Australia Stock Exchange


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MIC / Acronym Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
xasx /
$1454171.2 Trillion 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Australia Stock Exchange 2019

Australia Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Australia Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is based in Sydney, Australia. Below is a break down of key Australia Stock Exchange figures.

The MIC code for the Australian Securities Exchange is xasx (operating MIC xasx).

Market Capitalization

Ranked 14th in Market Capitalization ($1454171.2 Trillion)

Market Cap over Australia GDP ratio is 97726558.85%

Australia Statistics

Ranked 12th in Gross Domestic Product ($1.49 Trillion)

Ranked 54th in Population (21.52 Million People)

Australia Stock Exchange is the 14th largest exchange out of the 144 stock exchanges we track. The Australian Securities Exchange's Market Capitalization is $1454171.2 Trillion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Australian Securities Exchange is the Australia Dollar ($).

The population in Australia is approximately 21.52 Million people and the country has a GDP of $1.49 Trillion adjusted US Dollars. Australia ranks 54th in terms of population and 12th in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 97726558.85%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2019 and is updated yearly.

When is the Australia Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Last Business Day before Christmas Day December 24, 2019
Christmas Day December 25, 2019
Boxing Day December 26, 2019
Last Business Day of the Year December 31, 2019

Trading Schedule

Pre Trading Hours : 07:00-10:00
Post Trading Hours : 16:00-18:50

Real-Time Market Stock Clock >

Does the Australia Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Australia Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 4:00 PM.

Australia Stock Exchange Timezone

The Australia Stock Exchange uses the Australia/Sydney timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +10:00. Australia/Sydney does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in Sydney.

About the Australia Stock Exchange

Australia Stock Exchange Currency

The Australia Stock Exchange trades shares in Australia Dollar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Australia Dollar is AUD. The official currency symbol is "$". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

The table below shows the current currency exchange rates between Australia Dollar and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on August 18, 2019 .

100 Australia Dollar Equals:

$ 67.80 61.11 £ 55.80 4,823.50 ¥ 477.52

Economy and Geography

The Australia Stock Exchange (ASX) is located in Australia and its headquarters is located in Sydney, Australia. Companies listed on the Australia Stock Exchange are primarily Australia based companies and trade in Australia Dollar. Companies outside of Australia would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Australia Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +61 2 9227 0000
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Australia Stock Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

Learn More: Our Reading List

If you would like to learn more about how the Australia Stock Exchange works and learn about investing in general we highly recommend the books listed below. These books are an excellent resource for anyone from first-time day-traders to seasoned investors.

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

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The best book on investing ever written. — Warren Buffet

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street

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