SGX to scrap trading lunch break from Aug 1

The Singapore Exchange (SGX) will begin all-day stock trading from 1 August, dropping its usual 90-minute lunch break. In Asia, Korea Exchange, India’s National Stock Exchange and Australian Securities Exchange already trade without breaking for lunch. Hong Kong stock exchange expanded its trading hours earlier this year.

Other international exchanges such as New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and London Stock Exchange operate continuous trading sessions while the Tokyo Stock Exchange plans to increase its trading hours to attract more investors.

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