LSE Market Holidays
Is London Stock Exchange closed for Christmas Day?
The stock market partially closed on Christmas Day. Christmas Day 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 Christmas Day. The available dates range from 2016 to 2019.
When is the next "Christmas Day"?The London Stock Exchange will next observe Christmas Day on December 24, 2019 which is 8 months from now.
|Year||Holiday Name||Observed Date||Status|
|2016||Christmas Day||December 23, 2016 †||Open, 8:00-12:30pm ‡|
|2016||Christmas Day||December 27, 2016 †||Closed|
|2017||Christmas Day||December 22, 2017 †||Open, 8:00-12:30pm ‡|
|2017||Christmas Day||December 25, 2017||Closed|
|2018||Christmas Day||December 24, 2018 †||Open, 8:00-12:30pm ‡|
|2018||Christmas Day||December 25, 2018||Closed|
|2019||Christmas Day||December 24, 2019 †||Open, 8:00-12:30pm ‡|
|2019||Christmas Day||December 25, 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.