A Stock market, or Equity market, is a private or public market for the trading of company stock and derivatives of company stock at an agreed prize; these are securities listed on a stock exchange as well as those only traded privately.
The stock market provides a mechanism where people who want to own shares of stock can buy them from people who already own those shares. This mechanism not only matches buyer and seller, but it also provides a way for the buyer and seller to agree mutually on the price. when you buy shares in a publicly traded company such as reliance, you are not buying the shares from the company itself. You are buying the shares from another investor who already owned the shares. This is what economist call a secondary market for shares. This is different from the primary market in which the company sold the shares directly to investors in the first place. The initial public offering (IPO) occurs when the company first sells shares to the public and arranges for the secondary trading of its shares
The stocks are listed and traded on stock exchange which are entities a corporation or mutual organization specialized in the business of bringing buyers and sellers of the organization to a listing of stocks and securities together. The stock market in india includes the trading of all securities listed on the BSE SENSEX, the NSE (National Stock Exchange of India), as well as on the many regional exchanges, e.g. MPSE.
The Bombay Stock Exchange, BSE is the oldest stock exchange in Asia. It is also the biggest stock exchange in the world in terms of listed companies with 4700 listed companies as of August 2007. It was established as Navtive Share & stock broker Association in 1875, also called the “BSE 30”, is a widely used market index in India and Asia.
The National Stock Exchange of India, NSE is a Mumbai based stock exchange. It is the largest stock exchange in...