Kuwait Stock Exchange


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MIC / Acronym Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
xkuw /
9:00 AM 12:40 PM

Kuwait Stock Exchange 2019

Kuwait Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Kuwait Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Boursa Kuwait (XKUW) is based in Kuwait, Kuwait. Below is a break down of key Kuwait Stock Exchange figures.

The MIC code for the Boursa Kuwait is xkuw (operating MIC xkuw).

Kuwait Statistics

Ranked 56th in Gross Domestic Product ($179.5 Billion)

Ranked 141st in Population (2.79 Million People)

Kuwait Stock Exchange is the 139th largest exchange out of the 144 stock exchanges we track. The Boursa Kuwait's Market Capitalization is $0 adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Boursa Kuwait is the Kuwaiti dinar (د.ك).

The population in Kuwait is approximately 2.79 Million people and the country has a GDP of $179.5 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Kuwait ranks 141st in terms of population and 56th 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 Kuwait Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

No upcoming holidays found.

Trading Schedule

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Does the Kuwait Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Kuwait Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 12:40 PM.

Kuwait Stock Exchange Timezone

The Kuwait Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Kuwait timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +03:00. Asia/Kuwait does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in Kuwait.

About the Kuwait Stock Exchange

Kuwait Stock Exchange Currency

The Kuwait Stock Exchange trades shares in Kuwaiti dinar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Kuwaiti dinar is KWD. The official currency symbol is "د.ك". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

Economy and Geography

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

Contact the Kuwait Stock Exchange

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

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

  • Phone Number: +965 2299 2000
  • Email Address: webmaster@boursakuwait.com.kw

What's Next?

Check out the Kuwait 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 Kuwait 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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A Random Walk Down Wall Street

In A Random Walk Down Wall Street you’ll learn the basic terminology of "the Street" and how to navigate it with the help of a user-friendly, long-range investment strategy that really works.

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