Milan Stock Exchange Trading Hours
Regular hours for the Milan Stock Exchange (MTE) are Monday through Friday with an opening time of 9:00 a.m. and a closing time of 5:25 p.m. CET.
Milan Stock Exchange Holidays Schedule
Below you will find the calendar days the MTE will be closed for trading to observe a number of holidays in 2016.
|Milan Stock Exchange Holidays 2016||Date|
|New Year’s Day||January 1|
|Good Friday||March 25|
|Easter Monday||April 28|
|Assumption Day||August 15|
|Christmas Holiday||November 26|
Milan Stock Exchange Trading Sessions
- Pre-market sessions: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
- Normal trading sessions: 9:00 a.m. to 5:25 p.m.
- Post-Market Sessions: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Market sessions are scheduled the same on all days of the week except the Saturday, Sunday, and holidays declared by the Milan Stock Exchange in advance.
The Milan Stock Exchange, or the Borsa Italiana S.p.A., was founded in 1808 and merged with the London Stock Exchange Group in 2007. According to the most recent data, the Milan Stock Exchange is the largest stock exchange in Italy with roughly 300 equities and a total capitalization of around $700 billion.
When Trading Halted on the Milan Stock Exchange…
The following is a snapshot of when trading has halted on the Milan Stock Exchange:
|August 2011||A technical glitch halted trading on Borsa Italiana’s derivatives market for 120 minutes|
|February 2011||A ‘touted’ technical outage forced trading halt on the Milan Stock Exchange for more than 120 minutes; but speculations rife about political concerns around Libya affecting the stocks trading on the Borsa Italiana|