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Coordinates: 18.929681°N 72.833589°E

Bombay Stock Exchange
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The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) (Hindi or Marathi: बबई शे अर बाजार Bombay Śhare Bāzaār) (formerly, The Stock Exchange, Bombay) is the oldest stock exchange in Asia and largest number of listed companies in the world, with 4990 listed as of August 2010.[2][3] It is located at Dalal Street, Mumbai, India. On Aug, 2010, the equity market capitalization of the companies listed on the BSE was US$1.39 trillion, making it the 4th largest stock exchange in Asia and the 11th largest in the world.[4] With over 4,990 Indian companies listed & over 7700 scrips on the stock exchange,[5] it has a significant trading volume. The BSE SENSEX (SENSitive indEX), also called the "BSE 30", is a widely used market index in India and Asia. Though many other exchanges exist, BSE and the National Stock Exchange of India account for most of the trading in shares in India.

Bombay Stock Exchange

Contents
1 Hours of operation 2 History 3 Timeline 4 BSE indices 5 Sensex correlation with emerging market indices 6 Awards 7 See also 8 References 9 External links

Type Stock Exchange Location Mumbai, India Coordinates 18.929681°N 72.833589°E Founded 1875 Owner Bombay Stock Exchange Limited Key people Madhu Kannan (CEO & M D) Currency Indian rupee No. of listings 4,996 MarketCap US$1.39 trillion (August 2010)[1] Volume US$980 billion (2006) Indexes BSE Sensex Website www.bseindia.com (http://www.bseindia.com/)

Hours of operation
Session Trading Session Timing 9:00 - 15:30 Beginning of the Day Session 8:00 - 9:00

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Position Transfer Session Closing Session Option Exercise Session Margin Session Query Session End of Day Session

15:30 - 15:50 15:50 - 16:05 16:05 - 16:35 16:35 - 16:50 16:50 - 17:35 17:30

The hours of operation

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