Colombo Stock Exchange


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Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
CSE Colombo,
Sri Lanka
9:30 AM 2:30 PM

Colombo Stock Exchange 2019

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Colombo Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Below is a break down of key Colombo Stock Exchange figures.

Sri Lanka Statistics

Ranked 71st in Gross Domestic Product ($65.12 Billion)

Ranked 55th in Population (21.51 Million People)

Colombo Stock Exchange is the 72nd largest exchange out of the 79 stock exchanges we track. The Colombo Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $0 adjusted US Dollars as of March 2018. Although the primary currency used by the Colombo Stock Exchange is the Sri Lanka Rupee (₨).

The population in Sri Lanka is approximately 21.51 Million people and the country has a GDP of $65.12 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Sri Lanka ranks 55th in terms of population and 128th 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 0%.

† 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 Colombo Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day April 19, 2019
May Day May 1, 2019
Id-Ul-Fitr June 19, 2019
Esala Full Moon Poya Day July 2, 2019
Adhi Esala Full Moon Poya Day July 31, 2019
Id-Ul-Alha August 26, 2019
Nikini Full Moon Poya Day August 30, 2019
Vap Full Moon Poya Day October 28, 2019

Trading Schedule

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Does the Colombo Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Colombo Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:30 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 2:30 PM.

Colombo Stock Exchange Timezone

The Colombo Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Colombo timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +05:30. Asia/Colombo does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Colombo Stock Exchange

Colombo Stock Exchange Currency

The Colombo Stock Exchange trades shares in Sri Lanka Rupee. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Sri Lanka Rupee is LKR. 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 Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is located in Asia and its headquarters is located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange are primarily Sri Lanka based companies and trade in Sri Lanka Rupee. Companies outside of Sri Lanka would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Colombo Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +94 112 356 456
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Colombo 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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