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Market Closure Information

Holiday and Settlement Schedules

EMTA Holiday and Settlement Schedules provide holiday and market closing recommendations for the US and UK markets. EMTA also provides recommendations for EM bond trade Settlement Schedules surrounding these holidays.

FX and Currency Derivatives Market Disruption Information

From time to time, in the event of a market or country-specific disruption, which may involve a market closure, EMTA may provide a recommendation on trading or settlement practices to its Members with a view toward easing the negative effects of the disruption for the market generally. These are prepared with a broad input of the EMTA Membership and are issued as non-binding recommendations.

Market Closures

December 2, 2018
December 5, 2018 Closing for EM Trading in Honor of Former President George H.W. Bush’s Passing. 

October 30, 2012
EMTA recommends that EM Markets be Open on Wednesday, October 31, 2012.

October 29, 2012
Early Market Close, 12:00 Noon, Monday, October 29, 2012 and Full Close on Tuesday, October 30, 2012, due to Hurricane Sandy. 

December 29, 2006
January 2, 2007 Closing for EM Trading.

August 15, 2003
EMTA Recommends Early Close Today at 9:30 am (NYC time).

EMTA Expects NYC Trading Market to be Open Today Despite Last Night's Power Outage.

August 23, 2002
Early Market Close Recommended for September 11.

October 10, 2001
Brokers to Donate Fees from October 16 Trading in the US to Charities Associated with Victims of the September 11 Attacks.

September 18, 2001
EMTA Recommends a Return to T+3 Settlement.

September 17, 2001
EMTA Recommends Market Open on Tuesday and Wednesday with Early Close; Expects Thursday/Friday to be Full Days; Settlement Recommendation Possible Before Tuesday Open.

Some Space at EMTA Office Available to Those Affected by the World Trade Center Tragedy.  

Contact Information for Emergency Relief Organizations.  

September 14, 2001
EMTA Recommends Market Open on Monday with Early Close; Broker Capacity to be Monitored; Dealers Urged to Provide Contact Information to EMTA for Posting.  

The IMF-World Bank Board of Directors Have Announced They Have Cancelled the 2001 Annual Meetings in Washington, DC.

September 13, 2001
EMTA is Collecting and Disseminating Contact Information for Market Participants.

EMTA Recommends Market Open for Friday with Early Close.

September 12, 2001
EMTA Recommends Market Open for Thursday with Early Close.  

EMTA Recommendations for London Trading.  

September 11, 2001
EMTA Recommends Market Close for Wednesday.