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The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. There is one other markets in this country which is A2X Markets.

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

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

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Trading Schedule


9:00 am - 5:00 pm — Trading Session

Breaking Down the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Johannesburg Stock Exchange – Subsidiary Markets

The MIC XJSE (Johannesburg 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 XJSE are JSER (Jse Repo Market), ZFXM (Jse Currency Derivatives Market), JSEB (Jse Bond Electronic Trading Platform), XBES (Jse Cash Bond Market), ALTX (Jse Alternate Exchange), and 3 others.

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.

Under the Johannesburg Stock Exchange, TradingHours.com has identified 5 unique trading schedules. To access the full dataset, firms can inquire about our Enterprise Data Services.

Johannesburg Stock Exchange Timezone

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange uses the Africa/Johannesburg timezone. Commonly referred to as South Africa Standard Time. This timezone is currently GMT+02:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is SAST.

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

Market Capitalization

The Market Capitalization, or total value of all shares of all securities traded on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange is $1.08 trillion USD.

Market Cap is based on data from the World Federation of Exchanges and was last updated on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

Johannesburg Stock Exchange Currency

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange trades in South African Rands. The currency code is ZAR. The currency symbol is "R".

๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Economy & Geography

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

South Africa is neighboring Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, and 3 others. Markets in this region include Botswana Stock Exchange, Namibian Stock Exchange, and Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

Contact the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

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

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

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What's Next?

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