Bombay Stock Exchange

The Economic Times  Feb 24  Comment 
The company's stock has more than doubled in one year, owing to stability in commodity prices after a sharp downturn last year. It closed at Rs. 182.10 apiece on Thursday on BSE.
The Economic Times  Feb 24  Comment 
On Thursday, the 30-share index of BSE rose 28 points to end at 28,892 after a selloff amid expiry of derivatives contracts pared early gains.
The Economic Times  Feb 23  Comment 
Sectorwise, the BSE Telecom and IT index closed higher by 1.82 per cent and 1.70 per cent. The BSE Power and Oil & Gas index slipped 0.68 per cent and 0.26 per cent, respectively.
The Economic Times  Feb 23  Comment 
The stock jumped 5.44 per cent to hit a high of Rs 382.45 on BSE. Even at this price, the target price suggests a potential upside of 31 per cent within one year.
The Economic Times  Feb 22  Comment 
10 companies drove the performance of Midcap index. These companies contributed nearly 40% to total net profit and 23% to revenue of the BSE Midcap index.
The Economic Times  Feb 21  Comment 
The sale of 1. 11 crore shares will be at a minimum price of Rs 1,498 apiece, 4 per cent discount to today's closing price of BEL on BSE.
The Economic Times  Feb 21  Comment 
Group-Z is a category made up of listed companies that have not complied with regulatory requirements, about 2,200 companies under the category on the BSE.
The Times of India  Feb 21  Comment 
Shares of Bharti Airtel declined by 4.02 per cent to end at Rs 360.55 on BSE. During the day, it lost 4.27 per cent to Rs 359.60. Idea Cellular went down by 0.37 per cent to close at Rs 108.30 after falling 1.88 per cent to Rs 106.65 in intra-day.
The Economic Times  Feb 21  Comment 
hares of Jet Airways jumped 5.17 per cent to hit a high of Rs 402.75 on BSE. The scrip has risen 12.87 per cent in four sessions to Tuesday
The Economic Times  Feb 21  Comment 
In a filing to BSE, the lender said it would give financial assistance of up to Rs 8,150 crore to JBVNL and up to Rs 7,000 crore to JUSNL.


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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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