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Market Segments of National Stock Exchange (NSE)

The Exchange provides trading in the following two segments.

(i) Whole Sale Debt Market Segment: This segment provides a trading platform for a wide range of fixed income securities that include central government securities, treasury bills, state development loans, bonds issued by public sector undertakings, floating rate bonds, zero coupon bonds, index bonds, commercial paper, certificate of deposit, corporate debentures and mutual funds.

(ii) Capital Market Segment: The capital market segment of NSE provides an efficient and transparent platform for trading in equity, preference, debentures, exchange traded funds as well as retail Government securities. It is a term from international finance and economics that describes how a country’s capital market can be separate from the capital markets of other countries.

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