Bombay Stock Exchange

The Hindu Business Line  Nov 24  Comment 
Tata Power made rapid gains in the latter half of the day to emerge the top gainer on the BSE on Monday evening. At 3.10 pm the share was trading at Rs 91.65, up 4.03 per cent on its previous clos...
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 24  Comment 
Nuway Organic Naturals India has informed the BSE that Anchal Narang, Director, has been appointed as Managing Director of the company by the board of directors. Nuway Organic also said t...
The Economic Times  Nov 23  Comment 
A few stocks have not only clocked high returns but also given back a significant portion of their profits to shareholders.
The Economic Times  Nov 23  Comment 
Last week, the BSE benchmark Sensex gained 287.97 points to conclude at new closing peak of 28,334.63, while the NSE Nifty settled at its fresh closing high of 8,477.35.
The Economic Times  Nov 21  Comment 
Shares of Cimmco surged 19.96 per cent, while Titagarh Wagaons by 10.96 per cent and Texmaco Rail by 4.49 per cent on the BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 21  Comment 
State Bank of India spurted up 2.68 per cent to lead the pack on the BSE ahead of the close on Friday. At 3 pm it was trading at ₹305.05 as against its overnight close at ₹297.10. ICICI...
The Economic Times  Nov 21  Comment 
At 09:40 a.m.; Gammon Infrastructure Projects was trading 6.5 per cent higher at Rs 20.05. It hit a low of Rs 19.55 and a high of Rs 20.74 on BSE.
The Economic Times  Nov 21  Comment 
Kotak Mahindra rose as much as 8.97% in trade on the BSE to hit a fresh record high of Rs 1260.90. While, ING Vysya rose as much as 3.4 per cent.
The Economic Times  Nov 20  Comment 
Indiabulls Securities ended the day 9.20 per cent higher at Rs 27.30 on the BSE. During the day, it soared 12 per cent to Rs 28.
The Economic Times  Nov 20  Comment 
Cipla's stock surged 3.23 per cent to settle at Rs 618.60 on the BSE. In intra-day, it climbed 4.13 per cent to Rs 624.


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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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