Trading hours Finland stock exchange

You may know Finland from the beautiful northern lights. Nevertheless, Finland also has some interesting opportunities for investors. You can open several shares on the stock exchange of Finland (OMX). But what are the trading hours of Finland’s stock exchange or the Helsinki Stock Exchange?

What are the opening hours of the Finnish stock exchange?

The Finnish stock exchange is officially open from 10 in the morning until 18:30 in the evening. During this period you can invest in Finnish shares on the Helsinki Stock Exchange. Outside these hours you can often already place orders. With some brokers it is also possible to invest in the premarket or the after market. This means that you can invest in Finnish shares outside opening hours.

The index followed by the Finnish stock exchange is called OMX Helsinki 25. With this index, you can automatically trade in a basket of Finnish shares. The trading hours of the OMX Helsinki 25 are the same as those of the Finnish stock exchange. So, you can trade the OMX Helsinki 25 shares from 10 a.m. to 18:30.

We also use a script to calculate the trading hours in your time zone. You can trade in Finnish shares from ##T|7:00## to ##T|15:30##.

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When does Finland’s stock market open/close?

In the timer below you can see when the stock exchange will open or close again. This way you are always ready for a new trading session!

On what days is Finland’s stock exchange closed?

The Finnish stock exchange is open from Monday to Friday. On the weekend the stock exchange is closed by default. In addition, there are a few special days on which the stock exchange closes. Below is a current overview of the days on which the Finnish Stock exchange is closed:

2021

  • 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • 6 January – Epiphany
  • 2 April – Good Friday
  • 5 April = Ascension Day
  • 25 June – Midsummer day
  • 6 December – Independence Day
  • 24 December – Christmas
  • 31 December – New Year

2020

  • 1 January 2020 – New Year’s Day
  • 6 January 2020 – Epiphany
  • 10 April 2020 – Good Friday
  • 1 May 2020 – Labour Day
  • 21 May 2020 – Ascension day
  • 19 June 2020 – Midsummer day
  • 24 & 25 December 2020 – Christmas
  • 31 December 2020 – New Year

On these days, therefore, you cannot invest in Finnish shares. Would you still like to invest actively on some Christian holidays? Then you can consider investing on an Asian stock exchange.

How can you invest on Finland’s stock exchange?

If you want to invest in Finland’s stock exchange (the Helsinki Stock Exchange) yourself, you need an account with a broker. You can then easily buy and sell Finnish shares. Alternatively, you can choose to trade shares in an index. Below you can find an overview of the parties where you can invest in the Finnish Stock Exchange:

What currency is used in Finland’s stock exchange?

Shares on the Finnish stock exchange are traded in the euro. Bear in mind that your investment may decrease in value if your currency becomes stronger in relation to Finland’s currency.

Where can you find the Finland Stock Exchange?

Finland’s stock exchange can be found in Helsinki, which is Finland’s capital. You can visit the website of the stock exchange here. The full address details are here:

Fabianinkatu 14FIN-00100 Helsinki

You can also reach the stock exchange via listings@nasdaqomx.com or +358 9 616671.

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