New trading hours tools are now available on Check it out »
The next Beirut Stock Exchange holiday is Prophet's Birthday and will be observed on November 20, 2018 which is 4 days from now. See more.

Beirut Stock Exchange


Lebanon Flag Beirut Stock Exchange

Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
BSE Beirut,
$9.68 Billion 9:30 AM 12:30 PM

Beirut Stock Exchange 2018

Beirut Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Beirut Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) is based in Beirut, Lebanon. Below is a break down of key Beirut Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 60th in Market Capitalization ($9.68 Billion)

Market Cap over Lebanon GDP ratio is 22.27%

Lebanon Statistics

Ranked 92nd in Gross Domestic Product ($43.49 Billion)

Ranked 127th in Population (4.13 Million People)

Beirut Stock Exchange is the 60th largest exchange out of the 79 stock exchanges we track. The Beirut Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $9.68 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2018. Although the primary currency used by the Beirut Stock Exchange is the Lebanon Pound (£).

The population in Lebanon is approximately 4.13 Million people and the country has a GDP of $43.49 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Lebanon ranks 127th in terms of population and 34th 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 22.27%.

† 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 Beirut Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Prophet's Birthday November 20, 2018
Independence Day November 22, 2018
Christmas Day December 25, 2018
New Year's Day January 1, 2019
Armenian Christmas Day January 6, 2019
St. Maroun's Day February 9, 2019
Rafik Hariri Memorial Day February 14, 2019
Feast of Annunciation March 25, 2019

Trading Schedule

Real-Time Market Stock Clock >

Does the Beirut Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Beirut 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.

Beirut Stock Exchange Timezone

The Beirut Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Beirut timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +02:00. Asia/Beirut does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in Beirut.

About the Beirut Stock Exchange

Beirut Stock Exchange Currency

The Beirut Stock Exchange trades shares in Lebanon Pound. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Lebanon Pound is LBP. 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 Beirut Stock Exchange (BSE) is located in Middle East and its headquarters is located in Beirut, Lebanon. Companies listed on the Beirut Stock Exchange are primarily Lebanon based companies and trade in Lebanon Pound. Companies outside of Lebanon would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Beirut Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +961 1 993 555
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Beirut 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 Beirut 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

Graham's philosophy of "value investing" has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.

The best book on investing ever written. — Warren Buffet

Buy on Amazon

Mastering Bitcoin

Join the technological revolution that's taking the world of finance by storm.

Mastering Bitcoin is your guide through the seemingly complex world of bitcoin, providing the knowledge you need to participate in the internet of money.

Buy on Amazon

Stay Informed

Sign-up for for end-of-day market summary emails provided by

Submitted successfully. Thanks for signing up!

Share this page: copied