EGX Market Holidays


Egypt Flag 2017 Egyptian Exchange Holidays

The Egyptian Exchange (EGX) is a stock exchange located in Cairo, Egypt with a market cap of $32.64 Billion.

The Egyptian Exchange is open five days per week for four and one half 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 2017 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, 2017 which is 1 week from now.

List of 2017 Egyptian Exchange Market Holidays (16)

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2017 Coptic Christmas Day January 7, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Revolution Day January 25, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Coptic Easter April 16, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Sham el Nessim April 17, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Sinai Liberation Day April 25, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Labour Day May 1, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Eid Al Fitr June 26, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Eid Al Fitr June 27, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Eid Al Fitr June 28, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Revolution Day July 23 July 23, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Eid Al Adha September 1, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Eid Al Adha September 2, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Eid Al Adha September 3, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Islamic New Year September 21, 2017 Closed (passed)
2017 Armed Forces Day October 6, 2017 Closed
2017 The Prophet's Birthday December 1, 2017 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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