Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  Oct 25  Comment 
Textiles firm Arvind Ltd today said it will raise Rs 740 crore from Renuka Ramnath-led private equity firm Multiples by diluting 10 per cent stake in its subsidiary Arvind Fashions Ltd. In a BSE fi...
The Economic Times  Oct 25  Comment 
The S&P BSE Midcap index has given a year-to-date (YTD) return of over 20 per cent so far in 2016 and over 26 per cent in Samvat 2072.
The Economic Times  Oct 24  Comment 
As there will be no requirement of filling physical forms under the new facility, the chances of errors that presently result in rejection of many applications will also not exist.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 24  Comment 
Inox Wind today said it has bagged a repeat order from ReNew Power Ventures for a 50 MW wind power project in Gujarat. In a BSE filing, Inox Wind said it has bagged a repeat order from “ReNew Power V...
The Economic Times  Oct 24  Comment 
The new rules come at an awkward time for two main bourses, NSE and BSE, which are both drumming up investor interest for their respective planned listings.
The Economic Times  Oct 22  Comment 
Shares of NBCC closed at Rs 241.30, down 3.92% from its previous close on BSE. The government held 90% in the company. The share sale will help the company meet Sebi norms that mandated PSUs to have a minimum public holding of 25%.
The Economic Times  Oct 21  Comment 
In order to monitor clients' funds lying with brokers, BSE has asked them to submit information, about aggregate fund balances available in all client bank accounts.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 20  Comment 
Submitting the outcome of its Board meeting, Penumatic Holdings (PHL) has informed the BSE of the decisions taken with respect to Kirloskar Pneumatic Co (KPCL), a listed material subsidiary of PHL. Th...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 20  Comment 
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 20  Comment 
Electrical equipment producer Marsons has informed the BSE that a meeting of the Board of directors of the Company will be held on November 1, 2016, to consider, among other matters, a proposal for is...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 19  Comment 
In a post-market-hours announcement, roads and highways developer Ashoka Buildcon informed the BSE that the company has received Letters of Intent (LOIs) from Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam (DVVN...


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As of 31 December 2007, the Bombay Stock Exchange had 4,887 listed companies[1] with a combined market capitalization of $1.8 trillion.[2] It is Asia's fourth largest stock exchange by market capitalization, behind the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Shanghai Stock Exchange and Hong Kong Stock Exchange.

The number of companies listed on BSE registered a phenomenal increase from 992 in to over 3,200 companies by March 1994, with combined market capitalization rising from INR. 5,421 crores (INR. 54.21 Billion) to INR. 3,98,432 crores (INR 39.84 Trillion) by March 31, 1994.

Basic Information

  • Owner: Bombay Stock Exchange Limited
  • Location: Mumbai, India
  • Time Zone: Indian Standard Time (GMT+5:30)
  • Currency: Indian Rupee (INR)

Exchange Symbols

  • Google Finance: BOM
  • Thomson Reuters: BY
  • Yahoo! Finance: .BO

Market Information

  • Trading Hours:
    • Normal Trading Session: 09:00 - 15:30
2004[3] 2005[4] 2006[5] 2007[6]
Number of Listed Companies4,7304,7634,7964,887
Domestic Market Capitalization (in $ million)386,321553,074818,8791,819,101
Value of Shares Traded (in $ million)118,248158,982214,488343,776
Average Daily Turnover (in $ million)4666338581,370
Average Value of Trades (in $ thousand)
New Capital Raised from Initial Public Offerings (in $ million)2,9181,3195,6019,643
New Capital Raised from Secondary Public Offerings (in $ million)3927,1791,3202,074
Number of Trading Days254251250251

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Benchmark Index

The BSE Sensex (SENSEX-BY), composed of thirty stocks representative of the exchange, is the benchmark stock index of the Bombay Stock exchange.

Constituent Indices

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Stocks listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange


  1. Number of Listed Companies (2006, 2007), World Federation of Exchanges
  2. Domestic Market Capitalization (2006, 2007), World Federation of Exchanges
  3. Annual Statistics 2004, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  4. Annual Statistics 2005, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  5. Annual Statistics 2006, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
  6. Annual Statistics 2007, Equity Markets, World Federation of Exchanges
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