Mumbai, Oct 26 (IBNS) BSE Ltd. (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) welcomed the Samvat Year 2068 with much fanfare and panache.
The Lakshmi Pooja and the Muhurat Trading Session on Wednesday from 4.45 p.m. to 6.00 p.m. was graced by a lot of recognized personalities from broking fraternity, corporates and Bollywood too.
Muhurat (auspicious) ´Muhurat trading´ marks the beginning of the new trading year for the Gujarati community, who form the bulk of share brokers in India.
Actress Mahima Choudhary was at the Exchange for the 'Opening Bell'.
BSE Liquidity Enhancement Incentives Programme (LEIPS) which was launched last month on Sep 28 has received quite an encouraging response. BSE derivatives segment is seeing daily volumes rising above Rs 200 crores within 10 days of start and has touched a record figure of Rs. 546 crores on Monday with over 120 members participating daily.
On the occasion of Muhurat Trading Day and after a successful launch of LEIPS - Beta, BSE announced its LEIPS Phase II. The programme will focus on building a healthy derivatives order book for the SENSEX and its underlying 30 stocks by incentivizing investor and market maker participation across the board.