The next Malaysia Stock Exchange holiday is Workers' Day and will be observed on May 1, 2018 which is 3 days from now. See more.

Malaysia Stock Exchange


Malaysia Flag Malaysia Stock Exchange

Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
MYX Kuala Lumpur,
$372.72 Billion 9:00 AM 5:00 PM

Malaysia Stock Exchange 2018

Malaysia Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Malaysia Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Bursa Malaysia (MYX) is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Below is a break down of key Malaysia Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 26th in Market Capitalization ($372.72 Billion)

Market Cap over Malaysia GDP ratio is 119.31%

Malaysia Statistics

Ranked 36th in Gross Domestic Product ($312.4 Billion)

Ranked 43rd in Population (28.27 Million People)

Malaysia Stock Exchange is the 26th largest exchange out of the 77 stock exchanges we track. The Bursa Malaysia's Market Capitalization is $372.72 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2018. Although the primary currency used by the Bursa Malaysia is the Malaysia Ringgit (RM).

The population in Malaysia is approximately 28.27 Million people and the country has a GDP of $312.4 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Malaysia ranks 43rd in terms of population and 203rd 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 119.31%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2018 and is updated yearly.

When is the Malaysia Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Workers' Day May 1, 2018
Wesak Day May 29, 2018
Harvest Festival May 31, 2018
King's Birthday June 1, 2018
Hari Raya Puasa June 15, 2018
Hari Raya Haji August 23, 2018
National Day August 31, 2018
Awal Muharram September 11, 2018

Trading Schedule

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Does the Malaysia Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Malaysia Stock Exchange closes for lunch each day at 12:30 PM and re-opens at 2:30 PM.

Malaysia Stock Exchange Timezone

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

About the Malaysia Stock Exchange

Malaysia Stock Exchange Currency

The Malaysia Stock Exchange trades shares in Malaysia Ringgit. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Malaysia Ringgit is MYR. The official currency symbol is "RM". 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 Malaysia Ringgit and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on April 27, 2018.

100 Malaysia Ringgit Equals:

US Dollar (USD) Euro (EUR) UK Pound (GBP) India Rupee (INR) China Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
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Economy and Geography

The Malaysia Stock Exchange (MYX) is located in Asia and its headquarters is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Companies listed on the Malaysia Stock Exchange are primarily Malaysia based companies and trade in Malaysia Ringgit. Companies outside of Malaysia would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Malaysia Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +60 3-2034 7000
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Malaysia 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.

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