It came into being on January 1, 1986.
It took four years (July 25, 1990 to be precise) for the Index to scale 1000 points.
The march to 5000 points took a further nine years.
Seven years later, Mt 10000 was also scaled.
By now the pace began to quicken and Mt 15000 fell to BSE's bold risk-takers in a little over a year on July 6, 2007.
Text: Sify Finance & Wikipedia
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