International Holidays

China Public Holidays

Below is the holiday schedule of the Shanghai B shares market and the Shenzhen B shares market in China. All information is for reference only and in accordance with the announcements by the exchange.

China Holiday Date (2018)
New Year's Day 1 January
Chinese New Year 15 February - 21 February
Qingming Festival 5 April - 7 April
Labor Day 1 May
Dragon Boat Festival 18 June
Mid-autumn 27 September
National Day 1 October - 7 October

 


 

U.S. Public Holidays

Trading of U.S. stocks will close for a whole day on the following public holidays in U.S. All information is for reference only and in accordance with the announcements by the exchanges.

U.S. Holiday Date (2018)
New Year's Day 1 January
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 15 January
Washington's Birthday 19 February
Good Friday 30 March
Memorial Day 28 May
Independence Day 4 July*
Labor Day 3 September
Thanksgiving Day 22 November*
Christmas 25 December*

*market will close early at 3 July, 23 November and 24 December at 1 p.m. (EST)。


 

Taiwan Public Holidays

Trading of Taiwan stocks will close for a whole day on the following public holidays in Taiwan. All information is for reference only and in accordance with the announcements by the exchange.

Taiwan Holiday Date (2018) Illustration
Founding Day of the Republic of China 1 January One day off in accordance with
the established rules.
First Trading Day of the New Year 2 January Trading starts in the new year.
The last trading day before Chinese New Year's Eve 12 February No Trading on 13 and 14 February
Market opens only for Clearing & Settlement
Lunar New Year Eve 15 February One day off in accordance with
the established rules.
Lunar New Year 16 February
17 February
18 February
19 February
20 February
Three days off from February 16
to 18 in accordance with   
established rules.   
As two days of Spring Festival
fall on Saturday and Sunday,
February 19 (Monday) and
February 20 (Tuesday) should
be the day off to make it up.
Lunar New Year Trading Day 21 February First trading day after Lunar New Year.
Peace Memorial Day 28 February One day off in accordance with
the established rules.
Children's Day 4 April One day off in accordance with
the established rules.
Tomb Sweeping Day 5 April
6 April
One day off in accordance with
the established rules.
April 6 (Friday) adjusts to
holiday; March 31 (Saturday)
adjusts to work.
Labor Day 1 May One day off in accordance with
the established rules.
Dragon Boat Festival 18 June One day off in accordance with
the established rules.
Mid-Autumn 24 September One day off in accordance with
the established rules.
National Day 10 October One day off in accordance with
the established rules.
Founding Day of the Republic of China 31 December 107
1 January 108
One day off in accordance with
the established rules.
December 31,2018 (Monday)
adjusts to holiday; December
22, 2018(Saturday) adjusts to
work.

 


 

Japan Public Holidays

Trading of Japan stocks will close for a whole day on the following public holidays in Japan. All information is for reference only and in accordance with the announcements by the exchange.

Japan Holiday Date (2018)
New Year's Day Jan 1
Exchange Holiday Jan 2-3
Coming of Age Day Jan 8
National Foundation Day Feb 11-12
Vernal Equinox Mar 21
Showa Day Apr 29-30
Constitution Memorial Day May 3
Greenery Day May 4
Children's Day May 5
Marine Day Jul 16
Mountain Day Aug 11
Respect for the Aged Day Sep 17
Autumnal Equinox Sep 23-24
Health and Sports Day Oct 8
Culture Day Nov 3
Labor Thanksgiving Day Nov 23
Emperor's Birthday Dec 23-24
Exchange Holiday Dec 31

 


 

Singapore Public Holidays

Trading of Singapore stocks will close for a whole day on the following public holidays in Singapore. All information is for reference only and in accordance with the announcements by the exchange.

Singapore Holiday Date (2018)
New Year 1 January
Lunar New Year 16 Feb - 17 Feb*
Good Friday 30 March
Labor Day 1 May
Vesak Day 29 May
Hari Rayam Puasa 15 June
National Day 9 August
Hari Raya Haji 22 August
Deepavali 6 November
Christmas 25 December#

*Half day trading on 15 February (Thursday).
#Half day trading on 24 December (Monday).


 

Australia Public Holidays

Trading of Australian stocks will close for a whole day on the following public holidays in Australia. All information is for reference only and in accordance with the announcements by the exchange.

Australia Holiday Date (2018)
New Year's Day 1 January
Australia Day 26 January
Good Friday 30 March
Easter Monday 2 April
ANZAC Day 25 April
Queen's Birthday 11 June
Christmas Day 25 December
Boxing Day 26 December

 

 

UK Public Holidays

Trading of UK stocks will close for a whole day on the following public holidays in the UK. All information is for reference only and in accordance with the announcements by the exchange.

UK Holiday Date (2018)
New Year's Day 1 January
Good Friday 30 March
Easter Monday 2 April
Early May Bank Holiday 7 May
Spring Bank Holiday 28 May
Summer Bank Holiday 27 August
Christmas Day 25 December
Boxing Day 26 December

 *Markets closing process commences from 12:30 London time on 24 December and 31 December.