New Zealand Stock Exchange


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Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
NZX Wellington,
New Zealand
$84.38 Billion 10:00 AM 5:00 PM

New Zealand Stock Exchange 2017

New Zealand Stock Exchange Table of Contents

New Zealand Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The New Zealand Stock Market (NZX) is based in Wellington, New Zealand. Below is a break down of key New Zealand Stock Exchange figures.

Market Capitalization

Ranked 42nd in Market Capitalization ($84.38 Billion)

Market Cap over New Zealand GDP ratio is 46.6%

New Zealand Statistics

Ranked 55th in Gross Domestic Product ($181.1 Billion)

Ranked 126th in Population (4.25 Million People)

New Zealand Stock Exchange is the 42nd largest exchange out of the 76 stock exchanges we track. The New Zealand Stock Market's Market Capitalization is $84.38 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2017. Although the primary currency used by the New Zealand Stock Market is the New Zealand Dollar ($).

The population in New Zealand is approximately 4.25 Million people and the country has a GDP of $181.1 Billion adjusted US Dollars. New Zealand ranks 126th in terms of population and 226th 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 46.6%.

† 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 New Zealand Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

New Year's Day January 1, 2018
New Year's Day January 2, 2018
Waitangi Day February 6, 2018
Good Friday March 30, 2018
Easter Monday April 2, 2018
ANZAC Day April 25, 2018
Queen's Birthday June 4, 2018
Labour Day October 22, 2018

Trading Schedule

Real-Time Market Stock Clock >

Does the New Zealand Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The New Zealand Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 5:00 PM.

New Zealand Stock Exchange Timezone

The New Zealand Stock Exchange uses the Pacific/Auckland timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +13:00. Pacific/Auckland does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is Daylight Saving Time in Wellington.

About the New Zealand Stock Exchange

New Zealand Stock Exchange Currency

The New Zealand Stock Exchange trades shares in New Zealand Dollar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for New Zealand Dollar is NZD. 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 New Zealand Dollar and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on December 14, 2017.

100 New Zealand Dollar Equals:

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

Economy and Geography

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

Contact the New Zealand Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +64 4-495 2378
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the New Zealand 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 New Zealand 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

Graham's philosophy of "value investing" has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.

The best book on investing ever written. — Warren Buffet

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Trading for Dummies

Whether you just starting to develop plans, investing through a company 401(k), or seeking to shore up your nest egg prior to retirement, this book covers it all.

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