Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) 2017 Holidays Schedule, Stock Market Holidays

TSE Holiday Schedule 2017Tokyo Stock Exchange

The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) 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 (NYSE) and the NASDAQ.

TSE Trading Hours

Regular trading hours for the 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 that it is open, the Tokyo exchange closes midday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. local time. Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of New York.

  • Open: 9:00 a.m.
  • Close: 3:00 p.m.
  • Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Tokyo Stock Exchange Holidays Schedule

Below is a calendar of the days that the Tokyo Stock Exchange will be closed for trading to observe holidays in 2017:

TSE Holidays 2017Date
New Year’s DayJanuary 1
Exchange HolidayJanuary 2
Exchange HolidayJanuary 3
Coming of Age (Adults’) DayJanuary 9
National Foundation DayFebruary 11
Vernal EquinoxMarch 20
Showa DayApril 29
Constitution Memorial DayMay 3
Greenery DayMay 4
Children’s DayMay 5
Marine DayJuly 17
Mountain DayAugust 11
Respect for the Aged DaySeptember 18
Autumnal EquinoxSeptember 23
Health and Sports DayOctober 9
Culture DayNovember 3
Labor Thanksgiving DayNovember 23
Emperor’s BirthdayDecember 23
Exchange HolidayDecember 31

When Trading Halted on the TSE

Occasionally, trading has been halted on the Tokyo Stock Exchange due to technical glitches. Those technical glitches stemmed from implementing new technologies and/or from merger/integration problems 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 2012A computer malfunction forced the TSE to halt trading. It was the second major system error that halted derivatives trading for about 95 minutes.
February 2012Cash-share trading was halted for 270 minutes in the midst of reporting season because of breakdown in TSE’s data distribution system.

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