New Zealand Stock Exchange


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Symbol Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
NZX Wellington,
New Zealand
$83.16 Billion 10:00 AM 5:00 PM

New Zealand Stock Exchange 2018

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 43rd in Market Capitalization ($83.16 Billion)

Market Cap over New Zealand GDP ratio is 45.92%

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 43rd largest exchange out of the 79 stock exchanges we track. The New Zealand Stock Market's Market Capitalization is $83.16 Billion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2018. Although the primary currency used by the New Zealand Stock Market is the New Zealand Dollar ($).

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 45.92%.

† 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 New Zealand Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Christmas Day December 25, 2018
Boxing Day December 26, 2018
New Year's Day January 1, 2019
New Year's Day January 2, 2019
Waitangi Day February 6, 2019
Good Friday April 19, 2019
Easter Monday April 22, 2019
ANZAC Day April 25, 2019

Trading Schedule

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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 18, 2018 .

100 New Zealand Dollar Equals:

68.51 60.39 54.24 4,881.40 472.29

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

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