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Overview

The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) is based in Gaborone, Botswana.

The MIC code for this exchange is XBOT. The acronym or abbreviation for this market is BSE.

This page contains information on Botswana Stock Exchange trading hours, market holidays, contact information and more.

BSE Trading Hours

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Trading Hours Summary:

The Botswana Stock Exchange is open Monday through Friday from 10:25 am to 11:55 am and 12:05 pm to 1:20 pm Central Africa Time (GMT+02:00).

The Botswana Stock Exchange closes for lunch / intermission each day. The Botswana Stock Exchange is open for a total of 2 hours 45 minutes per day.

The Botswana Stock Exchange does have extended hours trading. The Pre-Trading Session is from 10:00 am to 10:10 am. The Post-Trading Session is from 1:50 pm to 2:00 pm.

We closely monitor the Botswana Stock Exchange for changes to their trading hour. Any changes official changes will be reflected here immediately. If you are aware of an upcoming change, please contact us.

Regular Trading Schedule

Monday-Friday:

10:00 am - 10:10 am — Pre-Trading Session

10:25 am - 11:55 am — Regular Trading Session 1

12:05 pm - 1:20 pm — Regular Trading Session 2

1:50 pm - 2:00 pm — Post-Close

† All data is collected directly from primary sources — in this case, the Botswana Stock Exchange. Although the underlying data is public knowledge, our selection and arrangement of the data is copyrighted. If you would like to incorporate this data into own system – and ensure it is always up-to-date – please check out our data API.

BSE Market Holidays

The Botswana Stock Exchange is be closed for twelve holidays in 2022.

The next Botswana Stock Exchange holiday is Boxing Day and will be observed on Monday, December 26, 2022 which is 3 months from now.

All holiday data is collected exclusively from primary sources. We continually monitory the market for changes to ensure the highest level of accuracy.

Although the underlying data is public knowledge, our selection and arrangement of the data is copyrighted. If you would like to incorporate this data into own system – and ensure it is always up-to-date – please check out our data API.

2022 Market Holidays:

Holiday Date Status
New Year's Day Monday, January 3, 2022 (past) Closed
9 months ago
Market Holiday Tuesday, January 4, 2022 (past) Closed
9 months ago
Good Friday Friday, April 15, 2022 (past) Closed
6 months ago
Easter Monday, April 18, 2022 (past) Closed
6 months ago
Labor Day Monday, May 2, 2022 (past) Closed
5 months ago
Ascension Day Thursday, May 26, 2022 (past) Closed
4 months ago
First Presidents Day Friday, July 1, 2022 (past) Closed
3 months ago
Presidents' Day Monday, July 18, 2022 (past) Closed
3 months ago
Market Holiday Tuesday, July 19, 2022 (past) Closed
3 months ago
National Day Friday, September 30, 2022 (past) Closed
1 week ago
Boxing Day Monday, December 26, 2022 Closed
3 months from now
Christmas Tuesday, December 27, 2022 Closed
3 months from now

† Indicates the market is closed in observance of the holiday on a different date than when the holiday officially occurs. This is typically the case when a holiday falls on a non-business day.

‡ Indicates that the market is open and has irregular trading hours.

BSE Contact Information โ€” Address, Phone & Email:

If you have questions specifically about the content of this website, please contact us. Otherwise, use the details below the contact the Botswana Stock Exchange.

Botswana Stock Exchange
Plot 70667 Fairscape Precinct
4th Floor Fairgrounds, Gaborone
Private Bag 00417 Gaborone
General Inquiries:

[email protected]

Website:

www.bse.co.bw

Phone Number:

+267 318 0201

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About the Botswana Stock Exchange

Botswana Stock Exchange – Market Structure

The MIC code for Botswana Stock Exchange is XBOT (BOTSWANA STOCK EXCHANGE). This is an "Operating MIC". This means it is a parent entity that operates one or more subsidiary markets or trading platforms, which are called "Segment MICs."

The Segment MICs under XBOT are BOTE (BOTSWANA STOCK EXCHANGE - EXCHANGE TRADED FUNDS (ETF)), BOTV (BOTSWANA STOCK EXCHANGE - VENTURE CAPITAL), and XBOT (BOTSWANA STOCK EXCHANGE).

Each segment may have a different trading calendar and hours of operation. Additionally within a single segment MIC there can be different trading schedules for certain products, securities, or asset types.

Botswana Stock Exchange Timezone

The Botswana Stock Exchange uses the Africa/Gaborone timezone. Commonly referred to as Central Africa Time. This timezone is currently GMT+02:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is CAT.

The Africa/Gaborone timezone does not observe Daylight Saving Time.

Market Capitalization

The Market Capitalization, or total value of all shares of all securities traded on the Botswana Stock Exchange is $3.06 billion USD.

Market Cap is based on data from the World Federation of Exchanges and was last updated on Thursday, October 6, 2022.

Botswana Stock Exchange Currency

The Botswana Stock Exchange trades in Botswana Pulas. The currency code is BWP. The currency symbol is "P".

Economy & Geography

The Botswana Stock Exchange is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana located in Africa (Sub-Saharan Africa - Southern Africa). ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ

Botswana is neighboring Namibia, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Markets in this region include Johannesburg Stock Exchange, Namibian Stock Exchange, and Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

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