Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Trading Hours

Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) Profile

The Australian stock exchange is headquartered in Sydney, Australia. The Exchange in its current form was created through the merger of the Australian Stock Exchange and Sydney Futures Exchange in 1999. The ASX acts as a market operator, clearing house and payments facilitator. It also provides educational materials to retail investors.

ASX is one of the world’s leading financial market exchanges, offering a full suite of services, including listings, trading, clearing and settlement, across a comprehensive range of asset classes.

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) is the primary securities trading exchange in Australia. Australia Stock Exchange is the 16th largest exchange out of the 79 stock exchanges. 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.

How is ASX Regulated? Two independent Australian government agencies – the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) – oversee the securities industry in Australia. These government regulators have broad powers to enforce the laws and regulations that govern financial markets in Australia, including the operation of ASX.

ASX Contact Info:

Registered Office:
SYDNEY Exchange Centre,
20 Bridge Street,
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia

Australia Stock Exchange (ASX) Trading Hours

The Australia Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The Australian Securities Exchange is conducted from Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) at 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM / EST 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM.


10:00 AM – 4:00 PM / EST 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM


10:00 AM – 4:00 PM / EST 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM


10:00 AM – 4:00 PM / EST 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM


10:00 AM – 4:00 PM / EST 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM


10:00 AM – 4:00 PM / EST 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM






Australia Stock Exchange 2019 Holidays

Holiday Name

Observed Date

New Year’s Day

January 1, 2019

Australia Day

January 28, 2019

Easter Monday

April 22, 2019


April 25, 2019

Queen’s Birthday

June 10, 2019

Christmas Day

December 25, 2019

Boxing Day

December 26, 2019

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