Bahrain Bourse Announces Temporary Closure of its Trading Floor as Preventative Measure with Trading Activity Continuing as Usual

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
As part of the efforts of Bahrain’s government entities to combat the spread of Corona Virus (COVID 19), Bahrain Bourse announced today temporary closure of its trading floor to the public as a preventative measure effective Thursday 19th March and until further notice. Bahrain Bourse & Bahrain Clear consider the health and safety of its employees, investors and business partners as one of its top priorities. Hence, several precautionary measures have been instated.
 
The temporary closure of the Trading Floor will not impact affect the trading activity as it continues as usual. Bahrain Bourse offers various trading channels, traditional via authorized brokers and digital via Bahrain Trade participating financial institutions. Investors will also be able to process payment and settlement of fees online via Fawateer platform. Investors will also be able to track the market via Bahrain Bourse website, Bahrain Bourse Mobile App, and view their statement via eServices.
 
A dedicated hotline has been setup for scheduling of appointments. Investors are requested to contact the hotline for via 17108775 or via WhatsApp for Business 33510008 or via email [email protected]
 
Bahrain Bourse would like to assure all stakeholders that we are fully prepared, with a robust Business Continuity Plan (BCP) in place which encompasses several measures to ensure continuity of key business functions appropriately without disruption. We are following guidance from international and local health authorities including World Health Organization (WHO), Ministry of Health, Supreme Council of Health.