>  Achievements
At par with international standards, BSE Ltd. has been a pioneer in several areas over the decades and has many firsts and key achievements to its credit. BSE is the first exchange in India to

  • Launch a special platform for trading in SME securities
  • Introduce Equity Derivatives
  • Launch a Free Float Index - S&P BSE SENSEX
  • Launch Exchange Enabled Internet Trading Platform
  • Obtain ISO certification for a stock exchange
  • Exclusive facility for financial training – BSE Institute Ltd
  • Launch its website in Hindi and regional languages
  • Host the popular opening-bell ceremony in Indian capital markets
  • Launch mobile-based trading in India in Sept 2010
  • Become securities market infrastructure member of SWIFT in India and provide corporate actions to custodians in ISO 15022 format
  • Launched S&P BSE SENSEX Realized S&P BSE Volatility (REALVOL) Index in Nov 2010

Besides the above, BSE has taken large strides in product and service innovation for the benefit of its members and investors, notable ones being

  • Launch of a reporting platform for corporate bonds
  • Launch of the S&P BSE IPO index and S&P BSE PSU website
  • Revamp of its website with wide range of new investor-friendly features
  • Launch of trading in S&P BSE SENSEX futures on EUREX and leading exchanges of the BRICS nation bloc
  • Launched Smart Order Routing for members and investors
  • Introduced SACT (SMS alert & Complaint Tracking system)
  • Launched co-location facility at BSE premises in November 2010
  • Reduction in membership fees to Rs. 10 lakh for new memberships to promote financial access and inclusion
  • Launch of web-based mutual fund trading platform for investors

As a pioneering financial institution in the Indian capital market, BSE has won several awards and recognitions that acknowledge the work done and progress made.