Trading Holidays on HKEX
|Monday||Jan. 02, 2023||New Year’s Day Holiday|
|Monday||Jan. 23, 2023||Lunar New Year|
|Tuesday||Jan. 24, 2023||Second day of Lunar New Year|
|Wednesday||Jan. 25, 2023||Third day of Lunar New Year|
|Wednesday||Apr. 05, 2023||Ching Ming Festival|
|Friday||Apr. 07, 2023||Good Friday|
|Monday||Apr. 10, 2023||Easter Monday|
|Monday||May 01, 2023||Labor Day|
|Friday||May 26, 2023||Buddha’s Birthday|
|Thursday||Jun 22, 2023||Tuen Ng Festival|
|Monday||Oct 02, 2023||National Day Holiday|
|Monday||Oct 23, 2023||Chung Yeung Festival|
|Monday||Dec 25, 2023||Christmas Day|
|Tuesday||Dec 26, 2023||Christmas Day Holiday|
Hong Kong Stock Exchange HKEX Holidays 2023
What investors need to know about holidays on HKEX Exchange
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) is one of the leading securities exchanges in Asia and is home to some of the world’s largest and most dynamic companies. As with other stock exchanges, the HKEX operates on a schedule of trading days and holidays. It is essential for traders and investors to keep track of these holidays to avoid any inconvenience or missed trading opportunities. In this article, we will take a closer look at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) holidays for 2023.
The HKEX observes a total of 17 holidays throughout the year, including weekends. These holidays are spread throughout the year and include both national holidays and days of observance. It is essential to note that the HKEX holiday schedule is subject to change.
The first holiday of the year will be New Year’s Day, which falls on Sunday, January 1st. The HKEX will be closed on that day and will reopen for trading on Monday, January 2nd. The Lunar New Year holidays are also observed, and the HKEX will be closed from Monday, January 30th, to Wednesday, February 1st.
Other national holidays on the HKEX schedule for 2023 include Ching Ming Festival (Thursday, April 6th), Labour Day (Monday, May 1st), Tuen Ng Festival (Thursday, June 1st), Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day (Friday, July 1st), National Day (Sunday, October 1st), and the Chung Yeung Festival (Monday, October 9th).
In addition to these national holidays, the HKEX will also be closed for Christmas Day (Monday, December 25th), Boxing Day (Tuesday, December 26th), and New Year’s Day (Monday, January 1st, 2024). The Mid-Autumn Festival (Thursday, September 21st) and Winter Solstice Festival (Wednesday, December 20th) will also be observed as holidays.
It is essential to note that the HKEX may also close for other reasons, such as technical issues or extreme weather conditions. In such cases, the exchange will issue a notice to inform traders and investors of the closure.
In conclusion, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEX) holidays for 2023 are spread throughout the year and include both national holidays and days of observance. Traders and investors should keep track of these holidays to avoid any inconvenience or missed trading opportunities. It is also worth noting that the HKEX may close for other reasons, so traders and investors should remain vigilant and stay informed.