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XKUW Market Holidays


Is Kuwait Stock Exchange closed for Mawlid?


The stock market closed on Mawlid. Mawlid is one of the fourteen market holidays observed by the Kuwait 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 Kuwait Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Mawlid. The available dates range from 2019 to 2022.

When is the next "Mawlid"?

The Kuwait Stock Exchange will next observe Eid al-Fitr on May 24, 2020 which is 1 month from now.


Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2022 Mawlid October 8, 2022 Closed
2021 Mawlid October 19, 2021 Closed
2020 Mawlid October 29, 2020 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.