Trading hours Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange (Tadawul)

The Saudi Arabia stock exchange can be an interesting opportunity for anyone who wants to invest his capital in the Middle East or in North Africa. Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange is called Tadawul and is based in Riyadh. Globally, it is one of the top ten largest stock exchanges in the world. But what are Saudi Arabia’s trading hours and on what days does the stock exchange close?

What are the trading hours of the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange?

Are you curious when the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange will open? Take a look below for a clear overview of the opening hours:

  • The Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange opens at 10:00 and closes at 15:00 local time.
  • The Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange opens at ##T|7:00## and closes at ##T|12:00##  your time.

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On which days is the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange closed?

The Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange is not open all year round. There are special holidays on which the stock exchange closes. See below when the Tadawul closes:


  • 13 to 16 May because of Eid al-Fitr
  • 19 to 22 May because of Eid al-Fitr
  • 23 September because of the national day


  • 24 to 27 May 2020 because of Eid al-Fitr
  • 30 July, 1, 2 August 2020 because of Eid al-Fitr
  • 23 September 2020 for national day

The Tadawul Stock Exchange does not have a lot of special days on which it closes. However, there are a few longer consecutive periods during which you cannot trade on the stock exchange.

The best known index of the Tadawul stock exchange is the Tadawul All Shares of TASI. The opening hours of this index are the same as those of the stock exchange. You can trade in this index at similar times.

When does the Saudi Arabia 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!

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Would you like to invest in Saudi Arabia yourself?

Are you looking for a more exotic investment? With the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange, the Middle East is open to you. Would you like to know at which stock exchanges you can trade these shares? In the table below you can see which brokers you can trade with for the most advantageous price:

Which currencies are used on the Saudi Arabian stock exchange?

Shares on the Tadawul are traded in Saudi Arabian riyal. Please note that your investment may decrease in value as your currency strengthens in relation to Saudi Arabia’s currency.

Where can you find the Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange?

The Saudi Arabia Stock Exchange is located in Riyadh which is the capital of Saudi Arabia. You can visit the website of the Stock Exchange here. The full address details are here:

6897 King Fahd Road – Al UlayaUnit Number: 15Riyadh 12211-3388

The stock exchange can also be reached via or +966 11 218 9999.

What are the well-known shares?

Are you looking for well-known shares from Saudi Arabia? In that case, you can consider investing in Saudi Aramco. This oil company is owned by the state of Saudi Arabia and is the largest company in the world! There are also ETFs that follow the entire market: an example is the HSBC MSCI Tadawul 30 Saudi ETF.


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