Bombay Stock Exchange

The Economic Times  9 hrs ago  Comment 
The decision to increase the limit from 5 per cent to 15 per cent is also expected to help existing investors enhance their exposure to the Indian market.
The Economic Times  Jul 29  Comment 
The billionaire Anil Agarwal-led firm had clocked a net profit of Rs 884.14 crore in the year-ago period, the company said in a BSE filing.
The Economic Times  Jul 29  Comment 
The Economic Times  Jul 29  Comment 
Net sales of the company however rose to Rs 1,460.92 crore for April-June as against Rs 1,404.15 crore during the same period of 2015-16, Ceat Ltd had said in a BSE filing.
The Economic Times  Jul 29  Comment 
The exchange has a mutual fund trading platform, BSE STAR MF. It became operational for all investors in December 2009.
The Economic Times  Jul 28  Comment 
Besides, the exchange has set a circuit limit of 10 per cent for Hindustan Motors, Rajratan Global Wire, Modex International Securities and Capital Trade Links.
The Economic Times  Jul 28  Comment 
At 11:01 am, shares of the company were trading at Rs 817.80 per share, up 1.24 per cent from its previous close on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE).
The Times of India  Jul 27  Comment 
Top stock exchanges NSE and BSE on Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to increase the foreign shareholding limit in bourses to 15 per cent, terming the move as being in sync with the spirit of globalization.
The Economic Times  Jul 27  Comment 
The new limits, effective tomorrow, will ensure stock prices do not go up or down beyond a level during a session.
The Economic Times  Jul 27  Comment 
CLSA initiated coverage on the stock with a ‘buy’ rating and a target price of Rs 55, which translates into a 40 per cent upside from Monday’s closing price of Rs 38.55 on the BSE.
The Economic Times  Jul 27  Comment 
Operating profit margin, meanwhile, declined to 69.09 per cent in the June quarter from 72.41 per cent in the year-ago quarter. The stock fell 3.57 per cent to hit a low of Rs 2,630 on BSE.


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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.

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  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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