Bombay Stock Exchange

The Economic Times  Dec 17  Comment 
The benchmark BSE index provisionally fell 0.27 per cent, while the broader NSE index ended 0.56 per cent lower.
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 17  Comment 
Metal shares maintained their firm undertone on the market in late session on Wednesday. At 2.40 pm Sesa Sterlite emerged the top gainer on the BSE, quoting at Rs 199.50. This represented a gain o...
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 17  Comment 
The board of directors of Hikal Ltd today approved the subdivision of equity shares of ₹10 each into five shares of ₹2 each. The shares are trading at ₹717.10, down by ₹9.55 on the BSE. I...
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 17  Comment 
Tata Steel spurted 1.36 per cent to lead the pack on the BSE in the morning session on Wednesday. At 10.35 am the share was trading at Rs 394.70, as against its previous close at Rs 389.40. ...
The Economic Times  Dec 16  Comment 
Shares of HCL Tech jumped 4.58 per cent, while TCS gained 3.40 per cent on the BSE. TCS was the best performing scrips among the 30-Sensex blue-chips.
The Economic Times  Dec 16  Comment 
The BSE index slumped as much as 2.1 per cent on Tuesday, marking its biggest daily fall in more than five months.
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 16  Comment 
TCS and Infosys were the only shares that managed to hold gains in late session on the BSE on Tuesday. The Sensex witnessed a massive sell-off which saw it lose over 500 points during the day.
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 16  Comment 
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 16  Comment 
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed Harihar Mishra, General Manager, RBI, Bengaluru, as Additional Director of Dhanlaxmi Bank Ltd. In a notice to the BSE, the South-based old g...
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 15  Comment 
Shares of Hydro S&S Industries will be in focus on Tuesday as Kingfa Sci & Tech Co Ltd, promoter, plans to dilute five lakh shares through the offer for sale window on the BSE. The...
The Economic Times  Dec 15  Comment 
In a BSE filing today, Transgene Biotek also said that the ED "is seized of the matter as informed to Sebi, on the...forgery and fraud".


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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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