FMDQ Market Holidays

The FMDQ Market Holidays Calendar provides information on the market holidays observed by FMDQ Group and its entities – FMDQ Exchange, FMDQ Clear, FMDQ Depository & FMDQ Private Markets. Information relating to the trading and settlement status of the FMDQ markets (Fixed Income, Currencies, Derivatives and Equities) are shown in the table below.

FMDQ Group is a registered holding company operating under the guidelines of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Public HolidayObserved DateTrading StatusSettlement Status
New Year’s DayWednesday, January 1, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Good FridayFriday, April 10, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Easter MondayMonday, April 13, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Workers’ DayFriday, May 1, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Eid-el-FitrMonday, May 25, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Eid-el-FitrTuesday, May 26, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Democracy DayFriday, June 12, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Eid-el-KabirThursday, July 30, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Eid-el-KabirThursday, July 31, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Independence DayThursday, October 1, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Eid-el-MauludThursday, October 29, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Christmas DayFriday, December 25, 2020No TradingNo Settlement
Boxing DayMonday, December 28, 2020No TradingNo Settlement


Public HolidayObserved DateTrading StatusSettlement Status
New Year’s DayFriday, January 1, 2021No TradingNo Settlement
Good FridayFriday, April 2, 2021No TradingNo Settlement
Easter MondayMonday, April 5, 2021No TradingNo Settlement
Workers’ DayMonday, May 3, 2021No TradingNo Settlement
Democracy DayMonday, June 14, 2021No TradingNo Settlement
Independence DayFriday, October 1, 2021No TradingNo Settlement
Christmas DayMonday, December 27, 2021No TradingNo Settlement
Boxing DayTuesday, December 28, 2021No TradingNo Settlement

Public HolidayObserved DateTrading StatusSettlement Status
New Year’s DayMonday, January 3, 2022No TradingNo Settlement
Good FridayFriday, April 15, 2022No TradingNo Settlement
Easter MondayMonday, April 18, 2022No TradingNo Settlement
Workers’ DayMonday, May 2, 2022No TradingNo Settlement
Democracy DayMonday, June 13, 2022No TradingNo Settlement
Independence DayMonday, October 3, 2022
No TradingNo Settlement
Christmas DayMonday, December 26, 2022No TradingNo Settlement
Boxing DayTuesday, December 27, 2022No TradingNo Settlement

Note:

  • All Public Holidays listed above are the Observed Dates

  • If a Public Holiday falls on a weekend, the following business day will be observed. In the event where two Public Holidays fall on Saturday & Sunday, the Public Holidays will be observed on the following Monday and Tuesday respectively

  • All potential Public Holidays not currently stated above are dependent on announcement from the Federal Government of Nigeria. The FMDQ Market Holidays Calendar (the “Calendar”) will be updated immediately upon announcement

  • FMDQ Group reserves the right to alter or adjust the Public Holidays currently specified in the table above without notice to users of the Calendar. While FMDQ has taken reasonable care to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the information provided, no responsibility is accepted for any omission, error, inaccuracy, or otherwise in the matter published