Jamaica Stock Exchange


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MIC / Acronym Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
xjam /
$14472.98 Trillion 9:00 AM 1:00 PM

Jamaica Stock Exchange 2019

Jamaica Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Jamaica Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) is based in Kingston, Jamaica. Below is a break down of key Jamaica Stock Exchange figures.

The MIC code for the Jamaica Stock Exchange is xjam (operating MIC xjam).

Market Capitalization

Ranked 60th in Market Capitalization ($14472.98 Trillion)

Market Cap over Jamaica GDP ratio is 100576676.37%

Jamaica Statistics

Ranked 125th in Gross Domestic Product ($14.39 Billion)

Ranked 140th in Population (2.85 Million People)

Jamaica Stock Exchange is the 60th largest exchange out of the 144 stock exchanges we track. The Jamaica Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $14472.98 Trillion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Jamaica Stock Exchange is the Jamaica Dollar (J$).

The population in Jamaica is approximately 2.85 Million people and the country has a GDP of $14.39 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Jamaica ranks 140th in terms of population and 125th 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 100576676.37%.

† 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 Jamaica Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

National Heroes Day October 21, 2019
Christmas Day December 25, 2019
Boxing Day December 26, 2019
New Year's Day January 1, 2020
Ash Wednesday February 26, 2020
Good Friday April 10, 2020
Easter Monday April 13, 2020
Labour Day May 25, 2020

Trading Schedule

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Does the Jamaica Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Jamaica Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 1:00 PM.

Jamaica Stock Exchange Timezone

The Jamaica Stock Exchange uses the America/Jamaica timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently -05:00. America/Jamaica does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Jamaica Stock Exchange

Jamaica Stock Exchange Currency

The Jamaica Stock Exchange trades shares in Jamaica Dollar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Jamaica Dollar is JMD. The official currency symbol is "J$". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

Economy and Geography

The Jamaica Stock Exchange (JSE) is located in North America and its headquarters is located in Kingston, Jamaica. Companies listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange are primarily Jamaica based companies and trade in Jamaica Dollar. Companies outside of Jamaica would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Jamaica Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +1 876-967-3271
  • Email Address: Charlene.Steer@jamstockex.com

What's Next?

Check out the Jamaica 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 Jamaica 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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