NYSE Euronext Announces its 2012 Holiday Calendar and Early Closing dates for its European Markets
NYSE Euronext (NYX) today announced the 2012 holiday calendar and early closing dates for its European markets.
NYSE Euronext’s European Cash markets, including NYSE Arca Europe and SmartPool Trading Limited and its Derivatives markets will be open Monday to Friday through 2012 except on the following days:
• Friday 6 April 2012 (Good Friday)
• Monday 9 April 2012 (Easter Monday)
• Tuesday 1 May 2012 (Labour Day)*
• Tuesday 25 December 2012 (Christmas Day)
• Wednesday 26 December 2012 (Boxing Day)
On Monday 24 December 2012 and Monday 31 December 2012 trading on the Cash markets will close at 14:00 CET. In line with the underlying cash markets, contracts on the Derivatives market will commence closing at midday.
On 2 January, 7 May, 4 June, 5 June and 27 August 2012, which are public holidays in the United Kingdom, it is anticipated that NYSE Liffe’s sterling-based products and London-based Commodity contracts will not be made available for trading, but other products will be available.
As some other markets have not yet published their trading schedules for next year, more detailed information on the trading of relevant NYSE Liffe derivatives contracts, and NYSE Arca Europe and SmartPool Trading Limited, will be published in due course.
About NYSE Euronext
NYSE Euronext (NYX) is a leading global operator of financial markets and provider of innovative trading technologies. The company’s exchanges in Europe and the United States trade equities, futures, options, fixed-income and exchange-traded products. With approximately 8,000 listed issues (excluding European Structured Products), NYSE Euronext’s equities markets – the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext, NYSE Amex, NYSE Alternext and NYSE Arca – represent one-third of the world’s equities trading, the most liquidity of any global exchange group. NYSE Euronext also operates NYSE Liffe, one of the leading European derivatives businesses and the world’s second-largest derivatives business by value of trading. The company offers comprehensive commercial technology, connectivity and market data products and services through NYSE Technologies. NYSE Euronext is in the S&P 500 index, and is the only exchange operator in the Fortune 500. For more information, please visit: www.nyx.com.
(*) On Tuesday 1 May 2012, certain London Market contracts will however be available for trading, i.e. interest rate products, UK-based commodity contracts and those equity derivatives for which the underlying stocks are available for trading.
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