Hong Kong Stock Exchange


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Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
HKEX Hong Kong,
Hong Kong
$3.37 Trillion 9:30 AM 4:00 PM

Hong Kong Stock Exchange 2018

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Hong Kong Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is based in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Below is a break down of key Hong Kong Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 7th in Market Capitalization ($3.37 Trillion)

Market Cap over Hong Kong GDP ratio is 1237.63%

Hong Kong Statistics

Ranked 41st in Gross Domestic Product ($272.1 Billion)

Ranked 100th in Population (6.9 Million People)

Hong Kong Stock Exchange is the 7th largest exchange out of the 77 stock exchanges we track. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $3.37 Trillion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2017. Although the primary currency used by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is the Hong Kong Dollar ($).

The population in Hong Kong is approximately 6.9 Million people and the country has a GDP of $272.1 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Hong Kong ranks 100th in terms of population and 58th 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 1237.63%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2017 and is updated yearly.

When is the Hong Kong Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Good Friday March 30, 2018
Easter Monday April 2, 2018
Ching Ming Festival April 5, 2018
Labour day May 1, 2018
The Birthday of the Buddha May 22, 2018
Tuen Ng Festival June 18, 2018
The day following Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day July 2, 2018
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival September 25, 2018

Trading Schedule

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Does the Hong Kong Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange closes for lunch each day at 12:00 PM and re-opens at 1:00 PM.

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Timezone

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Hong_Kong timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +08:00. Asia/Hong_Kong does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Hong Kong Stock Exchange Currency

The Hong Kong Stock Exchange trades shares in Hong Kong Dollar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Hong Kong Dollar is HKD. 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 Hong Kong Dollar and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on February 24, 2018.

100 Hong Kong Dollar Equals:

US Dollar (USD) Euro (EUR) UK Pound (GBP) India Rupee (INR) China Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
$ £ ¥

Economy and Geography

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

Contact the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +852 2522 1122
  • Email Address: info@hkex.com.hk

What's Next?

Check out the Hong Kong 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

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