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EGX Market Holidays


Is Egyptian Exchange closed for Sham Ennessim?


The stock market closed on Sham Ennessim. Sham Ennessim 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 Sham Ennessim. The available dates range from 2016 to 2022.

When is the next "Sham Ennessim"?

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

Sham Ennessims

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2022 Sham Ennessim May 25, 2022 Closed
2021 Sham Ennessim May 3, 2021 Closed
2020 Sham Ennessim April 20, 2020 Closed
2019 Sham Ennessim April 29, 2019 Closed (passed)
2018 Sham Ennessim April 9, 2018 Closed (passed)
2017 Sham Ennessim April 17, 2017 Closed (passed)
2016 Sham Ennessim May 2, 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.