Bombay Stock Exchange

The Economic Times  Jul 28  Comment 
Net sales during Q1, 2014-15 went up by 15.72 per cent to Rs 493.65 crore, from Rs 426.59 crore in the year-ago period, Alembic said in a BSE filing.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 28  Comment 
Hindustan Unilever shot into the leader ahead of the close on the BSE on Monday. At 2.40 pm the stock held gains of 3.49 per cent at ₹685.10 as against ₹662. The FMCG major today reported that its...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 28  Comment 
Banking stocks started the week on a firm note on Monday morning. At 11.10 am Axis Bank was the top gainer on the BSE, quoting at ₹403.60. The stock had closed the previous session at ₹397.17.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 28  Comment 
The Sensex and the Nifty opened the session marginally in the red despite firm global cues. At 9.15 a.m., the 30-share BSE index Sensex was trading down by 5.71 points or 0.02 per cent a...
The Economic Times  Jul 27  Comment 
While the small-cap index of the BSE has given a return of 53.21 per cent, the mid-cap index followed with 36.87 per cent.
The Economic Times  Jul 27  Comment 
The 'no-objection' from two stock exchanges would allow the two companies to file their scheme of amalgamation with the High Court for further clearance of the deal.
The Economic Times  Jul 26  Comment 
The company had posted net profit of Rs 22.18 crore for the corresponding period of the previous financial year, Wyeth said in a filing to BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 25  Comment 
Sun Pharma Industries made rapid strides during the latter half of the day to extends its early gains by the close on the BSE on Friday. At the finish it was trading at ₹779.30, up 4.23 per cent....
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 25  Comment 
FMCG major Hindustan Unilever jumped into the lead on the BSE on Friday morning. At 11.04 am it was the top gainer on the bourse, quoting at ₹657.25, up 2.33 per cent on its previous close of ₹642...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 24  Comment 
Shares tank 8.3% on NSE, 5% 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.

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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