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JPX Market Holidays


Is Tokyo Stock Exchange closed for Showa Day?


The stock market closed on Showa Day. Showa Day is one of the nineteen market holidays observed by the Tokyo 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 Tokyo Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Showa Day. The available dates range from 2016 to 2022.

When is the next "Showa Day"?

The Tokyo Stock Exchange will next observe Showa Day on April 29, 2020 which is 3 weeks from now.

Showa Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2022 Showa Day April 29, 2022 Closed
2021 Showa Day April 29, 2021 Closed
2020 Showa Day April 29, 2020 Closed
2019 Showa Day April 29, 2019 Closed (passed)
2018 Showa Day April 29, 2018 Closed (passed)
2017 Showa Day April 29, 2017 Closed (passed)
2016 Showa Day April 29, 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.