Top 10 Most Expensive BSE Stocks in the World
Today, Most Expensive BSE Stocks in the world’s number 1 exchange in the world in terms of the number of listed companies (over 4900). It is the world’s 5th most active in terms of number of transactions handled through its electronic trading system. And it is in the top ten of global exchanges in terms of the market capitalization of its listed companies (as of December 31, 2009). The companies listed on BSE command a total market capitalization of USD Trillion 1.28 as of Feb, 2010. BSE is the first exchange in India and the second in the world to obtain an ISO 9001:2000 certification. Here is list about Most Expensive BSE Stocks
10. ICICI Bank – Market Cap (Rs Cr) 1,19,567.48
ICICI Bank Limited is the second largest financial services company in India. Just three banks are ahead of it State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank and Bank of Baroda. Headquartered in Mumbai, it offers a wide range of banking products and financial services to corporate and retail customers through a variety of delivery channels and through its specialised subsidiaries in the areas of investment banking, life and non-life insurance, venture capital and asset management. The Bank has a network of 2,533 branches and 6,800 ATMs in India, and has a presence in 19 countries, including India.
9. NTPC – Market Cap (Rs Cr) 1,45,367.46
NTPC Limited is the largest state-owned power generating company in India. Forbes Global 2000 for 2010 ranked it 341stin the world. It is an Indian public sector company listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange although at present the Government of India holds 84.5% (after divestment the stake by Indian government on 19th October, 2009) of its equity. With a current generating capacity of 34894 MW, NTPC has embarked on plans to become a 75,000 MW company by 2017.
8. SBI – Market Cap (Rs Cr) 1,48,717.00
State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest Indian banking and financial services company (by turnover and total assets) with its headquarters in Mumbai, India. It is state-owned. The bank traces its ancestry to British India, through the Imperial Bank of India, to the founding in 1806 of the Bank of Calcutta, making it the oldest commercial bank in the Indian Subcontinent. Bank of Madras merged into the other two presidency banks, Bank of Calcutta and Bank of Bombay to form Imperial Bank of India, which in turn became State Bank of India. The government of India nationalised the Imperial Bank of India in 1955, with the Reserve Bank of India taking a 60% stake, and renamed it the State Bank of India. In 2008, the government took over the stake held by the Reserve Bank of India.
7. Infosys – Market Cap (Rs Cr) 1,58,814.32
Infosys Limited, formerly known as Infosys Technologies Limited is a global technology services company headquartered in Bangalore, India. It is the second largest IT exporter in India with 133,560 employees as of March 2011. It has offices in 33 countries and development centers in India, China, Australia, UK, Canada, Brazil and Japan. Infosys provides business consulting, technology, engineering and outsourcing services to help clients in over 30 countries. The company also provides software products to the banking industry. Through Infosys business process outsourcing (BPO), it provides business process management services, such as offsite customer relationship management, finance and accounting, and administration and sales order processing.
6. ITC Ltd. – Market Cap (Rs Cr) 1,61,184.62
ITC Limited (BSE: 500875) public conglomerate company headquartered in Kolkata, India. Its turnover is $7 billion and a market capitalization of over $33 Billion. The company has its registered office in Kolkata. It started off as the Imperial Tobacco Company, and shares ancestry with Imperial Tobacco of the United Kingdom, but it is now fully independent, and was rechristened to Indian Tobacco Company in 1970 and then to I.T.C. Limited in 1974
5. Bharti Airtel – Market Cap (Rs Cr) 1,65,955.12
Bharti Airtel Limited, commonly known as Airtel, is an Indian telecommunications company that operates in 20 countries across South Asia, Africa and the Channel Islands. It operates a GSM network in all countries, providing 2G or 3G services depending upon the country of operation. Airtel is the fifth largest telecom operator in the world with about 230.8 million subscribers across 19 countries at the end of June 2011. It is the largest cellular service provider in India, with over 171.85 million subscribers as of August 2011. Airtel is the 3rd largest in-country mobile operator by subscriber base, behind China Mobile and China Unicom.
4. Tata Consultancy – Market Cap (Rs Cr) 2,22,034.55
Tata Consultancy Services Limited (TCS) is an Indian IT services, business solutions and outsourcing company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is the largest provider of information technology in Asia and second largest provider of business process outsourcing services in India. TCS has offices in over 47 countries with more than 142 branches across the globe and is a subsidiary of textiles and manufacturing conglomerate Tata Group.TCS accounts for India’s 20 per cent IT exports.
3. ONGC – Market Cap (Rs Cr) 2,29,844.04
Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) is an Indian state-owned oil and gas company headquartered in Dehradun, the capital of Uttaranchal (aka Uttrakhand). It is a Fortune Global 500 company ranked 413, and contributes 77% of India’s crude oil production and 81% of India’s natural gas production. It is the highest profit making corporation in India, according to filings with the BSE of latest quarter results External Link. Established on 14 August 1956 by Indian government which currently owns 74.14% equity stake in this company. ONGC is one of the largest publicly traded company in India by market capitalization.
2. Coal India Ltd. – Market Cap (Rs Cr) 2,45,043.34
Coal India Limited (CIL) is an Indian state-controlled coal company headquartered in Kolkata, West Bengal, India and the world’s largest coal miner with revenue exceeding 60,245 Crore (FY2010-11). It was formerly owned entirely by the Union Government of India, under the administrative control of the Ministry of Coal. It is involved in coal mining and production industry. In April 2011, CIL was conferred the Maharatna status by the Union Government of India.
1. Reliance Inds. – Market Cap (Rs Cr) 2,70,988.98
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is the largest private sector conglomerate company headquartered at Mumbai, India. The company was founded by Dhirubhai Ambani and with annual turnover of $58.5 billion, it is one of the largest India’s private sector companies, being ranked #264 in the Fortune Global 500 (2009) and at the 126th position in the Forbes Global 2000 list (2010). As of 2011, RIL is the largest publicly traded companies by market capitalization in India. Reliance Inds is Most Expensive BSE Stocks.