Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  24 min ago  Comment 
Adhunik Metaliks has informed the BSE that due to unavoidable delay in dispatch of notice for the forthcoming 13th Annual General Meeting of the company, the Board has decided to defer the m...
The Hindu Business Line  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Madhucon Projects Ltd has informed BSE that the company received the letter of award from National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) for a Rs 397-crore road project in Tamil Nadu. The pro...
The Economic Times  5 hrs ago  Comment 
After falling 17.55 per cent to Rs 156.85 in intra-day trade on the BSE, shares of the company finally ended 8.52 per cent lower to settle at Rs 174.05.
The Economic Times  7 hrs ago  Comment 
Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) plunged as much as 17.5 per cent on the BSE, heading towards its biggest intraday fall since January 21, 2008.
The Hindu Business Line  10 hrs ago  Comment 
Metal stocks were in the limelight on the BSE on Tuesday morning. At 11.35 am Hindalco Industries was the top gainer on the bourse, trading at Rs 133. This represents a gain of 4.81 per cent on it...
The Hindu Business Line  6 hrs ago  Comment 
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 16  Comment 
Shree Krishna Paper Mills & Industries has informed the BSE that according to the audited balance sheet as on March 31, 2014, the accumulated losses of the company were higher than its n...
The Economic Times  Mar 16  Comment 
The move is in line with Sebi's guidelines to facilitate an easy and simplified account opening process for investors entering equity cash market.
The Economic Times  Mar 16  Comment 
The stock surged 4.29 per cent to settle at Rs 164.25 on the BSE. During the day, it climbed 4.88 per cent to Rs 165.20.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 16  Comment 
Infosys spurted into the lead on the BSE on Monday afternoon. At 2.30 pm it held gains of 2.09 per cent at Rs 2,262.85 as against Rs 2,216.45 at close on Friday. Sun Pharma Industries ral...
Equitymaster  Mar 16  Comment 
Posted by Equitymaster        Indian markets pared losses and showed some strength in the second half of the trading session. BSE-Sensex lost about 20 points while NSE-Nifty has lost about 3 points. S&P BSE Midcap stocks has shown a...


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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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