Tokyo Stock Exchange Trading Hours
Regular trading hours for the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) are Monday to Friday with an opening time of 9:00 a.m. and a closing time of 3:00 p.m. Each day it is open, the Tokyo exchange closes midday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. local time. Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of New York.
Tokyo Stock Exchange Holidays Schedule
Below you will find a calendar of the days the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) will be closed for trading to observe a number of holidays in 2016:
|TSE Holidays 2016||Date|
|New Year’s Day||January 1|
|Coming of Age (Adults’) Day||January 11|
|National Founding Day||February 11|
|VErnal Equinox||March 21|
|Showa Day||April 29|
|Constitution Day OBS||May 3|
|Greenery Day||May 4|
|Children’s Day||May 5|
|Mountain Dady||August 11|
|Respect for the Aged Day||September 19|
|Autumn Equinox||September 22|
|Health-Sports Day||October 10|
|Culture Day||November 3|
|Labor Thanksgiving Day||November 23|
|Emperor’s Birthday||December 23|
The Tokyo Stock Exchange is part of the Japan Exchange Group, which also operates the Osaka Securities Exchange. The TSE is the third-largest exchange in the world following the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ.
Tokyo Stock Exchange Trading Schedule
- Open: 9:00 a.m.
- Close: 3:00 p.m.
- Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
When Trading Halted on the TSE…
Occasionally, trading has been halted on the Tokyo Stock Exchange due to technical glitches; the technical glitches stemmed from implementing new technologies and/or its merger/integration issues with other stock exchanges. The following is a snapshot of when trading halted on the TSE:
|March 2013||A software error forced a halt in trading of some derivatives for 180 minutes|
|August 2012||A computer malfunction forced the TSE to halt trading; it was a second major system error that halted derivatives trading for about 95 minutes|
|February 2012||Cash-share trading was halted for 270 minutes in the midst of reporting season because of breakdown in TSE’s data distribution system|