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    Stock Market Holiday Calendar 2020/21

    Abstract:What holiday-related events impact the stock market? Consult and bookmark our stock market holidays calendar to keep track of key dates affecting shares.

      Stock market holidays can create unique trading conditions where unusual price action can occur due to lack of liquidity. Trading gaps,flash crashes and seasonal trends such as Black Friday are some of the most notable holiday-related events and phenomena which can make trading during these periods a tricky endeavor. With that in mind, check out the stock market holiday calendar for the various major equity markets across the globe.

      US Stock Market Holidays

      Products Impacted: S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq 100, Russell 2000, VIX

    Holiday 2020 2021
    New Year‘s Day Wednesday, January 1 Friday, January 1
    Martin Luther King Jr Day Monday, January 20 Monday, January 18
    President’s Day Monday, February 17 Monday, February 15
    Good Friday Friday, April 10 Friday, April 2
    Memorial Day Monday, May 25 Monday, May 31
    Independence Day Friday, July 3 Monday, July 5
    Labor Day Monday, September 7 Monday, September 6
    Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 26* Thursday, November 25*
    Christmas Friday, December 25* Friday, December 24

      *Each market will close early at 1:00 the day prior. National late trading sessions will close at 5pm the day prior.

      United Kingdom Stock Market Holidays

      Products Impacted: FTSE 100, FTSE 250

    Holiday 2020 2021
    New Year‘s Day Wednesday, January 1 Friday, January 1
    Good Friday Friday, April 10 Friday, April 2
    Easter Monday Monday, April 13 Monday, April 5
    Early May Bank Holiday Friday, May 8 Monday, May 3
    Late May Bank Holiday Monday, May 25 Monday, May 31
    Summer Bank Holiday Monday, August 31 Monday, August 30
    Christmas Eve Thursday, December 24* Friday, December 24*
    Christmas Friday, December 25 Monday, December 27
    Boxing Day Monday, December 28 Tuesday, December 28
    New Year’s Eve Thursday, December 31* Friday, December 31*

      *Markets closing process commences from 12:30 GMT

      German Stock Market Holidays

      Products Impacted: DAX 30

    Holiday 2020 2021
    New Year‘s Day Wednesday, January 1 Friday, January 1
    Good Friday Friday, April 10 Friday, April 2
    Easter Monday Monday, April 13 Monday, April 5
    Labour Day Friday, May 1 Saturday, May 1
    Whit Monday Monday, June 1 Monday, May 24
    Day of German Unity Saturday, October 3 Sunday, October 3
    Christmas Eve Thursday, December 24 Friday, December 24
    Christmas Day Friday, December 25 Saturday, December 25
    Boxing Day Saturday, December 26 Sunday, December 26
    New Year’s Eve Thursday, December 31 Friday, December 31

      French Stock Market Holidays

      Products Impacted: CAC 40

    Holiday 2020 2021
    New Year‘s Day Wednesday, January 1 Friday, January 1
    Good Friday Friday, April 10 Friday, April 2
    Easter Monday Monday, April 13 Monday, April 5
    Labor Day Friday, May 1 Saturday, May 1
    Christmas Eve Thursday, December 24* Friday, December 24*
    Christmas Day Friday, December 25 Saturday, December 25
    Boxing Day Saturday, December 26 Sunday, December 26
    New Year’s Eve Thursday, December 31* Friday, December 31*

      *Christmas Eve and New Years Eve, trading on the Euronext Paris Cash Markets will be half day trading, with all instruments closing by 14:05 CET

      Japanese Stock Market Holidays

      Assets Impacted: Nikkei 225

    Holiday 2020 2021
    New Year‘s Day Wednesday, January 1 Friday, January 1
    Market Holiday Thursday, January 2 Saturday, January 2
    Market Holiday Friday, January 3 Sunday, January 3
    Old Age Day Monday, January 13 Monday, January 11
    National Day Tuesday, February 11 Thursday, February 11
    Emperor’s Birthday Monday, February 24 Tuesday, February 23
    Vernal Equinox Friday, March 20 Saturday, March 20
    Showa Day Wednesday, April 29 Thursday, April 29
    Constitution Day Sunday, May 3 Monday, May 3
    Greenery Day Monday, May 4 Tuesday, May 4
    Children‘s Day Tuesday, May 5 Wednesday, May 5
    Marine Day Thursday, July 23 Monday, July 19
    Mountain Day Monday, August 10 Wednesday, August 11
    Old Age Day Monday, September 21 Monday, September 20
    Autumnal Equinox Tuesday, September 22 Thursday, September 23
    Sports Day Friday, July 24 Monday, October 11
    Culture Day Tuesday, November 3 Wednesday, November 3
    Labor Thanksgiving Monday, November 23 Tuesday, November 23
    New Year’s Eve Thursday, December 31 Friday, December 31

      Australian Stock Market Holidays

      Assets Impacted: ASX 200

    Holiday 2020 2021
    New Year‘s Day Wednesday, January 1 Friday, January 1
    Australia Day Monday, January 27 Tuesday, January 26
    Good Friday Friday, April 10 Friday, April 2
    Easter Monday Monday, April 13 Monday, April 5
    Anzac Day Saturday, April 25 Monday, April 26
    Queen’s Birthday Monday, June 8 Monday, June 14
    Christmas Eve Thursday, December 24* Friday, December 24*
    Christmas Day Friday, December 25 Monday, December 27
    Boxing Day Monday, December 28 Tuesday, December 28
    New Years Eve Thursday, December 31* Friday, December 31*

      *Normal trading ceases at 14:10 (Sydney time)

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      In addition to global stock market holidays, we have an in-depth guide to global stock market trading hours. to inform your trading decisions.

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    • United Arab Emirates Dirham
    • Australia Dollar
    • Canadian Dollar
    • Swiss Franc
    • Chinese Yuan
    • Danish Krone
    • Euro
    • British Pound
    • Hong Kong Dollar
    • Hungarian Forint
    • Japanese Yen
    • South Korean Won
    • Mexican Peso
    • Malaysian Ringgit
    • Norwegian Krone
    • New Zealand Dollar
    • Polish Zloty
    • Russian Ruble
    • Saudi Arabian Riyal
    • Swedish Krona
    • Singapore Dollar
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    • Turkish Lira
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