BIST Market Holidays


2020 Istanbul Stock Exchange Holidays

The Istanbul Stock Exchange (BIST) is a stock exchange located in Istanbul, Turkey with a market cap of $188.77 Billion.

The Istanbul Stock Exchange is open five days per week for 8 hours per day and is closed for ten holidays in 2020.

All holidays listed below are the observed date, not the actual date. For example, if Christmas Day falls on a weekend many stock exchanges will close on the Friday before or the Monday after. Exchanges sometimes close multiple days for a holiday or have modified hours instead of fully closing.

This section contains holidays for all years from 2016 to 2022. Click the tabs below to navigate to different years.

When is the Next Istanbul Stock Exchange Holiday?

The next Istanbul Stock Exchange holiday is New Year's Day and will be observed on January 1, 2021 which is 2 months from now.

List of 2020 Istanbul Stock Exchange Market Holidays (12)

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2020 New Year's Day January 1, 2020 Closed (passed)
2020 Children's Day April 23, 2020 Closed (passed)
2020 Labor Day May 1, 2020 Closed (passed)
2020 Commemoration of Ataturk, Youth and Sports Day May 19, 2020 Closed (passed)
2020 Eid al-Fitr May 25, 2020 Closed (passed)
2020 Eid al-Fitr May 26, 2020 Closed (passed)
2020 Democracy and National Unity Day July 15, 2020 Closed (passed)
2020 Eid al-Adha July 30, 2020 Open, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM ‡ (passed)
2020 Eid al-Adha July 31, 2020 Closed (passed)
2020 Eid al-Adha August 3, 2020 Closed (passed)
2020 Republic Day October 28, 2020 Open, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM ‡ (passed)
2020 Republic Day October 29, 2020 Closed (passed)

† 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.