Arnab Goswami becomes first journalist to ring opening bell at BSE

MUMBAI: Times Now and ET Now president news and editor-in-chief Arnab Goswami has become the first journalist in the 140 year history of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) to be ringing the opening bell, thus marking the opening of proceedings at the exchange.


He was accompanied by BSE MD & CEO Ashishkumar Chauhan, along with other officials of the exchange.


Chauhan said, “We are pleased to have Arnab Goswami at the Bombay Stock Exchange for the opening bell-ringing ceremony. This event marks another significant milestone for Asia’s oldest stock exchange as it celebrates its 140th anniversary, and  Goswami’s presence has enhanced the celebrations.”


Goswami added, “I am happy that someone from the media has been given the honour to ring the opening bell at this august institution, and I am humbled to have been chosen for it. This is the most important financial institution in the business capital of India, and is a place where great capital and wealth are generated for the nation. This year, BSE is celebrating 140 eventful years, and on behalf of the entire media fraternity, I wish it all the best.”

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