The Bolsa Comercio Santiago is the primary stock exchange of Chile, and was founded in 1873. While the exchange maintains a physical trading floor, all trading is performed electronically.
More than 200 Chilean companies are listed on the exchange, which also lists a number of non-Chilean securities. The IPSA index tracks the exchange’s performance.
Contracts traded on the Santiago exchange include shares in stocks and investment funds, exchange traded funds (ETFs), futures (based on the IPSA index or the U.S. dollar), Chilean American depository receipts (ADRs) listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and forex contracts. The exchange also lists international securities, including a large number of foreign ETFs and stocks.
The IPSA index tracks the performance of 40 key stocks listed on the exchange.
Trading hours (March to October): Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. CLT (UTC-3/-4)
Trading hours (November to February): Monday though Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CLT
Settlement cycle: T+2