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ASX Market Holidays


Is Australia Stock Exchange closed for Melbourne Cup Day?


The stock market closed on Melbourne Cup Day. Melbourne Cup Day is one of the ten market holidays observed by the Australia Stock 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 Australia Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Melbourne Cup Day. The available dates range from 2010 to 2022.

When is the next "Melbourne Cup Day"?

The Australia Stock Exchange will next observe Christmas on December 24, 2019 which is 1 week from now.

Melbourne Cup Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Melbourne Cup Day November 1, 2016 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.