Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  5 hrs ago  Comment 
Suven Life Sciences has been granted one product patent from Europe and two product patents from Eurasia for a drug used in the treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases.In a BSE filing today, Suven L...
The Economic Times  Jun 28  Comment 
On Tuesday, the BSE MidCap index ended up 0.5% to 11,459.21 and the small-cap index ended up 0.8% at 11,540.15.
The Economic Times  Jun 28  Comment 
On the volume front, 4.51 lakh shares of the company were traded at BSE and more than 35.47 lakh shares changed hands at NSE during the day.
The Economic Times  Jun 28  Comment 
The scrip gained 10.15 per cent to hit a high of Rs 574.85 on the BSE. The stock is still down 6 per cent so far this year.
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 27  Comment 
Amid Brexit-triggered global market volatilities, India has been a ‘shining star’
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 27  Comment 
Copthall Mauritius Investment Ltd on Monday bought 22.8 lakh shares in NIIT at an average pirce of ₹81.60 a share, according to bulk deal notification on the BSE. This translates to 1.38 per cent st...
The Economic Times  Jun 27  Comment 
The firms that face suspension are Bhuwalka Steel Industries, Indo-Asian Projects, Shreejal Info Hubs, Smilax Industries and Western India Shipyard.
The Economic Times  Jun 27  Comment 
The BSE benchmark moved in a 230-point range through the day as it tried to get its head around the mayhem created by Britain’s shock exit from European Union.
The Economic Times  Jun 26  Comment 
The week saw the BSE Smallcap index and the BSE Midcap index losing by 1.4% and 0.4%, respectively. Most sectoral indices ended lower for the week.
The Hindu Business Line  Jun 24  Comment 
He is confident that money — both domestic and foreign — will soon start coming into India


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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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