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Bombay Stock Exchange 2019

Bombay Stock Exchange is the 53rd largest exchange out of the 82 stock exchanges we track. The BSE India’s Market Capitalization is $0 adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the BSE India is the India Rupee (₨).

The population in India is approximately 1.17 Billion people and the country has a GDP of $1.67 Trillion adjusted US Dollars. India ranks 2nd in terms of population and 55th in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 0%.

When is the Bombay Stock Exchange Open?

Trading Schedule

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Does the Bombay Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Bombay Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:15 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 3:30 PM.

Bombay Stock Exchange Timezone

The Bombay Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Calcuttatimezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +05:30. Asia/Calcutta does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Upcoming Holidays

Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 17, 2019
Good FridayApril 19, 2019
Maharashtra DayMay 1, 2019
Id-Ul-FitrJune 5, 2019
Bakri IdAugust 12, 2019
Independence DayAugust 15, 2019
Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 2, 2019
MuharramSeptember 10, 2019

About the Bombay Stock Exchange

   Bombay Stock Exchange Currency

The Bombay Stock Exchange trades shares in India Rupee. The official ISO 4217 currency code for India Rupee is INR. The official currency symbol is “₨”. Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

The table below shows the current currency exchange rates between India Rupee and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on April 2, 2019 .

100 India Rupee Equals:


 Economy and Geography

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is located in Asia and its headquarters is located in Mumbai, India. Companies listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange are primarily India based companies and trade in India Rupee. Companies outside of India would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

 Contact the Bombay Stock Exchange

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Bombay Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the Bombay Stock Exchange can be found on the web at

To contact the Bombay Stock Exchange, you can use the information below:

2019 Bombay Stock Exchange Trading Hours

 Does Bombay Stock Exchange Close For Lunch?

The BSE India does not close for lunch. Most stock markets in Asia close for lunch and a few exchanges in the Middle East do as well. Stock exchanges in most of the rest of the world remain open continuously from the Opening Bell to the Closing bell. Our Stock Market Countdown takes lunch hours into account for all Stock Exchanges.

 Is Bombay Stock Exchange Open on Weekends?

The Bombay Stock Exchange is not open on weekends. Stock Exchanges in America, Europe, and Asia follow the typical Monday to Friday schedule. However, in the Middle East the work week typically runs from Sunday through Thursday.

Stock exchanges in Middle Eastern countries like Qatar and Abu Dhabi are closed on Friday and open on Sunday. The Tehran Stock Exchange in Iran is open Saturday through Wednesday and closed Thursday and Friday.

 How Long is Bombay Stock Exchange Open?

The Bombay Stock Exchange is open 31.3 hours per week which is average. Most stock exchanges are open 25 to 35 hours per week with 5 days of trading per week. There are several exchanges that are only open 4 days per week and one exchange that is only open 2 days per week. The Deutsche Börse is open more than any other stock exchange.

Limited trading hours help to reduce volatility in stock prices but also limits the liquidity of stocks. When trading hours are shorter more news reports and earnings reports are published while the markets are closed. As a result, investors have more time to process new information and general make fewer knee-jerk reactions. Read more about how trading hours vary around the world.

 Does Daylight Saving Time Affect the Bombay Stock Exchange?

BSE India follows the Asia/Calcutta timezone which does not observe Daylight Saving Time. The timezone offset is GMT+05:30 for the entire year.

 Bombay Stock Exchange Extended Hours Trading

Stocks can always be traded on the Bombay Stock Exchange during regular trading hours (listed above).

But there are also Extended Hours Trading during which trades may be made. There is significantly less trading volume during extended hours. Lower volume results is a larger spread, bigger price jumps, more volatility, and more risk. Extended Hours Trading allows investors to act quickly on information that comes out after markets closed.

In the past, only large institutional investors could participate in Extended Hours Trading. Due to the emergence of electronic trading platforms, individual investors are now able to trade during extended hours as well. Depending upon your broker, you can usually choose to execute trades during pre- or after-hours or only during regular trading.

Bombay Stock Exchange Opening Hours for 2019

2019 Bombay Stock Exchange Holidays

The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is a stock exchange located in Mumbai, India1.

The Bombay Stock Exchange is open five days per week for six hours per day and is closed for fifteen holidays per year.

All holidays listed below are the observed date, not the actual date. For example, if Christmas Day falls on a weekend many stock exchanges will close on the Friday before or the Monday after. Exchanges sometimes close multiple days for a holiday or have modified hours instead of fully closing.

This section contains holidays for all years from 2019 to 2016. Click the tabs below to navigate to different years.

List of 2019 Bombay Stock Exchange Market Holidays

YearHoliday NameObserved DateStatus
2019MahashivratriMarch 4, 2019Closed (passed)
2019HoliMarch 21, 2019Closed (passed)
2019Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar JayantiApril 17, 2019Closed
2019Good FridayApril 19, 2019Closed
2019Maharashtra DayMay 1, 2019Closed
2019Id-Ul-FitrJune 5, 2019Closed
2019Bakri IdAugust 12, 2019Closed
2019Independence DayAugust 15, 2019Closed
2019Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 2, 2019Closed
2019MuharramSeptember 10, 2019Closed
2019Mahatma Gandhi JayantiOctober 2, 2019Closed
2019DussehraOctober 8, 2019Closed
2019DiwaliOctober 28, 2019Closed
2019Gurunanak JayantiNovember 12, 2019Closed
2019Christmas DayDecember 25, 2019Closed

How to Contact the Bombay Stock Exchange?

Most traders never even need to contact the Bombay Stock Exchange directly. Today most trades can be executed online without ever setting foot on the floor of the Bombay Stock Exchange. But there are still a number of reasons you might need to contact, visit, or send mail to the Bombay Stock Exchange.

Below is the contact information you will need in order to reach the Bombay Stock Exchange:

Bombay Stock Exchange Address & Phone Numbers

Bombay Stock Exchange:
Phiroze Jeejeebhoy Towers,
Dalal Street,
Mumbai, 400001,
Email (Help Desk):

[email protected]

Email (Investors Queries):

[email protected]

Phone Number:

+91 22721233

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