BSE has entered into an agreement with Brink’s India Pvt Ltd, supporting its much-awaited launch of bullion (Gold & Silver) commodities trading. Under the agreement Brink’s shall provide Vaulting and logistic services to BSE for the purpose of storage of gold and silver commodities at various places in India. BSE will recognize some of Brink’s vaulting as BSE storage/delivery centers. This arrangement with Brink’s is part of BSE’s preparation to launch commodity derivatives transactions in its bourses.
Sameer Patil – Head Business Development, BSE said, “BSE and Brink’s fully acknowledge and value our respective strengths, resources, experience and expertise and therefore feel it expedient to join hands for mutual benefits in pursuit of common goals. The integration of Brink’s with our current operations will expand our service reach for facilitating delivery in Gold and Silver contracts.”
BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) established in 1875, is Asia’s first & now the world’s fastest Stock Exchange with a speed of 6 microseconds. BSE is India’s leading exchange group and has played a prominent role in developing the Indian capital market. BSE is a corporatized and demutualised entity, with a broad shareholder base that includes the leading global exchange- Deutsche Bourse, as a strategic partner. BSE provides an efficient and transparent market for trading in equity, debt instruments, equity derivatives, currency derivatives, interest rate derivatives, mutual funds and stock lending and borrowing.
BSE also has a dedicated platform for trading in equities of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that has been highly successful. BSE provides a host of other services to capital market participants including risk management, clearing, settlement, market data services and education. It has a global reach with customers around the world and a nation-wide presence. BSE’s systems and processes are designed to safeguard market integrity, drive the growth of the Indian capital market and stimulate innovation and competition across all market segments.
Indian Clearing Corporation Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of BSE, acts as the central counterparty to all trades executed on the BSE trading platform and provides full novation, guaranteeing the settlement of all bonafide trades executed. BSE Institute Ltd, another fully owned subsidiary of BSE runs one of the most respected capital market educational institutes in the country. Central Depository Services Ltd. (CDSL), associate company of BSE, is one of the two Depositories in India.