Bombay Stock Exchange

The Economic Times  Apr 9  Comment 
Chauhan said that the amount of fraud being talked about in the PNB case is just three days of interest of the country's banking sector.
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 6  Comment 
 Shares of Lemon Tree Hotels will make their debut at the bourses on Monday, the BSE and the NSE said. The ₹1,038.68-crore initial public offering of
The Economic Times  Apr 6  Comment 
​Shares of AkzoNobel India ended 0.39 per cent lower at Rs 1,934 on BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 6  Comment 
With an aim to safeguard investors’ interest, leading stock exchanges -- BSE and NSE -- have advised their members to take extra caution while tradi
The Economic Times  Apr 6  Comment 
Around 10:55 am (IST), the BSE Midcap index was 0.17 per cent up at 16,518, while the BSE Smallcap index was 0.36 per cent up at 17,839.
The Economic Times  Apr 6  Comment 
Majority of the sectoral indices were trading in the red on BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 5  Comment 
Stock markets reacted positively to the RBI policy. The BSE’s sensitive index, which was up by about 450 points in the morning, rose further in a few
The Economic Times  Apr 5  Comment 
The BSE bank index rose 1.75 per cent to a high of 27417.10 points.
The Economic Times  Apr 4  Comment 
The BSE Telecom index was trading 0.92 per cent down at 1,329 around 02:05 pm (IST).
The Economic Times  Apr 4  Comment 
At 10:14 am, shares of the company were trading at Rs 950 apiece on BSE, up 5.39 per cent.


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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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