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

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
Monday 30 August 2021 Summer Bank Holiday NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Available as normal
Friday 24 December 2021 Christmas Eve Markets closing process commences from 12:30 London time. Standard settlement day. Available as normal 
Monday 27 December 2021 Christmas Day (substitute) NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Available as normal 
Tuesday 28 December 2021 Boxing Day (Substitute) NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Available as normal 
Friday 31 December 2021 New Year's Eve Markets closing process commences from 12:30 London time. Standard settlement day. Available as normal 
Monday 3 January 2022 New Year's Day (substitute) NON-trading day.  
Also GBX/ GBP NON-settlement day in EUI
Available as normal 

 

Documents and downloads

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Debt Capital Markets update 2020

Download the update - Year in review 2020

 

We are pleased to share London Stock Exchange's Debt Capital Markets (DCM) review of 2020, trends, highlights and product development. 
The update provides a review of global DCM activity, as well

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2020 – A year of green milestones for the Sustainable Bond Market

2020 has been a memorable year for London Stock Exchange’s Sustainable Bond Market (SBM).

Already home to the first certified green bonds out of China, India, and the Middle East, and to the first sovereign green bonds from Asia Pacific and the Americas, SBM welcomed 39 bonds rais

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2020 - A year of resilience

London’s capital markets ecosystem showed its mettle during the pandemic. Public markets quickly supported businesses and institutions in raising funds to shore up balance sheets and continue to fund growth and innovation. 

445 businesses returning to the market raising £40.8bn in follow-on capital (67% more than in 2019).  Over £73bn was raised through COVID-19 response b

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Fixed Income Pulse: CEE, CIS and Russia – A busy time for the region

Emerging Europe and Central Asian issuers have been active in 2020, as we’ve seen a flurry of first-time issuers and local currency bonds from the region come to our markets.


Hungary was one of the first sovereigns from the region to list its bonds in London this year, raising €2 billion at the end of April, shortly followed by its debut green bond in June 2020 on London Stock

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