Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  17 min ago  Comment 
IT and banking stocks were in the limelight in the morning session on Thursday. At 11.05 am Infosys was the top gainer on the BSE, trading at Rs 2,050 as against Rs 2,023.10 at close on Wednesday...
The Economic Times  Jun 3  Comment 
Investor wealth of BSE-listed firms, as measured by market capitalisation, today slipped below the crucial Rs 100-lakh crore mark as the benchmark Sensex tumbled over 351 points.
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 3  Comment 
With the market dropping sharply during the day’s trade, Bharti Airtel led the pack on the BSE with gains of 0.95 per cent at the close on Wednesday. At 3.25 pm the share was trading at Rs 421.90,...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 3  Comment 
Coal India moved up 1.62 per cent to trade at Rs 389.80 in the morning session on Wednesday. The share had closed the previous session at Rs 383.60. HDFC built up gains of 1.12 per cent a...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 2  Comment 
Goa Carbon has informed the BSE that operations at the company’s Paradeep Unit located at VIII. Udayabata, Paradeep. Dist. Jagatsinghpur, Odisha, which was briefly shut for regular maintena...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 2  Comment 
Shares of Hero MotoCorp today fell by nearly 4 per cent after the company reported 5.41 per cent decline in sales in May. The stock went down by 3.63 per cent to Rs 2,611.20 on the BSE. O...
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 1  Comment 
The prominent search engine in the country Just Dial Ltd's board of directors will meet on June 4 to consider a share buyback. The stock is up by Rs 26.50 to Rs 1,165.55 on the BSE. It ha...
The Economic Times  Jun 1  Comment 
The report showed that about 4.3% of the total shareholding of BSE 200 index companies was pledged as of March 31, 2015, compared to a little less than 4% as of September 30, 2014.
The Hindu Business Line  May 29  Comment 
FIIs have also become less optimistic, reduce holding in many BSE 200 firms
The Economic Times  May 29  Comment 
It had posted a net profit of Rs 42.79 crore in the March quarter of 2013-14, Blue Star said in a filing to the 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.

Constituent Indices

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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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