Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  Mar 30  Comment 
Bharti Airtel held firm to keep most of its morning gains at the close on the BSE on Monday. At 3.50 pm it had gains of 3.55 per cent at Rs 389.55 as against Rs 376.20 at close last Friday. ...
The Economic Times  Mar 27  Comment 
BSE will include Bosch Ltd in S&P BSE 100, Gujarat Gas Co Ltd in S&P BSE 200 and Global Offshore Services in S&P BSE 500, replacing Ranbaxy from April 6.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 27  Comment 
Kridhan Infra has informed the BSE that one of the warrant holders, Anil Agrawal - promoter of the company, has exercised his right of conversion into equity shares. Following this proposal,...
The Economic Times  Mar 27  Comment 
Shares of Idea Cellular settled for the day down 4.96% at Rs 171.45 on the BSE. Bharti Airtel also settled in the negative territory with losses of 5.64% at Rs 376.20.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 27  Comment 
Hindalco Industries rallied further to hold gains of 2.97 per cent at Rs 133.55 in late trading on the BSE on Friday. The share had closed the previous session at Rs 129.70. Infosys dropp...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 27  Comment 
IT shares Infosys and TCS were among the top gainers on the BSE in Friday morning trade. At 11.46 am Infosys led the pack, quoting at Rs 2,220 as against Rs 2,144.45 at close on Thursday. This rep...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 26  Comment 
has informed the BSE that in order to move the registered office of its wholly owned subsidiary from New York to Texas for administrative and other commercial considerations, another company has b...
The Economic Times  Mar 26  Comment 
BSE is among the world's ten largest exchanges in terms of market value, while it is the biggest globally for number of firms listed on its platform.
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 26  Comment 
Bharti Airtel shed most of its morning gains on the BSE by the close on Thursday. However, it emerged the top gainer on the bourse, which witnessed a massive sell-off during the session. It was qu...
The Hindu Business Line  Mar 26  Comment 
BHEL steamed up 2.62 per cent to lead the pack on the BSE on Thursday morning. At 11.20 am the share was trading at Rs 242.80 as against Rs 236.60 at close on Wednesday. Larsen & Tou...


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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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