Bombay Stock Exchange

The Economic Times  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Taking its fall to the fourth consecutive trading session, the stock fell 3.4 per cent to hit a low of Rs 1,023 on BSE.
The Economic Times  6 hrs ago  Comment 
Shares of Equitas Holdings were trading 2.5 per cent higher at Rs 179.40 on BSE on Thursday morning.
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 17  Comment 
The Bombay Stock Exchange is in the limelight after the government hiked the FDI limit for foreign investors in an exchange, from 5 to 15 per cent. The BSE has already started talks with Germany’s De...
The Economic Times  Aug 17  Comment 
The company’s shares rose to an intraday high of Rs 821.25, before giving up the gains to close 0.65% lower at Rs 808.95 on the BSE.
The Economic Times  Aug 17  Comment 
The new limits, effective tomorrow, will ensure stock prices do not go up or down beyond a certain level during the trading session.
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 17  Comment 
To ensure the safety of investors in the capital markets, leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE have decided to shift over a dozen companies to the restricted trading segment from August 23.BSE said it...
The Economic Times  Aug 17  Comment 
The NCDs are proposed to be listed on NSE and BSE. Shares of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation were trading at Rs 263.70 apiece, up 0.21 per cent on the BSE.
The Economic Times  Aug 17  Comment 
The Economic Times  Aug 17  Comment 
BSE said the promoters of these companies would now be required to purchase the shares from public shareholders as per the ‘fair value.’
The Economic Times  Aug 17  Comment 
Shares of Zee Learn soared 16.72 per cent to hit a high of Rs 35.25 on BSE. Tree House Education & Accessories rallied 18.03 per cent to Rs 37.30.
The Economic Times  Aug 16  Comment 
The scrip went down 3.64 per cent to end at Rs 781.15 on BSE. During the day, it shed 5.44 per cent to Rs 766.50.


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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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