BSE Trading Hours & Market Holidays
The Botswana Stock Exchange (BSE) is based in Gaborone, Botswana.
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 official changes will be reflected here immediately. If you are aware of an upcoming change, please contact us.
Regular Trading Schedule
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
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The Botswana Stock Exchange is be closed for eleven holidays in 2023.
The next Botswana Stock Exchange holiday is Good Friday and will be observed on Friday, April 7, 2023 which is 2 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.
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2023 Market Holidays:
|New Year's Day||Monday, January 2, 2023 † (past)||
1 month ago
|New Year's Day||Tuesday, January 3, 2023 † (past)||
1 month ago
|Good Friday||Friday, April 7, 2023||
2 months from now
|Easter||Monday, April 10, 2023||
2 months from now
|Labor Day||Monday, May 1, 2023||
3 months from now
|Ascension Day||Thursday, May 18, 2023||
4 months from now
|Presidents' Day||Monday, July 17, 2023||
5 months from now
|Market Holiday||Tuesday, July 18, 2023||
6 months from now
|Market Holiday||Monday, October 2, 2023||
8 months from now
|Christmas||Monday, December 25, 2023||
11 months from now
|Boxing Day||Tuesday, December 26, 2023||
11 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 — Address, Phone & Email:
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Botswana Stock ExchangePlot 70667 Fairscape Precinct
4th Floor Fairgrounds, Gaborone
Private Bag 00417 Gaborone
+267 318 0201
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.
The Market Capitalization, or total value of all shares of all securities traded on the Botswana Stock Exchange is $3.23 billion USD.
Market Cap is based on data from the World Federation of Exchanges and was last updated on Thursday, February 2, 2023.
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). 🇧🇼
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