BSE SENSEX and BSE BANKEX now LIVE on ALL Sharekhan Platforms!

We’re happy to report that you can now trade in BSE SENSEX and BANKEX on all Sharekhan platforms: App | Website | TradeTiger!

BSE SENSEX and BSE BANKEX walkthroughs on our platforms
Check out how to access, trade in, check Reports and do more with BSE SENSEX and BANKEX on Sharekhan platforms in these step-by-step walkthroughs:

BSE Derivatives Volume Growth*

BSE F&O Graph

* Source: BSE India


Friday Expiry – Opportunity to play different themes

Friday Expiry for BSE SENSEX and BANKEX means that traders will have the opportunity to play different themes across different expiries, with Contract expiries almost every trading day.

Lower Transaction Charges

The transaction charges for both BSE SENSEX and BANKEX are NIL.

Lower Margin Requirements due to Lower Lot Size

SENSEX has a lot size of only 10. Say, CMP is 65,000*. In this case, the total contract value will be ₹ 6,50,000. So, smaller lot size results in lower margin per lot of trade.

* Approximate value

Stability of an Index

SENSEX is a broader market index, which simply means a stable instrument for traders to dabble with, unlike stocks that have much higher volatility

More Trading Opportunities

Traders get 2 more broad-based indices to trade in:

  • BSE SENSEX provides a gauge of Indian economy
  • BSE BANKEX tracks performance of major banks in India

Weekly Futures & Options contracts are available!

Key facts about BSE SENSEX and BSE BANKEX*

Here are some macro-details as on Aug 18, 2023:

Expiry Friday Friday
Lot size 10 15
T/O per lot (₹) ~650000 ~750000
Transaction charges 0 0
Constituents 30 10

* Source: BSE India

BSE SENSEX and BSE BANKEX – Index Constituents

Go through the index constituents here:

Links to key info

BSE Derivatives Watch Derivatives Chain
Market Summary Contract Specifications
Bhav Copy Historical Data

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