PSX Market Holidays


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October 11th 2016

The stock market closed on Muharram. Muharram is one of the fourteen market holidays observed by the Pakistan 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 Pakistan Stock Exchange was closed or will be closed for Muharram. The available dates range from 2016 to 2019.

When is the next "Muharram"?

The Pakistan Stock Exchange will next observe Muharram on September 9, 2019 which is 8 months from now.


Year Holiday Name Observed Date Status
2016 Muharram October 11, 2016 Closed
2016 Muharram October 12, 2016 Closed
2017 Muharram September 30, 2017 Closed
2018 Muharram September 12, 2018 Closed
2018 Muharram September 13, 2018 Closed
2019 Muharram September 9, 2019 Closed
2019 Muharram September 10, 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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