a.Dissemination of useful information: Stock exchange publishes useful information regarding price lists, quotations, etc., of securities through newspapers and journals.
b.Ready market: Persons desirous of converting their shares into cash may easily do so through a member of stock exchange.
c.Investors' interests protected: Stock exchanges formulate rules and regulations so that members may not exploit the investors.
d.Genuine guidance about the securities listed: The investors can safely depend upon the information provided by the stock exchanges. e.Barriers of distance removed: Stock exchange removes the barriers of distance with regard to securities listed there.
f. Knowledge of profit or loss on investments: The investors can estimate the profit or loss on the total amount of investments in securities, by comparing the original amount invested and the price of securities on a particular day.