London Stock Exchange Stock Market Holidays

Regular trading hours for the London Stock Exchange (LSE) are Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM ET. The stock market periodically closes during the Public and Bank Holidays of England & Wales.

Below, you will find a list of LSE holidays for 2018 through 2022:

LSE Holidays 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
New Year’s Day January 1st January 1st January 1st January 1st January 3rd
Good Friday March 30th April 19th April 10th April 2nd April 15th
Easter Monday April 2nd April 22nd April 13th April 5th April 18th
Early May Bank Holiday May 7th May 6th May 4th May 3rd May 2nd
Late May Bank Holiday May 28th May 27th May 25th May 31st May 30th
Summer Bank Holiday August 27th August 26th August 31st August 30th August 29th
Christmas December 25th December 25th December 25th December 27th December 26th
Boxing Day December 26th December 26th December 28th December 28th December 27th

Markets closing process commences from 12:30 London time on the following dates:

LSE Partial Holidays 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Christmas Eve December 24th December 24th December 24th December 24th N/A
New Year's Eve December 31st December 31st December 31st December 31st N/A

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