Holiday Schedule



Holiday Schedule

On behalf of financial markets participants, SIFMA recommends a holiday schedule for financial markets in the U.S., U.K. and Japan.

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All SIFMA holiday recommendations apply to the trading of U.S. dollar-denominated government securities, mortgage- and asset-backed securities, over-the-counter investment-grade and high-yield corporate bonds, municipal bonds and secondary money market trading in bankers' acceptances, commercial paper and Yankee and Euro certificates of deposit. Previously scheduled SIFMA early close recommendations do not affect the closing time for settlements.

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2015 U.S. Holiday Recommendations 2015 U.K. Holiday Recommendations 2015 Japan Holiday Recommendations
2016 U.S. Holiday Recommendations   NEW! 2016 U.K. Holiday Recommendations  NEW! 2016 Japan Holiday Recommendations 
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2015 U.S. Holiday Recommendations

Holiday Recommended Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time)   Recommended Close  
New Year's Day 2014/2015 Wednesday, December 31, 2014 Thursday, January 1, 2015
Martin Luther King Day None Monday, January 19, 2015
Presidents Day None Monday, February, 16, 2015
Good Friday Friday, April 3, 2015 - NOON Close Friday, April 3, 2015 - NOON Close
Memorial Day Friday, May 22, 2015 Monday, May 25, 2015
U.S. Independence Day None Friday, July 3, 2015
Labor Day None Monday, September 7, 2015
Columbus Day None Monday, October 12, 2015
Veterans Day None Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Thanksgiving Day Friday, November 27, 2015 Thursday, November 26, 2015
Christmas Day Thursday, December 24, 2015 Friday, December 25, 2015
New Year's Day 2015/2016 Thursday, December 31, 2015 Friday, January 1, 2016

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2015 U.K. Holiday Recommendations

Holiday N/A (No Early Close Recommendations for the U.K.) Recommended Close
New Year's Day 2014/2015   Thursday, January 1, 2015
U.S. Martin Luther King Day   Monday, January 19, 2015
U.S. Presidents Day   Monday, February, 16, 2015
Good Friday   Friday, April 3, 2015
Easter Monday   Monday, April 6, 2015
U.K. May Day   Monday, May 4, 2015
U.S. Memorial Day   Monday, May 25, 2015
U.K. Spring Bank Holiday   Monday, May 25, 2015
U.K. Queen's Diamond Jubilee   N/A
U.S. Independence Day   Friday, July 3, 2015
U.K. Summer Bank Holiday   Monday, August 31, 2015
U.S. Labor Day   Monday, September 7, 2015
U.S. Columbus Day   Monday, October 12, 2015
U.S. Veterans Day   Wednesday, November 11, 2015
U.S. Thanksgiving Day   Thursday, November 26, 2015
Christmas Day   Friday, December 25, 2015
U.K. Boxing Day   Monday, December 28, 2015
New Year's Day 2015/2016   Friday, January 1, 2016

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2015 Japan Holiday Recommendations

Holiday Recommended Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japanese Standard Time) Recommended Full Close
New Year's Day 2014/2015 None Thursday, January 1, 2015
Bank Holiday None Friday, January 2, 2015
Bank Holiday None N/A
Coming of Age Day None Monday, January 12, 2015
U.S. Martin Luther King Day None Monday, January 19, 2015
National Foundation Day None Wednesday, February 11, 2015
U.S. Presidents' Day None Monday, February, 16, 2015
Spring Equinox None N/A
Good Friday   Friday, April 3, 2015
U.K Easter Monday Monday, April 6, 2015 N/A
Showa Day None Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Constitutional Day None Wednesday, May 6, 2015 (Observed) 
Children's Day None Tuesday, May 5, 2015
U.K. May Day N/A Monday, May 4, 2015
Greenery Day None Monday, May 4, 2015
U.S. Memorial Day None Monday, May 25, 2015
U.K. Spring Bank Holiday None Monday, May 25, 2015
U.K. Queen's Diamond Jubilee None N/A
U.S. Independence Day None Friday, July 3, 2015
Marine Day None Monday, July 20, 2015
U.K. Summer Bank Holiday Monday, August 31, 2015 N/A
U.S. Labor Day None Monday, September 7, 2015
Respect for the Aged Day None Monday, September 21, 2015
Autumn Equinox None Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Sports Day/ U.S. Columbus Day None Monday, October 12, 2015
Culture Day None Tuesday, November 3, 2015
U.S. Veterans Day None Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Labor Thanksgiving Day None Monday, November 23, 2015
U.S. Thanksgiving Day None Thursday, November 26, 2015
Emperor's Birthday None Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Christmas Day None Friday, December 25, 2015
U.K. Boxing Day Monday, December 28, 2015 None
Bank Holiday None Thursday, December 31, 2015
New Year's Day 2015/2016 None Friday, January 1, 2016

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2016 U.S. Holiday Recommendations

Holiday Recommended Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time)   Recommended Close  
New Year's Day 2015/2016 Thursday, December 31, 2015 Friday, January 1, 2016
Martin Luther King Day None Monday, January 18, 2016
Presidents Day None Monday, February, 15, 2016
Good Friday Thursday, March 24, 2016 Friday, March 25, 2016
Memorial Day Friday, May 27, 2016 Monday, May 30, 2016
U.S. Independence Day Friday, July 1, 2016 Monday, July 4, 2016
Labor Day None Monday, September 5, 2016
Columbus Day None Monday, October 10, 2016
Veterans Day None Friday, November 11, 2015
Thanksgiving Day Friday, November 25, 2016 Thursday, November 24, 2016
Christmas Day Friday, December 23, 2016 Monday, December 26, 2016
New Year's Day 2016/2017 Friday, December 30, 2016 Monday, January 2, 2017

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2016 U.K. Holiday Recommendations

Holiday N/A (No Early Close Recommendations for the U.K.) Recommended Close
New Year's Day 2015/2016   Friday, January 1, 2016
U.S. Martin Luther King Day   Monday, January 18, 2016
U.S. Presidents Day   Monday, February, 15, 2016
Good Friday   Friday, March 25, 2016
Easter Monday   Monday, March 28, 2016
U.K. May Day   Monday, May 2, 2016
U.S. Memorial Day   Monday, May 30, 2016
U.K. Spring Bank Holiday   Monday, May 30, 2016
U.K. Queen's Diamond Jubilee   N/A
U.S. Independence Day   Monday, July 4, 2016
U.K. Summer Bank Holiday   Monday, August 29, 2016
U.S. Labor Day   Monday, September 5, 2016
U.S. Columbus Day   Monday, October 10, 2016
U.S. Veterans Day   Friday, November 11, 2016
U.S. Thanksgiving Day   Thursday, November 24, 2016
Christmas Day   Tuesday, December 27, 2016
U.K. Boxing Day   Monday, December 26, 2016
New Year's Day 2016/2017   Monday, January 2, 2017

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2016 Japan Holiday Recommendations

Holiday Recommended Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japanese Standard Time) Recommended Full Close
New Year's Day 2015/2016 ** Full Calendar Not Yet Available.
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Bank Holiday None  
Bank Holiday None  
Coming of Age Day None  
U.S. Martin Luther King Day None  
National Foundation Day None  
U.S. Presidents' Day None  
Spring Equinox None  
Good Friday    
U.K Easter Monday    
Showa Day None  
Constitutional Day None  
Children's Day None  
U.K. May Day None  
Greenery Day None  
U.S. Memorial Day None  
U.K. Spring Bank Holiday None  
U.K. Queen's Diamond Jubilee None  
U.S. Independence Day None  
Marine Day None  
U.K. Summer Bank Holiday    
U.S. Labor Day None  
Respect for the Aged Day None  
Autumn Equinox None  
Sports Day/ U.S. Columbus Day None  
Culture Day None  
U.S. Veterans Day None  
Labor Thanksgiving Day None  
U.S. Thanksgiving Day None  
Emperor's Birthday None  
Christmas Day None  
U.K. Boxing Day   None
Bank Holiday None  
New Year's Day None  

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