JSE Market Holidays


Jamaica Flag Is Jamaica Stock Exchange closed for Emancipation Day?

August 1st 2016

The stock market closed on Emancipation Day. Emancipation Day 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 Emancipation Day. The available dates range from 2016 to 2020.

When is the next "Emancipation Day"?

The Jamaica Stock Exchange will next observe Emancipation Day on August 1, 2019 which is 1 week from now.

Emancipation Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Emancipation Day August 1, 2016 Closed
2017 Emancipation Day August 1, 2017 Closed
2018 Emancipation Day August 1, 2018 Closed
2019 Emancipation Day August 1, 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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