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JSE Market Holidays


Is Jamaica Stock Exchange closed for Independence Day?


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

When is the next "Independence Day"?

The Jamaica Stock Exchange will next observe Christmas on December 25, 2019 which is 2 weeks from now.

Independence Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Independence Day August 6, 2016 Closed
2017 Independence Day August 7, 2017 Closed
2018 Independence Day August 6, 2018 Closed
2019 Independence Day August 6, 2019 Closed
2020 Independence Day August 6, 2020 Closed
2021 Independence Day August 6, 2021 Closed

† 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.