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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
Liberation Day Mon, August 15, 2022
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Chuseok Festivity Fri, September 9, 2022
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Chuseok Festivity Mon, September 12, 2022
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National Day Mon, October 3, 2022
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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 – Subsidiary Markets

The MIC XKRX (Korea Exchange (Stock Market)), 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 XKRX are XKON (Korea New Exchange), XKFE (Korea Exchange (Futures Market)), XKOS (Korea Exchange (Kosdaq)), XKCM (Korea Exchange Commodity Market), and XKEM (Korea Exchange Emissions 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 Korea Exchange, TradingHours.com has identified 10 unique trading schedules. To access the full dataset, firms can inquire about our Enterprise Data Services.

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 $2.01 trillion USD.

Market Cap is based on data from the World Federation of Exchanges and was last updated on Saturday, July 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".

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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