>  Milestones
In its 140-year glorious history, BSE has crossed several milestones and been a driver of several key initiatives and developments in the Indian capital market.

Date BSE Milestones
9th January, 2017Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated India International Exchange (IFSC) Ltd, India's 1st International Exchange
9th July, 2016Shri Arun Jaitley, Hon'ble Minister of Finance Unveiled the Commemorative Postage Stamp Celebrating 140 glorious years of BSE
21st Jun, 2016BSE gets SEBI approval to launch “BSE–BOND”- Electronic Book Mechanism for issuance of debt securities on private placement
9th Jun, 2016BSE announces commencement of trading of Sovereign Gold Bonds
2nd May, 2016BSE Migrates Algorithm Trading Test Environment to Cloud Infrastructure
28th Apr 2016BSE signs Memorandum of Understanding with Korea Exchange (KRX) to launch S&P BSE Sensex based derivatives contracts at KRX
05th Apr 2016BSE & CMIE launch world’s first high-frequency data on unemployment and consumer sentiments
28th Mar 2016BSE StAR Mutual Fund Processes 81,000 orders worth Rs. 270 crore - Record Order in single day
09th Dec 2015BSE partners with CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) and IICA (Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs) to launch a one of its kind CSR platform 'Sammaan – The CSR Exchange
13th Oct 2015BSE becomes the fastest exchange in the world with a median response speed of 6 microseconds
16th July 2015BSE SME platform successfully completes listing of 100 SMEs under its SME umbrella
09th July 2015BSE celebrated its 140th Foundation Day
28th May 2015BSE exceeds 1 billion derivatives contracts on its new Deutsche Börse T7 powered trading platform
18th May 2015BSE introduces overnight investment product
16th Apr 2015Asia Index Private Limited launches S&P BSE AllCap, S&P BSE SENSEX Leverage and Inverse Indices
08th Jan 2015BSE commenced live trading from its Disaster Recovery site in Hyderabad
12th Dec 2014Market Cap of BSE SME listed companies crosses landmark 10,000 crore
28th Nov 2014BSE listed cos market cap crosses landmark 100 lakh crore
22th Oct 2014BSE inks strategic partnership with YES BANK
26th Sept 2014BSE inks MoU with BNY Mellon
27th May 2014BSE felicitated at The Asian Banker Summit 2014 - BSE Best Managed Financial Derivatives Exchange in the Asia Pacific
7th Apr 2014Launch of Equity Segment on BOLT Plus with Median Response Time of 200 (µs)
04th Apr 2014BSE SME exceeds USD 1 billion market capitalisation
20th Mar 2014BSE Launches New Debt Segment
11th Feb 2014Launch of Institutional Trading Platform on BSE SME
28th Jan 2014Launch of Interest Rate Futures (BSE –IRF)
28th Nov 2013Launch of Currency Derivatives (BSE CDX)
19th Feb 2013BSE enters into Strategic Partnership with S&P Dow Jones Indices
30th Mar 2012BSE launched trading in BRICSMART indices derivatives
13th Mar 2012Launch of BSE - SME Exchange Platform
22nd Feb 2012Launch of S&P BSE-GREENEX to promote investments in Green India
15th Jan 2011Co-location facility at BSE - tie up with Netmagic
7th Jan 2011BSE Training Institute Ltd. with IGNOU launched India's first 2 year full time MBA program specializing in Financial Market
17th Nov 2011Maharashtra and United Kingdom Environment Ministers launched Concept Note for S&P BSE Carbon Index
27th Dec 2010Commencement of S&P BSE Shariah Index
10th Dec 2010Launch of SIP
22nd Nov 2010Launch of SLB
12th Nov 2010Commencement of S&P BSE Volatility Index
11th Oct 2010Launch of Fastrade on Web (FoW) - Exchange hosted platform
4th Oct 2010EUREX - S&P BSE SENSEX Futures launch
29th Sep 2010Introduction of Smart Order Routing (SOR)
21st Sep 2010First to introduce Mobile-based Trading
23rd July 2010Options on BOLT
12th May 2010Dissemination of Corporate Action information via SWIFT platform
22nd Apr 2010New DBM framework @ Rs.10 lakhs - 90% reduction in Membership Deposit
20 th Jan 2010S&P BSE PSU website launched
4th Jan 2010Market time changed to 9.00 a.m. - 3.30 p.m.
18th Dec 2009BSE's new derivatives rates to lower transaction costs for all
14th Dec 2009Marathi website launched
7th Dec 2009Launch of clearing and settlement of Corporate Bonds through Indian Clearing Corporation Ltd.
4th Dec 2009BSE Launches BSE StAR MF – Mutual Fund trading platform
25th Nov 2009BSE launches FASTRADE™ - a new market access platform
5th Oct 2009BSE Introduces New Transaction Fee Structure for Cash Equity Segment
1st Oct 2009Bombay Stock Exchange introduces trade details facility for the Investors
24th Aug 2009S&P BSE IPO Index launched
7th Aug 2009BSE - USE Form Alliance to Develop Currency & Interest Rate Derivatives Markets
18th May 2009The S&P BSE SENSEX raised 2110.70 points (17.34%) and Index-wide upper circuit breaker applied
1st Oct 2008Currency Derivatives Introduced
10th Jan 2008S&P BSE SENSEX All-time high 21206.77
16th May 2007Appointed Date” under the Scheme i.e. Date on which Corporatisaton and Demutualisation was achieved.Notified by SEBI in the Official Gazette on 29.06.2007
7th Mar 2007Singapore Exchange Limited entered into an agreement to invest in a 5% stake in BSE
2nd Jan 2007Launch of Unified Corporate Bond Reporting platform : Indian Corporate Debt Market (ICDM)
2nd Nov 2006iShares S&P BSE SENSEX India Tracker listed at Hong Kong Stock Exchange
21 st Oct 2006BSE Hindi website launched
7th Jul 2006BSE Gujarati website launched
7th Feb 2006S&P BSE SENSEX closed above 10000
19th Aug 2005BSE becomes a Corporate Entity
12th Aug 2005Certificate of Commencement of Business
8th Aug 2005Incorporation of Bombay Stock Exchange Limited
20th May 2005The BSE (Corporatisation and Demutualisation) Scheme, 2005 (the Scheme) announced by SEBI
17th May 2004Second biggest fall of all time, Circuit filters used twice in a day (564.71 points, 11.14%)
2nd Jun 2004S&P BSE SENSEX closes over 6000 for the first time
1st Dec 2003T group launched
1st Sep 2003S&P BSE SENSEX shifted to free-float methodology
1st June 2003Bankex launched
1st Apr 2003T+2 settlement Introduced
16th Jan 2003Retail trading in G Sec
1st Jan 2003India 's first ETF on S&P BSE SENSEX - ‘SPICE' introduced
1st Apr 2002T+3 settlement Introduced
15th Feb 2002Negotiated Dealing System (NDS) established
1st Feb 2002Two way fungibility for ADR/GDR
31st Dec 2001All securities turn to T+5
29th Nov 2001100% book building allowed
1st Nov 2001Stock futures launched
25th Jul 2001S&P BSE Dollex 30 launched
11th Jul 2001BSE Teck launched, India 's First free float index
9th Jul 2001Stock options launched
2nd Jul 2001VaR model introduced for margin requirement calculation
15th Jun 2001WDM operations at commenced
4th Jun 2001S&P BSE PSU index introduced
1st Jun 2001Index Options launched
1st Feb 2001BSE Webx Launched
1st Mar 2001Corporatisation of Exchanges proposed by the Union Govt.
9th Jun 2000Equity Derivatives introduced
11th Feb 2000S&P BSE SENSEX crosses 6000 intra-day
11th Oct 1999S&P BSE SENSEX closed above 5000
15th Jul 1999CDSL commences work
1st Jun 1999Interest Rate Swaps (IRS) / Forward Rate Agreements (FRA) allowed
22nd Mar 1999Central Depository Services Ltd.(CDSL) set up with other financial institutions
1997BSE On-Line Trading (BOLT) system expanded nation-wide
21st Jul 1997Brokers Contingency Fund (BCF) introduced
12th May 1997Trade Guarantee Fund (TGF) introduced
19th Aug 1996First major S&P BSE SENSEX revamp
14th Mar 1995BSE On-Line Trading (BOLT) system introduced
1992Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) established
29th May 1992Capital Issues (Control) Act repealed
1st May 1992SEBI Act established ( An Act to protect, develop and regulate the securities market)
30th Mar 1992S&P BSE SENSEX closes above 4000
15th Jan 1992S&P BSE SENSEX closes above 2000
25th Jul 1990S&P BSE SENSEX closes above 1000
3rd Jan 1989BSE Training Institute (BTI) inaugurated
10th Jul 1987Investor's Protection Fund (IPF) introduced
2nd Jan 1986S&P BSE SENSEX , country's first equity index launched (Base Year:1978-79 =100)
31st Aug 1957BSE granted permenant recognition under Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act (SCRA)
2nd Feb 1921Clearing House started by Bank of India
9th Jul 1875The Native Share & Stock Broker's Association formed