BIST Market Holidays


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October 28th 2016

The stock market partially closed on Republic Day. Republic Day is one of the thirteen market holidays observed by the Istanbul 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 Istanbul Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Republic Day. The available dates range from 2016 to 2019.

When is the next "Republic Day"?

The Istanbul Stock Exchange will next observe Republic Day on October 29, 2019 which is 1 month from now.

Republic Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Republic Day October 28, 2016 Open, 9:15-11:30am
2016 Republic Day October 29, 2016 Closed
2017 Republic Day October 28, 2017 Closed
2017 Republic Day October 29, 2017 Closed
2018 Republic Day October 29, 2018 Closed
2019 Republic Day October 29, 2019 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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