Trading Holidays on EURONEXT
|Friday||Apr. 07, 2023||Good Friday|
|Monday||Apr. 10, 2023||Easter Monday|
|Monday||May 01, 2023||Labor Day|
|Monday||Dec 25, 2023||Christmas Day|
|Tuesday||Dec 26, 2023||Boxing Day|
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What investors need to know about holidays on EURONEXT Exchange
EURONEXT is a leading pan-European exchange that operates markets in Belgium, France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Norway, and Portugal. As an important platform for trading shares, bonds, derivatives, and exchange-traded funds, EURONEXT plays a crucial role in facilitating capital formation, risk management, and price discovery in Europe. If you are an investor, trader, or issuer who wants to participate in EURONEXT markets, it is essential to be aware of the upcoming holidays in 2023 that may affect the trading schedule and availability of some services.
In 2023, EURONEXT will observe 13 holidays that vary by country and market segment. The first holiday will be on January 1st, New Year’s Day, which is a public holiday in all EURONEXT countries. On April 14th, Good Friday, some EURONEXT markets will be closed or have shortened trading hours, while others will remain open as usual. Easter Monday, which falls on April 17th, will also affect the trading schedule in some countries. May 1st, Labor Day, is another public holiday that will be observed by all EURONEXT countries.
Ascension Day, which occurs on May 25th, is a religious holiday that is only observed by Belgium, France, and the Netherlands, while Ireland, Norway, and Portugal will have normal trading hours. June 5th is Whit Monday, a Christian holiday that is only observed by Belgium and the Netherlands, while the other countries will operate as usual. July 14th, Bastille Day, is a national holiday in France that will affect the trading schedule in that country. On August 15th, Assumption Day, some EURONEXT markets will be closed or have shortened trading hours, while others will remain open as usual.
September 1st, Eid al-Adha, is a Muslim holiday that is only observed by France, while the other countries will have normal trading hours. October 31st, Halloween, is not a public holiday, but some EURONEXT markets may have shortened trading hours or close early. November 1st, All Saints’ Day, is a public holiday in Belgium, France, Portugal, and Norway, but not in Ireland or the Netherlands. November 11th, Armistice Day, is a public holiday in Belgium and France, while the other countries will have normal trading hours.
Finally, December 25th, Christmas Day, is a public holiday in all EURONEXT countries, and December 26th, Boxing Day, is a public holiday in Ireland and the Netherlands, but not in Belgium, France, Norway, or Portugal.
It is important to note that even on non-holiday days, EURONEXT markets may have different opening and closing times, depending on the market segment and the type of instrument traded. For example, the Euronext Paris equities market typically opens at 9:00 a.m. and closes at 5:30 p.m. Central European Time, but the derivatives market has different hours. Moreover, some markets may have pre-opening sessions, auctions, or closing auctions that affect the trading schedule. Therefore, it is recommended that you consult the official EURONEXT website or your broker to obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about trading hours, holidays, and market rules.
In conclusion, EURONEXT is a dynamic and diverse exchange that operates in several European countries and offers a wide range of financial instruments to trade. However, as a global financial marketplace, EURONEXT is subject to various holidays and events that may impact the trading schedule and availability of some services.