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SENSEX is the stock exchange based on which country?
1. India
2. Myanmar
3. Singapore
4. Pakistan
5. Japan

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Correct Answer - Option 1 : India

The correct answer is India.

  • Sensex, also known as the S&P BSE Sensex index, is the benchmark index of India's BSE, formerly known as the Bombay Stock Exchange.

  • Stock Exchange: Stock Exchange is a marketplace where financial securities such as shares, bonds, commodities, etc issued by the companies are bought and sold.
  • The first stock exchange Amsterdam Stock exchange was established in 1602  by the Dutch East India Company. (Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie or VOC).

  • Indian Commodity Exchange Ltd (ICEX) was established in 2008, headquartered in Mumbai. The ICEX index is named 'ICEX Main'.
  • Bombay Stock Exchange was established in 1875, headquartered in Mumbai. The BSE index is named as 'SensexSensitivity Index'.
  • Calcutta Stock Exchange was established in 1908, headquartered in Kolkata. The CSE index is named as 'CSE40'
  • The National Stock exchange was established in 1992, headquartered in Mumbai. The NSE index is named 'NIFTY50'.

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