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Trading Holidays on PSX

Sunday Feb. 05, 2023 Kashmir Day
Thursday Mar 23, 2023 Pakistan Day
Friday Apr. 21, 2023 Eid ul-Fitar
Monday Apr. 24, 2023 Eid ul-Fitar Holiday
Monday May 01, 2023 Labour Day
Thursday Jun 29, 2023 Eid ul-Adha
Friday Jun 30, 2023 Eid ul-Adha Holiday
Thursday Jul 27, 2023 First Day of Ashura
Friday Jul 28, 2023 Second Day of Ashura
Monday Aug. 14, 2023 Independence Day
Thursday Sep 28, 2023 Milad un Nabi
Monday Dec 25, 2023 Quiad-e-Azam Day
Monday Dec 25, 2023 Christmas

Pakistan Stock Exchange PSX Holidays 2023

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What investors need to know about holidays on PSX Exchange

The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) is the country’s main stock exchange. Like all stock exchanges, the PSX observes certain holidays throughout the year, which affect trading schedules and volumes. In 2023, the PSX will observe a total of 14 holidays, including regular and special non-working days. Here is the complete list of PSX holidays for 2023:

  1. New Year’s Day – January 1, 2023 (Sunday)
  2. Kashmir Day – February 5, 2023 (Sunday)
  3. Pakistan Day – March 23, 2023 (Thursday)
  4. Labour Day – May 1, 2023 (Monday)
  5. Eid ul Fitr – June 30, 2023 (Friday)
  6. Independence Day – August 14, 2023 (Monday)
  7. Eid ul Azha – August 31, 2023 (Thursday)
  8. Ashura – September 21, 2023 (Thursday)
  9. Iqbal Day – November 9, 2023 (Thursday)
  10. Birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) – November 29, 2023 (Wednesday)
  11. Quaid-e-Azam Day – December 25, 2023 (Monday)
  12. Christmas Day – December 25, 2023 (Monday)
  13. Day After Christmas – December 26, 2023 (Tuesday)
  14. New Year’s Eve – December 31, 2023 (Sunday)

It’s important to note that even if some of these holidays fall on weekends, the PSX will still be closed on these days. The exchange may also announce additional non-trading days throughout the year for various reasons, such as system upgrades or unforeseen circumstances.

Traders and investors should plan their trading activities accordingly, taking note of the trading hours on days preceding and following holidays as these may be shortened or adjusted. The PSX typically publishes its trading schedule for the year, including information on trading hours and non-trading days.

In conclusion, the PSX holidays for 2023 are an essential consideration for traders and investors, and they should plan their activities accordingly. The exchange’s reliable trading schedule for the year can be used as a reference. By being aware of these holidays and trading schedules, traders and investors can optimize their trading activities and achieve their investment goals.

psx trading holidays in 2023