Media Release

 Media Release

BSE raised Rs. 18,56,366 Crores (USD 252.95 Billions) for India’s corporate sector in financial year 2020-21

Mumbai, April 6, 2021: The last financial year 2020-21, while the global economy faced adversities due to the Pandemic, it was encouraging to see how Indian Investors have shown faith in investing funds in Indian corporate sector through BSE platforms.

Rs. 18,56,366 Crores (USD 252.95 billion ) worth of funds have been mobilized through listing of Equity, Bonds, REITs, InvITs and Commercial Papers in F.Y. 2020-21 by BSE for Indian corporate sector despite the global pandemic wave as compared to Rs. 12,14,680 Crores in F.Y. 2019-20. With this the overall growth of funds mobilized spiked by 53 %.

BSE BOND platform continues to be the preferred choice by India Inc to raise debt capital through private placements, structured instruments or be it Public issues and also by Municipal Corporations for raising Municipal Bonds.

A sharp increase has been observed in funds raised through BSE Debt platforms for F.Y.  2020-21 with is Rs 5,55,000 crore of bonds, Rs 2,18,000 crore of equities (IPO, OFS, Rights etc), Rs 25,225 crores of Invits, Rs 4.245 crore of REITs and Rs 10,52,000 crore of commercial papers.

BSE continues to be the preferred exchange for INVESTMENTS in India with funds raised miles ahead of competing platforms due to its focus on helping India realize its true potential.

BSE will continue to create better offerings along with the Eco system of corporates, municipalities, governments at different levels, investors, merchant bankers, arrangers, credit rating agencies  and other agencies for providing a robust and trustworthy platform to continually raise USD 1 trillion a year for Indian corporates in the next decade so that Indian markets provide required capital for India’s growth under ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ concept of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi.

About BSE

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 demutualized 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, commodity 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 also has a dedicated MF distribution platform BSE StAR MF which is India Largest Mutual Funds Distribution Infrastructure. On October 1, 2018, BSE launched commodity derivatives trading in Gold, Silver, Copper, Oman Crude Oil Guar Gum, Guar Seeds & Turmeric.

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.

BSE has set up an Investor Protection Fund (IPF) on July 10, 1986 to meet the claims of investors against defaulter Members, in accordance with the Guidelines issued by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India. BSE Investor Protection Fund is responsible for creating Capital markets related awareness among the investor community in India.

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