BIST Market Holidays
2018 Istanbul Stock Exchange Holidays
The Istanbul Stock Exchange (BIST) is a stock exchange located in Istanbul, Turkey with a market cap of $136.53 Billion.
The Istanbul Stock Exchange is open five days per week for seven hours per day and is closed for fifteen holidays per year.
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 2016. Click the tabs below to navigate to different years.
When is the Next Istanbul Stock Exchange Holiday?The next Istanbul Stock Exchange holiday is Democracy and National Unity Day and will be observed on July 15, 2019 which is 2 weeks from now.
List of 2018 Istanbul Stock Exchange Market Holidays (15)
|Year||Holiday Name||Observed Date||Status|
|2018||New Year's Day||January 1, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Children's Day||April 23, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Labour Day||May 1, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Youth and Sports Day||May 19, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Ramadan Feast||June 14, 2018 †||Open, 10:00-1:00pm ‡ (passed)|
|2018||Ramadan Feast||June 15, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Ramadan Feast||June 16, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Ramadan Feast||June 17, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Democracy and National Unity Day||July 15, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Eid al-Adha||August 21, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Eid al-Adha||August 22, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Eid al-Adha||August 23, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Eid al-Adha||August 24, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Victory Day||August 30, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Republic Day||October 29, 2018||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.