NZX Market Holidays


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December 27th 2016

The stock market closed on Christmas Day. Christmas Day is one of the ten market holidays observed by the New Zealand 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 New Zealand 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 New Zealand Stock Exchange will next observe Christmas Day on December 25, 2018 which is 1 week from now.

Christmas Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Christmas Day December 27, 2016 Closed
2017 Christmas Day December 22, 2017 Open, 10:00-1:00pm
2017 Christmas Day December 25, 2017 Closed
2018 Christmas Day December 25, 2018 Closed
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.

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