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February 8th 2016

The stock market closed on Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year is one of the sixteen market holidays observed by the Malaysia 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 Malaysia Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Chinese New Year. The available dates range from 2016 to 2019.

When is the next "Chinese New Year"?

The Malaysia Stock Exchange will next observe Chinese New Year on February 5, 2019 which is 1 month from now.

Chinese New Years

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Chinese New Year February 8, 2016 Closed
2016 Chinese New Year February 9, 2016 Closed
2017 Chinese New Year January 27, 2017 Open, 9:00-12:30pm
2017 Chinese New Year January 28, 2017 Closed
2017 Chinese New Year January 29, 2017 Closed
2018 Chinese New Year February 16, 2018 Open, 9:00-12:30pm
2019 Chinese New Year February 5, 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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