Bombay Stock Exchange

The Economic Times  Dec 2  Comment 
The stock rose 7.58 per cent to hit a high of Rs 1,280 on BSE. At this price, the stock has risen 38.3 per cent in three sessions to Friday.
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 1  Comment 
Asia’s oldest bourse BSE has said that transaction charges, varying from Rs 6 to Rs 30, will be levied on all orders routed through its mutual fund platform from today.BSE runs the mutual fund tradin...
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 1  Comment 
KPIT Technologies has acquired strategic stake in Germany-based engineering services company MicroFuzzy for a fixed consideration of 9.3 million euros (around Rs 67.5 crore).In a BSE filing, KPIT Tec...
The Economic Times  Dec 1  Comment 
While there is still a month left, a 12% gain for the BSE Midcap suggests stocks from this pack are on course to outshine largecaps for a third straight year.
The Economic Times  Dec 1  Comment 
The stock rose 15.49 per cent to hit a high of Rs 39.50 on BSE. This is close to the 52-week high of Rs 41.90, the stock hit on September 14 this year.
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 30  Comment 
Captain Polyplast Ltd has informed the BSE that its board meeting is scheduled to be held on December 9 to consider the listing of equity share capital of the company on the National Stock Exchange of...
The Economic Times  Nov 30  Comment 
Stocks which have witnessed bullish crossover with strong volumes include names like Eicher Motors, Maruti Suzuki, SRF, L&T, HDFC, PVR and Supreme Industries.
The Economic Times  Nov 30  Comment 
After the initial panic, the domestic stock market has recovered some of the losses, with the BSE benchmark losing 3.5 per cent since November 8.
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 30  Comment 
HSBC has cut BSE index target to 30,500 by 2017-end from its previous forecast of 32,400. The target cut reflects fall in Indian equities since announcement of banknote ban and Trump's win on Nove...
The Economic Times  Nov 29  Comment 
Lupin's share prices rose 0.82% on Tuesday to close at Rs1,517.05 on BSE, where the benchmark Sensex ended 0.17% higher.


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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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