TheSENSEX BSE (sometimes also the BSE 30 or simply SENSEX, BSE India Sensex Index) is the most significant and the oldest Indian stock index . Other significant indexes in Asia are e.g. the Nikkei 225 or the Hong Kong Hang Seng Index. BSE SENSEX is an abbreviation for the Bombay Stock Exchange Sensitive Index.
Application of the Sensex BSE in Practice: Similarly to other stock indexes, the BSE Sensex functions as an indicator of the state of the economy, in its case the Indian economy, as it includes 30 of the most significant Indian companies from various branches.