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February 10th 2016

The stock market closed on Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday is one of the ten market holidays observed by the Jamaica Stock Exchange 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 Jamaica Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Ash Wednesday. The available dates range from 2016 to 2019.

When is the next "Ash Wednesday"?

The Jamaica Stock Exchange will next observe Ash Wednesday on March 6, 2019 which is 3 months from now.

Ash Wednesdays

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Ash Wednesday February 10, 2016 Closed
2017 Ash Wednesday March 1, 2017 Closed
2018 Ash Wednesday February 14, 2018 Closed
2019 Ash Wednesday March 6, 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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