Australia Stock Exchange 2020

Australia Stock Exchange is the 50th largest exchange out of the 82 stock exchanges we track. The Australian Securities Exchange’s Market Capitalization is $0 adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Australian Securities Exchange is the Australia Dollar ($).

The population in Australia is approximately 21.52 Million people and the country has a GDP of $1.49 Trillion adjusted US Dollars. Australia ranks 54th in terms of population and 77th 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%.

When is the Australia Stock Exchange Open?

Trading Schedule

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Does the Australia Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Australia Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 10:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 4:00 PM.

Australia Stock Exchange Timezone

The Australia Stock Exchange uses the Australia/Sydneytimezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +10:00. Australia/Sydney does observe Daylight Saving Time (DST). It currently is not Daylight Saving Time in Sydney.

Upcoming Holidays

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New Year’s Day January 1st January 1st January 3rd January 2nd January 1st
Australia Day January 27th January 26th January 26th January 26th January 26th
Good Friday April 10th April 2nd April 15th April 7th March 29th
Easter Monday April 13th April 5th April 18th April 10th April 1st
ANZAC Day N/A N/A April 25th April 25th April 25th
Queen’s Birthday June 8th June 14th June 13th June 12th June 10th
Christmas December 25th December 27th December 26th December 25th December 25th
Boxing Day December 28th December 28th December 27th December 26th December 26th

About the Australia Stock Exchange

   Australia Stock Exchange Currency

The Australia Stock Exchange trades shares in Australia Dollar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Australia Dollar is AUD. 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 Australia Dollar and other top currencies. These rates were last updated on April 2, 2019 .

100 Australia Dollar Equals:

5,179.93 60.43 70.30 55.20 480.12 7,417.21

 Economy and Geography

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

 Contact the Australia Stock Exchange

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

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

Australia Stock Exchange Trading Hours

Does Australia Stock Exchange Close For Lunch?

The Australian Securities Exchange does not close for lunch. Most stock markets in Asia close for lunch and a few exchanges in the Middle East do as well. Stock exchanges in most of the rest of the world remain open continuously from the Opening Bell to the Closing bell. Our Stock Market Countdown takes lunch hours into account for all Stock Exchanges.

 Is Australia Stock Exchange Open on Weekends?

The Australia Stock Exchange is not open on weekends. Stock Exchanges in America, Europe, and Asia follow the typical Monday to Friday schedule. However, in the Middle East the work week typically runs from Sunday through Thursday.

Stock exchanges in Middle Eastern countries like Qatar and Abu Dhabi are closed on Friday and open on Sunday. The Tehran Stock Exchange in Iran is open Saturday through Wednesday and closed Thursday and Friday.

 How Long is Australia Stock Exchange Open?

The Australia Stock Exchange is open 30 hours per week which is average. Most stock exchanges are open 25 to 35 hours per week with 5 days of trading per week. There are several exchanges that are only open 4 days per week and one exchange that is only open 2 days per week. The Deutsche Börse is open more than any other stock exchange.

Limited trading hours help to reduce volatility in stock prices but also limits the liquidity of stocks. When trading hours are shorter more news reports and earnings reports are published while the markets are closed. As a result, investors have more time to process new information and general make fewer knee-jerk reactions. Read more about how trading hours vary around the world.

 Does Daylight Saving Time Affect the Australia Stock Exchange?

Australian Securities Exchange follows the Australia/Sydney timezone which does observe Daylight Saving Time. Although it is not currently Daylight Saving Time (DST). As a result, the timezone offset is now GMT+10:00. Daylight Saving Time for Australia/Sydney will begin on April 7, 2019 at 3:00 AM. At this time, the region will spring ahead one hour.

Australia Stock Exchange Extended Hours Trading

Stocks can always be traded on the Australia Stock Exchange during regular trading hours (listed above).

But there are also Extended Hours Trading during which trades may be made. There is significantly less trading volume during extended hours. Lower volume results is a larger spread, bigger price jumps, more volatility, and more risk. Extended Hours Trading allows investors to act quickly on information that comes out after markets closed.

In the past, only large institutional investors could participate in Extended Hours Trading. Due to the emergence of electronic trading platforms, individual investors are now able to trade during extended hours as well. Depending upon your broker, you can usually choose to execute trades during pre- or after-hours or only during regular trading.

Australia Stock Exchange Opening Hours for 2019
Sunday Closed
Monday – 
Tuesday – 
Wednesday – 
Thursday – 
Friday – 
Saturday Closed

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The Australia Stock Exchange (ASX) is a stock exchange located in Sydney, Australia1.

The Australia Stock Exchange is open five days per week for six hours per day and is closed for ten holidays per year.

All holidays listed below are the observed date, not the actual date. For example, if Christmas Day falls on a weekend many stock exchanges will close on the Friday before or the Monday after. Exchanges sometimes close multiple days for a holiday or have modified hours instead of fully closing.

This section contains holidays for all years from 2019 to 2016. Click the tabs below to navigate to different years.

List of 2019 Australia Stock Exchange Market Holidays

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2019 New Year’s Day January 1, 2019 Closed (passed)
2019 Australia Day January 28, 2019  Closed (passed)
2019 Good Friday April 19, 2019 Closed
2019 Easter Monday April 22, 2019 Closed
2019 ANZAC Day April 25, 2019 Closed
2019 Queen’s Birthday June 10, 2019 Closed
2019 Last Business Day before Christmas Day December 24, 2019 Open, 10:00-2:10pm
2019 Christmas Day December 25, 2019 Closed
2019 Boxing Day December 26, 2019 Closed
2019 Last Business Day of the Year December 31, 2019 Open, 10:00-2:10pm

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Most traders never even need to contact the Australia Stock Exchange directly. Today most trades can be executed online without ever setting foot on the floor of the Australia Stock Exchange. But there are still a number of reasons you might need to contact, visit, or send mail to the Australia Stock Exchange.

Below is the contact information you will need in order to reach the Australia Stock Exchange:

Australia Stock Exchange Address & Phone Numbers

Australia Stock Exchange:
Exchange Centre,
20 Bridge Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
Email (Sales):

[email protected]

Phone Number:

+61 2 9227 0000

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