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Trading Hours

Hong Kong Securities Market

Trading is conducted on Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) at the following times:

Full Day Trading Half Day Trading
Auction Session Pre-opening Session 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Continuous Trading Session Morning
Session
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Extended
Morning Session
12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Not applicable
Afternoon Session 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Not applicable
Auction Session Closing Auction Session 4:00 p.m. to a random closing between 4:08 p.m. and 4:10 p.m. 12:00 noon to a random closing between 12:08 p.m. and 12:10 p.m.

Note: There is no Extended Morning Session and Afternoon Session on the eves of Christmas, New Year and Lunar New Year.  There will be no Extended Morning Session if there is no Morning Session.

Updated 16 Sep 2017

Stock Connect (Northbound)

Trading is conducted on Monday to Friday (excluding non-Northbound Trading days) at the following times:

SSE/SZSE Trading Hours Time for EPs to input Northbound orders(1)
Opening Call Auction 9:15 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. 9:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Continuous Auction (Morning) 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Continuous Auction (Afternoon) 1:00 p.m. - 2:57 p.m. 12:55 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Closing Call Auction 2:57 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Note (1):

Time Period Remarks
9:20 a.m.– 9:25 a.m SSE/SZSE will not accept order cancellation
2:57 p.m.– 3:00 p.m SSE/SZSE will not accept order cancellation.
9:10 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.;
9:25 a.m.– 9:30 a.m.;
12:55 p.m.– 1:00 p.m
Orders and order cancellations can be accepted by SEHK but will not be processed by SSE/SZSE until SSE’s and SZSE's market open.

Orders that are not executed during the opening call auction session will automatically enter the continuous auction session.

Updated 20 Aug 2018

Updated 24 Oct 2016

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