Trade Holidays

2021 Stock Market Holidays

Holiday Date Trading Day/ Business Day Settlement Activity 
New Year’s Day Friday, 1 January Closed No Settlement
State Funeral – Sir Mekere Morauta * Friday, 8 January Closed No Settlement
Public Holiday in honour of the late former Prime Minister Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare ** Monday, 01 March Closed No Settlement
Public Holiday in honour of the late former Prime Minister Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare ** Friday, 12 March Closed No Settlement
Good Friday Friday, 02 April Closed No Settlement
Easter Monday Monday, 05 April Closed No Settlement
Queens Birthday Monday, 07 June Closed No Settlement
National Remembrance Day Friday, 23 July Closed No Settlement
National Repentance Day Thursday, 26 August Closed No Settlement
Independence Day  Thursday, 16 September Closed No Settlement
Last Business day before Christmas Day Friday, 24 December Closed Early1 Settlement3
Christmas Day holiday TBA
Boxing Day holiday TBA
Last Business day of the year Friday, 31 December Closed Early2 Settlement4

*    Gazetted on 6th Jan 2021
**  Gazetted on 26 Feb 2021

1) Market closes at 1pm. (Port Moresby time)
2) Market closes at 1pm. (Port Moresby time)
3) Settlement activities are completed by 12pm. (Port Moresby time)
4) Settlement activities are completed by 12pm. (Port Moresby time)

Apart from Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and the dates indicated above any other day is treated as a normal trading/ business day.

Company Announcements can be made at any time. Announcements will be reviewed and released to the market on the next business day if submitted on a non-business day.

PNGX Markets Limited reserves the right to declare additional non – business days outside of those listed or alter those currently listed at its discretion.