Budapest Stock Exchange


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Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
BSE Budapest,
$23.2 Billion 9:00 AM 5:00 PM

Budapest Stock Exchange 2018

Budapest Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Budapest Stock Exchange by the Numbers

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

Market Capitalization

Ranked 54th in Market Capitalization ($23.2 Billion)

Market Cap over Hungary GDP ratio is 17.77%

Hungary Statistics

Ranked 60th in Gross Domestic Product ($130.6 Billion)

Ranked 83rd in Population (9.98 Million People)

Budapest Stock Exchange is the 54th largest exchange out of the 77 stock exchanges we track. The Budapest Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $23.2 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2017. Although the primary currency used by the Budapest Stock Exchange is the Hungary Forint (Ft).

The population in Hungary is approximately 9.98 Million people and the country has a GDP of $130.6 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Hungary ranks 83rd in terms of population and 57th 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 17.77%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2017 and is updated yearly.

When is the Budapest Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Revolution Day March 15, 2018
Public Holiday March 16, 2018
Good Friday March 30, 2018
Easter Monday April 2, 2018
Public Holiday April 30, 2018
Labour Day May 1, 2018
Whit Monday May 21, 2018
Saint Stephen's Day August 20, 2018

Trading Schedule

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Does the Budapest Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Budapest Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 5:00 PM.

Budapest Stock Exchange Timezone

The Budapest Stock Exchange uses the Europe/Budapest timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +01:00. Europe/Budapest does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in Budapest.

About the Budapest Stock Exchange

Budapest Stock Exchange Currency

The Budapest Stock Exchange trades shares in Hungary Forint. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Hungary Forint is HUF. The official currency symbol is "Ft". 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 Hungary Forint and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on February 24, 2018.

100 Hungary Forint Equals:

US Dollar (USD) Euro (EUR) UK Pound (GBP) India Rupee (INR) China Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
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Economy and Geography

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

Contact the Budapest Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +36 1 429 6857
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Budapest 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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