The following is a list of opening and closing times for stock and futures exchanges worldwide. It includes a partial list of stock exchanges and the corresponding times the exchange opens and closes, along with the time zone within which the exchange is located. Most markets are open Monday through Friday and closed on Saturday and Sunday in their respective local time zones, although some The London Stock Exchange is open 8.5 hours per day which is above average. Most stock exchanges are open 25 to 35 hours per week with 5 days of trading per week. There are several exchanges that are only open 4 days per week due to low demand and few listed companies.