Did you know that the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is the world’s fastest Stock Exchange? The BSE takes around 500,000 orders a second at 6 micro-seconds’ response. Home to a whopping 5800 listed companies on its exchange, the BSE is Asia’s first stock exchange listed in 1875. On July 9, 2017, it celebrated 142 years of its existence. The BSE is also the first Exchange in the country and second in the world to receive Information Security Management System Standard BS 7799-2-2002 certification for its Online Trading System (BOLT).
To help the BBA Jags get a feel of the real Investor World, Prof. Shrinivas Shikaripurkar took the Mumbai Jags over to an educational tour of this vast complex. The moment the BBA Jags reached the venue, there was a pleasant surprise in store for them: a visit to the nerve centre of the exchange, the area where all the transactions are monitored over computer screens, which is a highly-restricted zone & requires special permission to gain entry. BBA Jags were briefed about the various procedures that are followed in this sensitive area followed by which they were taken to a briefing session.