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Johannesburg Stock Exchange




Johannesburg, South Africa

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Johannesburg Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Below is a break down of key Johannesburg Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 17th in Market Capitalization ($987.16 Billion)

Market Cap over South Africa GDP ratio is 278.94%

South Africa Statistics

Ranked 34th in Gross Domestic Product ($353.9 Billion)

Ranked 25th in Population (49 Million People)

Johannesburg Stock Exchange is the 17th largest exchange out of the 76 stock exchanges we track. The Johannesburg Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $987.16 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2016. Although the primary currency used by the Johannesburg Stock Exchange is the South Africa Rand (R).

The population in South Africa is approximately 49 Million people and the country has a GDP of $353.9 Billion adjusted US Dollars. South Africa ranks 25th in terms of population and 125th 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 278.94%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2016 and is updated yearly.

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Upcoming Holidays

Day of Reconciliation 12/16/2016
Christmas Day 12/25/2016
Day of Goodwill 12/26/2016
New Years Day 01/01/2017
New Years Day 01/02/2017
Human Rights Day 03/21/2017
Good Friday 04/14/2017
Family Day 04/17/2017
Freedom Day 04/27/2017
Workers Day 05/01/2017
Youth Day 06/16/2017
National Womens Day 08/09/2017
Heritage Day 09/24/2017
Heritage Day 09/25/2017
Day of Reconciliation 12/16/2017
Christmas Day 12/25/2017
Day of Goodwill 12/26/2017

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange trades shares in South Africa Rand. The official ISO 4217 currency code for South Africa Rand is ZAR. 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 South Africa Rand and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on October 12, 2016.

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Does the Johannesburg Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 5:00 PM.

Johannesburg Stock Exchange Timezone

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange uses the Africa/Johannesburg timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +02:00. Africa/Johannesburg does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

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