Pakistan Stock Exchange


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MIC / Acronym Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
xkar /
9:30 AM 3:30 PM

Pakistan Stock Exchange 2019

Pakistan Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Pakistan Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) is based in Karachi, Pakistan. Below is a break down of key Pakistan Stock Exchange figures.

The MIC code for the Pakistan Stock Exchange is xkar (operating MIC xkar).

Pakistan Statistics

Ranked 45th in Gross Domestic Product ($236.5 Billion)

Ranked 6th in Population (184.4 Million People)

Pakistan Stock Exchange is the 120th largest exchange out of the 144 stock exchanges we track. The Pakistan Stock Exchange's Market Capitalization is $0 adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Pakistan Stock Exchange is the Pakistan Rupee (₨).

The population in Pakistan is approximately 184.4 Million people and the country has a GDP of $236.5 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Pakistan ranks 6th in terms of population and 45th 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 0%.

† 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 Pakistan Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Muharram September 9, 2019
Muharram September 10, 2019
Eid Milad-un-Nabi November 10, 2019
Birthday of Quaid-e-Azam December 25, 2019

Trading Schedule

Pre Trading Hours : 09:15-09:30
Post Trading Hours : 04:00-04:15

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Does the Pakistan Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Pakistan Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:30 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 3:30 PM.

Pakistan Stock Exchange Timezone

The Pakistan Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Karachi timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +05:00. Asia/Karachi does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Pakistan Stock Exchange

Pakistan Stock Exchange Currency

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

Economy and Geography

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) is located in Middle East and its headquarters is located in Karachi, Pakistan. Companies listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange are primarily Pakistan based companies and trade in Pakistan Rupee. Companies outside of Pakistan would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Pakistan Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +92 21 111 001 122
  • Email Address:

What's Next?

Check out the Pakistan 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 Pakistan 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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