Established in 1875, Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) is the the oldest
stock exchange in Asia. It is number one exchange in the world in
terms of the number of company's listed. As of December 2010, BSE has
over 5,034 listed companies and over 7700 scrips.
Bombay Stock Exchange is amongst the top ten exchanges, when it's
about market capitalization. It has distinction of being first
exchange in India, and the second in the world to obtain an ISO
9001:2000 certification. The BSE Index, SENSEX, is the most popular
stock market benchmark attracting investors from across the globe.