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Australia Stock Exchange

MIC / Acronym
Market Cap
$1.38 Trillion
Trading Hours
10:00 AM -
4:00 PM

Australia Stock Exchange 2020

Australia Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Australia Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is based in Sydney, Australia. Below is a break down of key Australia Stock Exchange figures.

The MIC code for the Australian Securities Exchange is XASX (operating MIC XASX).

Market Capitalization

Australia Stock Exchange as a Market Capitalization of $1.38 Trillion. By market cap, Australia Stock Exchange is ranked 13 out of the 144 stock markets we track.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2020 and is updated yearly.

When is the Australia Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Christmas December 24, 2020
Christmas December 25, 2020
Boxing Day December 28, 2020
New Year's Day December 31, 2020
New Year's Day January 1, 2021
Australia Day January 26, 2021
Good Friday April 2, 2021
Easter Monday April 5, 2021
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Trading Schedule

7:00 AM - 10:00 AM — Pre-opening Phase
10:00 AM - 10:10 AM — Opening Phase
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM — Normal Trading
4:00 PM - 4:10 PM — Pre-CSPA
4:10 PM - 4:12 PM — Closing Single Price Auction
4:12 PM - 4:42 PM — Overnight Trading
4:42 PM - 6:50 PM — Overnight Trading
6:50 PM - 6:59 PM — Purge Orders
Real-Time Countdown »
Does the Australia Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Australia Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. Continuous trading begins at 10:00 AM and continues all day until the closing bell at 4:00 PM.

Australia Stock Exchange Timezone

The Australia Stock Exchange uses the Australia/Sydney timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +10:00. Referred to by its abbreviation AEST. Sydney does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST) but it currently is not Daylight Saving Time.

About the Australia Stock Exchange

Australia Stock Exchange Currency

The Australia Stock Exchange trades shares in Australian Dollars. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Australian Dollar is AUD. The official currency symbol is "$".

Note: all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars, unless otherwise noted.

AUD Currency Info

Economy and Geography

The Australia Stock Exchange (ASX) is located in Oceania (Australia and New Zealand) and its headquarters is located in Sydney, Australia. The capital of Australia is Canberra. You can browse all markets by country if needed.

Contact the Australia Stock Exchange

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Australia Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the Australia Stock Exchange can be found on the web at

To contact the Australia Stock Exchange, you can use the information below:

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What's Next?

Check out the Australia Stock Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

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