Bursa Malaysia Bhd will reinstate full-day trading on the eve of Chinese New Year, which will fall this year on Feb 9.
“This move, made following industry consultation, is to enhance investor access to the market ahead of the festive period,” the stock exchange operator said in a statement.
“Both securities and derivatives markets will be opened under normal trading hours on Feb 9, 2024. Nevertheless, in accordance with Bursa Malaysia Derivatives’ Procedure, there will be no T+1 night trading session on Feb 9, 2024.
“Bursa Malaysia and its subsidiaries will be opened per normal business hours,” it added.
Bursa Malaysia and its subsidiaries will be closed on Feb 12 in conjunction with the Chinese New Year 2024 national public holiday. It will resume operations on Feb 13.
Similarly, Bursa Malaysia will also be opened for full-day trading on the eve of the Hari Raya Aidil Fitri holidays, which will again be announced in April 2024.