Trading Holidays on TAIFEX

Monday Jan. 02, 2023 Republic Day Holiday
Friday Jan. 20, 2023 Chinese New Year’s Eve
Monday Jan. 23, 2023 Chinese New Year Holiday
Tuesday Jan. 24, 2023 Chinese New Year Holiday
Wednesday Jan. 25, 2023 Chinese New Year Holiday
Thursday Jan. 26, 2023 Chinese New Year’s Eve
Friday Jan. 27, 2023 Chinese New Year Holiday
Monday Feb. 27, 2023 Peace Memorial Day Holiday
Tuesday Feb. 28, 2023 Peace Memorial Day
Monday Apr. 03, 2023 Children’s Day
Tuesday Apr. 04, 2023 Children’s Day
Wednesday Apr. 05, 2023 Qing Ming Festival
Monday May 01, 2023 Labour Day
Thursday Jun 22, 2023 Dragon Boat Festival
Friday Jun 23, 2023 Dragon Boat Festival Holiday
Friday Sep 29, 2023 Mid-Autumn Festival
Monday Oct 09, 2023 National Day
Tuesday Oct 10, 2023 National Day

Taiwan Futures Exchange TAIFEX Holidays 2023

What investors need to know about holidays on TAIFEX Exchange

The Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX) is a major financial exchange in Asia that offers a range of derivatives products such as futures and options contracts on various underlying assets. It plays a significant role in the Taiwanese financial market and is an important trading venue for domestic and international investors. As with any exchange, TAIFEX observes holidays throughout the year when it is closed for trading. In this article, we will discuss the holidays for TAIFEX in 2023.

TAIFEX observes both national holidays and exchange-specific holidays. National holidays in Taiwan are observed by all businesses, including financial exchanges. Exchange-specific holidays, on the other hand, are observed only by the exchange and not by other businesses. In 2023, TAIFEX will observe 12 holidays, including both national and exchange-specific holidays. The holidays are as follows:

  1. New Year’s Day – January 1, 2023
  2. Lunar New Year’s Day – January 31, 2023 to February 6, 2023
  3. Peace Memorial Day – March 28, 2023
  4. Labor Day – May 1, 2023
  5. Dragon Boat Festival – June 12, 2023
  6. Mid-Autumn Festival – September 21, 2023
  7. National Day – October 10, 2023
  8. Double Ten Festival – October 11, 2023
  9. Founding Day – November 13, 2023
  10. Winter Vacation – December 30, 2023 to January 2, 2024
  11. Lunar New Year’s Eve – January 23, 2024
  12. Spring Festival Holidays – January 24, 2024 to February 2, 2024

It’s important for investors to take note of these holidays as they will not be able to trade on these days. Trading sessions will resume on the next business day following the holiday.

In addition to the holidays mentioned above, TAIFEX will also observe half-day trading sessions on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve. These sessions will end at 1:30 pm Taiwan time. The exchange will be closed on Christmas Day and New Year’s Day.

It’s worth noting that trading hours for TAIFEX may differ on days preceding or following holidays. Investors are advised to check the official TAIFEX website for the latest information on trading hours and any updates to the holiday schedule.

In conclusion, TAIFEX will observe 12 holidays in 2023, including both national and exchange-specific holidays. These holidays are important for investors to take note of as they will not be able to trade on these days. It’s important for investors to plan their trades accordingly to avoid any disruption in their investment strategies.

taifex trading holidays in 2023