Brazil Stock Exchange

Bovespa:

Brazil Flag Brazil Stock Exchange

MIC / Acronym Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
BVMF /
Bovespa
São Paulo,
Brazil
$981.19 Billion 10:00 AM 5:00 PM

Brazil Stock Exchange 2019

Brazil Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Brazil Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The B3 - Brasil Bolsa Balcão S.A (Bovespa) is based in São Paulo, Brazil. Below is a break down of key Brazil Stock Exchange figures.

The MIC code for the B3 - Brasil Bolsa Balcão S.A is BVMF (operating MIC BVMF).


Market Capitalization

Ranked 18th in Market Capitalization ($981.19 Billion)

Market Cap over Brazil GDP ratio is 44.8%


Brazil Statistics

Ranked 7th in Gross Domestic Product ($2.19 Trillion)

Ranked 5th in Population (201.1 Million People)


Brazil Stock Exchange is the 18th largest exchange out of the 144 stock exchanges we track. The B3 - Brasil Bolsa Balcão S.A's Market Capitalization is $981.19 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the B3 - Brasil Bolsa Balcão S.A is the Brazil Real (R$).

The population in Brazil is approximately 201.1 Million people and the country has a GDP of $2.19 Trillion adjusted US Dollars. Brazil ranks 5th in terms of population and 76th 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 44.8%.

† 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 Brazil Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Independence Day September 7, 2019
Our Lady of Aparecida Day October 12, 2019
All Souls Day November 2, 2019
Proclamation of the Republic Day November 15, 2019
Black Consciousness Day November 20, 2019
Christmas Eve December 24, 2019
Christmas Day December 25, 2019
Last day of Year December 31, 2019

Trading Schedule


Pre Trading Hours : 09:45-10:00
Post Trading Hours : 17:25-18:00

Real-Time Market Stock Clock >


Does the Brazil Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Brazil Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 5:00 PM.


Brazil Stock Exchange Timezone

The Brazil Stock Exchange uses the America/Sao_Paulo timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently -03:00. America/Sao_Paulo does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in São Paulo.

About the Brazil Stock Exchange

Brazil Stock Exchange Currency

The Brazil Stock Exchange trades shares in Brazil Real. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Brazil Real is BRL. The official currency symbol is "R$". 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 Brazil Real and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on July 20, 2019 .

100 Brazil Real Equals:

USD EUR GBP INR CNY
$ 26.68 23.75 £ 21.34 1,838.64 ¥ 183.61

Economy and Geography

The Brazil Stock Exchange (Bovespa) is located in South America and its headquarters is located in São Paulo, Brazil. Companies listed on the Brazil Stock Exchange are primarily Brazil based companies and trade in Brazil Real. Companies outside of Brazil would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Brazil Stock Exchange

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Brazil Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the Brazil Stock Exchange can be found on the web at www.b3.com.br/en_us/.

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

  • Phone Number: +55 11 2565-5996
  • Email Address: valores.mobiliarios@b3.com.br

What's Next?

Check out the Brazil 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 Brazil 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

In A Random Walk Down Wall Street you’ll learn the basic terminology of "the Street" and how to navigate it with the help of a user-friendly, long-range investment strategy that really works.

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