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The Korea Exchange (KRX) is based in Seoul, South Korea. There are two other markets in this country including Korea Exchange (KONEX), Korea Exchange (KOSDAQ).

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

To access Korea Exchange trading hours and market holidays programmatically, check out the TradingHours.com API.

Upcoming Holidays
Korean New Year Thu, February 11, 2021 (2 weeks from now)
Korean New Year Fri, February 12, 2021 (2 weeks from now)
Independence Day Mon, March 1, 2021 (1 month from now)
Children's Day Wed, May 5, 2021 (3 months from now)
Trading Schedule


8:00am - 9:00am — Pre-Hours

9:00am - 3:30pm — Trading Session

3:40pm - 6:00pm — Post-Hours

Breaking Down the Korea Exchange

South Korea Stock Exchange Timezone

The South Korea Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Seoul timezone. Commonly referred to as Korean Standard Time. This timezone is currently GMT+09:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is KST.

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

Market Capitalization

The Market Capitalization, or total value of all shares of all securities traded on the Korea Exchange is $1.92 trillion USD.

Market Cap is based on data from the World Federation of Exchanges and was last updated on Saturday, January 2, 2021.

South Korea Stock Exchange Currency

The South Korea Stock Exchange trades in South Korean Wons. The currency code is KRW. The currency symbol is "โ‚ฉ".

๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท Economy & Geography

The South Korea Stock Exchange is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea located in Asia (Eastern Asia).

Contact the South Korea Stock Exchange

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

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

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What's Next?

Check out the South Korea Stock Exchange Countdown & Timers to track when markets open or close and view upcoming KRX 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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