DFM Market Holidays


United Arab Emirates Flag Is Dubai Financial Market closed for UAE National Day?

December 2nd 2018

The stock market closed on UAE National Day. UAE National Day is one of the ten 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 UAE National Day. The available dates range from 2016 to 2019.

When is the next "UAE National Day"?

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

UAE National Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2018 UAE National Day December 2, 2018 Closed
2018 UAE National Day December 3, 2018 Closed
2019 UAE National Day December 2, 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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