Bombay Stock Exchange

The Economic Times  Sep 1  Comment 
Shares of Indiabulls Real Estate slumped 6.55 per cent, Godrej Properties shed 4.74 per cent, DLF lost 4.33 per cent and Unitech fell by 3.95 per cent on BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 1  Comment 
Sun Pharma Industries rose 1.78 per cent to emerge the top gainer on the BSE on Tuesday morning. At 11.14 am the share was trading at Rs 913.70 against Rs 897.70 at close on Monday. Infos...
The Economic Times  Aug 31  Comment 
After surging 4.17 per cent to Rs 1,360 intra-day, shares of the company finally ended at Rs 1,335, up 2.26 per cent on BSE.
The Economic Times  Aug 30  Comment 
Leading bourse BSE has decided to revise upwards market lot sizes of equity derivatives contracts based on foreign indices.
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 30  Comment 
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 28  Comment 
Compassvale Investments Pte Ltd, an arm of Temasek, has cut its stake in Bharti Infratel.According to a bulk deal data on the BSE, Compassvale sold about 1.737 crore shares at an ave...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 28  Comment 
Vedanta extended its morning rally to hold gains of 6.36 per cent at Rs 96.95 on the BSE at the close on Friday. The share had closed yesterday’s session at Rs 91.15. ONGC edged up furthe...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 28  Comment 
Vedanta held firm to keep gains of 6.09 per cent in late trading on the BSE on Friday. At 3.14 pm the share was trading at Rs 96.7 against Rs 91.15 at close yesterday. ONGC also traded st...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 28  Comment 
The Bombay Stock Exchange will auction, on Monday, investment limits for foreign investors to buy government debt securities worth Rs 561 crore.The auction will be conducted on BSE’s ebidxc...
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 27  Comment 
Shares of Hathway Cable jumped 8 per cent after the RBI allowed FIIs to buy more. The stock, which jumped as much as 16 per cent intraday on the BSE, lost ground to close at ₹43.80, a gain...
The Economic Times  Aug 27  Comment 
According to the report 31 out of 46 PSU boards (in the S&P BSE 500) do not have an adequate representation of independent directors.


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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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