XKUW Market Holidays


2021 Kuwait Stock Exchange Holidays

The Kuwait Stock Exchange (XKUW) is a stock exchange located in Kuwait, Kuwait.

The Kuwait Stock Exchange is open five days per week for 3.5 hours per day and is closed for thirteen holidays in 2021.

All holidays listed below are the observed date, not the actual date. For example, if Christmas Day falls on a weekend many stock exchanges will close on the Friday before or the Monday after. Exchanges sometimes close multiple days for a holiday or have modified hours instead of fully closing.

This section contains holidays for all years from 2019 to 2022. Click the tabs below to navigate to different years.

When is the Next Kuwait Stock Exchange Holiday?

The next Kuwait Stock Exchange holiday is Arafat Day and will be observed on July 30, 2020 which is 2 weeks from now.

List of 2021 Kuwait Stock Exchange Market Holidays (13)

Listed holidays are projected and may change in the future. If you notice an error please contact us.
Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2021 New Year's Day January 1, 2021 Closed
2021 National Day February 25, 2021 Closed
2021 Liberation Day February 26, 2021 Closed
2021 Isra and Mi'raj March 11, 2021 Closed
2021 Eid al-Fitr May 13, 2021 Closed
2021 Eid al-Fitr May 14, 2021 Closed
2021 Eid al-Fitr May 15, 2021 Closed
2021 Arafat Day July 19, 2021 Closed
2021 Eid al-Adha July 20, 2021 Closed
2021 Eid al-Adha July 21, 2021 Closed
2021 Eid al-Adha July 22, 2021 Closed
2021 Islamic New Year August 10, 2021 Closed
2021 Mawlid October 19, 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.