Indian Stock Market Quotes

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Indian Stock Market Quotes are the list of updated stock prices of various companies at a certain point of time during a trading day. Stock market is an invisible, volatile market that trades in stocks of various public and private sector companies. As the values of stocks change frequently with every passing seconds, it becomes quite tough to keep a track on the latest stock values. Indian stock market quotes help investors to get updated information on the stocks. So, in other words, it can be said that, stock market quotes in India are meant to provide information on the price of stocks given by top institutions belonging to the capital market in response to the requests by the investors.

In Indian stock market quotes, decimal system is being used for the accuracy and convenience of the investors. Previously, stocks were quoted in fractions. Stocks are quoted almost in real time or with a paltry delay. The Indian stock market quotes help investors to make optimum decisions while acting on their investments.

Indian stock market is largely dominated by two major players, viz. the Bombay Stock Exchange Limited (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange of India. BSE is the oldest stock exchange in Asia with more than 4700 listed companies as of August 2007. On the other hand, NSE is India's largest stock exchange in terms of daily turnover and number of trades.

The stock exchanges in India including NSE mostly have the following major segments of capital market:
  • Equity
  • Currency Features
  • Retail Debt Market
  • Wholesale Debt Market
  • Futures and Options
Stock exchanges in India remain closed on Saturdays, Sundays and all public holidays.

Indian Stock Market Quotes - the Format

Indian stock market quotes provide all the latest information on the stocks. Moreover, those are presented in an "easy-to-read" format so that investors don't find it difficult to understand it. The format also helps investors to compare between different stocks. A number of organizations offer Indian stock market quotes, most of which cover all the major listed companies in the BSE and NSE.

The table lists the name of the company, the industry which it represents, the last traded price of the stock, the amount of change, the percentage of change etc. Some of the tables also include other useful information like Frontline and Midcap stocks and Weight of the stock etc. A Not only the detailed information about various stocks, investors can also learn about the top gainers and top losers through the Indian stock market quotes. Following are some of the different types of Indian stock market quotes that one can find:
  • BSE Index
    • BSE 30
    • BSE 100
    • BSE 200/Dollex
    • BSE 500
    • BSE IT
    • BSE CG
    • BSE FMCG
    • BSE CD
    • BSE HC
  • BSE Index Movement
    • BSE National
    • BSE Graph 200
    • BSE Index Fortnightly
  • BSE Top Gainers
    • BSE 30
    • BSE 100
    • BSE 200
    • BSE 500
  • BSE Top Losers
    • BSE 30
    • BSE 100
    • BSE 200
    • BSE 500
  • NSE Index
    • S&P CNX Nifty
    • S&P CNX Defty
    • S&P CNX 500
    • CNX Nifty Jr.
    • CNX MIDCAP 200
    • CNX IT
    • NSE Gainers
    • NSE Losers
  • NSE Index Movement
    • S&P CNX 500
    • CNX MIDCAP 200
    • CNX Nifty Jr.
    • Fortnightly
  • Commodity Exchanges
    • MCX
    • NMCEIL
    • NCDEX
    • India Bullion Market

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