LSE Market Holidays
2018 London Stock Exchange Holidays
The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is a stock exchange located in London, United Kingdom1.
The London Stock Exchange is open five days per week for eight hours per day and is closed for ten 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 London Stock Exchange Holiday?The next London Stock Exchange holiday is Good Friday and will be observed on April 19, 2019 which is 2 months from now.
List of 2018 London Stock Exchange Market Holidays (10)
|Year||Holiday Name||Observed Date||Status|
|2018||New Year's Day||January 1, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Good Friday||March 30, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Easter Monday||April 2, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Bank Holiday||May 7, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Bank Holiday||May 28, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Bank Holiday||August 27, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Christmas Day||December 24, 2018 †||Open, 8:00-12:30pm ‡ (passed)|
|2018||Christmas Day||December 25, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||Boxing day||December 26, 2018||Closed (passed)|
|2018||New Year's Day||December 31, 2018 †||Open, 8:00-12:30pm ‡ (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.