Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  Oct 2  Comment 
Leading stock exchanges BSE and NSE will next week shift a total of 25 companies to the restricted trading segment to ensure safety of investors in the capital markets.BSE said it would be...  Oct 1  Comment 
Authorities have described the case, the first in Wales since 2013, as an isolated incident that hasn’t affected food chain A case of BSE – so-called “mad cow disease” – has been found in an animal on a farm in Wales. The case is the...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 1  Comment 
Pharma shares traded firm to stay ahead of the pack on the BSE near the close on Thursday, the last day of trading this week on account of the Gandhi Jayanti holiday. At 3.04 pm Lupin was...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 1  Comment 
Pharma and IT shares were in the limelight on the BSE on Thursday. At 11.39 am Sun Pharma led the pack on the bourse trading at Rs 891.10 against Rs 868.45 at close yesterday. This was a gain of 2...
The Economic Times  Sep 30  Comment 
Indraprastha Gas shot up 8.11% to hit the day’s high of Rs 498.40 on BSE. Gujarat Gas surged 4.91% to hit its session’s high of Rs 530.
The Economic Times  Sep 30  Comment 
The shares of Aarti Industries gained 4 per cent as Motilal Oswal started coverage on the scrip with a 'Buy' rating and a target of Rs 630.
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 30  Comment 
Bharti Infratel declined after hitting a high of Rs 366.30 on the BSE. The stock was quoting at Rs 351.25, down Rs 5.55 or 1.56 per cent at 10.35 am. The stock traded in a range of Rs 350...
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 30  Comment 
Tata Steel was the top gainer on the BSE on Wednesday morning. The auto major notched up gains of 3.48 per cent to quote at Rs 208.35 against Rs 201.35 at close yesterday. Tata Motors ad...
The Economic Times  Sep 29  Comment 
The combined entity will have revenue of over $150 million, close to 4,000 employees and multiple global delivery centres, BSIL said in a BSE filing.
The Times of India  Sep 29  Comment 
BSE StAR MF, a leading platform for mutual funds, on Monday made a record 63,000 orders in a single day.


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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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