DFM Market Holidays


United Arab Emirates Flag Is Dubai Financial Market closed for Eid-Al-Adha?

September 11th 2016

The stock market closed on Eid-Al-Adha. Eid-Al-Adha is one of the fifteen market holidays observed by the Dubai Financial Market 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 Dubai Financial Market was closed or will be closed for Eid-Al-Adha. The available dates range from 2016 to 2018.

When is the next "Eid-Al-Adha"?

No future holidays found.


Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Eid-Al-Adha September 11, 2016 Closed
2016 Eid-Al-Adha September 12, 2016 Closed
2016 Eid-Al-Adha September 13, 2016 Closed
2017 Eid al-Adha September 1, 2017 Closed
2018 Eid aL-Adha August 21, 2018 Closed
2018 Eid aL-Adha August 22, 2018 Closed
2018 Eid aL-Adha August 23, 2018 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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