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Why trade on USE?

26 public and private sector banks have joined hands along with other major liquidity providers in the derivatives market to build this institution.

USE reflects the high standards and best practices of quality and integrity of its shareholder partners. This ensures a safe and reliable environment for its members to manage their risks and seamlessly settle their trades.

  • Enhanced Liquidity

    With 21 PSU banks, 5 Private Sector banks and 3 corporate institutions as shareholders, USE has a unique advantage helping it to build a liquid platform.
  • Diversity of Participants

    USE leverages the collective customer base of its shareholders to ensure that a broad range of market participants, located across India ranging from banks and big corporations to small enterprises and individual traders, trade on the exchange.
  • Cutting-edge Technology and Trustworthy Clearing Services

    Bombay Stock Exchange, a part of the USE shareholder base, brings decades of experience in exchange technology, compliance, risk management, clearing and settlement. .
  • Training and Knowledge

    Currency and Interest rate derivatives present a unique opportunity that can potentially change the business landscape in India. However, it is also one of the least understood. Recognizing this need, USE has initiated a knowledge centre through which it aims to educate Indian businesses and traders about the benefits of derivatives and trading.




Trading on USE provides opportunities for all classes of market participants


Banks Corporate Entities Brokers
USE provides a highly liquid platform resulting in lower impact costs for large positions Transparency in quotes Highly liquid platform resulting in lower impact costs for large positions and increased order flow at the client level

Banks are the only entities that can easily straddle across different markets (forward, NDF and other exchanges). Membership on USE will help banks take advantage of arbitrage opportunities across these markets.

Complete anonymity of trades guaranteed and it is not required to disclose underlying exposure to trade on this market User friendly platform and customizable trading front end
Tremendous opportunity for banks to offer clients new products based on currency futures. Currency futures as an asset class will also be attractive to clients without underlying exposure.
USE is committed to educating and training businesses to trade and hedge effectively on the futures marke Low terminal setup costs due to strategic alliance with BSE
User friendly platform and customizable trading front end

Treasuries can benefit from proprietary trading in currency futures.    
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