Bulgarian Stock Exchange – Sofia
|This article may be expanded with text translated from the corresponding article in the Bulgarian Wikipedia. (October 2012)|
|Bulgarian Stock Exchange - Sofia|
Българска фондова борса - София
|Owner||Government of Bulgaria|
|MarketCap||US$ 8.5 billion (Q3 2011)|
|Indexes||SOFIX, BG40, BGTR30, BGREIT|
The Bulgarian Stock Exchange – Sofia (Bulgarian: Българска фондова борса - София, Balgarska fondova borsa - Sofia, abbreviated BSE - Sofia) is a stock exchange operating in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. It was originally founded as Sofia Stock Exchange on 15 April 1914 through a tsar's decree, but ceased to operate after the Second World War as Bulgaria became a communist state. It was re-established in late 1991.
As of November 2011, the total market capitalization of the Bulgarian Stock Exchange is around $8.5 bln. The exchange has pre-market sessions from 09:00am to 09:20am, normal trading sessions from 09:20am to 01:45pm and post-market sessions from 01:45pm to 04:00pm on all days of the week except Saturdays, Sundays and holidays declared by the Exchange in advance.
The Bulgarian Stock Exchange publishes the following indices:
As of May 2010, the Bulgarian Stock Exchange is 44% owned by the Bulgarian government, which is looking for potential worldwide investors, some of them being the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Athens Stock Exchange, OMX, the Prague Stock Exchange, etc.
- Official website (in Bulgarian and English)