Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  Dec 7  Comment 
Bank, realty and auto stocks today surged nearly five per cent in the morning trade on the BSE ahead of the Reserve Bank’s policy review meet.Among bank stocks, State Bank of India rose 1.06 per cent...
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 7  Comment 
Suven Life Sciences has been granted a patent in India for a drug used for the treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases. In a BSE filing today, Suven Life said it has been granted “one product pate...
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 6  Comment 
Inox Wind today said it has bagged 50 MW wind power project order from hydroelectric firm SJVN Ltd in Gujarat. In a BSE filing, Inox Wind said it has bagged an order for 50 MW wind power project t...
The Economic Times  Dec 6  Comment 
Following the announcement, shares of CanFin Homes jumped 4.85 per cent to hit a high of Rs 1,720 on BSE. Canara Bank rose 1.55 per cent to hit a high of Rs 316.70.
The Economic Times  Dec 6  Comment 
While Ujjivan on Monday announced a repayment rate of 91% in November, Bharat Financial informed the BSE it had a collection efficiency of 97% in the two weeks post demonetisation.
The Economic Times  Dec 5  Comment 
Dr Reddy's Laboratories' shares today were trading at Rs 3,178.70 in the morning trade on the BSE, down 0.03 per cent.
The Economic Times  Dec 5  Comment 
Data showed 39 of the 137 midcap stocks from the BSE Midcap and Nifty Midcap indices have surged between 100 per cent and 338 per cent since Modi became PM.
The Economic Times  Dec 2  Comment 
The stock rose 7.58 per cent to hit a high of Rs 1,280 on BSE. At this price, the stock has risen 38.3 per cent in three sessions to Friday.
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 1  Comment 
Asia’s oldest bourse BSE has said that transaction charges, varying from Rs 6 to Rs 30, will be levied on all orders routed through its mutual fund platform from today.BSE runs the mutual fund tradin...
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 1  Comment 
KPIT Technologies has acquired strategic stake in Germany-based engineering services company MicroFuzzy for a fixed consideration of 9.3 million euros (around Rs 67.5 crore).In a BSE filing, KPIT Tec...


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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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