Euronext Lisbon

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    The Euronext Lisbon, formerly the Lisbon Stock Exchange, is one of six European stock exchanges that together make up the Euronext.

    The Euronext was formed in 2000 through the merger of the Brussels, Amsterdam and Paris stock exchanges, with Lisbon joining in 2007.

    Trading hours are 0900 to 1730 CET, Monday to Friday.

    Trading on Euronext Lisbon

    Euronext Lisbon offers trading in a wide range of financial instruments, including equitiesexchange-traded fundsbonds and derivatives.

    Indices

    The main index for Euronext Lisbon is the BVL General, which lists all stocks on the Portuguese market. However, the key index is the PSI-20, which lists the top 20 most liquid, Portuguese blue-chip companies, ranked by market capitalisation and free float turnover. The index is used as a benchmark for the Portuguese markets as a whole and also for the national economy. The PSI-20 is the underlying index for Portugal’s thriving derivatives market.

    Financial data

    As at December 2011, Euronext Lisbon listed 51 companies, of which 46 are Portuguese and five are, reflecting the small size of the Portuguese financial markets. The total market capitalisation was €47.5 billion.

    Further information

    Web page for Euronext Lisbon.