OMX Market Holidays


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May 4th 2016

The stock market partially closed on Ascension Day. Ascension Day is one of the fifteen market holidays observed by the Stockholm 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 Stockholm Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Ascension Day. The available dates range from 2016 to 2019.

When is the next "Ascension Day"?

The Stockholm Stock Exchange will next observe Ascension Day on May 30, 2019 which is 5 months from now.

Ascension Days

Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Ascension Day May 4, 2016 Open, 9:00-1:00pm
2016 Ascension Day May 5, 2016 Closed
2017 Ascension Day May 24, 2017 Open, 9:00-1:00pm
2017 Ascension Day May 25, 2017 Closed
2018 Ascension Day May 9, 2018 Open, 9:00-1:00pm
2018 Ascension Day May 10, 2018 Closed
2019 Ascension Day May 30, 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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