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

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

To access Botswana Stock Exchange trading hours and market holidays programmatically, check out the TradingHours.com API.

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Trading Schedule


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

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

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

1:50pm - 2:00pm — Post-Close

Breaking Down the Botswana Stock Exchange

Botswana Stock Exchange – Subsidiary Markets

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

The Segment MICs under XBOT are BOTE (Botswana Stock Exchange - Exchange Traded Funds (Etf)) and BOTV (Botswana Stock Exchange - Venture Capital).

Each segment may have a different trading schedule 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 $3.2 billion USD.

Market Cap is based on data from the World Federation of Exchanges and was last updated on Saturday, July 2, 2022.

Botswana Stock Exchange Currency

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

๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ผ Economy & Geography

The Botswana Stock Exchange is headquartered in Gaborone, Botswana located in Africa (Sub-Saharan Africa - Southern Africa).

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

Contact the Botswana Stock Exchange

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

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

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What's Next?

Check out the Botswana Stock Exchange Countdown & Timers to track when markets open or close and view upcoming BSE 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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