Trading hours stock exchange Germany

Are you curious about the opening and closing times of the German stock exchange? On this page you can directly find the trading hours of the German Stock exchange. The opening hours correspond to those of the DAX which is the main index of Germany.

What are the trading hours of the German stock exchange?

The German stock exchange opens at 9 in the morning and closes at 17:30 in the evening (Dutch time). During these hours you can actively invest on the German stock exchange.

The German stock exchange is not open at the weekend. You can also choose to trade in the pre- or after stock exchanges. This is possible at most online brokers. However, you should take into account that the total volume is often lower. The transaction costs on the DAX can also be higher.

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When will Germany’s stock exchange 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 which days is the German stock exchange closed?

The German stock exchange is closed on special holidays. Below you can see on which days the German Stock exchange closes:

2021

  • 1 January – New Year’s Day
  • 2 April – Good Friday
  • 5 April – Easter
  • 24 May – Pentecost

2020

  • 1 January 2020 because of New Year’s Day
  • 10 April 2020 because of good Friday
  • 13 April 2020 because of Easter Monday
  • 1 May 2020 because of Labour Day
  • 1 June 2020 because of white Monday
  • 24 December 2020 because of Christmas Eve
  • 25 December 2020 because of Christmas Eve
  • 31 December 2020 because of New Year’s Eve

Temporary closure

Sometimes the German stock exchange can also be closed temporarily. This happened, for example, in 1945 after the Nazi regime fell. At that time, the stock exchange was closed for six months until it was reopened in September with the support of the Americans. The stock exchange is usually only closed unexpectedly when there is a sudden, negative event.

What are the DAX index trading hours?

The DAX index is the most well-known performance index on the German stock exchange. Within the DAX you can find the 30 largest listed German companies. An investment in the DAX can be a good way to invest in Germany’s economic developments. The opening hours for trading in the DAX are the same as those of the German stock exchange: from 9:00 until 17:30 in the evening.

Investing in the German stock exchange yourself?

Do you want to invest in the German stock exchange yourself? With eToro you can buy & sell German shares without paying commissions. Use the button to open an account with eToro directly:

Your capital is at risk. Other fees apply. For more information, visit etoro.com/trading/fees.

What currency is used on the German stock exchange?

Shares on the German stock exchange are traded in the euro. Please note that your investment may decrease in value if your currency strengthens in relation to Germany’s currency.

Where can you find the Germany Stock Exchange?

The German Stock Exchange is located in Berlin, which is the capital of Germany. You can visit the website of the stock exchange here. The full address details are here:

  • Tullvaktsvägen 15
  • 115 56 Stockholm, Sweden

You can also reach the stock exchange via info@deutsche-boerse.com or +49 4906 92110.

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