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Trading Holidays on BIST

Thursday Apr. 20, 2023 Ramadan Feast
Friday Apr. 21, 2023 Ramadan Feast Holiday
Monday May 01, 2023 Labour and Solidarity Day
Friday May 19, 2023 Youth & Sports Day
Tuesday Jun 27, 2023 Sacrifice Feast
Wednesday Jun 28, 2023 Sacrifice Feast
Thursday Jun 29, 2023 Sacrifice Feast
Friday Jun 30, 2023 Sacrifice Feast
Wednesday Aug. 30, 2023 Victory Day

Borsa Istanbul BIST Holidays 2023

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What investors need to know about holidays on BIST Exchange

Borsa Istanbul (BIST) is the primary stock exchange of Turkey, offering a platform for trading various types of securities, including equities, bonds, and derivatives. The exchange is regulated by the Capital Markets Board of Turkey and plays a crucial role in the country’s financial market.

As with most other stock exchanges, BIST has a schedule of trading holidays that investors need to be aware of when planning their investment strategies. In 2023, BIST will observe a total of 14 trading holidays, based on national and religious events in Turkey. The following is a list of BIST trading holidays for 2023:

  1. New Year’s Day – January 1, 2023
  2. National Sovereignty and Children’s Day – April 23, 2023
  3. Labor and Solidarity Day – May 1, 2023
  4. Ramadan Feast – TBC*
  5. Ramadan Feast – TBC*
  6. Ramadan Feast – TBC*
  7. Democracy and National Unity Day – July 15, 2023
  8. Feast of Sacrifice – TBC*
  9. Feast of Sacrifice – TBC*
  10. Feast of Sacrifice – TBC*
  11. Republic Day – October 29, 2023
  12. Eid al-Fitr – TBC*
  13. Eid al-Fitr – TBC*
  14. Eid al-Fitr – TBC*

*The exact dates of the Ramadan Feast and the Feast of Sacrifice 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 BIST website for any updates or changes in the trading schedule.

In addition to providing a platform for securities trading, BIST 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 Turkey and promote a culture of financial literacy and awareness.

In conclusion, BIST is a vital component of Turkey’s financial market, offering a platform for securities trading and various other services. It is essential for investors to be aware of BIST’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 BIST’s official website.

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