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Hong Kong Stock Exchange: Market Opening and Closing Times

Time zone

Market 24h Clock shows regular trading sessions that have the most effect on the Forex Market. The market hours that are shown by the Market 24h clock are marked bold in the schedule below. The schedule you see is the complete table of Hong Kong Stock Exchange hours.


Trading Hours (HONG KONG Securities Market)
Period Time
Pre-opening Session 01:00 am - 01:30 am
Morning Session 01:30 am - 04:00 am
Extended Morning Session 04:00 am - 05:00 am
(Not applicable for a half day trading)
Afternoon Session 05:00 am - 08:00 am
(Not applicable for a half day trading)
Closing Auction Session 08:00 am to a random closing between 08:08 am and 08:10 am
For a half day trading: 04:00 am to a random closing between 04:08 am and 04:10 am
Trading Hours (Derivatives Market) Equities
Instrument Time
Hang Seng Index Futures, Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures, Mini-Hang Seng Index Futures, Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Futures Pre-Market Opening: 12:45 am - 01:15 am
Morning Session: 01:15 am - 04:00 am
Pre-Market Opening: 04:30 am - 05:00 am
Afternoon Session: 05:00 am - 08:30 am(05:00 am - 08:00 am on Last Trading Day of Spot Month Contract)
AHFT Session: 09:15 am - 05:00 pm the next day (No AHFT)
Hang Seng Index Options (incl. Flexible Index Options), Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options (incl. Flexible Index Options), Mini-Hang Seng Index Options, Mini-Hang Seng China Enterprises Index Options, Dividend Futures, CES China 120 Index Futures, Sector Index Futures Morning Session: 01:15 am - 04:00 am
Afternoon Session: 05:00 am - 08:30 am(05:00 am - 08:00 am on Last Trading Day of Spot Month Contract)
Stock Options, Stock Futures, HSI Volatility Index Futures Morning Session: 01:30 am - 04:00 am
Afternoon Session: 05:00 am - 08:30 am(05:00 am - 08:00 am on Last Trading Day of Spot Month Contract)
BRICS Futures: IBOVESPA Futures, MICEX Index Futures, S&P BSE SENSEX Index Futures, FTSE/JSE Top40 Futures Morning Session: 01:15 am - 08:30 am
Trading Hours Foreign Exchange and Interest Rate
Instrument Time
USD/CNH Futures, EUR/CNH Futures, JPY/CNH Futures, AUD/CNH Futures, CNH/USD Futures Morning Session: 12:30 am - 08:30 am
AHFT Session: 09:15 am - 05:00 pm the next day (No AHFT)
USD/CNH Options Morning Session: 01:00 am - 08:30 am
(01:00 am - 03:00 am on Last Trading Day of Spot Month Contract)
HIBOR Futures Morning Session: 12:30 am - 04:00 am(12:30 am - 03:00 am on Last Trading Day of Spot Month Contract)
Afternoon Session: 05:30 am - 09:00 am(no afternoon session on Last Trading Day of Spot Month Contract)

Closing time of RMB Currency Futures and Options for half-day trading will be 04:30 am
Closing time of HIBOR Futures for half-day trading will be 04:00 am.
Trading Hours Commodities
Instrument Time
London Aluminium Mini Futures, London Zinc Mini Futures, London Copper Mini Futures, London Nickel Mini Futures, London Tin Mini Futures, London Lead Mini Futures Morning Session: 01:00 am - 08:30 am
AHFT Session: 09:15 am - 05:00 pm the next day
USD & CNH Gold Futures Morning Session: 12:30 am - 08:30 am
AHFT Session: 09:15 am - 05:00 pm the next day (No AHFT on Last Trading Day of Spot Month Contract)
Iron Ore Futures Morning Session: 01:00 am - 08:30 am
AHFT Session: 09:15 am - 05:00 pm the next day (09:15 am - 10:30 am on Last Trading Day of Spot Month Contract)
Trading Hours Commodities on Last Trading Day of Spot Month Contract in AHFT Session
Instrument British Summer Time Outside British Summer Time
London Aluminium Mini Futures 09:15 am - 12:00 pm 09:15 am - 01:00 pm
London Zinc Mini Futures 09:15 am - 11:55 am 09:15 am - 12:55 pm
London Copper Mini Futures 09:15 am - 11:35 am 09:15 am - 12:35 pm
London Nickel Mini Futures 09:15 am - 12:05 pm 09:15 am - 01:05 pm
London Tin Mini Futures 09:15 am - 11:45 am 09:15 am - 12:45 pm
London Lead Mini Futures 09:15 am - 11:50 am 09:15 am - 12:50 pm

Closing time of London Metal Mini Futures, USD & CNH Gold Futures and Iron Ore Futures for half-day trading will be 04:30 am


Data actualised 2018/05/03

for more information see:


HKEx Trading Hours (official website)