KRX Market Holidays
2018 South Korea Stock Exchange Holidays
The South Korea Stock Exchange (KRX) is a stock exchange located in Seoul, South Korea with a market cap of $1.33 Trillion.
The South Korea Stock Exchange is open five days per week for six and one half hours per day and is closed for seventeen 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 2018 to 2016. Click the tabs below to navigate to different years.
When is the Next South Korea Stock Exchange Holiday?The next South Korea Stock Exchange holiday is Labor Day and will be observed on May 1, 2018 which is 1 month from now.
List of 2018 South Korea Stock Exchange Market Holidays (17)
|Year||Holiday Name||Observed Date||Status|
|2018||New Year's Day||January 1, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Seollal Day||February 15, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Seollal Day||February 16, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Independence Movement Day||March 1, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Labor Day||May 1, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Children's Day||May 7, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Buddha's Birthday||May 22, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Memorial Day||June 6, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Provincial Election Day||August 13, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Liberation Day||August 15, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Chuseok Day||September 24, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Chuseok Day||September 25, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Chuseok Day||September 26, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Chuseok Day||October 3, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Hangeul Day||October 9, 2018||Closed|
|2018||Christmas Day||December 25, 2018||Closed|
|2018||End of Year Holiday||December 31, 2018||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.