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NSE Market Holidays


Is Nigerian Stock Exchange closed for Democracy Day?


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

When is the next "Democracy Day"?

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

Democracy Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Democracy Day May 29, 2016 Closed
2017 Democracy Day May 29, 2017 Closed
2018 Democracy Day May 29, 2018 Closed
2019 Democracy Day June 12, 2019 Closed
2020 Democracy Day June 12, 2020 Closed
2021 Democracy Day June 12, 2021 Closed
2022 Democracy Day June 12, 2022 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.