Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  Mar 8  Comment 
Kernex Microsystems India Ltd has informed BSE that a meeting of the board of directors of the company will be held on March 10, 2015 to consider and approve sale of some assets of the company.
The Economic Times  Mar 6  Comment 
Many companies have not performed well in the past few years in terms of earnings, while some firms are struggling with high debt-equity ratios.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 5  Comment 
Gayatri Projects Ltd has decided to delay the payments of its debentures due to stress on finances and shortage of fund low.In a regulatory filing with BSE, the Hyderabad-based company said...
The Economic Times  Mar 5  Comment 
The Bombay Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange, Forex and commodity futures markets will also remain closed.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 5  Comment 
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries picked up the pace to surge 3.4 per cent in late trading on the BSE on Monday. At 3.10 pm the scrip was quoting at Rs 1,038.95. The share had closed yesterday’s sessi...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 5  Comment 
Hindustan Unilever notched up gains of 2.54 per cent on the BSE to emerge the top gainer on the bourse at mid-morning on Thursday. At 11.55 am the share was trading at Rs 939.45 as again...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 5  Comment 
Offshore drilling contractor Aban Offshore Ltd today said two of its subsidiaries have redeemed bonds worth Rs 1,335 crore issued by them. In a filing to the BSE, Aban Offshore Ltd said D...
The Times of India  Mar 5  Comment 
The sensex has breached Mt 30k with the market capitalisation of companies listed on the BSE surging past Rs 1 lakh crore mark. But in a break from recent rallies, equities have emerged as the clear winners.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 4  Comment 
Sun Pharma Industries traded firm to hold gains of 6.43 per cent near the close on the BSE on Wednesday. At 3.40 pm it was trading at Rs 1,003 as against Rs 942.40 at close yesterday. Baj...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 4  Comment 
9.15 am The 30-share BSE index Sensex was trading higher by 363.39 points or 1.22 per cent at 29,956.09 and the 50-share NSE index Nifty was trading up by 121.05 points or 1.35 per cent at 9,1...


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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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