About the event
|EVENT NAME||25 glorious years of India's flagship index Nifty50 & 20 years of Derivatives trading in India|
|DATE||5th January 2022|
Chief Guest - Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution & Textiles
Guest of Honor - Shri Ajay Tyagi Chairman, SEBI
NSE was recognised as a stock exchange in 1993 and since then has played a pivotal role in the growth of the Indian financial markets and the Indian economy. NSE is the world’s largest derivatives exchange for the 2nd consecutive year in 2020.
The Nifty 50 index was launched on April 22, 1996 with the base date of the index as November 3, 1995, which was the start date of equity trading on NSE.. The index which comprises of 50 large and liquid stocks traded on the NSE, has evolved over the years adopting global best practices.
NSE commenced trading in derivatives on June 12, 2000 with the launch of Nifty 50 Index Futures . This was followed by the launch of trading in Nifty 50 Index Options on June 4, 2001, Options on individual securities on July 2, 2001, and Futures on individual securities on November 9, 2001.
NSE is proud to celebrate 25 glorious years of India’s flagship Index Nifty 50 and 20 years of Equity Derivatives trading in India.
Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution & Textiles and Shri Ajay Tyagi, Chairman, SEBI graced the celebrations on this momentous occasion.
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