If you want to invest in share market in India you have to know a few basics before you start investing your hard earned money.
Share Market in India is controlled and managed by stock exchanges in India. Rules and way of running stock exchanges are observed and managed by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
The most popular stock exchanges in India are:
The above stock exchanges manage the equity investment of India companies. They are the largest stock exchanges.
Here are the other stock exchanges in India.
- India International Exchange (India INX) – located in Gujarat, India
- Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India Ltd
- NSE IFSC Ltd. – NSE International Exchange located in Gandhinagar, Gujrat
- Ace Derivatives and Commodity Exchange Limited – A Derivatives & Commodity Exchange – located in Ahmedabad
- Indian Commodity Exchange Limited – located in Mumbai
- National Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited – located in Ahmedabad
- Calcutta Stock Exchange – located in Kolkata
- Cochin Stock Exchange – a small stock exchange located in Kochi
- Inter-connected Stock Exchange of India
- Multi Commodity Exchange of India – it takes care of gold, metal, gas & oil, agriculture products trading in India
- OTC Exchange of India
- Pune Stock Exchange – a small stock exchange located in Pune. It was closed down in April 2015.
- National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange – it manages the commodity trading in India just like MCX
- U.P stock exchange
- Vadodara Stock Exchange
- Coimbatore Stock Exchange
- Madras Stock Exchange (MSE)
- Meerut Stock Exchange
- Ahmedabad Stock Exchange
- Bangalore Stock Exchange
- Bhubaneswar Stock Exchange
- Delhi Stock Exchange
- Guwahati Stock Exchange
- Hyderabad Stock Exchange
- Jaipur Stock Exchange
- Mangalore Stock Exchange
- Ludhiana Stock Exchange
- Madras Stock Exchange
- Magadh Stock Exchange – Licence not renewed by SEBI
All these stock exchanges come under SEBI. Please note that all these exchanges need approval (license) from SEBI. So some of the above exchanges may be operational some may not. For the current list of operational exchanges you can visit the link of SEBI here.