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Asian Stock Markets Trading Hours

Normal Trading Hours
Current time (GMT+8)
Country Morning Lunch Break Afternoon
AUSTRALIA
10:00am to 04:10pm
CHINA
9:30am to 11:30am 11:30am to 1:00pm 1:00pm to 3:00pm
HONG KONG
9:30am to 12:00pm 12:00pm to 1:00pm 1:00pm to 4:15pm
INDIA
9:15am to 3:30pm
INDONESIA

Note: For Friday, due to praying, trading hours change slightly.
(see in blue)
9:00am to 12:00pm
9:00am to 11:30am
12:00pm to 1:30pm
11:30am to 2:00pm
1:30pm to 4:00pm
2:00pm to 4:00pm
JAPAN
9:00am to 11:30am 11:30am to 12:30pm 12:30pm to 3:00pm
MALAYSIA
9:00am to 12:30pm 12:30pm to 2:30 pm 2:30pm to 5:00pm
NEW ZEALAND
10:00am to 4:45pm
PHILLIPINES
9:30am to 12:00pm 12:00pm to 1:30pm 1:30pm to 03:30pm
SINGAPORE
9:00am to 5:00pm
SOUTH KOREA
9:00am to 3:30pm
TAIWAN
9:00am to 12:30pm 12:30pm to 1:40pm 1:40pm to 2:30pm
THAILAND
9:55am to 12:30pm 12:30pm to 2:25pm 2:25pm to 4:35pm
VIETNAM
9:00am to 11:30am 11:30am to 1:00pm 1:00pm to 03:00pm

Note:
1. Time indicated above are in GMT+8 format, for Daylight Saving Time, please set the time 1 hour ahead.

2. There are no trading on weekends and public holidays. Typically, when a holiday falls on Sunday, the following Monday will be a public holiday, and if this day is already a holiday, then the next day shall be a public holiday.

3. Typically, trading on Christmas Eve (24 December 201x) and New Years Eve (31 December 201x) will be closed in the afternoon session unless these day is on the weekend.

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Singapore Exchange talks about possible tie-ups with overseas exchange operators

Singapore Exchange (SGX), which runs Southeast Asia's largest stock and derivatives market, has in recent months held exploratory talks about possible tie-ups with overseas exchange operators, people familiar with the matter said.

Discussions with parties including Nasdaq and CME Group have ranged from potential collaborations to the sale of a stake in the company or even a full merger, the people said, asking not to be identified as the details aren't public.

SGX, with a market value of about US$5.9 billion, has been weighing its options as rivals attempt to consolidate across the industry.

SGX has not hired any advisers and no formal decisions have been made about how to proceed, the people said. It's unclear if any talks are currently active.

Representatives for CME, Nasdaq and SGX declined to comment.

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Asian Markets Index Yearly Performance Comparison

At a Glance



 From Beginning of January to End of December


Number Country Gain / Loss
1 Philippines +3.72%
2 Indonesia +2.53%
3 Malaysia -0.18%
4 New Zealand -1.04%
5 South Korea -11.80%
6 Australia -15.23%
7 Singapore -18.22%
8 Japan -18.68%
9 Hong Kong -21.34%
10 Taiwan -21.64%
11 China -22.90%
12 India -24.83%

 From Beginning of January to End of December


Number Country Gain / Loss
1 India +25.19%
2 New Zealand +23.67%
3 Philippines +23.10%
4 Japan +21.44%
5 Hong Kong +20.02%
6 Singapore +17.81%
7 Australia +12.26%
8 Indonesia +11.89%
9 Malaysia +11.59%
10 Taiwan +10.75%
11 South Korea +9.35%
12 China +4.60%

 From Beginning of January to End of December


Number Country Gain / Loss
1 Japan +52.45%
2 New Zealand +16.50%
3 Australia +13.35%
4 Malaysia +11.50%
5 Taiwan +10.70%
6 India +7.39%
7 Philippines +0.49%
8 Hong Kong -0.02%
9 South Korea -0.97%
10 Singapore -1.07%
11 Indonesia -1.66%
12 China -6.75%

 From Beginning of January to End of December


Number Country Gain / Loss
1 China +39.27%
2 India +30.08%
3 Thailand +22.29%
4 Philippines +21.56%
5 Indonesia +20.79%
6 New Zealand +17.55%
7 Taiwan +8.07%
8 Vietnam +7.96%
9 Japan +7.12%
10 Singapore +6.09%
11 Hong Kong +0.69%
12 Australia +0.35%
13 South Korea  -2.62%
14 Malaysia  -4.95%

 From Beginning of January to End of December


Number Country Gain / Loss
1 New Zealand +13.58%
2 China +9.41%
3 Japan +9.07%
4 Vietnam +6.12%
5 Pakistan +2.13%
6 South Korea +1.81%
7 Australia -1.30%
8 Malaysia -3.45%
9 Philippines -3.85%
10 Sri Lanka -5.54%
11 India -6.35%
12 Hong Kong -7.62%
13 Taiwan  -10.41%
14 Indonesia  -12.39%
15 Thailand  -14.00%
16 Singapore  -14.47%

 From Beginning of January to End of December


Number Country Gain / Loss
1 Pakistan (KSE100) +45.68%
2 Thailand (SET) +19.79%
3 Indonesia (JCI) +15.32%
4 Vietnam (VNINDEX) +14.82%
5 Taiwan (TAIEX) +10.98%
6 Bangladesh (DSEX) +10.21%
7 New Zealand (NZX50) +8.81%
8 Australia (AORD) +7.01%
9 South Korea (KOSPI) +3.32%
10 India (SENSEX) +1.95%
11 Japan (N225) +0.42%
12 Hong Kong (HSI) +0.39%
13 Singapore (STI)  -0.07%
14 Philippines (PSEI)  -1.60%
15 Malaysia (KLCI) -3.00%
16 Sri Lanka (CSE)  -9.66%
17 China (SSEC)  -12.31%