Bahrain Stock Exchange


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Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
BHB Manama,
$20.69 Billion 9:30 AM 12:30 PM

Bahrain Stock Exchange 2018

Bahrain Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Bahrain Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Bahrain Bourse (BHB) is based in Manama, Bahrain. Below is a break down of key Bahrain Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 56th in Market Capitalization ($20.69 Billion)

Market Cap over Bahrain GDP ratio is 72.96%

Bahrain Statistics

Ranked 100th in Gross Domestic Product ($28.36 Billion)

Ranked 165th in Population (738 Thousand People)

Bahrain Stock Exchange is the 56th largest exchange out of the 77 stock exchanges we track. The Bahrain Bourse's Market Capitalization is $20.69 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2017. Although the primary currency used by the Bahrain Bourse is the Bahraini Dinar (.د.ب).

The population in Bahrain is approximately 738 Thousand people and the country has a GDP of $28.36 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Bahrain ranks 165th in terms of population and 73rd 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 72.96%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2017 and is updated yearly.

When is the Bahrain Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Labour Day May 1, 2018
Eid Al Fitr June 15, 2018
Eid Al Fitr June 16, 2018
Eid Al Fitr June 17, 2018
Eid Al Adha August 21, 2018
Eid Al Adha August 22, 2018
Eid Al Adha August 23, 2018
Al Hijra New Year September 11, 2018

Trading Schedule

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Does the Bahrain Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Bahrain Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:30 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 12:30 PM.

Bahrain Stock Exchange Timezone

The Bahrain Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Bahrain timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +03:00. Asia/Bahrain does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Bahrain Stock Exchange

Bahrain Stock Exchange Currency

The Bahrain Stock Exchange trades shares in Bahraini Dinar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Bahraini Dinar is BHD. The official currency symbol is ".د.ب". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

Economy and Geography

The Bahrain Stock Exchange (BHB) is located in Middle East and its headquarters is located in Manama, Bahrain. Companies listed on the Bahrain Stock Exchange are primarily Bahrain based companies and trade in Bahraini Dinar. Companies outside of Bahrain would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Bahrain Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +973 1726 1260
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Bahrain 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.

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