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Overview

The Boursa Kuwait (XKUW) is based in Kuwait, Kuwait.

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

This page contains information on Boursa Kuwait trading hours, market holidays, contact information and more.

XKUW Trading Hours

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Trading Hours Summary:

The Kuwait Stock Exchange is open Sunday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm Arabian Standard Time (GMT+03:00).

The Kuwait Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The Kuwait Stock Exchange is open on weekends. The Kuwait Stock Exchange is open for trading Sunday-Thursday. The Kuwait Stock Exchange is open for a total of 3 hours 30 minutes per day.

The Kuwait Stock Exchange does have extended hours trading. There is no Pre-Trading Session. The Post-Trading Session is from 12:30 pm to 12:40 pm.

We closely monitor the Kuwait 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

Sunday-Thursday:

9:00 am - 12:30 pm — Continous Trading

12:30 pm - 12:40 pm — Closing Auction

Partial Trading Schedule

Sunday-Thursday:

10:10 am - 1:05 pm — Continous Trading

1:05 pm - 1:15 pm — Closing Auction

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

XKUW Market Holidays

The Kuwait Stock Exchange is be closed for sixteen 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
New Year's Day Sunday, January 2, 2022 (past) Closed
11 months ago
National Day Sunday, February 27, 2022 (past) Closed
9 months ago
Liberation Day Monday, February 28, 2022 (past) Closed
9 months ago
Isra and Mi'raj Tuesday, March 1, 2022 (past) Closed
9 months ago
Ramadan Sunday, April 3, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Monday, April 4, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Tuesday, April 5, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Wednesday, April 6, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Thursday, April 7, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Sunday, April 10, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Monday, April 11, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Tuesday, April 12, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Wednesday, April 13, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Thursday, April 14, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
8 months ago
Ramadan Sunday, April 17, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Monday, April 18, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Tuesday, April 19, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Wednesday, April 20, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Thursday, April 21, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Sunday, April 24, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Monday, April 25, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Tuesday, April 26, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Wednesday, April 27, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
7 months ago
Ramadan Thursday, April 28, 2022 (past) Open, 10:10 am - 1:05 pm
7 months ago
Eid al-Fitr Sunday, May 1, 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
Market Holiday Sunday, May 15, 2022 (past) Closed
6 months ago
Eid al-Adha Sunday, July 10, 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
Eid al-Adha Wednesday, July 13, 2022 (past) Closed
5 months ago
Islamic New Year Sunday, July 31, 2022 (past) Closed
4 months ago
Market Holiday Thursday, September 29, 2022 (past) Closed
2 months ago
Mawlid Sunday, October 9, 2022 (past) Closed
2 months ago

2023 Market Holidays:

Holiday Date Status
New Year's Day Sunday, January 1, 2023 Closed
1 month from now
Liberation Day Sunday, February 26, 2023 Closed
3 months from now
Eid al-Fitr Sunday, April 23, 2023 Closed
5 months from now
Eid al-Fitr Monday, April 24, 2023 Closed
5 months from now
Arafat Day Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Closed
7 months from now
Eid al-Adha Thursday, June 29, 2023 Closed
7 months from now
Islamic New Year Wednesday, July 19, 2023 Closed
8 months from now
Mawlid Wednesday, September 27, 2023 Closed
10 months 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.

XKUW 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 Kuwait Stock Exchange.

Kuwait Stock Exchange
Mubarak Al Kabeer Street
AlSharq
13083 Kuwait
Mail to:
P.O. Box 22235 Safat
Comments & Suggestions:

[email protected]

Website:

www.boursakuwait.com.kw

Phone Number:

+965 2299 2000

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About the Kuwait Stock Exchange

Kuwait Stock Exchange – Market Structure

The MIC code for Kuwait Stock Exchange is XKUW (KUWAIT STOCK EXCHANGE). 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 XKUW is XKUW (KUWAIT STOCK EXCHANGE).

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.

Kuwait Stock Exchange Timezone

The Kuwait Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Kuwait timezone. Commonly referred to as Arabian Standard Time. This timezone is currently GMT+03:00. The abbreviation for this timezone is +03.

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

Market Capitalization

The Market Capitalization, or total value of all shares of all securities traded on the Boursa Kuwait is $146.64 billion USD.

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

Kuwait Stock Exchange Currency

The Kuwait Stock Exchange trades in Kuwaiti Dinars. The currency code is KWD. The currency symbol is "ูƒ".

Economy & Geography

The Kuwait Stock Exchange is headquartered in Kuwait, Kuwait located in Asia (Western Asia). ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ผ

Kuwait is neighboring Iraq and Saudi Arabia. Markets in this region include Saudi Stock Exchange (TADAWUL).

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