Botswana Stock Exchange


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$3883.19 Trillion 10:25 AM 1:20 PM

Botswana Stock Exchange 2019

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Botswana Stock Exchange by the Numbers

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

The MIC code for the Botswana Stock Exchange is xbot (operating MIC xbot).

Market Capitalization

Ranked 69th in Market Capitalization ($3883.19 Trillion)

Market Cap over Botswana GDP ratio is 25004466.18%

Botswana Statistics

Ranked 121st in Gross Domestic Product ($15.53 Billion)

Ranked 145th in Population (2.03 Million People)

Botswana Stock Exchange is the 69th largest exchange out of the 144 stock exchanges we track. The Botswana Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $3883.19 Trillion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Botswana Stock Exchange is the Botswana Pula (P).

The population in Botswana is approximately 2.03 Million people and the country has a GDP of $15.53 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Botswana ranks 145th in terms of population and 121st 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 25004466.18%.

† 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 Botswana Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Botswana Day September 30, 2019
Public Holiday October 1, 2019
Christmas Day December 25, 2019
Boxing Day December 26, 2019
New Year's Day January 1, 2020
Public Holiday January 2, 2020
Good Friday April 10, 2020
Easter Monday April 13, 2020

Trading Schedule

Pre Trading Hours : 10:00-10:10
Post Trading Hours : 13:20-13:30

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Does the Botswana Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Botswana Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:25 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 1:20 PM.

Botswana Stock Exchange Timezone

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

About the Botswana Stock Exchange

Botswana Stock Exchange Currency

The Botswana Stock Exchange trades shares in Botswana Pula. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Botswana Pula is BWP. The official currency symbol is "P". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

Economy and Geography

The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) is located in Africa and its headquarters is located in Gaborone, Botswana. Companies listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange are primarily Botswana based companies and trade in Botswana Pula. Companies outside of Botswana would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Botswana Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +267 318 0201
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Botswana 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 Botswana 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

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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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