CSE Market Holidays


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The Colombo Stock Exchange (CSE) is a stock exchange located in Colombo, Sri Lanka with a market cap of $14304.86 Trillion.

The Colombo Stock Exchange is open five days per week for five hours per day and is closed for twenty-two 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 Colombo Stock Exchange Holiday?

The next Colombo Stock Exchange holiday is Binara Full Moon Poya Day and will be observed on September 13, 2019 which is 2 weeks from now.

List of 2018 Colombo Stock Exchange Market Holidays (22)

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2018 Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day January 1, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Tamil Thai Pongal Holiday January 14, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Adhi Duruthu Full Moon Poya Day January 31, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 National Day Holiday February 5, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Mahasivarathri Day February 13, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Madin Full Moon Poya Day March 1, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Good Friday March 30, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Day prior to Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day April 13, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Sinhala & Tamil New Year Day April 20, 2018 Open, 9:30-12:00pm (passed)
2018 Bak Full Moon Poya Day April 30, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 May Day May 7, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Vesak Full Moon Poya Day May 29, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Id-Ul-Fitr June 15, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Poson Full Moon Poya Day June 27, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Esala Full Moon Poya Day July 27, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Id-Ul-Alha August 22, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Binara Full Moon Poya Day September 24, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Vap Full Moon Poya Day October 24, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Deepavali November 6, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Holy Prophet’s Birthday (Milad-Un-Nabi) November 20, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Ill Full Moon Poya Day November 22, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Christmas Day December 25, 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.

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