Japanese Financial Markets Closed for “Golden Week” holidays in May

April 29, 2017

Japanese Financial Markets closing at the beginning of May.

Japanese Financial Markets Closed for “Golden Week” holidays in May

Japanese Golden Week is coming up at the beginning of May, 2017.

“Golden Week” is the week where several National Public Holidays are lined up as follows:

  • April 29th Shōwa Day
  • May 3rd Constitution Memorial Day
  • May 4th Greenery Day
  • May 5th Children’s Day

Due to above consequent holidays in Japan, Japanese Financial Markets will be closed through the days.

Please find the below table for the Schedule of Japanese Stock Markets at the beginning of May, 2017.

Affected Instrument May 2nd, Tuesday May 3rd, Wednesday May 4th, Thursday May 5th, Friday
Stocks CFDs #T-… and NIKKEI CFD Closed Closed Closed Closed

No other financial instruments will be affected by this holiday seasons in Japan, on IFC Markets trading platforms.

Please also be aware of possible high volatility through the holiday seasons, due to low liquidity in the financial markets in Japan.

For more information, or inquiries please contact IFC Markets support team.

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