Business days

What are our business days?

London Stock Exchange generally operates its Trading Services each weekday. It does however, recognise the Public and Bank Holidays of England & Wales and the impact on its Trading Services of these days are set out in the table below. London Stock Exchange will keep its days of operation under review.

The operational hours of each of our trading services is set out in the Millennium Exchange & TRADEcho Business Parameters Document.

View the Anticipated settlement calendar for all order book executions that has been produced in conjunction with the relevant CSD and CCPs.

Bank holidays and their impact on our trading services

    On Exchange Trading Services OTC/SI Off-book trade reporting only
Monday 31 August 2020 Summer Bank Holiday NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Available as normal
Thursday 24 December 2020 Christmas Eve Markets closing process commences from 12:30 London time. Standard settlement day. Available as normal
Friday 25 December 2020 Christmas Day NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Not available
Monday 28 December 2020 Boxing Day (substitute) NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Available as normal
Thursday 31 December 2020  New Year's Eve Markets closing process commences from 12:30 London time. Standard settlement day. Available as normal
Friday 1 January 2021 New Year's Day NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Not available

Friday 2 April 2021

Good Friday NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Not available
Monday 5 April 2021 Easter Monday NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Not available
Monday 3 May 2021 Early May Bank Holiday NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Available as normal
Monday 31 May 2021 Spring Bank Holiday NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Available as normal

Documents and downloads

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The green economy report: How issuers are leading the drive to a low-carbon economy

The Green Economy Mark, first introduced in 2019, highlights companies and investment funds listed on all segments of London Stock Exchange’s Main Market and AIM that are driving the global green economy. To qualify for the Green Economy Mark, companies and funds must generate 50% or more of their total annual revenues from green activities. In 2020, there are 86 issuers, including 23 clos

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Debt Capital Markets Update Q2 2020

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We are pleased to share LSEG’s Quarterly Debt Capital Markets (DCM) update for Q2 2020. The update provides a review of global DCM activity and key highlights from London Stock Exchange, including how our markets are reacting to the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and how we can support your

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London: At the heart of Global Capital Markets

As part of the newly agreed partnership between London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) and Wind, the largest financial markets data provider in China, the Alderman William Russell, The Rt. Hon. The Lord Mayor of City of London, LSEG, KWM, Schroders and Barclays discuss the varied products available for global investors in London and the innovation that the market continues to offer. 

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