CME Group Holiday Calendar

CME Group observes 11 U.S.-recognized holidays. On these holidays, trading hours may vary depending on markets traded. Opening and closing times may be affected on the holiday, as well as the business days prior to or after a holiday.

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2018 Holiday Schedules

2018 CME Globex Trading Schedule

CME Globex will observe the following holidays in 2018. Trading times and days affected may vary depending on the holiday. Download the existing files to view altered trading hours.

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: Excel Compact Excel
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 12-16 January 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
President's Day 16-20 February 2018 President's Day President's Day
Good Friday 29 March - 2 April 2018 Good Friday Good Friday
Memorial Day 25-29 May 2018 Memorial Day Memorial Day
Independence Day 3-5 July 2018 Independence Day Independence Day
Labor Day 31 August - 4 September 2018 Labor Day Labor Day
Thanksgiving 21-23 November 2018 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
Christmas 24-26 December 2018 Christmas Christmas
New Year’s 31 December 2018 - 2 January 2019 New Year's Day New Year's Day

** Note: This schedule is subject to change. Trading hours are usually finalized approximately two weeks prior to the holiday.

2018 - CME ClearPort Trading Schedule

CME ClearPort will observe the following holidays during the year 2018 which may affect the open and close trading times.  All times are Eastern Standard Time*

HOLIDAY DATE ON WHICH CME CLEARPORT DOES NOT OPEN DATE AND TIME CME CLEARPORT OPENS
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, Jan 15
  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Presidents’ Day
Monday, Feb 19
  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Good Friday
Friday, March 30
Friday, March 30, 2018 Sunday, April 1, 2018 at 1800:ET for the next day’s trade date
Memorial Day
Monday, May 28
  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule 

for the next day’s trade date

Independence Day
Wednesday, Jul 4
  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Labor Day
Monday, Sep 3
  Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, Nov 22
*Friday November 23, 2018 Early Close 13:45 ET* Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Christmas Day
Tuesday, Dec 25
*Monday, December 24, 2018 Early Close 13:45 ET*
(does not open at 18:00 ET on Monday, Dec 24, 2018)
Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at 18:00 ET for the next day’s trade date
New Year’s Day 2019
Tuesday, Jan 1
  Monday, December 31, 2018
(does not open at 18:00 ET on Monday, Dec 31, 2018)
Tues, January 1, 2019 at 18:00 ET for the next day’s trade date

* Holiday schedules are subject to input from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). CME Globex® holiday hours can be viewed at www.cmegroup.com/holidaycalendar.

** Note: This schedule is subject to change. Trading hours are usually finalized approximately two weeks prior to the holiday.

2018 - Trading Floor Schedule

CME Trading Floor will observe the following holidays during the year 2018 which may affect the open and close trading times.  All times are Central Standard Time*

HOLIDAY

DATE AND TIME ON WHICH NOTED CME GROUP TRADING CLOSES EARLY

DATE ON WHICH THE CHICAGO TRADING FLOOR IS CLOSED

New Year’s Day 2018
Monday, Jan 1
Friday, December 29, 2017
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT
Monday, January 1. 2018
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, Jan 15
  Monday, January 15, 2018
Presidents’ Day
Monday, Feb 19
  Monday, February 19, 2018
Good Friday
Friday, March 30
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT
 

 

Friday, March 30, 2018

 

Memorial Day
Monday, May 28
Friday, May 25, 2018
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT
Monday, May 28, 2018
Independence Day
Wednesday, July 4
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Grain, Dairy Weather & Real Estate Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT, Live Stock Options Close at 12:02 CT, Equities Futures and Options Close at 12:15 CT
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Labor Day
Monday, Sep 3
  Monday, September 3, 2018
Columbus Day
Monday, Oct 8
  Monday, October 8, 2018
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Closed.
Equities, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate – Normal Day
Veterans Day
(Observed)
Monday, Nov. 12
  Monday, November 12, 2018
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Closed.
Equities, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate – Normal Day
Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, Nov 22
Friday, November 23, 2018
Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Grains, Weather & Real Estate Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT, Live Stock Options Close at 12:02 CT, Equities Futures and Options Close at 12:15 CT
Thursday, November 22, 2018


Friday, November 23, 2018
Dairy closed
Christmas Day
Tuesday, Dec 25
Monday, December 24, 2018
Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Grains, Dairy, Weather & Real Estate Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT, Live Stock Options Close at 12:02 CT.   Equities Futures and Options Close at 12:15 CT
Tuesday, December 25, 2018
New Year’s Day 2018
Tuesday, Jan 1
Monday, December 31, 2018
Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates Floor Options Close at 12:00 CT
Tuesday, January 1, 2019

* Holiday schedules are subject to input from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). CME Globex® holiday hours can be viewed at www.cmegroup.com/holidaycalendar.

** Note: This schedule is subject to change. Trading hours are usually finalized approximately two weeks prior to the holiday.

2018 - Clearing Notices

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: Futures and Options OTC
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 12-16 January 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
President's Day 16-20 February 2018 President's Day President's Day
Good Friday 29 March - 2 April 2018 Good Fridy Good Fridy
Memorial Day 25-29 May 2018 Memorial Day Memorial Day
Independence Day 3-5 July 2018 Independence Day Independence Day
Labor Day 31 August - 4 September 2018 Labor Day Labor Day
Thanksgiving 21-23 November 2018 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
Christmas 24-26 December 2018 Christmas Christmas
New Year’s 31 December 2018 - 2 January 2019 New Year’s Coming Soon

2018 Settlement Notices

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: PDF
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 12-16 January 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
President's Day 16-20 February 2018 President's Day
Good Friday 29 March - 2 April 2018 Good Friday
Memorial Day 25-29 May 2018 Memorial Day
Independence Day 3-5 July 2018 Independence Day
Labor Day 31 August - 4 September 2018 Labor Day
Columbus Day 8 October 2018 Columbus Day
Veterans Day 12 November 2018 Veterans Day
Thanksgiving 21-23 November 2018 Thanksgiving
Christmas 24-26 December 2018 Christmas
New Year’s Eve 31 December 2018 - 2 January 2019 New Year's Eve

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