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The London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) is based in London, United Kingdom. There are four other markets in this country including AIM Stock Exchange, London Metal Exchange, and Aquis Stock Exchange.

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

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

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Trading Schedule


5:05 am - 7:50 am — Pre-Trading

8:00 am - 12:00 pm — Regular Trading

12:02 pm - 4:30 pm — Regular Trading

4:40 pm - 5:15 pm — Post Close

Breaking Down the LSE Group

London Stock Exchange – Subsidiary Markets

The MIC XLON (London Stock Exchange), 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 XLON are XLOD (London Stock Exchange - Curveglobal Markets), AIMX (London Stock Exchange - AIM MTF), and XLOM (London Stock Exchange - MTF).

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 LSE Group, TradingHours.com has identified 36 unique trading schedules. To access the full dataset, firms can inquire about our Enterprise Data Services.

London Stock Exchange Timezone

The London Stock Exchange uses the Europe/London timezone. Commonly referred to as British Summer Time. This timezone is currently GMT+01:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is BST.

It currently is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in London. The next time change will be 4 weeks from now, on Sunday, October 30, 2022 at 2:00am.

Market Capitalization

The Market Capitalization, or total value of all shares of all securities traded on the LSE Group is $3.17 trillion USD.

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

London Stock Exchange Currency

The London Stock Exchange trades in British Pounds. The currency code is GBP. The currency symbol is "ยฃ".

๐Ÿ‡ฌ๐Ÿ‡ง Economy & Geography

The London Stock Exchange is headquartered in London, United Kingdom located in Europe (Northern Europe).

United Kingdom is neighboring Ireland. Markets in this region include Irish Stock Exchange.

Contact the London Stock Exchange

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

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

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What's Next?

Check out the London Stock Exchange Countdown & Timers to track when markets open or close and view upcoming LSE 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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