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Trading Holidays on BHB

Monday Jan. 02, 2023 New Year’s Day
Sunday Apr. 23, 2023 Eid al-Fitr
Monday May 01, 2023 Labour Day
Wednesday Jun 28, 2023 Eid al-Adha
Thursday Jun 29, 2023 Eid al-Adha Holiday
Wednesday Jul 19, 2023 Islamic New Year
Thursday Jul 27, 2023 Ashura
Wednesday Sep 27, 2023 Prophet Muhammad’s Birthday
Sunday Dec 17, 2023 National Day

Bahrain Bourse BHB Holidays 2023

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What investors need to know about holidays on BHB Exchange

Bahrain Bourse (BHB) is the primary stock exchange in the Kingdom of Bahrain. It offers a platform for trading various types of securities, including stocks, bonds, and other financial instruments. BHB plays a crucial role in the country’s financial market and is regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain.

Like most other stock exchanges, BHB has a schedule of trading holidays that investors need to be aware of when planning their investment strategies. BHB operates from Sunday to Thursday and is closed on Fridays and Saturdays, in accordance with the country’s weekend days. The exchange also observes several holidays throughout the year.

In 2023, BHB will have a total of 11 trading holidays. These holidays are based on national and religious events and are subject to change based on the exchange’s policy. The following is a list of BHB trading holidays for 2023:

  1. New Year’s Day – January 1, 2023
  2. Milad Un Nabi – January 4, 2023
  3. Isra’a Wal Miraj – March 21, 2023
  4. Eid Al Fitr – TBC*
  5. Arafat Day – TBC*
  6. Eid Al Adha – TBC*
  7. Hijri New Year – August 23, 2023
  8. Ashura – October 12, 2023
  9. National Day – December 16, 2023
  10. Christmas Day – December 25, 2023
  11. Boxing Day – December 26, 2023

*The exact dates of Eid Al Fitr, Arafat Day, and Eid Al Adha depend on the sighting of the moon and will be confirmed closer to the time.

It’s important to note that trading hours and days may vary due to market conditions or other factors. Therefore, investors should regularly check the BHB website for any updates or changes in the trading schedule.

In addition to providing a platform for securities trading, BHB offers various services to investors, including market data, settlement and clearing services, and investor education programs. The exchange aims to foster a robust and transparent financial market in Bahrain and promote a culture of financial literacy and awareness.

In conclusion, BHB is a vital component of Bahrain’s financial market, offering a platform for securities trading and various other services. It is essential for investors to be aware of BHB’s trading holidays in 2023 when planning their investment strategies. Investors should also keep an eye on any updates or changes to the trading schedule on BHB’s official website.

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