BIST Market Holidays
2018 Istanbul Stock Exchange Holidays
The Istanbul Stock Exchange (BIST) is a stock exchange located in Istanbul, Turkey.
The Istanbul Stock Exchange is open five days per week for 7 hours per day and is closed for fourteen holidays in 2018.
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 2020. Click the tabs below to navigate to different years.
When is the Next Istanbul Stock Exchange Holiday?The next Istanbul Stock Exchange holiday is Republic Day and will be observed on October 28, 2019 which is 1 week from now.
List of 2018 Istanbul Stock Exchange Market Holidays (15)
|Year||Holiday Name||Observed Date||Status|
|2018||New Year's Day||January 1, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Children's Day||April 23, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Labor Day||May 1, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Youth Day||May 19, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Beginning of Ramadan||June 14, 2018 †||Open, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM ‡ (passed)|
|2018||Beginning of Ramadan||June 15, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Beginning of Ramadan||June 16, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Beginning of Ramadan||June 17, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Democracy and National Unity Day||July 15, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Eid al-Adha||August 21, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Eid al-Adha||August 22, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Eid al-Adha||August 23, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Eid al-Adha||August 24, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Victory Day||August 30, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Republic Day||October 29, 2018||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.