Investor Awareness programs are being regularly conducted by BSE to educate the investors and to create awareness among the investors regarding the working of the capital market and in particular the working of the stock Exchange. These programs have been conducted in almost all over the country.
The Investor Awareness program covers extensive topics like instruments of Investment, Portfolio approach, Mutual funds, tax provisions, trading, clearing and settlement, rolling statement, investors protection fund, trade guarantee fund, dematerialization of shares, information on debt Market, investor Grievance Redressel system available with SEBI, BSE and Company Law Board, information on Sensex and other Indices, workshops and Information of Derivatives, Futures and Options etc.
For the benefit of the Investors the Bombay Stock Exchange has
· BSE training Institute which organizes Training programs periodically on various subjects like comprehensive programs on Capital Markets, Fundamental Analysis, technical Analysis, Derivatives, Index Futures and Options Debt market etc., Further, for the Derivatives market BSE also conducts the compulsory BSE’s certification on Derivatives Exchange (BCDE) certification for Trading Members and their dealers to impart basic minimum knowledge of the derivatives markets.
· BSE’s official website www.bseindia.com which is the focal point for information dissemination and updates investors with the latest information on Stock markets on a daily basis through real time updation of statistical data on Market activity, corporate information and results. Educative articles on various products and process are also available on the site.
· Trade Confirmation system: the investors can now cross verify their trades done on BSE through www.bseindia.com if they have a contact note with concerned trade.
· Attribute schedule check out www.bseindia.com
BSE has established Investors Service Centers at six metro cities namely: Ahmedabad, New Delhi, Kolkata, Cochin, Chennai, and Rajkot to provide the following services to the investors:
Acceptance and processing of investors companies and Trading members/sub-brokers, dissemination of Information about Companies, Availability of Exchange publications and prospectus/application form of the forthcoming public issue, Maintaining a Library containing books on relevant laws and financial newspapers for education of the investors etc.