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The Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) is based in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.

The MIC code for this exchange is XHKG. This MIC may encompass multiple trading venues with distinct hours, trading holidays, rules, and securities. The acronym or abbreviation for this market is HKEX.

To access Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing trading hours and market holidays programmatically, check out the TradingHours.com API.

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Trading Schedule


9:00 am - 9:30 am — Opening Session

9:30 am - 12:00 pm — Morning Trading Session

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm — Extended Morning Session

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm — Afternoon Trading Session

Breaking Down the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing

Hong Kong Stock Exchange – Subsidiary Markets

The MIC XHKG (Hong Kong Exchanges And Clearing LTD), is an "Operating MIC." This means it is a parent entity that operates one or more subsidiary markets or trading platforms, which are identified by "Segment MICs."

The Segment MICs under XHKG are SHSC (Stock Exchange Of Hong Kong Limited - Shanghai - Hong Kong Stock Connect), SZSC (Stock Exchange Of Hong Kong Limited - Shenzhen - Hong Kong Stock Connect), and XGEM (Hong Kong Growth Enterprises Market).

Each segment may have a different trading schedule and hours of operation. Additionally within a single segment MIC there can be different trading schedules for certain products, securities, or asset types.

Under the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing, TradingHours.com has identified 17 unique trading schedules. To access the full dataset, firms can inquire about our Enterprise Data Services.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Timezone

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Hong_Kong timezone. Commonly referred to as Hong Kong Standard Time. This timezone is currently GMT+08:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is HKT.

The Asia/Hong_Kong timezone does not observe Daylight Saving Time.

Market Capitalization

The Market Capitalization, or total value of all shares of all securities traded on the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing is $4.57 trillion USD.

Market Cap is based on data from the World Federation of Exchanges and was last updated on Friday, September 2, 2022.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Currency

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange trades in Hong Kong Dollars. The currency code is HKD. The currency symbol is "$".

๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Economy & Geography

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange is headquartered in Hong Kong, Hong Kong located in Asia (Eastern Asia).

Contact the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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

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

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What's Next?

Check out the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Countdown & Timers to track when markets open or close and view upcoming HKEX Holidays. If you need to integrate market hours or holidays into your own website or application, checkout the TradingHours.com API.

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