LSE Market Holidays
Is London Stock Exchange closed for Christmas?
The stock market closed on Christmas. Christmas is one of the ten market holidays observed by the London 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 London Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Christmas. The available dates range from 2016 to 2022.
When is the next "Christmas"?The London Stock Exchange will next observe Good Friday on April 10, 2020 which is 1 month from now.
|Year||Holiday Name||Observed Date||Status|
|2021||Christmas||December 24, 2021 †||Open, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM ‡|
|2020||Christmas||December 25, 2020||Closed|
|2020||Christmas||December 24, 2020 †||Open, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM ‡|
|2019||Christmas||December 25, 2019||Closed (passed)|
|2019||Christmas||December 24, 2019 †||Open, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM ‡ (passed)|
|2018||Christmas||December 25, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Christmas||December 24, 2018 †||Open, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM ‡ (passed)|
|2017||Christmas||December 25, 2017||Closed (passed)|
|2017||Christmas||December 22, 2017 †||Open, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM ‡ (passed)|
|2016||Christmas||December 27, 2016 †||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Christmas||December 23, 2016 †||Open, 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM ‡ (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.