping the limits on the upside and downside so that stocks cannot move
    beyond the prescribed limit.
    If the stock prices reach the limit, trading
    will be halted for the day. Circuit breakers are not uniform for all listed
    stocks. Also, stocks which have Futures & Options (F&O) do not
    have these circuit breakers in India
  2. Merchant banker –  Merchant
    who basically deal in bulk/wholesale transactions like
    Investment Banking etc.
More will be shared.

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