BSE gets SEBI approval to launch Commodity Derivatives Segment


Mumbai: BSE, Asia’s oldest exchange and now world’s fastest exchange with the speed of 6 microseconds, receives another feather in its hat by getting SEBI’s approval to launch Commodity Derivatives Segment from October 1, 2018. BSE will begin trading in commodity derivatives with non-agriculture commodities like metals initially, followed by agri commodities subsequently.

Benefits of using BSE- Commodity Derivative Platform:

ü  Efficient price discovery

ü  Reduction in timelines

ü  Cost effective

ü  User-friendly

ü  Robust Risk Management System

ü  Wider Market Penetration

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on December 28, 2017 announced that from October 2018, the country would have a unified exchange regime wherein stock exchanges would be allowed to offer trading in commodities derivatives.

BSE provides investor with an end to end, integrated transaction processing, with services ranging across the spectrum- from pre trade order management to trading, real time risk management to post trade clearing, and settlement through a central counter party mechanism along with a nationwide depository for facilitating the securities, transaction in a dematerialized form. BSE along with clearing corporation ICCL and depository CDSL, are the financial market infrastructure institutions in capital market.




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