Bombay Stock Exchange

The Economic Times  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Following the development, the stock rose 15.51 per cent to hit a 52-week high of Rs 118 on BSE. At this price, the stock is up 30 per cent in two day’s to Wednesday.
The Economic Times  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Following the development, the stock rose 3.88 per cent to hit a high of Rs 242 on BSE. The stock eventually closed at Rs 238.45, up 2.36 per cent. 
The Economic Times  Sep 28  Comment 
Midcaps as a whole contribute the next 15 per cent of the BSE’s total market capitalisation (on highest to lowest m-cap basis). 
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 27  Comment 
BSE will suspend trading in the securities of as many as 21 companies from October 18 as they failed to comply with certain listing regulations.In case the firms comply with the norms by October 10, ...
The Economic Times  Sep 27  Comment 
The company will hold a board meeting on September 29 to consider and get approval for slump sale through a business transfer agreement, Mukta Arts informed BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 26  Comment 
Marksans Pharma has received approval from the US health regulator for loratadine liquid-filled capsules, used for the treatment of allergies, in the American market. In a BSE filing today, Marksan...
The Economic Times  Sep 26  Comment 
BSE benchmark Sensex rose 69 points, or 0.24 per cent, to end the week at 28,668 on Friday. The Nifty50, on the other hand, climbed 51 points to 8,831.
The Economic Times  Sep 26  Comment 
BSE has written to 19 companies since the beginning of September. Some of these companies have witnessed prices shooting up significant y in the last one week.
The Economic Times  Sep 25  Comment 
BSE remained comfortable with Sebi's current regulation on listing, which does not allow self-listing and says cross-listing will only improve transparency.
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 25  Comment 
Deutsche Boerse, holds nearly 4.75 per cent stake in BSE


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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

By Industry

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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