Market Closure Schedule

Schedule of Recommended Closings of the Domestic Bond and Money Markets

Click here to view the Holiday Schedule for 2015 Member Advisory in PDF format

The Investment Industry Association of Canada’s (IIAC) Debt Markets Committee announces the following schedule for closing the domestic bond and money markets in 2015. The market closes are recommendations only and are subject to change. Member firms are individually responsible for deciding whether their fixed-income desks remain open for trading.

IIAC recommends closing completely the bond and money markets for the following holidays in Canada:

HolidayRecommended Close
New Year’s DayThursday, January 1, 2015
Family DayMonday, February 16, 2015
Good FridayFriday, April 3, 2015
Victoria DayMonday, May 18, 2015
Canada DayWednesday, July 1, 2015
Civic HolidayMonday, August 3, 2015
Labour DayMonday, September 7, 2015
Thanksgiving DayMonday, October 12, 2015
Remembrance DayWednesday, November 11, 2015
Christmas DayFriday, December 25, 2015
Boxing DayMonday, December 28, 2015*
*In lieu of Saturday, December 26, 2015

Early closings for the domestic bond and money markets generally precede a full closing. For 2015, IIAC recommends an early close (1:00 pm ET.) on the following dates:

Friday, February 13, 2015 
Thursday, April 2, 2015 
Friday, May 15, 2015 
Tuesday, June 30, 2015 
Friday, July 31, 2015 
Friday, September 4, 2015 
Friday, October 9, 2015 
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 
Thursday, December 24, 2015 
Thursday, December 31, 2015

Click here to view the Holiday Schedule for 2014 Member Advisory

If you have any questions on recommended closing dates, please contact:

Jack Rando
Director, Capital Markets
(416) 687-5477