The next London Stock Exchange holiday is Christmas Day and will be observed on December 22, 2017 which is 5 days from now. See more.

LSE Market Holidays


United Kingdom Flag Is London Stock Exchange closed for Bank Holiday?

May 2nd 2016

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

When is the next "Bank Holiday"?

The London Stock Exchange will next observe Bank Holiday on May 7, 2018 which is 4 months from now.

Bank Holidays

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Bank Holiday May 2, 2016 Closed
2016 Bank Holiday May 30, 2016 Closed
2016 Bank Holiday August 29, 2016 Closed
2017 Bank Holiday May 1, 2017 Closed
2017 Bank Holiday May 29, 2017 Closed
2017 Bank Holiday August 28, 2017 Closed
2018 Bank Holiday May 7, 2018 Open, 8:00-12:30pm
2018 Bank Holiday May 28, 2018 Closed
2018 Bank Holiday August 27, 2018 Closed
2019 Bank Holiday May 6, 2019 Closed
2019 Bank Holiday May 27, 2019 Closed
2019 Bank Holiday August 26, 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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