Bombay Stock Exchange

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Bombay Stock Exchange

|Bombay Stock Exchange |
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|Type |Stock Exchange |
|Location |Mumbai, India |
|Coordinates |[pic]18.929681°N 72.833589°E |
|Founded |1875 |
|Owner |Bombay Stock Exchange Limited |
|Key people |Madhu Kannan (CEO & MD) |
|Currency |Indian rupee ([pic]) |
|No. of listings |4,996 |
|MarketCap |US$1.58 trillion (Sep 2010)[1] |
|Volume |US$980 billion (2006) |
|Indexes |BSE Sensex |
|Website |www.bseindia.com |

BSE is the oldest stock exchange in Asia and largest number of listed companies in the world, with 4990 listed as of August 2010. 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.

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.

History

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The Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers house the Bombay Stock Exchange

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