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Overview

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) is based in Karachi, Pakistan.

The MIC code for this exchange is XKAR. The acronym or abbreviation for this market is PSX.

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

PSX Trading Hours

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Trading Hours Summary:

The Pakistan Stock Exchange is open Friday from 9:18 am to 12:00 pm and 2:33 pm to 4:30 pm and Monday through Thursday from 9:33 am to 3:30 pm Pakistan Standard Time (GMT+05:00).

The Pakistan Stock Exchange closes for lunch / intermission each day. The Pakistan Stock Exchange is open for a total of 10 hours 36 minutes per day.

The Pakistan Stock Exchange does have extended hours trading. There is no Pre-Trading Session. The Post-Trading Session is from 4:00 pm to 4:15 pm, 4:15 pm to 5:00 pm, 5:00 pm to 5:15 pm, and 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm.

We closely monitor the Pakistan 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

Friday:

9:18 am - 12:00 pm — Trading Open 1st Session

2:33 pm - 4:30 pm — Trading Open 2nd Session

5:00 pm - 5:15 pm — Post-Close

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm — Trade Rectification Time

Monday-Thursday:

9:33 am - 3:30 pm — Trading Open

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm — Post-Close

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm — Trade Rectification Time

Ramadan Trading Schedule

Monday-Thursday:

10:17 am - 2:00 pm — Trading Open

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm — Post-Close

2:45 pm - 3:15 pm — Trade Rectification Time

Friday:

10:17 am - 1:00 pm — Trading Open

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm — Post-Close

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm — Trade Rectification Time

Ramadan_Revised Trading Schedule

Monday-Thursday:

9:17 am - 1:30 pm — Trading Open

2:00 pm - 2:15 pm — Post-Close

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm — Trade Rectification Time

Friday:

9:17 am - 12:30 pm — Trading Open

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm — Post-Close

1:15 pm - 1:45 pm — Trade Rectification Time

† All data is collected directly from primary sources — in this case, the Pakistan 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.

PSX Market Holidays

The Pakistan Stock Exchange is be closed for twelve holidays in 2022. The market also has twenty irregular schedules or half-days.

There are no upcoming holidays in 2022.

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
National Day Wednesday, March 23, 2022 (past) Closed
9 months ago
Ramadan Sunday, April 3, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Monday, April 4, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Tuesday, April 5, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Wednesday, April 6, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Thursday, April 7, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Friday, April 8, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Monday, April 11, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Tuesday, April 12, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Wednesday, April 13, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Thursday, April 14, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Friday, April 15, 2022 (past) Open, 10:17 am - 1:00 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Monday, April 18, 2022 (past) Open, 9:17 am - 12:30 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Tuesday, April 19, 2022 (past) Open, 9:17 am - 12:30 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Wednesday, April 20, 2022 (past) Open, 9:17 am - 12:30 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Thursday, April 21, 2022 (past) Open, 9:17 am - 12:30 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Friday, April 22, 2022 (past) Open, 9:17 am - 12:30 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Monday, April 25, 2022 (past) Open, 9:17 am - 12:30 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Tuesday, April 26, 2022 (past) Open, 9:17 am - 12:30 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Wednesday, April 27, 2022 (past) Open, 9:17 am - 12:30 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Thursday, April 28, 2022 (past) Open, 9:17 am - 12:30 pm
7 months ago
Jumu'atul-Widaa Friday, April 29, 2022 (past) Closed
7 months ago
Eid al-Fitr Monday, May 2, 2022 (past) Closed
7 months ago
Eid al-Fitr Tuesday, May 3, 2022 (past) Closed
7 months ago
Eid al-Fitr Wednesday, May 4, 2022 (past) Closed
7 months ago
Eid al-Fitr Thursday, May 5, 2022 (past) Closed
7 months ago
Eid al-Adha Friday, July 8, 2022 (past) Closed
5 months ago
Eid al-Adha Monday, July 11, 2022 (past) Closed
5 months ago
Eid al-Adha Tuesday, July 12, 2022 (past) Closed
5 months ago
Ashura Monday, August 8, 2022 (past) Closed
4 months ago
Ashura Tuesday, August 9, 2022 (past) Closed
4 months ago
National Day Wednesday, November 9, 2022 (past) Closed
4 weeks ago

2023 Market Holidays:

Holiday Date Status
National Day Thursday, March 23, 2023 Closed
4 months from now
Eid al-Fitr Friday, April 21, 2023 Closed
4 months from now
Eid al-Fitr Monday, April 24, 2023 Closed
5 months from now
Labor Day Monday, May 1, 2023 Closed
5 months from now
Eid al-Adha Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Closed
7 months from now
Eid al-Adha Thursday, June 29, 2023 Closed
7 months from now
Eid al-Adha Friday, June 30, 2023 Closed
7 months from now
Ashura Thursday, July 27, 2023 Closed
8 months from now
Ashura Friday, July 28, 2023 Closed
8 months from now
Independence Day Monday, August 14, 2023 Closed
8 months from now
Mawlid Tuesday, September 26, 2023 Closed
10 months from now
Mawlid Wednesday, September 27, 2023 Closed
10 months from now
Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam Monday, December 25, 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.

PSX 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 Pakistan Stock Exchange.

Pakistan Stock Exchange
Administration Block
Stock Exchange Road
Karachi-74000
Market Data Sales and Services:

[email protected]

Website:

dps.psx.com.pk

Phone Number:

+92 21 111 001 122

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About the Pakistan Stock Exchange

Pakistan Stock Exchange – Market Structure

The MIC code for Pakistan Stock Exchange is XKAR (THE PAKISTAN STOCK EXCHANGE LIMITED). 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 only Segment MIC under XKAR is XKAR (THE PAKISTAN STOCK EXCHANGE LIMITED).

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.

Pakistan Stock Exchange Timezone

The Pakistan Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Karachi timezone. Commonly referred to as Pakistan Standard Time. This timezone is currently GMT+05:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is PKT.

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

Market Capitalization

Market Capitalization data is not available for this market. View all markets by capitalization ยป

Pakistan Stock Exchange Currency

The Pakistan Stock Exchange trades in Pakistani Rupees. The currency code is PKR. The currency symbol is "โ‚จ".

Economy & Geography

The Pakistan Stock Exchange is headquartered in Karachi, Pakistan located in Asia (Southern Asia). ๐Ÿ‡ต๐Ÿ‡ฐ

Pakistan is neighboring Afghanistan, China, India, and 1 other. Markets in this region include Shanghai Stock Exchange, Shenzhen Stock Exchange, National Stock Exchange of India Limited, and 3 more.

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