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NameBahrain Bourse (BHB)
Number of listed companies43
Domestic market capitalization30,200 million US$
SSE Partner ExchangeYes
Has annual sustainability reportYes

ESG reporting required as a listing ruleNo
Has written guidance on ESG reportingYes
  • In June 2020, Bahrain Bourse launched its voluntary environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting guideline for listed companies and other stakeholders. The Guidance was updated in December 2022.

Offers ESG related trainingYes

The Bahrain Bourse provides ESG related training on an ad-hoc basis/based on requirements:

Market covered by sustainability-related indexNo
Has sustainability bond listing segmentNo
Has SME listing platformYes

Women on boards mandatory minimum ruleNo
Additional information 

More information is available under the Sustainability tab in the Header of the Main page.

Organizational model of stock exchange
  • Bahrain Bourse (BHB) was established as a shareholding company according to Law No. 60 for the year 2010 to replace Bahrain Stock Exchange (BSE) that was established in 1987.

Regulatory bodies

Regulatory model
  • Self Regulated Organization (SRO)

About the stock exchange
  • Bahrain Bourse Company B S C C is a self-regulated multi-asset marketplace. Bahrain Bourse aims to offer to its investors, issuers, and intermediaries a comprehensive suite of exchange-related facilities including offering listing, trading, settlement, and depositary services for various financial instruments.