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KRX Market Holidays

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The South Korea Stock Exchange (KRX) is a stock exchange located in Seoul, South Korea with a market cap of $1.66 Trillion.

The South Korea Stock Exchange is open five days per week for six 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 2019 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 Christmas Day and will be observed on December 25, 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 (passed)
2018 Children's Day May 7, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Buddha's Birthday May 22, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Memorial Day June 6, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Provincial Election Day August 13, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Liberation Day August 15, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Chuseok Day September 24, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Chuseok Day September 25, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Chuseok Day September 26, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Chuseok Day October 3, 2018 Closed (passed)
2018 Hangeul Day October 9, 2018 Closed (passed)
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.


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