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Overview

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. The acronym or abbreviation for this market is KRX.

This page contains information on Korea Exchange trading hours, market holidays, contact information and more.

KRX Trading Hours

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Trading Hours Summary:

The South Korea Stock Exchange is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm Korean Standard Time (GMT+09:00).

The South Korea Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The South Korea Stock Exchange is open for a total of 6 hours 30 minutes per day.

The South Korea Stock Exchange does have extended hours trading. The Pre-Trading Session is from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. The Post-Trading Session is from 3:40 pm to 6:00 pm.

We closely monitor the South Korea Stock Exchange for changes to their trading hour. Any changes official changes will be reflected here immediately. If you are aware of an upcoming change, please contact us.

Regular Trading Schedule

Monday-Friday:

8:00 am - 9:00 am — Pre-Hours

9:00 am - 3:30 pm — Trading Session

3:40 pm - 6:00 pm — Post-Hours

Newyear2021 Trading Schedule

Monday-Friday:

9:00 am - 10:00 am — Pre-Hours

10:00 am - 3:30 pm — Trading Session

3:40 pm - 6:00 pm — Post-Hours

Partial Trading Schedule

Monday-Friday:

9:00 am - 10:00 am — Pre-Hours

10:00 am - 4:30 pm — Trading Session

4:40 pm - 5:00 pm — Post-Hours

Temporary Trading Schedule

Monday-Friday:

9:00 am - 10:00 am — Pre-Hours

10:00 am - 4:30 pm — Trading Session

4:40 pm - 6:00 pm — Post-Hours

† All data is collected directly from primary sources — in this case, the South Korea Stock Exchange. Although the underlying data is public knowledge, our selection and arrangement of the data is copyrighted. If you would like to incorporate this data into own system – and ensure it is always up-to-date – please check out our data API.

KRX Market Holidays

The South Korea Stock Exchange is be closed for fourteen holidays in 2022. The market also has two irregular schedules or half-days.

The next South Korea Stock Exchange holiday is New Year's Day and will be observed on Friday, December 30, 2022 which is 3 weeks from now.

All holiday data is collected exclusively from primary sources. We continually monitory the market for changes to ensure the highest level of accuracy.

Although the underlying data is public knowledge, our selection and arrangement of the data is copyrighted. If you would like to incorporate this data into own system – and ensure it is always up-to-date – please check out our data API.

2022 Market Holidays:

Holiday Date Status
New Year's Day Monday, January 3, 2022 (past) Open, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
11 months ago
Korean New Year Monday, January 31, 2022 (past) Closed
10 months ago
Korean New Year Tuesday, February 1, 2022 (past) Closed
10 months ago
Korean New Year Wednesday, February 2, 2022 (past) Closed
10 months ago
Independence Day Tuesday, March 1, 2022 (past) Closed
9 months ago
Election Day Wednesday, March 9, 2022 (past) Closed
9 months ago
Children's Day Thursday, May 5, 2022 (past) Closed
7 months ago
Election Day Wednesday, June 1, 2022 (past) Closed
6 months ago
Memorial Day Monday, June 6, 2022 (past) Closed
6 months ago
Liberation Day Monday, August 15, 2022 (past) Closed
4 months ago
Chuseok Festivity Friday, September 9, 2022 (past) Closed
3 months ago
Chuseok Festivity Monday, September 12, 2022 (past) Closed
3 months ago
National Day Monday, October 3, 2022 (past) Closed
2 months ago
Hangul Day Monday, October 10, 2022 (past) Closed
2 months ago
Irregular Schedule Thursday, November 17, 2022 (past) Open, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
3 weeks ago
New Year's Day Friday, December 30, 2022 Closed
3 weeks from now

2023 Market Holidays:

Holiday Date Status
Korean New Year Monday, January 23, 2023 Closed
2 months from now
Korean New Year Tuesday, January 24, 2023 Closed
2 months from now
Independence Day Wednesday, March 1, 2023 Closed
3 months from now
Labor Day Monday, May 1, 2023 Closed
5 months from now
Children's Day Friday, May 5, 2023 Closed
5 months from now
Memorial Day Tuesday, June 6, 2023 Closed
6 months from now
Liberation Day Tuesday, August 15, 2023 Closed
8 months from now
Chuseok Festivity Thursday, September 28, 2023 Closed
10 months from now
Chuseok Festivity Friday, September 29, 2023 Closed
10 months from now
National Day Tuesday, October 3, 2023 Closed
10 months from now
Hangul Day Monday, October 9, 2023 Closed
10 months from now
Christmas Monday, December 25, 2023 Closed
1 year from now
New Year's Day Friday, December 29, 2023 Closed
1 year from now

† Indicates the market is closed in observance of the holiday on a different date than when the holiday officially occurs. This is typically the case when a holiday falls on a non-business day.

‡ Indicates that the market is open and has irregular trading hours.

KRX Contact Information โ€” Address, Phone & Email:

If you have questions specifically about the content of this website, please contact us. Otherwise, use the details below the contact the South Korea Stock Exchange.

South Korea Stock Exchange
33, Seoul
South Korea 150-977
Website:

global.krx.co.kr

Phone Number:

+82 2-3774-9000

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About the South Korea Stock Exchange

South Korea Stock Exchange – Market Structure

The MIC code for South Korea Stock Exchange is XKRX (KOREA EXCHANGE (STOCK MARKET)). This is an "Operating MIC". This means it is a parent entity that operates one or more subsidiary markets or trading platforms, which are called "Segment MICs."

The Segment MICs under XKRX are XKCM (KOREA EXCHANGE COMMODITY MARKET), XKEM (KOREA EXCHANGE EMISSIONS MARKET), XKFE (KOREA EXCHANGE (FUTURES MARKET)), XKON (KOREA NEW EXCHANGE), XKOS (KOREA EXCHANGE (KOSDAQ)), and 1 other.

Each segment may have a different trading calendar 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 Korea Exchange, TradingHours.com has identified 10 unique trading schedules. To access the full dataset, please request a quote.

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 $1.49 trillion USD.

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

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".

Economy & Geography

The South Korea Stock Exchange is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea located in Asia (Eastern Asia). ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ท

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