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Brazilian Stock Exchange


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Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
Bovespa São Paulo,
$804.11 Billion 10:00 AM 5:30 PM

Brazilian Stock Exchange 2018

Brazilian Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Brazilian Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo (Bovespa) is based in São Paulo, Brazil. Below is a break down of key Brazilian Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 20th in Market Capitalization ($804.11 Billion)

Market Cap over Brazil GDP ratio is 36.72%

Brazil Statistics

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

Ranked 5th in Population (201.1 Million People)

Brazilian Stock Exchange is the 20th largest exchange out of the 79 stock exchanges we track. The Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo's Market Capitalization is $804.11 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2018. Although the primary currency used by the Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo is the Brazil Real (R$).

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 36.72%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2018 and is updated yearly.

When is the Brazilian Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Black Consciousness Day November 20, 2018
Christmas Eve December 24, 2018
Christmas Day December 25, 2018
Last day of Year December 31, 2018
New Year's Day January 1, 2019
São Paulo City Anniversary January 25, 2019
Carnival March 4, 2019
Carnival March 5, 2019

Trading Schedule

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Does the Brazilian Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Brazilian Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 5:30 PM.

Brazilian Stock Exchange Timezone

The Brazilian Stock Exchange uses the America/Sao_Paulo timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently -02:00. America/Sao_Paulo does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is Daylight Saving Time in São Paulo.

About the Brazilian Stock Exchange

Brazilian Stock Exchange Currency

The Brazilian 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 November 17, 2018 .

100 Brazil Real Equals:

26.70 23.38 20.79 1,916.51 185.23

Economy and Geography

The Brazilian Stock Exchange (Bovespa) is located in South America and its headquarters is located in São Paulo, Brazil. Companies listed on the Brazilian 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 Brazilian Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +55 11 2565-4000
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Brazilian 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

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