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Growth Factors of Exchange Industry in India

Factors that indicate a healthy growth in the Exchange industry are
1. Increase in number of listed companies
2. Shift from physical assets to financial assets (eg. mutual funds)
3. Increase retail participation
4. Govt approval for EPFO to invest in equity market
5. Growth of data related business
6. Development of corporate bond market
7. Development of International Exchange

Variables for success in Exchange Industry in India

Stock Exchange
•Number of listed companies, ETF/Closed ended MF (leads to rise in one time & Annual subscription fee)
•Increase in Market capitalization
•Increase in Investors/Traders, brokers, intermediators & Data vendors
•Increase in velocity (turnover/free-float)
•Network Benefit (Liquidity within exchange)

Commodity Exchange
•Increase in products introduced
•Increase in market participants
•Volatility in prices of commodity
•Increase in volume/turnover by existing and new players

Value Chain of Exchange Industry in India

Major Activities to be performed while operating an exchange business are as follows:
1. Manage Operators, other participants & shareholders
2. Trade execution, Delivery mechanism, clearing & settlement system
3. Warehousing, receipts & logistics (for commodity exchange)
4. Legal & Regulatory Compliance
5. Information Management & Data analytics
6. IT and systems management
7. Client Relationship management


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