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'll find a list of LSE holidays for 2017 through 2021:

LSE Holidays 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
New Year’s Day January 2nd January 1st January 1st January 1st January 1st
Good Friday April 14th March 30th April 19th April 10th April 2nd
Easter Monday April 17th April 2nd April 22nd April 13th April 5th
Early May Bank Holiday May 1st May 7th May 6th May 4th May 3rd
Late May Bank Holiday May 29th May 28th May 27th May 25th May 31st
Summer Bank Holiday August 28th August 27th August 26th August 31st August 30th
Christmas December 25th December 25th December 25th December 25th December 27th
Boxing Day December 26th December 26th December 26th December 28th December 28th

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

LSE Partial Holidays 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Christmas Eve December 22nd December 24th December 24th December 24th December 24th
New Year's Eve December 29th December 31st December 31st December 31st December 31st