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ADX Market Holidays


Is Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange closed for Arafat Day?


The stock market closed on Arafat Day. Arafat Day is one of the nine market holidays observed by the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange each year.

The dates on which stock exchanges close differ between regions and do no necessarily align with the typical bank holidays in a given country. In fact, the exact holiday schedules change unpredictable year to year based on a number of factors.

The table below shows the list of passed and future dates on which the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange was closed or will be closed for Arafat Day. The available dates range from 2016 to 2022.

When is the next "Arafat Day"?

The Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange will next observe New Year's Day on January 1, 2020 which is 3 weeks from now.

Arafat Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Arafat Day September 2, 2016 Closed
2016 Arafat Day September 10, 2016 Closed
2017 Arafat Day August 31, 2017 Closed
2018 Arafat Day August 20, 2018 Closed

† Indicates the stock exchange is closed on a different day than the official date on which the holiday is typically celebrated. This is typically the case when a holiday falls on a non-business day.

‡ Indicates that the stock exchange has special hours due to a holiday rather than a full closure. Special Hours and Holiday Closures are always taken into account when computing the Opening/Closing Bell Countdown.