Stock Market Basics FAQs

How is BSE different from NSE?

BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange), and NSE (National Stock Exchange), are the two most important stock exchanges in India.

Key Differences:

  • BSE, which was established in July 1875, is more recent than NSE (which was established in Nov 1992).
  • According to the World Federation of Exchanges, BSE is ranked 10th in exchange market capitalization rankings. NSE is at 11th as of 30 Nov 2018.
  • The BOLT electronic system and electronic exchange system are basically trading platforms and that to online which genrally belong to the NSE or BSE, respectively. These online software uses financial intermediaries for managing the market positions .

NIFTY is the benchmark index for NSE and Sensex to BSE.

Who is a Stock Broker?

What does Securities Transaction tax mean?

How can I get a duplicate share certificate if I have lost the XYZ company's share certificate?

What does EPS (Earning Per share) mean?

Define P/E ratio.

What does ISIN mean?

Can we transfer funds from equity a/c to commodity a/c directly and vice -versa

How is SENSEX calculated?

What do you mean by MID CAP ?

Differentiate between Futures and Options.

Define Bonus share & its record date.

What do you mean by 'face value'?

While processing Bonus share,what is a 'No deliver'/Book closer?

How can I obtain the ICICI Direct Stock Code of the stock that will be listed two days later? This will allow me to place an order before the market opens on the day of the listing.

What is the reason behind the Ups and Downs in the share price?

What are NSE/BSE?

Differentiate between Private ltd and Public limited company.

How stockholder & stakeholder can be differentiated?

On Saturday & Sunday, are NSE & BSE open?

What are Opening and Closing hour, Trading hours for NSE & BSE?