Global Market Holidays & Hours Data.
Overview: Our market holidays & hours data consists of timely and accurate information on holiday observances affecting financial institutions such as Exchanges, Trading Venues, Banks, Settlement Venues, and Currency Traders.
Coverage: DIH’s market holidays & hours data covers over 2,500 institutions in over 230 countries.
History: We have holiday observances for the next 30 years and historical data as far back as 2001.
Updates: We update our data daily.
Delivery: You can receive our data in bulk files via download, S3 to S3, on-demand via API, or via your web browser. You can also choose to receive ongoing updates via email.
License Terms: We license our data for either your internal use only or for display/redistribution to your clients. Unlike other data providers, DIH does not have purge clauses – so if you ever stop receiving data from us, you do not have to a ransom to keep the data you’ve already received and for which you’ve paid.
Pricing: Several inputs go into the pricing for our data. For example, do you want data for all available countries or a subset? How much history do you want? Do you want updates going forward? Contact us to learn more.
Avoid Trading & Settlement Issues with Our Market Holidays & Hours Data.
It would seem obvious that all market participants need to know when trading and/or settlement venues are unavailable due to a local holiday or amended hours of operations. However, firms spend a lot of time and money monitoring market holidays and hours of operation because not doing so can result in expensive errors and delays.
Using our data firms plan their trading and settlement transactions. With the detailed settlement and institution notes, firms automatically calculate the next trading day after any institutional holiday. Also, researchers rely on our historical data when back-testing trading strategies, execution models, and the like.
What’s Included in Our Market Holidays & Hours Data.
Our market holidays & hours data includes details on holiday observances affecting financial institutions, including:
- Exchanges & Trading Venues – over 2,100 institutions in over 150 countries
- Banks – over 320 banks in over 200 countries
- Currencies – over 150 currencies in over 150 countries
- Bank Clearing & Settlements – over 150 clearing banks in over 110 countries
- Exchange Clearing & Settlement – over 200 clearing exchanges in over 130 countries
We monitor holiday observances for the next 30 years and have historical data as far back as 2001. Our market holidays & hours data is updated daily.
In addition to holidays, we also have bell-to-bell hours of operation information. Using the detailed settlement and institution notes, firms can automatically calculate the next trading day after any institutional holiday.
For example, you can see the start and end times of the opening auction, continuous trading, and closing auction at an exchange or trading venue.
All of our market holidays & hours data is easy to onboard into your internal systems and allows trading and settlement engines to accurately complete transactions. We include relevant security reference data for easy cross-referencing.
We can also customize our data to fit your specific needs. Choose your delivery method, file format, field content, and even integrate your data.
Who Can Benefit from DIH’s Data?
Because knowing the holidays and hours of operations in a market is critical to any trading or settlement operation, a wide variety of firms rely upon DIH’s market holidays & hours data, including:
- Investment banks
- Brokerage firms
- Hedge funds (systematic & non-systematic)
- Asset managers
- Proprietary trading firms
- High net worth investors
- Exchanges and trading venues
- Service providers (e.g. OMS, EMS, data vendors, etc.)
For example, the research and trading departments in the front-office of a firm need such data. So do the risk management, clearing & settlements, and IT departments in the middle- and back-office. All of these departments benefit from having complete and accurate data.
Use DIH’s Market Holidays & Hours Data In Various Ways.
Most DIH clients use our market holidays & hours data to maintain a complete and accurate security master. Such a security master is the backbone of their trading and settlement efforts.
Firms use our data for:
- Risk Management
- Clearing & Settlements
Given how important market holidays & hours data is to a firm, it is critical to have accurate, complete, and timely data from a trusted data partner.
Flexible Updates & Delivery.
Our market holidays & hours data is updated on a daily basis. You can access our data in several ways:
Bulk File Download – For most of our clients, downloading our data in bulk files is most convenient. We can deliver files in various formats (e.g. CSV) via download, S3 to S3 transfer, etc.
API – Some use cases are better suited for on-demand delivery of specific data points via an API.
Web Browser – Search our market holidays & hours data via your web browser.
Email Updates – You may choose to receive email alerts of updates to our market holidays & hours data.