Bombay Stock Exchange

The Economic Times  26 min ago  Comment 
According to the bulk deal data available with the BSE, Copthall Mauritius Investment sold 3.78 lakh shares, or 0.57 per cent stake in the company.
The Economic Times  4 hrs ago  Comment 
The new facility would comprise primary order ID along with the entry and exit time stamp. It would be provided for any add, modify or delete order request.
The Economic Times  6 hrs ago  Comment 
BSE said it has implemented PTP at its platform and has also started extending it to all the members trading from its co-location facility.
The Times of India  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Motorcycle sales during the month declined by 4.83 per cent to 3,30,228 units as against 3,47,010 units in September last year, the company said in a BSE filing.
The Economic Times  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Shares of select companies surged up to 20 per cent in morning trade after the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) revised the upward circuit limits for those scrips with effect from Monday.
The Economic Times  Oct 4  Comment 
Leading stock exchange BSE will discontinue the liquidity enhancement incentive programme on single stock options contracts from October 16.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 2  Comment 
Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE will next week shift a total of 25 companies to the restricted trading segment to ensure safety of investors in the capital markets.BSE said it would be...  Oct 1  Comment 
Authorities have described the case, the first in Wales since 2013, as an isolated incident that hasn’t affected food chain A case of BSE – so-called “mad cow disease” – has been found in an animal on a farm in Wales. The case is the...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 1  Comment 
Pharma shares traded firm to stay ahead of the pack on the BSE near the close on Thursday, the last day of trading this week on account of the Gandhi Jayanti holiday. At 3.04 pm Lupin was...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 1  Comment 
Pharma and IT shares were in the limelight on the BSE on Thursday. At 11.39 am Sun Pharma led the pack on the bourse trading at Rs 891.10 against Rs 868.45 at close yesterday. This was a gain of 2...


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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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