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The Borsa Istanbul (BIST) is based in Istanbul, Turkey.

The MIC code for this exchange is XIST. This MIC may encompass multiple trading venues with distinct hours, trading holidays, rules, and securities. The acronym or abbreviation for this market is BIST.

To access Borsa Istanbul trading hours and market holidays programmatically, check out the TradingHours.com API.

Upcoming Holidays
Children's Day Fri, April 23, 2021 (2 months from now)
Labor Day Sat, May 1, 2021 (3 months from now)
Eid al-Fitr Thu, May 13, 2021 (3 months from now)
Eid al-Fitr Fri, May 14, 2021 (3 months from now)
Trading Schedule


10:00am - 6:00pm — Trading

Breaking Down the Borsa Istanbul

Istanbul Stock Exchange Timezone

The Istanbul Stock Exchange uses the Europe/Istanbul timezone. Commonly referred to as GMT+03:00. This timezone is currently GMT+03:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is +03.

The Europe/Istanbul timezone does not observe Daylight Saving Time.

Market Capitalization

The Market Capitalization, or total value of all shares of all securities traded on the Borsa Istanbul is $211.66 billion USD.

Market Cap is based on data from the World Federation of Exchanges and was last updated on Saturday, January 2, 2021.

Istanbul Stock Exchange Currency

The Istanbul Stock Exchange trades in Turkish Liras. The currency code is TRY. The currency symbol is "".

๐Ÿ‡น๐Ÿ‡ท Economy & Geography

The Istanbul Stock Exchange is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey located in Asia (Western Asia).

Turkey is neighboring Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, and 5 others. Markets in this region include Tehran Stock Exchange, Iran Fara Bourse, Athens Stock Exchange (ATHEX), and 1 more.

Contact the Istanbul Stock Exchange

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

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

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What's Next?

Check out the Istanbul Stock Exchange Countdown & Timers to track when markets open or close and view upcoming BIST Holidays. If you need to integrate market hours or holidays into your own website or application, checkout the TradingHours.com API.

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