EGX Market Holidays


Egypt Flag 2018 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 fifteen 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 2 weeks from now.

List of 2018 Egyptian Exchange Market Holidays (15)

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2018 Coptic Christmas Day January 7, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Revolution Day January 25, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Coptic Easter Sunday April 8, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Sham el Nessim April 9, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Sinai Liberation Day April 25, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Labour Day May 1, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Eid al-Fitr June 15, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Eid al-Fitr June 16, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Revolution Day July 23, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Arafat 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 Islamic New Year September 11, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Armed Forces Day October 6, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Prophet Muhammad's Birthday November 20, 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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