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Trading Schedule Changes in May

Get know what assets will be closed during


In May, there is Memorial Day in the U.S., so there will be massive closures and shifts in our stock market schedule at the end of the month. Throughout the month, there also are local holidays affecting a limited number of stocks. To be prepared with proper adjustments to your trading plan, see the list of affected assets below.

Remember that while regular assets are subject to holiday and weekend closures, some others remain open year-round. Make profits on Crypto, OTC, and Composite Indices outside normal stock market trading hours.

 

Labour Day 03.05

Celebrated across Europe many companies and exchanges will be closed this day. British and European exchanges will be closed.

Closed

FTSE 100

Euro STOXX 50

 

Greenery Day & Children’s Day 04.05ー05.05

These Japanese holidays fall one after the other. Mark these days in your calendar if Japanese stocks are among your market favorites.

Closed on both days

Nintendo

 

Buddha’s Birthday 19.05

Hong Kong will celebrate Buddha’s Birthday, which falls on the eighth day of the fourth month. Adopted from mainland China in 1998, it is a Bank holiday in the territory.

Closed

Hang Seng Index

 

Whit Monday 24.05

In Germany, Whit Monday (German: Pfingstmontag) is a Holy Day of Obligation for Roman Catholics. Keep this date in mind if you prefer German assets.

Closed

BMW

DAX

Memorial Day 31.05

The final wave of holiday closures hits markets on May 31st. Some assets listed below will be closing early on Memorial Day. Others will be closed for the whole day.

Closing @ 20:00 UTC

S&P 500
DOW JONES
NASDAQ
RUSSEL 2000
Natural Gas
BRENT
Gold
Silver
Platinum
Copper

Closed

US Stocks & ETFs


During this time focus on the new Composite Indices, Crypto, and OTC assets. Trade your way through the May holidays.

With Olymp Trade, your Forex market hours are flexible as you always have an option.

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