About GAIL (India)

GAIL (India) Limited is a natural gas processing and distribution company based in India. The company's segments include electricity transmission services, natural gas market, petrochemicals, liquefied natural gas and liquid hydrocarbons, and others. Its transmission services segment includes natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Its Others segment includes City Gas Distribution (CGD), GAIL Tel, Exploration and Production (E&P) and Power Generation. It has advantages in the acquisition and trading of natural gas, the production of LPG, liquid hydrocarbons and petrochemical products, and the transmission of natural gas and LPG through pipelines. The Company owns and operates approximately 14,500 kilometers (km) of natural gas pipeline network. It is also focused on expanding its presence in renewable energy such as solar, wind and biofuels. Its subsidiaries include GAIL Global (Singapore) PTE Ltd, GAIL Global (USA) Inc., GAIL GAS Limited, Tripura Natural Gas Co Ltd., Bengal Gas Limited and Konkan LNG Limited.


What is a stock?

Stock is a general term used to describe certificates of ownership in any company. A share, on the other hand, refers to a share certificate of a particular company. Owning shares in a particular company makes you a shareholder.

What is a stock market?

The term stock market refers to several exchanges where shares of state-owned companies are bought and sold. Such financial activities are carried out through official exchanges and over-the-counter markets that operate according to specific regulations.

Both "stock market" and "stock exchange" are often used interchangeably. Stock traders buy or sell stocks on one or more exchanges that are part of the general market.

How to invest in the stock market?

Below are the steps which shows you how to Invest in the stock market:

Step 1: Open a Demat and trading account. This is the starting point for investing in the aftermarket.
Step 2: Selection of stocks. Log in to your trading account and select the shares you want to sell or buy.
Step 3: Choose a price.
Step 4: Complete the transaction.

How to buy shares?

Procedure to buy shares online:

1. Getting a PAN card: Permanent Account Number (PAN) is mandatory for online purchase of shares.
2. Open a Demat account: Opening a demat account is the next important step in buying shares online.
3. Open a business account.
4. Register on the broker/broker platform.
5. You also need a bank account.

What is NSE?

The NSE operates under the so-called National Exchange for Automated Trading (NEAT), which is a fully automated screen-based trading system that follows the principle of an order-based market. NSE has deliberately chosen a bid-based system over an order-based system.

What is BSE?

BSE Limited, also known as the Bombay Stock Exchange, is an Indian stock exchange located on Dalal Street in Mumbai. Founded in 1875 by cotton merchant Premchand Roychand, the stock exchange is the oldest in Asia and also the tenth oldest in the world.

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