DFM Market Holidays


United Arab Emirates Flag 2018 Dubai Financial Market Holidays

The Dubai Financial Market (DFM) is a stock exchange located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates with a market cap of $96523.53 Trillion.

The Dubai Financial Market is open five days per week for three hours per day and is closed for ten 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 Dubai Financial Market Holiday?

The next Dubai Financial Market holiday is UAE National Day and will be observed on December 2, 2019 which is 2 months from now.

List of 2018 Dubai Financial Market Market Holidays (10)

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2018 New Year's Day January 1, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Eid al-Fitr June 17, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Arafat (Haj) Day August 20, 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 Islamic New Year September 13, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Prophet Muhammad's Birthday November 18, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 UAE National Day December 2, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 UAE National Day December 3, 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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