Colombo Stock Exchange


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MIC / Acronym Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
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Sri Lanka
$14304.86 Trillion 9:30 AM 2:30 PM

Colombo Stock Exchange 2019

Colombo Stock Exchange Table of Contents

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.

The MIC code for the Colombo Stock Exchange is xcol (operating MIC xcol).

Market Capitalization

Ranked 61st in Market Capitalization ($14304.86 Trillion)

Market Cap over Sri Lanka GDP ratio is 21966917.87%

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 61st largest exchange out of the 144 stock exchanges we track. The Colombo Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $14304.86 Trillion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. 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 71st 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 21966917.87%.

† 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 Colombo Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Binara Full Moon Poya Day September 13, 2019
Holy Prophet’s Birthday November 11, 2019
Ill Full Moon Poya Day November 12, 2019
Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day December 11, 2019
Christmas Day December 25, 2019

Trading Schedule

Pre Trading Hours : 09:00-09:30
Post Trading Hours : -

Real-Time Market Stock Clock >

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 observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in Colombo.

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.

Learn More: Our Reading List

If you would like to learn more about how the Colombo 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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