NYSE Euronext Announces its 2013 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 2013 except on the following days:
Tuesday 1 January 2013 (New Year’s Day)
Friday 29 March 2013 (Good Friday)
Monday 1 April 2013 (Easter Monday)
Wednesday 1 May 2013 (Labour Day)[]
Wednesday 25 December 2013 (Christmas Day)
Thursday 26 December 2013 (Boxing Day)
On Tuesday 24 December 2013 and Tuesday 31 December 2013 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 6 May, 27 May and 26 August 2013, 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, NYSE Arca Europe and SmartPool Trading Limited, will be published in due course. Further information will also be available at http://www.nyx.com/holidays-and-hours.
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 MKT, 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. For more information, please visit: http://www.nyx.com.
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1 On Wednesday 1 May 2013, 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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