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Shri Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, MOF launches BSE’s market data on Google Assistant

Mumbai, October 24, 2018: BSE, Asia’s first stock exchange and now world’s fastest stock exchange with the speed of 6 microseconds, took another initiative towards digitalisation, whereby Shri Subhash Chandra Garg, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Minister of Finance, Government of India launched Google Assistant service to make BSE market data easily accessible to investors. The leading exchange believes that voice conversation is a key interface of future, for which it has kick started its services in English first and plans to extend its services in regional languages in the near future.

BSE has released following data / content services on Google Assistant. Now, one can converse for:-
• Indices
• Stock Prices
• Corporate Announcements
• Board Meetings
• Corporate Actions
• Company Results
• Gainer & Losers
• 52 Week High / Low
• New Listing
• Forthcoming IPO
• And much more

All Android and iOS mobile devices with Google Assistant can avail these features. Users can also download Google Assistant from Google Play and App Store, respectively. Users do not need to download any application for using voice skills of BSE. All that one has to do is say – “Talk To BSE” Or “Ask BSE” to invoke the solution and start the conversation on Google Assistant.

Speaking on the new service, Shri Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO, BSE said, “We are proud to announce the launch of BSE Assistant. BSE has always been at the forefront in adoption of technology-based advancements and launch of the voice assistant marks yet another significant initiative in BSE’s endeavour to add to seamless customer experience. Our goal is to amplify human ingenuity with intelligent technology by infusing AI in everything we do.”

IT Mines is the voice technology partner of BSE, which has been instrumental in building the current solution covering both conversational design and development.

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 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 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 delivery-based futures contract in gold (1 kg) and silver (30 kg).

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. 

About IT Mines Technology Pvt Ltd
IT Mines Technology Pvt Ltd, is a technology solution company offering host of software in BFSI domain covering Digital Client On-boarding, Robo Advisory, Mutual Fund Online Platform, B2C Insurance Software, Trade Finance / Invoice Discounting Solution and Voice based software solutions including Alexa, Google Assistant, Chat Bots with AI and ML supported services.

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