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FUNCTIONS OF STOCK EXCHANGES

Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 Uma asked about 3 years ago

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 narahari answered almost 3 years ago

It promotes the habit of Saving and Investment It helps for Better allocation of Capitals Liquidity of Securities provided Providing scope for speculation Spreading of Equity Cult Contributes to Economic Growth Provides safety of Transactions

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Open uri20170510 32134 tcchcu?1494421832 Jitendra Suthar answered about 3 years ago

Hiiii friend..... **Functions of Stock Exchanges are**: - It promotes the habit of Saving and Investment - It helps for Better allocation of Capitals - Liquidity of Securities provided - Providing scope for speculation - Spreading of Equity Cult - Contributes to Economic Growth - Provides safety of Transactions - Pricing of Securities - It acts as a Economic barometer Regards,

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Avatar 37a3bd7bc7328f0ead2c0f6f635dddf60615e676e6b4ddf964144012e529de45 lochan answered about 3 years ago

**FUNCTIONS OF STOCK EXCHANGE** 1-- Continuous marketability to securities 2--Proper direction to the flow of capital 3--Helps in distribution of new securities 4--ensures safety of funds 5--Mobilisation of savings 6--Mirror of business cycle Thanks

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Open uri20170510 32134 1ue0f38?1494421710 rohit agarwal answered about 3 years ago

Hi Uma, So far as your question is concerned with regard to FUNCTIONS OF STOCK EXCHANGES. Kindly find them below: Functions of Stock Exchange - Main Functions In The Market ---------------------------------------------------------- 1. Continuous and ready market for securities --------------------------------------------- Stock exchange provides a ready and continuous market for purchase and sale of securities. It provides ready outlet for buying and selling of securities. Stock exchange also acts as an outlet/counter for the sale of listed securities. 2. Facilitates evaluation of securities --------------------------------------- Stock exchange is useful for the evaluation of industrial securities. This enables investors to know the true worth of their holdings at any time. Comparison of companies in the same industry is possible through stock exchange quotations (i.e price list). 3. Encourages capital formation ------------------------------- Stock exchange accelerates the process of capital formation. It creates the habit of saving, investing and risk taking among the investing class and converts their savings into profitable investment. It acts as an instrument of capital formation. In addition, it also acts as a channel for right (safe and profitable) investment. 4. Provides safety and security in dealings ------------------------------------------- Stock exchange provides safety, security and equity (justice) in dealings as transactions are conducted as per well defined rules and regulations. The managing body of the exchange keeps control on the members. Fraudulent practices are also checked effectively. Due to various rules and regulations, stock exchange functions as the custodian of funds of genuine investors 5. Regulates company management ------------------------------- Listed companies have to comply with rules and regulations of concerned stock exchange and work under the vigilance (i.e supervision) of stock exchange authorities. 6. Facilitates public borrowing ------------------------------- Stock exchange serves as a platform for marketing Government securities. It enables government to raise public debt easily and quickly. 7. Provides clearing house facility ----------------------------------- Stock exchange provides a clearing house facility to members. It settles the transactions among the members quickly and with ease. The members have to pay or receive only the net dues (balance amounts) because of the clearing house facility. 8. Facilitates healthy speculation ---------------------------------- Healthy speculation, keeps the exchange active. Normal speculation is not dangerous but provides more business to the exchange. However, excessive speculation is undesirable as it is dangerous to investors & the growth of corporate sector. 9. Serves as Economic Barometer ------------------------------- Stock exchange indicates the state of health of companies and the national economy. It acts as a barometer of the economic situation / conditions. 10. Facilitates Bank Lending ---------------------------------- Banks easily know the prices of quoted securities. They offer loans to customers against corporate securities. This gives convenience to the owners of securities. Hope you find the above details on Functions of Stock Exchange useful. Thanks & Regards

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