As a new investor and trader, the very first thing they should know is stock market timings. So here in this blog, we will discuss World Stock Market Timings according to Indian timings. First, let’s talk about the Indian Stock Market timings. Trading on the Indian Stock Market takes place from Monday to Friday. There is no trading on Saturday, Sunday and holidays declared by the Indian Stock Exchange in advance.

World Stock Market Time as per Indian Time

Stock Exchange Country Opening Time (IST) Closing Time (ISY)
Japan Exchange Group Japan 5:30 AM 11:30 AM
Australian Securities Exchange Australia 5:30 AM 11:30 AM
Korea Exchange South Korea 5:30 Am 11:30 AM
Taiwan Stock Exchange Taiwan 6:30 AM 11:00 Am
Hong Kong Stock Exchange Hong Kong 6:45 AM 1:30 PM
Shanghai Stock Exchange China 7:00 AM 12:30 PM
Shenzhen Stock Exchange China 7:00 AM 12:30 PM
Deutsche Borse Germany 12:30 PM 2:30 AM
JSE Limited South Africa 12:30 PM 8:30 PM
Euronext European Union 12:30 PM 9:00 PM
SIX Swiss Exchange Switzerland 1:30 PM 10:00 PM
BME Spanish Exchange Spain 1:30 PM 10:00 PM
London Stock Exchange UK and Italy 1:30 PM 10:00 PM
BM&F Bovespa   Brazil 6:30 PM  1:30 AM
New York Stock Exchange USA 7:00 PM 1:30 AM
NASDAQ USA 7:00 PM 1:30 AM
TMX Group Canada 8:00 PM 2:30 AM

From the above discussion, we get the details about the World Stock Market timings according to IST. So now let’s look at the Indian Stock Market Timings.

Stock Market Timings India

Indian Stock Market timing takes place in three sessions.

  1. The Pre-open session
  • The pre-open session is open exactly for 15 minutes.
  • 9:00 AM to 9:15 AM
  • This session is divided into three sessions.
  • Order Entry session (9:00 AM to 9:08 AM)
  • order matching session ( 9:08 AM to 9:12 AM)
  • Buffer Session (9:12 AM to 9:15 AM)
  • Traders can place the order to buy and sell stocks in the pre-open session.
  • You can also modify or cancel the orders during this period.
  • The pre-market session controls market volatility.
  • Normal Market Session
  • The normal market session is the regular trading session that lasts from 9:15 AM to 3:30 PM.
  • This is the actual trading session where most of the trades take place.
  • In this session, the bilateral matching technique is used for order matching. I.e. when the buying price is equal to the selling price, the transaction is complete and all the transactions are done as per price and time priority.
  • Post-closing session
  • The post-closing session starts from 3:40 PM and ends at 4:00 PM.
  • During this session, buying and selling of shares take place at the closing price of the stocks.
  • Normal traders cannot trade during this session.

For More Detail: NSE India

From the above discussion, we get the details about the Indian Stock Market Timings. So now let’s look at the World Stock Market timings according to IST.


Prashant Raut is a successful professional stock market trader. He is an expert in understanding and analyzing technical charts. With his 8 years of experience and expertise, he delivers webinars on stock market concepts. He also bags the ‘Golden Book of World Record’ for having the highest number of people attending his webinar on share trading.


  1. Vishwajeet Sharma

    Amazing Post very helpful ! Thanks

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