Barbados Stock Exchange


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MIC / Acronym Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
St. Michael,
$3.51 Billion 10:00 AM 1:00 PM

Barbados Stock Exchange 2019

Barbados Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Barbados Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Barbados Stock Exchange (BDE) is based in St. Michael, Barbados. Below is a break down of key Barbados Stock Exchange figures.

The MIC code for the Barbados Stock Exchange is XBAB (operating MIC XBAB).

Market Capitalization

Ranked 65th in Market Capitalization ($3.51 Billion)

Market Cap over Barbados GDP ratio is 82.34%

Barbados Statistics

Ranked 167th in Gross Domestic Product ($4.26 Billion)

Ranked 179th in Population (285.65 Thousand People)

Barbados Stock Exchange is the 65th largest exchange out of the 110 stock exchanges we track. The Barbados Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $3.51 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Barbados Stock Exchange is the Barbados Dollar ($).

The population in Barbados is approximately 285.65 Thousand people and the country has a GDP of $4.26 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Barbados ranks 179th in terms of population and 71st 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 82.34%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2019 and is updated yearly.

When is the Barbados Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Emancipation Day August 1, 2019
Independence Day November 30, 2019
CHRISTMAS EVE December 24, 2019
Christmas Day December 25, 2019
Boxing Day December 26, 2019
New Year's Day January 1, 2020
Good Friday April 10, 2020

Trading Schedule

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Does the Barbados Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Barbados Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 1:00 PM.

Barbados Stock Exchange Timezone

The Barbados Stock Exchange uses the America/Barbados timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently -04:00. America/Barbados does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Barbados Stock Exchange

Barbados Stock Exchange Currency

The Barbados Stock Exchange trades shares in Barbados Dollar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Barbados Dollar is BBD. The official currency symbol is "$". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

Economy and Geography

The Barbados Stock Exchange (BDE) is located in North America and its headquarters is located in St. Michael, Barbados. Companies listed on the Barbados Stock Exchange are primarily Barbados based companies and trade in Barbados Dollar. Companies outside of Barbados would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Barbados Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +1 246-436-9871
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Barbados Stock Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

Learn More: Our Reading List

If you would like to learn more about how the Barbados Stock Exchange works and learn about investing in general we highly recommend the books listed below. These books are an excellent resource for anyone from first-time day-traders to seasoned investors.

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

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The best book on investing ever written. — Warren Buffet

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street

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