Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  May 28  Comment 
The Prime Minister was in Meghalaya to address at the 65th plenary session of North Eastern Council
The Hindu Business Line  May 27  Comment 
Pharma major Lupin today said it has received an establishment inspection report (EIR) from the USFDA on closure of inspection of its Mandideep and Aurangabad facilities.In a BSE filing, Lupin said: ...
The Economic Times  May 27  Comment 
That will hold the potential for a re-rating in the stock. Reacting to the development, the scrip gained 7.04 per cent to hit a high of Rs 991.65 on the BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  May 26  Comment 
Indsil Hydro Power and Manganese has informed the BSE that it is planning to take on lease part of the land and the entire plant and machinery of its subsidiary Sree Mahalakshmi Smelters Pvt Ltd. The...
The Hindu Business Line  May 26  Comment 
BSE will introduce new interest rate futures (IRF) contracts on Monday, with the newly-launched government bonds maturing in 2030 as its underlying.The IRF contract based on 7.61 per cent central gov...
The Hindu Business Line  May 26  Comment 
BSE and NSE will conduct mock trading sessions on May 28 and June 4, respectively, to test the system's performance. BSE will conduct a mock trading session from its disaster recovery site. In th...
The Economic Times  May 25  Comment 
The company had clocked a net profit of Rs 2,069.64 crore in the corresponding quarter of 2014-15, it said in a BSE filing.
The Economic Times  May 25  Comment 
Sensex has gained about 2.4% since May 2014, while the BSE Midcap Index has rallied about 29%, and BSE Smallcap about 21.6% over the same time.
The Economic Times  May 25  Comment 
The return on equity (RoE) of BSE 200 companies dropped to 12.10% in 2015 against 15.19% in 2013, according to Bloomberg data, and half of what existed prior to 2008.
The Economic Times  May 25  Comment 
Sebi is also targeting about 1,200 companies listed on the BSE and NSE that have been suspended for more than seven years.


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See also Investing in India.

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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