Saudi Arabian Stock Market Changes Trading Hours to Sunday-Thursday 10:00-3:00pm
Previously, the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) opened at 11:00 AM and closed at 3:30 PM local time in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (GMT +3).
As of April 3, 2016 the Saudi Stock Exchange will be opening 1 hour earlier at 10:00 AM and closing a half-hour earlier at 3:00 PM. Trading days will remain from Sunday to Thursday, the typical working week in Saudi Arabia.
The Saudi Exchange's pre-trading times will move up to 9:30 AM to 10:00 AM. After-hours trading will start at 3:00 PM and close at 4:00 PM.
This change adds 30 minutes to the Saudi trading day.
The Saudi Exchange is the 26th largest in the world with a market cap of over $380 Billion (converted to USD).