Bombay Stock Exchange

Mondo Visione  10 hrs ago  Comment 
The market capitalisation of companies listed on BSE SME Platform has exceeded USD 1 billion mark, with the rate of Rs 60.18 per USD, as of close of business on April 4, 2014. As of date, 55 companies are listed on BSE. Average market...
The Hindu Business Line  7 hrs ago  Comment 
The Economic Times  Apr 4  Comment 
Analysts say one should be stock-specific in this space; while economic recovery is still some time away, hunt for firms with strong potential to bounce back.
The Economic Times  Apr 3  Comment 
FIIs bought equities worth Rs 717-crore, while DIIs, sold stocks of the same amount, provisional data from the BSE showed.
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 2  Comment 
Share prices of firms facing US regulatory scrutiny too rise
The Economic Times  Apr 2  Comment 
JM Financial's scrip soared 12.45 per cent, while IFCI rose by 4.74 per cent, IDFC was up 3.86 per cent and Reliance Capital gained 3.85 per cent on the BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 2  Comment 
Shares in Bharti Airtel, the country’s largest telecom operator by revenue and subscribers, closed up 2.92 per cent on Wednesday, after soaring to more than 3 per cent on the BSE. Bharti...
The Economic Times  Apr 2  Comment 
Fears of China are absolutely real and they could certainly impact metal prices. I am not sure that this is a good bet, says Dipan Mehta, Member BSE and NSE.
The Economic Times  Apr 1  Comment 
BSE Banking index was trading 1.5 per cent lower as compared to 0.3 per cent fall in the BSE Sensex, which was trading at 22,312.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 31  Comment 
IFB Agro Industries has informed the BSE that a meeting of the board of directors will be held on April 7 to consider the acquisition of the Co2 (carbon dioxide) and dry ice business of Nur...
The Economic Times  Mar 31  Comment 
The amount of money spent by top 100 listed Indian companies towards employee benefits, stood at Rs 4.22 lakh crore, a 17% increase over the previous year.


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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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