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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Settlement Notices

2016 Holiday Schedule

CME Globex Trading Schedule

CME Globex will observe the following holidays in 2016. 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 PDF
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 15-19 January 2016
President's Day 12-16 February 2016
Good Friday 24-28 March 2016
Memorial Day 27-31 May 2016
Independence Day 1-5 July 2016
Labor Day 2-6 September 2016
Columbus Day 10 October 2016
     
Veterans Day 11 November 2016
     
Thanksgiving 23-25 November 2016
Christmas 23-27 December 2016
New Year’s 30 December 2016 - 3 January 2017

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

CME ClearPort Trading Schedule

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CME ClearPort will observe the following holidays during the year 2016 which may affect the open and close trading times. 

All times are Eastern Standard Time*

Holiday Date of Holiday Date CME ClearPort is Closed Date and Time CME ClearPort Opens
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, 18 Jan   Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Presidents Day Monday, 15 Feb   Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Good Friday Friday, 25 Mar Friday, 25 March, 2016 Sunday, 27 March, 2016 at 1800:ET for the next day’s trade date
Memorial Day Monday, 30 May   Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Independence Day (observed) Monday, 4 Jul   Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Labor Day Monday, 5 Sep   Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Columbus Day Monday, 10 Oct   Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Veterans Day Friday, 11 Nov   Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, 24 Nov *Friday 25 November, 2016 Early Close 13:45 ET* Unaffected and will run on a normal schedule for the next day’s trade date
Christmas Day Monday, 26 Dec Monday, 26 December, 2016 Monday, 26 December, 2016 at 18:00 ET for the next day’s trade date
New Year’s Day 2017 Monday, 2 Jan Monday, 2 January, 2017 Monday, 2 January, 2017 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).

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

Trading Floor Schedule

The CME Group trading floors in Chicago and New York will observe the following holidays which may cause the floor to close for a full day and/or affect opening and closing trading hours. 

All times are Eastern Standard Time*

Holiday Date of Holiday Date and Time Floor Closes Early Date Trading Floor is Closed
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, 18 Jan   Monday, 18 January, 2016
Presidents’ Day Monday, 15 Feb   Monday, 15 February, 2016
Good Friday Friday, 25 Mar  Thursday, 24 March, 2016 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates close at 12:00 CT Friday, 25 March, 2016
Memorial Day Monday, 30 May Friday, 27 May, 2016 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates close at 12:00 CT Monday, 30 May, 2016
Independence Day (observed) Friday, 4 July Friday, 1 July, 2016 Commodity products close at 12:00 CT CME commodity options close at 12:02 CT  Monday, 4 July, 2016
Labor Day Monday, 5 ep   Monday, 5 September, 2016
Columbus Day Monday, 10 Oct   Monday, 10 October, 2016 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates closed Equities, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate – Normal Day
Veterans Day Friday, 11 Nov  

Friday, 11 November, 2016 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates closed Equities, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate – Normal Day

Thanksgiving Day Thursday, 24 Nov Friday, 25 November, 2016 Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate close at 12:00 CT, CME commodity options close at 12:02 CT, Equities close at 12:15 CT

Thursday, 24 November, 2016

Friday, 25 November, 2016 Dairy closed

Christmas Day Monday, 25 Dec Friday,23 December, 2016 Foreign Exchange, Interest Rates, Commodities, Weather & Real Estate close at 12:00 CT, CME commodity options close at 12:02 CT. Monday, 26 December, 2016
New Year’s Day 2016 Monday, 2 Jan Friday, 30 December, 2016 Foreign Exchange & Interest Rates close at 12:00 CT Monday, 2 January, 2017

* Holiday schedules are subject to input from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).

All times are Eastern Standard Time*

Holiday Date of Holiday Date and Time Floor Closes Early
Date Trading Floor is Closed
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday, 18 Jan   Monday, 18 January, 2016
Presidents’ Day Monday, 15 Feb   Monday, 15 February, 2016
Good Friday Friday, 25 Mar    Friday, 25 March, 2016
Memorial Day Monday, 30 May   Monday, 30 May, 2016
Independence Day (observed) Friday, 4 July   Monday, 4 July, 2016
Labor Day Monday, 5 ep   Monday, 5 September, 2016
Columbus Day Monday, 10 Oct    
Veterans Day Friday, 11 Nov  

 

Thanksgiving Day Thursday, 24 Nov Friday, November 25, 2016 NYMEX close at 13:30 ET., COMEX close at 12:30 ET

Thursday, 24 November, 2016

 

Christmas Day Monday, 25 Dec Friday, December 23, 2016 NYMEX close at 13:30 ET, COMEX close at 12:30 ET Monday, 26 December, 2016
New Year’s Day 2016 Monday, 2 Jan   Monday, 2 January, 2017

* Holiday schedules are subject to input from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA).

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

Clearing Notices

CME Clearing recognizes 11 holidays each year, which may cause the clearing house to observe special processing timelines.

U.S. Holiday Includes the following dates: Futures OTC
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 15-19 January 2016 MLK Day MLK Day
President's Day 12-16 February 2016 President's Day President's Day
Good Friday 24-28 March 2016 Good Friday Good Friday
Memorial Day 27-31 May 2016 Memorial Day Memorial Day
Independence Day 1-5 July 2016 Independence Day Independence Day
Labor Day 2-6 September 2016 Labor Day Labor Day
Columbus Day 10 October 2016 Columbus Day Columbus Day
Veterans Day 11 November 2016 Veterans Day Veterans Day
Thanksgiving 23-25 November 2016 Thanksgiving Thanksgiving
Christmas 23-27 December 2016 Christmas  
New Year’s 30 December 2016 - 3 January 2017 New Year's Day  

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