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Qatar Stock Exchange


Qatar Flag Qatar Stock Exchange

Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
QE Doha,
$156.3 Billion 9:30 AM 1:15 PM

Qatar Stock Exchange 2017

Qatar Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Qatar Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Qatar Stock Exchange (QE) is based in Doha, Qatar. Below is a break down of key Qatar Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 33rd in Market Capitalization ($156.3 Billion)

Market Cap over Qatar GDP ratio is 73.34%

Qatar Statistics

Ranked 51st in Gross Domestic Product ($213.1 Billion)

Ranked 160th in Population (840.93 Thousand People)

Qatar Stock Exchange is the 33rd largest exchange out of the 76 stock exchanges we track. The Qatar Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $156.3 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2017. Although the primary currency used by the Qatar Stock Exchange is the Qatar Riyal (﷼).

The population in Qatar is approximately 840.93 Thousand people and the country has a GDP of $213.1 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Qatar ranks 160th in terms of population and 219th 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 73.34%.

† 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 Qatar Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Qatar National Day December 18, 2017
National Sports Day February 13, 2018
Eid al-Fitr June 15, 2018
Eid al-Fitr June 16, 2018
Eid al-Fitr June 17, 2018
Eid al-Adha August 20, 2018
Eid al-Adha August 21, 2018
Eid al-Adha August 22, 2018

Trading Schedule

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Does the Qatar Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Qatar Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:30 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 1:15 PM.

Qatar Stock Exchange Timezone

The Qatar Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Qatar timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +03:00. Asia/Qatar does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Qatar Stock Exchange

Qatar Stock Exchange Currency

The Qatar Stock Exchange trades shares in Qatar Riyal. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Qatar Riyal is QAR. 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 Qatar Stock Exchange (QE) is located in Middle East and its headquarters is located in Doha, Qatar. Companies listed on the Qatar Stock Exchange are primarily Qatar based companies and trade in Qatar Riyal. Companies outside of Qatar would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Qatar Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +974 4433 3666
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Qatar 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 Qatar 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

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