The ASX stock market is not open today, here’s why

Wondering why the market isn’t open today, here’s why…
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Were you met with the disappointment of the ASX stock market not being open today, wondering why Monday had robbed you of the trading excitement? You’re not alone… But don’t fret, tomorrow is Tuesday and the ASX will be open!

For those wondering why the ASX is closed today – the Queen’s Birthday public holiday is the reason. Every state and territory in Australia, except Western Australia and Queensland, gets the day off.

Because the Australian Stock Exchange is in New South Wales it operates on that states calendar.

To avoid unsuspecting disappointment in the future, here’s the ASX calendar for 2021:

When is the ASX open?

As per the trading calendar supplied by the ASX, trading is open every weekday except the following:

Public Holiday
Dates for 2021
Trading Day

Queen’s Birthday

Monday 14 June


Last Business Day before Christmas Day

Friday 24 December


Christmas Day

Monday 27 December


Boxing Day

Tuesday 28 December


Last Business Day of the Year

Friday 31 December


Where is the ASX currently?

The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) finished Friday up 0.23% at 7,312.3 points. The benchmark index is now up up 22.68% over the past year.

Tomorrow the ASX will be open!

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