Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) Holidays 2016 Schedule, Stock Market Holidays

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.

Stock Market Holidays -TSE 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
Marine Day July18
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

In Addition…

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