DFM Market Holidays
2016 Dubai Financial Market Holidays
The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is a stock exchange located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with a market cap of $89.18 Billion.
The Dubai Financial Market is open five days per week for four hours per day and is closed for thirteen 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 2017 to 2016. Click the tabs below to navigate to different years.
When is the Next Dubai Financial Market Holiday?The Dubai Financial Market is closed in observance of Al-Hijra/Muharram and will reopen on .
List of 2016 Dubai Financial Market Market Holidays (13)
|Year||Holiday Name||Observed Date||Status|
|2016||New Year's Day||January 1, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Ascension Day||May 5, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Eid-Al-Fitr||July 7, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Eid-Al-Fitr||July 8, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Waqfat Arafah||September 10, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Eid-Al-Adha||September 11, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Eid-Al-Adha||September 12, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Eid-Al-Adha||September 13, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Hijri Day||October 2, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Martyr's Day||November 30, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||National Day||December 2, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||National Day||December 3, 2016||Closed (passed)|
|2016||Mawlid-al-Nabi||December 12, 2016||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.