Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  Oct 15  Comment 
Lanco Infratech Ltd has informed the BSE that the board of directors appointed Ramunni Menon Premkumar and Prakash P. Mallya as Independent Directors with effect from October 15. ...
Commodity Online  Oct 15  Comment 
The Forum has been allotted 3 lakh square feet for development of a commercial building for their members. BSE may also set up an exchange office in this new building at GIFT. The BSE Brokers and rsquo; Forum has been playing a vital role in the...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 14  Comment 
The Executive Director of the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mr. A. N. Kolhatkar, has issued a notice to the Vice-President of the exchange, Mr. Bharat Sheth, asking him to appear before t...
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 14  Comment 
NMDC Ltd has informed the BSE that the Director, Ministry of Steel, Government of India vide its D.O. letter dated October 09, 2014, has communicated that S Thiagarajan, Director (Finance),...
The Economic Times  Oct 14  Comment 
Symphony's scrip ended 5.06% higher at Rs 1,541.45 on the BSE. During the day, it gained 9.64% to Rs 1,608.70, its 52-week high.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 13  Comment 
Asia Index Pvt Ltd (AIPL), a joint venture between S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and BSE Ltd, on Monday announced the launch of two more indices for investors in Indian market. The S&...
Reuters  Oct 13  Comment 
BSE Ltd is in talks for an exchange-traded fund (ETF) tracking the bourse operator's climate change index to be launched within the next couple of years, to take advantage of rising global demand for green investment options.
The Hindu Business Line  Oct 13  Comment 
Tata Power Company charged up the bourses to emerge the top gainer on the BSE in late trading on Monday. At 2.20 pm the scrip was up 2.42 per cent at ₹84.70. The stock had ended the previous sessi...
The Economic Times  Oct 13  Comment 
At 09:35 a.m.; the stock was at Rs 1381.85, down 1.58 per cent, on the BSE. It touched a high of Rs 1394.70 and a low of Rs 1380 in trade today.
The Economic Times  Oct 12  Comment 
"Members are advised to take note of the above and ensure compliance with the same," BSE said while enclosing the updated lists of sanctions-hit entities.


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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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