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EGX Market Holidays


Is Egyptian Exchange closed for Armed Forces Day?


The stock market closed on Armed Forces Day. Armed Forces Day is one of the thirty-five market holidays observed by the Egyptian 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 Egyptian Exchange was closed or will be closed for Armed Forces Day. The available dates range from 2016 to 2022.

When is the next "Armed Forces Day"?

The Egyptian Exchange will next observe Coptic Easter on April 19, 2020 which is 1 month from now.

Armed Forces Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2022 Armed Forces Day October 6, 2022 Closed
2021 Armed Forces Day October 6, 2021 Closed
2020 Armed Forces Day October 6, 2020 Closed
2019 Armed Forces Day October 6, 2019 Closed (passed)
2018 Armed Forces Day October 6, 2018 Closed (passed)
2017 Armed Forces Day October 6, 2017 Closed (passed)
2016 Armed Forces Day October 6, 2016 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.