Bombay Stock Exchange

The Times of India  1 hr ago  Comment 
The sensex has breached Mt 30k with the market capitalisation of companies listed on the BSE surging past Rs 1 lakh crore mark. But in a break from recent rallies, equities have emerged as the clear winners.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 4  Comment 
Sun Pharma Industries traded firm to hold gains of 6.43 per cent near the close on the BSE on Wednesday. At 3.40 pm it was trading at Rs 1,003 as against Rs 942.40 at close yesterday. Baj...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 4  Comment 
9.15 am The 30-share BSE index Sensex was trading higher by 363.39 points or 1.22 per cent at 29,956.09 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was trading up by 121.05 points or 1.35 per cent at 9,1...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 3  Comment 
Leading stock exchange BSE today said it plans to introduce a new functionality in its equity segment to prevent self trades from March 16. The self—trade prevention check functionality i...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 3  Comment 
Reliance Industries raced into the lead on the BSE on Tuesday afternoon. At 2.45 pm it was trading at Rs 903.55, up 4.61 per cent on its overnight close at Rs 863.70. CLSA earlier said t...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 3  Comment 
Pharma and IT scrips were among the top gainers on the BSE on Tuesday morning. At 10.40 am TCS led the pack on the bourse, trading at Rs 2,730 as against Rs 2,670.15 at close yesterday. This was a...
The Economic Times  Mar 2  Comment 
The company has also entered the engineered wood-flooring segment through its brand name Mikasa, Greenlam said in a statement issued here.
The Economic Times  Mar 2  Comment 
A selling spree in ITC following custom duty on cigarettes made Reliance Industries the second most-valued company on BSE in terms of market capitalisation.
The Economic Times  Mar 2  Comment 
At 11:00 a.m.; the stock was at Rs 206, up 15.28 per cent, on the BSE. It rallied 17.48 per cent to touch intraday high of Rs 209.95.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 2  Comment 
Private sector lender Axis Bank extended Saturday’s firm trend into trading on Monday. At 10.40 am it was the top gainer on the BSE, quoting at Rs 637.70. This represented a gain of 3.96 per cent...


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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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