Holiday Schedule

On behalf of financial markets participants, SIFMA recommends a holiday schedule for financial markets in the U.S., U.K. and Japan. View SIFMA’s policy (pdf) on unscheduled changes in trading hours.

NOTE

SIFMA recommended all fixed-income cash markets close Wednesday, December 5, 2018 in honor of the national day of mourning for former President George H. W. Bush. Read the press release >

About the Holiday Schedule

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.

See also: Press Release - SIFMA Changes Early Close Recommendation Policy (April 3, 2009)

U.S. Holiday Recommendations

  • New Year's Day 2017/2018

    Monday, January 1, 2018 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Friday, December 29, 2017
  • Martin Luther King Day

    Monday, January 15, 2018
  • Presidents Day

    Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Good Friday

    Friday, March 30, 2018 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Thursday, March 29, 2018
  • Memorial Day

    Monday, May 28, 2018 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Friday, May 25, 2018
  • U.S. Independence Day

    Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Tuesday, July 3, 2018
  • Labor Day

    Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Columbus Day

    Monday, October 8, 2018
  • Veterans Day

    Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Day

    Thursday, November 22, 2018 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Friday, November 23, 2018
  • Christmas Day

    Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Monday, December 24, 2018
  • New Year's Day 2018/2019

    Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Monday, December 31, 2018
  • New Year's Day 2018/2019

    Tuesday, January 1, 2019 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Monday, December 31, 2018
  • Martin Luther King Day

    Monday, January 21, 2019
  • Presidents Day

    Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Good Friday

    Friday, April 19, 2019 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • Memorial Day

    Monday, May 27, 2019 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Friday, May 24, 2019
  • U.S. Independence Day

    Thursday, July 4, 2019 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Wednesday, July 3, 2019
  • Labor Day

    Monday, September 2, 2019
  • Columbus Day

    Monday, October 14, 2019
  • Veterans Day

    Monday, November 11, 2019
  • Thanksgiving Day

    Thursday, November 28, 2019 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Friday, November 29, 2019
  • Christmas Day

    Wednesday, December 25, 2019 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Tuesday, December 24, 2019
  • New Year's Day 2019/2020

    Wednesday, January 1, 2020 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • New Year's Day 2019/2020

    Wednesday, January 1, 2020 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • Martin Luther King Day

    Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Presidents Day

    Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Good Friday

    Friday, April 10, 2020 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Thursday, April 9, 2020
  • Memorial Day

    Monday, May 25, 2020 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Friday, May 22, 2020
  • U.S. Independence Day

    Friday, July 3, 2020 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Thursday, July 2, 2020
  • Labor Day

    Monday, September 7, 2020
  • Columbus Day

    Monday, October 12, 2020
  • Veterans Day

    Wednesday, November 11, 2020
  • Thanksgiving Day

    Thursday, November 26, 2020 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Friday, November 27, 2020
  • Christmas Day

    Friday, December 25, 2020 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Thursday, December 24, 2020
  • New Year's Day 2020/2021

    Friday, January 1, 2021 Early Close (2:00 p.m. Eastern Time): Thursday, December 31, 2020
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U.K. Holiday Recommendations

  • New Year's Day 2017/2018

    Monday, January 1, 2018
  • U.S. Martin Luther King Day

    Monday, January 15, 2018
  • U.S. Presidents Day

    Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Good Friday

    Friday, March 30, 2018
  • Easter Monday

    Monday, April 2, 2018
  • U.K. May Day

    Monday, May 7, 2018
  • U.S. Memorial Day

    Monday, May 28, 2018
  • U.K. Spring Bank Holiday

    Monday, May 28, 2018
  • U.S. Independence Day

    Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • U.K. Summer Bank Holiday

    Monday, August 27, 2018
  • U.S. Labor Day

    Monday, September 3, 2018
  • U.S. Columbus Day

    Monday, October 8, 2018
  • U.S. Veterans Day

    Monday, November 12, 2018
  • U.S. Thanksgiving Day

    Thursday, November 22, 2018
  • Christmas Day

    Tuesday, December 25, 2018
  • U.K. Boxing Day

    Wednesday, December 26, 2018
  • New Year's Day 2018/2019

    Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  • New Year's Day 2018/2019

    Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  • U.S. Martin Luther King Day

    Monday, January 21, 2019
  • U.S. Presidents Day

    Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Good Friday

    Friday, April 19, 2019
  • Easter Monday

    Monday, April 22, 2019
  • U.K. May Day

    Monday, May 6, 2019
  • U.S. Memorial Day

    Monday, May 27, 2019
  • U.K. Spring Bank Holiday

    Monday, May 27, 2019
  • U.S. Independence Day

    Thursday, July 4, 2019
  • U.K. Summer Bank Holiday

    Monday, August 26, 2019
  • U.S. Labor Day

    Monday, September 2, 2019
  • U.S. Columbus Day

    Monday, October 14, 2019
  • U.S. Veterans Day

    Monday, November 11, 2019
  • U.S. Thanksgiving Day

    Thursday, November 28, 2019
  • Christmas Day

    Wednesday, December 25, 2019
  • U.K. Boxing Day

    Thursday, December 26, 2019
  • New Year's Day 2019/2020

    Wednesday, January 1, 2020
  • New Year's Day 2019/2020

    Wednesday, January 1, 2020
  • U.S. Martin Luther King Day

    Monday, January 20, 2020
  • U.S. Presidents Day

    Monday, February 17, 2020
  • Good Friday

    Friday, April 10, 2020
  • Easter Monday

    Monday, April 13, 2020
  • U.K. May Day

    Monday, May 4, 2020
  • U.S. Memorial Day

    Monday, May 25, 2020
  • U.K. Spring Bank Holiday

    Monday, May 25, 2020
  • U.S. Independence Day

    Friday, July 3, 2020
  • U.K. Summer Bank Holiday

    Monday, August 31, 2020
  • U.S. Labor Day

    Monday, September 7, 2020
  • U.S. Coumbus Day

    Monday, October 12, 2020
  • U.S. Veterans Day

    Wednesday, November 11, 2020
  • U.S. Thanksgiving Day

    Thursday, November 26, 2020
  • Christmas Day

    Friday, December 25, 2020
  • U.K. Boxing Day

    Monday, December 28, 2020
  • New Year's Day 2020/2021

    Wednesday, January 1, 2020
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Japan Holiday Recommendations

  • New Year's Day 2017/2018

    Monday, January 1, 2018
  • Bank Holiday

    Tuesday, January 2, 2018
  • Bank Holiday

    Wednesday, January 3, 2018
  • Coming of Age Day

    Monday, January 8, 2018
  • U.S. Martin Luther King Day

    Monday, January 15, 2018
  • National Foundation Day

    Monday, February 12, 2018
  • U.S. Presidents Day

    Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Spring Equinox

    Wednesday, March 21, 2018
  • Good Friday

    Friday, March 30, 2018
  • U.K. Easter Monday

    None Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time): Monday, April 2, 2018
  • Showa Day

    Monday, April 30, 2018
  • Constitution Day

    Thursday, May 3, 2018
  • Greenery Day

    Friday, May 4, 2018
  • U.K. May Day

    None Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time): Monday, May 7, 2018
  • U.S. Memorial Day

    Monday, May 28, 2018
  • U.K. Spring Bank Holiday

    Monday, May 28, 2018
  • U.S. Independence Day

    Wednesday, July 4, 2018
  • Marine Day

    Monday, July 16, 2018
  • U.K. Summer Bank Holiday

    None Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time): Monday, August 27, 2018
  • U.S. Labor Day

    Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Respect for the Aged Day

    Monday, September 17, 2018
  • Autumn Equinox

    Monday, September 24, 2018
  • Sports Day / U.S. Columbus Day

    Monday, October 8, 2018
  • U.S. Veterans Day

    Monday, November 12, 2018
  • Labor Thanksgiving Day

    Friday, November 23, 2018
  • U.S. Thanksgiving Day

    Thursday, November 22, 2018
  • Emperor's Birthday

    Monday, December 24, 2018
  • Christmas Day

    Tuesday, December 25, 2018
  • U.K. Boxing Day

    None Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time): Wednesday, December 26, 2018
  • Bank Holiday

    Monday, December 31, 2018
  • New Year's Day 2018/2019

    Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  • New Year's Day 2018/2019

    Tuesday, January 1, 2019
  • Bank Holiday

    Wednesday, January 2, 2019
  • Bank Holiday

    Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Coming of Age Day

    Monday, January 14, 2019
  • U.S. Martin Luther King Day

    Monday, January 21, 2019
  • National Foundation Day

    Monday, February 11, 2019
  • U.S. President's Day

    Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Spring Equinox

    Thursday, March 21, 2019
  • Good Friday

    Friday, April 19, 2019
  • U.K. Easter Monday

    None Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time): Monday, April 22, 2019
  • Showa Day

    Monday, April 29, 2019
  • Constitution Day

    Friday, May 3, 2019
  • Children's Day

    Monday, May 6, 2019
  • U.K. May Day

    Monday, May 6, 2019
  • U.S. Memorial Day

    Monday, May 27, 2019
  • U.K. Spring Bank Holiday

    Monday, May 27, 2019
  • U.S. Independence Day

    Thursday, July 4, 2019
  • Marine Day

    Monday, July 15, 2019
  • Mountain Day

    Monday, August 12, 2019
  • U.K. Summer Bank Holiday

    None Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time): Monday, August 26, 2019
  • U.S. Labor Day

    Monday, September 2, 2019
  • Respect for the Aged Day

    Monday, September 16, 2019
  • Autumn Equinox

    Monday, September 23, 2019
  • Sports Day/ U.S. Columbus Day

    Monday, October 14, 2019
  • Culture Day

    Monday, November 4, 2019
  • U.S. Veterans Day

    Monday, November 11, 2019
  • U.S. Thanksgiving Day

    Thursday, November 28, 2019
  • Christmas Day

    Wednesday, December 25, 2019
  • U.K. Boxing Day

    None Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time): Thursday, December 26, 2019
  • Bank Holiday

    Tuesday, December 31, 2019
  • New Year's Day 2019/2020

    Wednesday, January 1, 2020
  • New Year's Day 2019/2020

    Wednesday, January 1, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Bank Holiday

    Thursday, January 2, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Bank Holiday

    Friday, January 3, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Coming-of-Age Day

    Monday, January 13, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.S. Martin Luther King Day

    Monday, January 20, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • National Foundation Day

    Tuesday, February 11, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.S. Presidents Day

    Monday, February 17, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Good Friday

    Friday, April 10, 2020 Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time): Monday, April 13, 2020 -Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Showa Day

    Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Constitution Day

    Monday, May 4, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Greenery Day

    Monday, May 4, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Children's Day

    Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.K. May Day

    Monday, May 4, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.S. Memorial Day

    Monday, May 25, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.K. Spring Bank Holiday

    Monday, May 25, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.S. Independence Day

    Friday, July 3, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Marine Day

    Monday, July 20, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Mountain Day

    Tuesday, August 11, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.K. Summer Bank Holiday

    None Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time): Monday, August 31, 2020 - Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.S. Labor Day

    Monday, September 7, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Respect-for-the-Aged Day

    Monday, September 21, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Autumnal Equinox

    Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.S. Columbus Day

    Monday, October 12, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Health-Sports Day

    Monday, October 12, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Culture Day

    Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.S. Veterans Day

    Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Labor Thanksgiving Day

    Monday, November 23, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.S. Thanksgiving Day

    Thursday, November 26, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Christmas Day

    Friday, December 25, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • U.K. Boxing Day

    None Early Close (3:00 p.m. Japan Standard Time): Monday, December 28, 2020 -Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • Bank Holiday

    Thursday, December 31, 2020 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
  • New Year's Day 2020/2021

    Friday, January 1, 2021 Tentative -All 2020 recommendations for Japan are subject to confirmation by the Bank of Japan.
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