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LSE Market Holidays


Is London Stock Exchange closed for Good Friday?


The stock market closed on Good Friday. Good Friday 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 Good Friday. The available dates range from 2016 to 2022.

When is the next "Good Friday"?

The London Stock Exchange will next observe Good Friday on April 10, 2020 which is 1 week from now.

Good Fridays

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2022 Good Friday April 15, 2022 Closed
2021 Good Friday April 2, 2021 Closed
2020 Good Friday April 10, 2020 Closed
2019 Good Friday April 19, 2019 Closed (passed)
2018 Good Friday March 30, 2018 Closed (passed)
2017 Good Friday April 14, 2017 Closed (passed)
2016 Good Friday March 25, 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.