2016 Egyptian Exchange (EGX) Holidays

Check 2016 stock market holidays for Egyptian Exchange (EGX) in Egypt. Also check the trading hours for EGX.

Egyptian Exchange Holidays – 2016

No Date Holiday
1 January – 1, Friday Banks Holiday
2 January – 7, Thursday Eastern Christmas
3 January – 25, Monday 25th of January Revolution – Police Day
4 April – 25, Monday Sinai Liberation Day
5 May – 1, Sunday Labor Day
6 May – 1, Sunday Easter Sunday
7 May – 2, Monday Sham El Nessim
8 July – 1, Friday Banks Holiday
9 July – 6, Wednesday Id-ul-Fitr
10 July – 7, Thursday Id-ul-Fitr
11 July – 23, Saturday Revolution Day
12 September – 10, Saturday Id-ul-Adha
13 September – 11, Sunday Id-ul-Adha
14 September – 12, Monday Id-ul-Adha
15 October – 2, Sunday Muslim New Year (Hegria 1438)
16 October – 6, Thursday Armed Force Day
17 December – 11, Sunday Prophet Mohamed’s Birthday

General Information – Trading Hours

EGX Daily Trading Hours Open Time Close time
Listed Securities Market (Main Market)
Discovery Session* 9:30:00 AM 09-50 AM – 10:00 AM (Random Close)
Official Trading Session 10:00:00 AM 2:30:00 PM
Bonds Market (Primary Dealers) 10:00:00 AM 2:30:00 PM
NILEX (SMEs Market) 10:00:00 AM 2:30:00 PM
Block Trades 9:15:00 AM 9:45:00 AM
Omnibus Accounts 2:30:00 PM 3:30:00 PM
Over-the-Counter Market
Deals Market 9:30:00 AM 2:00:00 PM
OTC Market (dematerialized securities) 9:30:00 AM 11:00:00 AM
Orders Market** 12:00:00 PM 12:30:00 PM
  • * Effective 7/8/2014 trading session
  • ** Trading takes place on Monday & Wednesday only

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