Trading Holidays on KOSDAQ
|Monday||Jan. 23, 2023||Korean New Year / Seolnal|
|Tuesday||Jan. 24, 2023||Korean New Year Holiday|
|Wednesday||Mar 01, 2023||Independence Movement Day|
|Friday||May 05, 2023||Children’s Day|
|Tuesday||Jun 06, 2023||Memorial Day|
|Tuesday||Aug. 15, 2023||Liberation Day|
|Thursday||Sep 28, 2023||Chuseok (Harvest Festival)|
|Friday||Sep 29, 2023||Chuseok Holiday|
|Tuesday||Oct 03, 2023||National Foundation Day|
|Monday||Oct 09, 2023||Hangul Day|
|Monday||Dec 25, 2023||Christmas Day|
Korean Securities Dealers Automated Quotations KOSDAQ Holidays 2023
What investors need to know about holidays on KOSDAQ Exchange
Korean Securities Dealers Automated Quotations (KOSDAQ) is a stock market in South Korea that specializes in trading small to medium-sized companies. KOSDAQ operates similar to other stock exchanges and has specific holidays throughout the year when the market is closed. Traders and investors must be aware of these holidays to plan their trading activities and schedules accordingly.
Here is a list of KOSDAQ holidays for the year 2023:
- New Year’s Day: Sunday, January 1, 2023 The market will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2023, in lieu of New Year’s Day.
- Lunar New Year’s Day: Wednesday, February 1, 2023, and Thursday, February 2, 2023 The market will be closed on both days for Lunar New Year’s Day.
- Independence Movement Day: Tuesday, March 1, 2023 The market will be closed on Tuesday, March 1, 2023, for Independence Movement Day.
- Children’s Day: Friday, May 5, 2023 The market will be closed on Friday, May 5, 2023, for Children’s Day.
- Buddha’s Birthday: Thursday, May 18, 2023 The market will be closed on Thursday, May 18, 2023, for Buddha’s Birthday.
- Memorial Day: Sunday, June 6, 2023 The market will be closed on Monday, June 6, 2023, in lieu of Memorial Day.
- Liberation Day: Monday, August 15, 2023 The market will be closed on Monday, August 15, 2023, for Liberation Day.
- Chuseok: Wednesday, October 4, 2023, and Thursday, October 5, 2023 The market will be closed on both days for Chuseok.
- National Foundation Day: Friday, October 6, 2023 The market will be closed on Friday, October 6, 2023, for National Foundation Day.
- Christmas Day: Monday, December 25, 2023 The market will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2023, for Christmas Day.
It is important to note that if any of the above holidays fall on a weekend, the market will be closed on the following business day. Additionally, KOSDAQ may close unexpectedly for events like natural disasters or public health emergencies, and traders and investors should stay updated on any announcements from KOSDAQ regarding changes to its trading schedule.
In conclusion, understanding the KOSDAQ holiday schedule for the year 2023 can help traders and investors plan their trading activities and schedules accordingly. By keeping track of the KOSDAQ holidays, traders can avoid missed trading opportunities and plan their investment strategies.