Frequently Asked Questions
S&P BSE Sensex is a globally accepted market index that consists of 30 representative stocks representing large and liquid companies of India.
The objectives of the S&P BSE Sensex index are:
- To measure Stock Market Movements
- To serve as a benchmark for fund performance.
- To serve as the most liquid contract in the market and to fulfill specific purposes of the investors.
BSE Sensex comprises 30 stocks belonging to large and financially stable companies of various sectors of India.
The index cell of the Stock exchange does the day-to-day maintenance of the index. This maintenance is followed as per the index policy framework set by the Index Committee.
Yes, one can trade in BSE using a Demat and a trading account.
The criteria for selection are:
- The company should be listed in BSE
- Should be a Large to Mega Cap company
- Should be relatively liquid
- Must have solid- revenue growth.
- The company must keep the industrial sector balanced with the Indian Equity Market.