Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  Aug 29  Comment 
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), the National Stock Exchange (NSE), forex, money and all commodity markets, including bullion and oils and oilseeds, remained closed today on account of ‘Ganesh Cha...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 28  Comment 
BHEL steamed up nearly 6 per cent to emerge the top gainer on the BSE near the close on Thursday. At 3.10 pm the stock held gains of 5.82 per cent to trade at ₹242.55. The stock had ended the over...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 28  Comment 
GAIL (India) sailed up over 1 per cent in Thursday morning trade on the BSE, in a session that was marked by the Sensex hitting a new high of 26,674 on capital inflows. At 10.49 am GAIL (...
The Economic Times  Aug 27  Comment 
Concerns about trading risks in India have gained traction in recent months after a slew of glitches including last month's three hour-network outage at BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 27  Comment 
Energy stock ONGC maintained its firm trend on the BSE on Wednesday. At 3.30 pm it was trading at ₹429.10, up 2.63 per cent on its previous close of ₹418.10. ICICI Bank gained 2.12 per c...
The Economic Times  Aug 26  Comment 
The letter said that while NSE has allowed members to access NOW through multiple sources like leased line, V-sat, and internet, use of FOW was allowed only through internet.
The Economic Times  Aug 26  Comment 
Recently, stock exchanges - BSE and NSE - had asked their trading members to obtain and update mobile number and email address of their clients by August 19.
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 26  Comment 
Metal stocks Hindalco Industries and Tata Steel held firm to stay ahead of the pack on the BSE on Tuesday. At 3.45 pm Hindalco Industries was quoting at ₹170.65, up 3.64 per cent on its previous c...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 25  Comment 
Ziaulla Sheriff, promoter and promoter group of Starcom Information Technology, will dilute 13.72 per cent stake (6.86 lakh shares) through the offer-for-sale route on the BSE window....
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 25  Comment 
Gayatri Projects Ltd has informed BSE that a meeting of the Board of Directors of the Company will be held on August 28 to consider and approve the issue of equity warrants to promoters...


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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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