Istanbul Stock Exchange
Istanbul Stock Exchange
|MIC / Acronym||Location||Market Cap||Status||Opening Bell||Closing Bell|
| XIST /
|$143.19 Billion||10:00 AM||6:00 PM|
Istanbul Stock Exchange 2019
The Borsa Istanbul (BIST) is based in Istanbul, Turkey. Below is a break down of key Istanbul Stock Exchange figures.
The MIC code for the Borsa Istanbul is XIST (operating MIC XIST).
Ranked 35th in Market Capitalization ($143.19 Billion)
Market Cap over Turkey GDP ratio is 17.42%
Ranked 17th in Gross Domestic Product ($821.8 Billion)
Ranked 17th in Population (77.8 Million People)
Istanbul Stock Exchange is the 35th largest exchange out of the 98 stock exchanges we track. The Borsa Istanbul's Market Capitalization is $143.19 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Borsa Istanbul is the Turkey Lira (YTL).
The population in Turkey is approximately 77.8 Million people and the country has a GDP of $821.8 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Turkey ranks 17th in terms of population and 171st in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.
Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 17.42%.
† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2019 and is updated yearly.
When is the Istanbul Stock Exchange Open?
|Ramadan Feast||June 3, 2019|
|Ramadan Feast||June 4, 2019|
|Ramadan Feast||June 5, 2019|
|Ramadan Feast||June 6, 2019|
|Democracy and National Unity Day||July 15, 2019|
|Eid al-Adha||August 12, 2019|
|Eid al-Adha||August 13, 2019|
|Eid al-Adha||August 14, 2019|
Pre Trading Hours : 09:40-09:55
Post Trading Hours : 18:00-18:10
Does the Istanbul Stock Exchange close for lunch?
The Istanbul Stock Exchange closes for lunch each day at 1:00 PM and re-opens at 2:00 PM.
Istanbul Stock Exchange Timezone
The Istanbul Stock Exchange uses the Europe/Istanbul timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +03:00. Europe/Istanbul does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in Istanbul.
About the Istanbul Stock Exchange
Istanbul Stock Exchange Currency
The Istanbul Stock Exchange trades shares in Turkey Lira. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Turkey Lira is TRY. The official currency symbol is "YTL". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.
The table below shows the current currency exchange rates between Turkey Lira and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on May 25, 2019 .
100 Turkey Lira Equals:
|$ 16.44||€ 14.67||£ 12.93||₨ 1,140.49||¥ 113.44|
Economy and Geography
The Istanbul Stock Exchange (BIST) is located in Europe and its headquarters is located in Istanbul, Turkey. Companies listed on the Istanbul Stock Exchange are primarily Turkey based companies and trade in Turkey Lira. Companies outside of Turkey would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.
Contact the Istanbul Stock Exchange
In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Istanbul Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the Istanbul Stock Exchange can be found on the web at www.borsaistanbul.com.
To contact the Istanbul Stock Exchange, you can use the information below:
- Phone Number: +90 212 298 21 00
- Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out the Istanbul 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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