Tokyo 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 2017||Date|
|New Year’s Day||January 1|
|Exchange Holiday||January 2|
|Exchange Holiday||January 3|
|Coming of Age (Adults’) Day||January 9|
|National Foundation Day||February 11|
|Vernal Equinox||March 20|
|Showa Day||April 29|
|Constitution Memorial Day||May 3|
|Greenery Day||May 4|
|Children’s Day||May 5|
|Marine Day||July 17|
|Mountain Day||August 11|
|Respect for the Aged Day||September 18|
|Autumnal Equinox||September 23|
|Health and Sports Day||October 9|
|Culture Day||November 3|
|Labor Thanksgiving Day||November 23|
|Emperor’s Birthday||December 23|
|Exchange Holiday||December 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 2012||A computer malfunction forced the TSE to halt trading. It was the 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.|