stock market 

a. Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is an Indian stock exchange located at Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
b. BSE was established in 1875.
c. BSE has more than 5,000 companies are listed, making it the world’s top exchange in terms of listed members.
d. National Stock Exchange (NSE) was established in 1992 as per recommendation of Pherwani Committee.
e. NSE is first demutualised stock exchange in India.
f. NSE is biggest stock exchange in India.
g. Initial public offering (IPO) is a type of public offering in which shares of stock in a company usually are sold to institutional investors that in turn sell to the general public, on a securities exchange, for the first time.
h. Rights issue is an issue of rights to buy additional securities in a company made to the company’s existing security holders
i. FPO (Follow on Public Offer) is a process by which a company, which is already listed on an exchange, issues new shares to the investors or the existing shareholders, usually the promoters. FPO is used by companies to diversify their equity base.
j. Dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits


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