BDE Market Holidays


Barbados Flag Is Barbados Stock Exchange closed for Emancipation Day?

August 2nd 2016

The stock market closed on Emancipation Day. Emancipation Day is one of the thirteen market holidays observed by the Barbados 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 Barbados Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Emancipation Day. The available dates range from 2016 to 2018.

When is the next "Emancipation Day"?

The Barbados Stock Exchange will next observe Emancipation Day on August 1, 2018 which is 7 months from now.

Emancipation Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Emancipation Day August 2, 2016 Closed
2017 Emancipation Day August 1, 2017 Closed
2018 Emancipation Day August 1, 2018 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.

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