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Brazilian Stock Exchange 2019

Brazilian Stock Exchange is the 44th largest exchange out of the 82 stock exchanges we track. The Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo’s Market Capitalization is $0 adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo is the Brazil Real (R$).

The population in Brazil is approximately 201.1 Million people and the country has a GDP of $2.19 Trillion adjusted US Dollars. Brazil ranks 5th in terms of population and 76th in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 0%.

When is the Brazilian Stock Exchange Open?

Trading Schedule

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Does the Brazilian Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Brazilian Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 5:30 PM.

Brazilian Stock Exchange Timezone

The Brazilian Stock Exchange uses the America/Sao_Paulotimezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently -03:00. America/Sao_Paulo does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in São Paulo.

Upcoming Holidays

Good FridayApril 19, 2019
Tiradentes DayApril 21, 2019
Labor DayMay 1, 2019
Corpus Christi DayJune 20, 2019
Independence DaySeptember 7, 2019
Our Lady of Aparecida DayOctober 12, 2019
All Souls DayNovember 2, 2019
Proclamation of the Republic DayNovember 15, 2019

About the Brazilian Stock Exchange

   Brazilian Stock Exchange Currency

The Brazilian Stock Exchange trades shares in Brazil Real. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Brazil Real is BRL. The official currency symbol is “R$”. Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

The table below shows the current currency exchange rates between Brazil Real and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on April 3, 2019 .

100 Brazil Real Equals:


 Economy and Geography

The Brazilian Stock Exchange (Bovespa) is located in South America and its headquarters is located in São Paulo, Brazil. Companies listed on the Brazilian Stock Exchange are primarily Brazil based companies and trade in Brazil Real. Companies outside of Brazil would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

 Contact the Brazilian Stock Exchange

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

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

2019 Brazilian Stock Exchange Trading Hours

Does Brazilian Stock Exchange Close For Lunch?

The Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo does not close for lunch. Most stock markets in Asia close for lunch and a few exchanges in the Middle East do as well. Stock exchanges in most of the rest of the world remain open continuously from the Opening Bell to the Closing bell. Our Stock Market Countdown takes lunch hours into account for all Stock Exchanges.

 Is Brazilian Stock Exchange Open on Weekends?

The Brazilian Stock Exchange is not open on weekends. Stock Exchanges in America, Europe, and Asia follow the typical Monday to Friday schedule. However, in the Middle East the work week typically runs from Sunday through Thursday.

Stock exchanges in Middle Eastern countries like Qatar and Abu Dhabi are closed on Friday and open on Sunday. The Tehran Stock Exchange in Iran is open Saturday through Wednesday and closed Thursday and Friday.

 How Long is Brazilian Stock Exchange Open?

The Brazilian Stock Exchange is open 37.5 hours per week which is above average. Most stock exchanges are open 25 to 35 hours per week with 5 days of trading per week. There are several exchanges that are only open 4 days per week and one exchange that is only open 2 days per week. The Deutsche Börse is open more than any other stock exchange.

Limited trading hours help to reduce volatility in stock prices but also limits the liquidity of stocks. When trading hours are shorter more news reports and earnings reports are published while the markets are closed. As a result, investors have more time to process new information and general make fewer knee-jerk reactions. Read more about how trading hours vary around the world.

 Does Daylight Saving Time Affect the Brazilian Stock Exchange?

Bolsa de Valores de São Paulo follows the America/Sao_Paulo timezone which does observe Daylight Saving Time. Although it is not currently Daylight Saving Time (DST). As a result, the timezone offset is now GMT-03:00. Daylight Saving Time for America/Sao_Paulo will begin on November 3, 2019 at 12:00 AM. At this time, the region will spring ahead one hour.

Brazilian Stock Exchange Extended Hours Trading

Stocks can always be traded on the Brazilian Stock Exchange during regular trading hours (listed above).

But there are also Extended Hours Trading during which trades may be made. There is significantly less trading volume during extended hours. Lower volume results is a larger spread, bigger price jumps, more volatility, and more risk. Extended Hours Trading allows investors to act quickly on information that comes out after markets closed.

In the past, only large institutional investors could participate in Extended Hours Trading. Due to the emergence of electronic trading platforms, individual investors are now able to trade during extended hours as well. Depending upon your broker, you can usually choose to execute trades during pre- or after-hours or only during regular trading.

2019 Brazilian Stock Exchange Holidays

The Brazilian Stock Exchange (Bovespa) is a stock exchange located in São Paulo, Brazil1.

The Brazilian Stock Exchange is open five days per week for seven hours per day and is closed for seventeen holidays per year.

All holidays listed below are the observed date, not the actual date. For example, if Christmas Day falls on a weekend many stock exchanges will close on the Friday before or the Monday after. Exchanges sometimes close multiple days for a holiday or have modified hours instead of fully closing.

This section contains holidays for all years from 2020 to 2016. Click the tabs below to navigate to different years.

List of 2019 Brazilian Stock Exchange Market Holidays

YearHoliday NameObserved DateStatus
2019New Year’s DayJanuary 1, 2019Closed (passed)
2019São Paulo City AnniversaryJanuary 25, 2019Closed (passed)
2019CarnivalMarch 4, 2019Closed (passed)
2019CarnivalMarch 5, 2019Closed (passed)
2019Ash WednesdayMarch 6, 2019Open, 1:00-5:30pm  (passed)
2019Good FridayApril 19, 2019Closed
2019Tiradentes DayApril 21, 2019Closed
2019Labor DayMay 1, 2019Closed
2019Corpus Christi DayJune 20, 2019Closed
2019Independence DaySeptember 7, 2019Closed
2019Our Lady of Aparecida DayOctober 12, 2019Closed
2019All Souls DayNovember 2, 2019Closed
2019Proclamation of the Republic DayNovember 15, 2019Closed
2019Black Consciousness DayNovember 20, 2019Closed
2019Christmas EveDecember 24, 2019 Open, 10:00-1:00pm
2019Christmas DayDecember 25, 2019Closed
2019Last day of YearDecember 31, 2019Closed

How to Contact the Brazilian Stock Exchange?

Most traders never even need to contact the Brazilian Stock Exchange directly. Today most trades can be executed online without ever setting foot on the floor of the Brazilian Stock Exchange. But there are still a number of reasons you might need to contact, visit, or send mail to the Brazilian Stock Exchange.

Below is the contact information you will need in order to reach the Brazilian Stock Exchange:

Brazilian Stock Exchange Address & Phone Numbers

Brazilian Stock Exchange:
Praça Antonio Prado, 48,
Rua XV de Novembro, 275,
Centro – São Paulo (SP),
Email (Certification):

[email protected]

Email (Investor Relations):

[email protected]

Phone Number:

+55 11 2565-4000

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