Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Bloomberg Customers

BSE to Offer India Volatility Index Futures to Counter NSE Move

The BSE Ltd., Asia’s oldest stock exchange, will introduce futures tied to a gauge for historical volatility after rival National Stock Exchange of India Ltd. today started trading contracts tied to the India VIX index.

The bourse soon will seek approval from regulators to begin trading futures on the REALVOL Index, Chief Executive Officer Ashishkumar Chauhan told reporters in Mumbai today.

The BSE is trying to gain market share from the NSE, whose shareholders include Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and which handles more than 90 percent of India’s equity derivatives turnover and 75 percent of the cash market, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Trading in futures and options on the NSE has surged about three-fold in the past five years, even as volumes in the equity market declined.

The NSE’s India VIX Week1 futures expiring March 4 closed at 1,449.25 rupees today. India VIX, which gauges the cost of CNX Nifty options, rose less than 0.1 percent to 13.995.

Please upgrade your Browser

Your browser is out-of-date. Please download one of these excellent browsers:

Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Opera or Internet Explorer.