EGX Market Holidays


Egypt Flag 2016 Egyptian Exchange Holidays

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is a stock exchange located in Cairo, Egypt with a market cap of $42376.99 Trillion.

The Egyptian Exchange is open five days per week for four hours per day and is closed for sixteen 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 Egyptian Exchange Holiday?

The next Egyptian Exchange holiday is Armed Forces Day and will be observed on October 6, 2019 which is 1 month from now.

List of 2016 Egyptian Exchange Market Holidays (16)

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 New Year's Day January 1, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Eastern Christmas January 7, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 25th of January Revolution January 25, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Sinai Liberation Day April 25, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Easter May 1, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Sham El Nessim May 2, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Banks Holiday July 1, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Eid al-Fitr July 6, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Eid al-Fitr July 7, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Revolution Day July 23, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Eid al-Adha September 10, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Eid al-Adha September 11, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Eid al-Adha September 12, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Muslim New Year October 2, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Armed Force Day October 6, 2016 Closed (passed)
2016 Prophet Mohamed's Birthday December 11, 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.

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