HK Index Futures Trading Hours


Time Period Session
08:45am-09:15am Pre-Market Opening
09:15am-12:00pm Morning Session
12:00pm-12:30pm Break
12:30pm-13:00pm Pre-Market Opening
01:00pm-04:30pm Afternoon Session
05:15pm-03:00am* After-hours Trading (T+1)

*03:00 a.m. the next day


Effective Monday 17 June 2019, trading in the T+1 Session will be open from 5:15 pm to 3 am



  1. Closing time of Stock Index Futures and Options, Dividend Futures, HSI Volatility Index Futures and BRICS Futures for half-day trading will be 12:30p.m. Closing time of Stock Futures and Stock Options for half-day trading will be 12:00 noon.
  2. For Flexible Index Options on Hang Seng Index and Hang Seng China Enterprises Index, the acceptance for series creation is from market open until 30 minutes before market close of Index Options. No request for series creation will be accepted on the expiry day of the contract.

Severe Weather Arrangements

If a Typhoon Signal or Black Rainstorm Warning has been issued by the Hong Kong Observatory, please refer to news reports through the electronic news media or messages disseminated through HKEX’s market systems on the current signal/warning’s impact on trading. For more information about arrangements during typhoons and black rainstorms.