Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  8 hrs ago  Comment 
Submitting the outcome of its Board meeting, Penumatic Holdings (PHL) has informed the BSE of the decisions taken with respect to Kirloskar Pneumatic Co (KPCL), a listed material subsidiary of PHL. Th...
The Hindu Business Line  9 hrs ago  Comment 
The Hindu Business Line  9 hrs ago  Comment 
Electrical equipment producer Marsons has informed the BSE that a meeting of the Board of directors of the Company will be held on November 1, 2016, to consider, among other matters, a proposal for is...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 19  Comment 
Tyre maker Ceat has informed the BSE that it has rolled out a new breed of ‘Puncture Safe’ tyres for the two-wheeler market segment. It uses a technology that allows tyres to resist punctures with no...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 19  Comment 
In a post-market-hours announcement, roads and highways developer Ashoka Buildcon informed the BSE that the company has received Letters of Intent (LOIs) from Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam (DVVN...
The Economic Times  Oct 19  Comment 
"This strategic tie-up between the two companies will enable the customer to strengthen its product offering and capitalise on market opportunities with superior quality products," L&T Tech said in a BSE filing.
The Economic Times  Oct 19  Comment 
The plants have generating equipment supplied and commissioned by BHEL. Following the development, the stock rose 5.36 per cent to hit a high of Rs 143.45 on BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 18  Comment 
PE firm WestBridge Capital through Jwalamukhi Investment Holdings on Tuesday sold 1.6 crore shares of Prestige Estates Projects on the BSE and the NSE, at around ₹185 a share. At the end of September...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 18  Comment 
The board of directors of ECE Industries will meet on Wednesday to consider a proposal to delist the company’s shares from the NSE. Earlier in 2015, the company had delisted its shares from the BSE. ...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 18  Comment 
Suven Life Sciences has been granted one product patent each by Europe and Israel for a drug used in the treatment of neuro-degenerative diseases.In a BSE filing today, Suven Life said it has been gr...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 18  Comment 
Individually, Axis Bank garnered Rs 5,000 crore by issuing bonds through private placement on the BSE BOND platform.


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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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