Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Comfort Commotrade and Looks Health Services will migrate to BSE’s main board from the stock exchange’s Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) platform. According to BSE-SME, these stocks will trade unde...
The Economic Times  Apr 27  Comment 
Firms that have completed two years on the SME platform and achieved a post-issue paid-up capital of at least Rs 10 crore are eligible for migration.
The Economic Times  Apr 27  Comment 
IPO of Thyrocare Technologies opened for subscription on Wednesday, with the issue receiving bids for 4% of the total issue size on BSE & another 2% on NSE .
The Economic Times  Apr 27  Comment 
The floor price at Rs 21.75 per share for the OFS was at 5.63% to Tuesday’s closing price of Rs 23.05 on BSE. Experts have been cautious on the OFS.
The Times of India  Apr 26  Comment 
The government is set to sell 11.36 per cent equity shares in electricity generator NHPC Ltd at Rs 21.75 apiece to raise about Rs 2,700 crore. The issue price of Rs 21.75 a share is at a discount of 5.6 per cent to NHPC's closing price of Rs 23.05...
The Economic Times  Apr 26  Comment 
A rebound in European shares infused fresh life in BSE benchmark Sensex, which suddenly got a lift after remaining lacklustre for most of the session.
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 26  Comment 
Asia Index Private Limited, a joint venture between S&P Dow Jones Indices and BSE, has launched a new Gold Hedged Index and Dynamic Gold Hedged Index. These indices “can serve as the basis of ...
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 26  Comment 
Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL) has initiated partial shutdown of certain units due to water scarcity in Mangaluru. The company informed the BSE on Tuesday that considering the acu...
The Economic Times  Apr 26  Comment 
The approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) is for multiple strengths of 5mg/160mg, 5mg/320mg and 10mg/320 mg, the company said in a BSE filing.
The Economic Times  Apr 25  Comment 
The stock soared 7.97 per cent to end at Rs 297.50 on BSE. Intra-day, it climbed 9.38 per cent to Rs 301.40, its 52-week high.


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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

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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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