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Kuwait Stock Exchange

MIC / Acronym
Market Cap
Trading Hours
9:00 AM -
12:30 PM

Kuwait Stock Exchange 2020

Kuwait Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Kuwait Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Boursa Kuwait (XKUW) is based in Kuwait, Kuwait. Below is a break down of key Kuwait Stock Exchange figures.

The MIC code for the Boursa Kuwait is XKUW (operating MIC XKUW).

When is the Kuwait Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

New Year's Day January 1, 2021
National Day February 25, 2021
Liberation Day February 26, 2021
Isra and Mi'raj March 11, 2021
Eid al-Fitr May 13, 2021
Eid al-Fitr May 14, 2021
Eid al-Fitr May 15, 2021
Arafat Day July 19, 2021
View all XKUW holidays »

Trading Schedule

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM — Opening Auction
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM — Trading Session
12:30 PM - 12:40 PM — Closing Auction
12:40 PM - 12:45 PM — Trade at Last
Real-Time Countdown »
Does the Kuwait Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Kuwait Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. Continuous trading begins at 9:00 AM and continues all day until the closing bell at 12:30 PM.

Kuwait Stock Exchange Timezone

The Kuwait Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Kuwait timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +03:00. Referred to by its abbreviation +03. Kuwait does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Kuwait Stock Exchange

Kuwait Stock Exchange Currency

The Kuwait Stock Exchange trades shares in Kuwaiti Dinars. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Kuwaiti Dinar is KWD. The official currency symbol is "ك".

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

KWD Currency Info

Economy and Geography

The Kuwait Stock Exchange (XKUW) is located in Asia (Western Asia) and its headquarters is located in Kuwait, Kuwait. The capital of Kuwait is Kuwait City. You can browse all markets by country if needed.

Contact the Kuwait Stock Exchange

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

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

Kuwait Stock Exchange Logo
Boursa Kuwait (XKUW) official logo

What's Next?

Check out the Kuwait 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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