DIARY – Asian Market Holidays to December 2010

REUTERS DIARY OF ASIAN HOLIDAYS

Details below represent the latest information available and
will be supplemented later, particularly with updated entries
for Muslim holidays.

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2010 MARKET HOLIDAYS

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**** More countries will be added as and when available ****

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17

Bangladesh – Birth Anniversary of Father of The Nation

SATURDAY, MARCH 20

Azerbaijan – Novruz Bayramy

SUNDAY, MARCH 21

Azerbaijan – Novruz Bayramy

Kazakhstan – Nauryz Meyrami (Traditional Spring Holiday)

MONDAY, MARCH 22

Azerbaijan – Novruz Bayramy

Japan – Vernal Equinox Day

Kazakhstan – Nauryz Meyrami (Traditional Spring Holiday)

TUESDAY, MARCH 23

Azerbaijan – Novruz Bayramy

Kazakhstan – Nauryz Meyrami (Traditional Spring Holiday)

Pakistan – Pakistan Day

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24

Azerbaijan – Novruz Bayramy

India – Ramnavami

Kazakhstan – Nauryz Meyrami (Traditional Spring Holiday)

FRIDAY, MARCH 26

Bangladesh – Independence Day

THURSDAY, APRIL 1

Philippines – Maundy Thursday

FRIDAY, APRIL 2

Armenia – Good Friday

Australia – Good Friday

Georgia – Good Friday

Hong Kong – Good Friday

India – Good Friday

Indonesia – Good Friday

New Zealand – Good Friday

Philippines – Good Friday

Singapore – Good Friday

SATURDAY, APRIL 3

Hong Kong – The day following Good Friday

SUNDAY, APRIL 4

Georgia – Orthodox Easter

MONDAY, APRIL 5

Australia – Easter Monday

China – Tomb-Sweeping Day

Georgia – Orthodox Easter Monday

Hong Kong – Easter Monday

New Zealand – Easter Monday

Taiwan – Tomb Sweeping Day

TUESDAY, APRIL 6

Hong Kong – The day following Ching Ming Festival

Thailand – Chakri Day

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7

Armenia – Motherhood and Beauty Day

FRIDAY, APRIL 9

Georgia – Day of National Unity

Philippines – National Day of Valor

TUESDAY, APRIL 13

Thailand – Songkran Festival

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14

Bangladesh – Bengali New Year’s Day

Cambodia – Khmer New Year Day

India – Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti

Thailand – Songkran Festival

THURSDAY, APRIL 15

Cambodia – Khmer New Year Day

Thailand – Songkran Festival

FRIDAY, APRIL 16

Cambodia – Khmer New Year Day

FRIDAY, APRIL 23

Vietnam – Hung Vuong King’s Day

SATURDAY, APRIL 24

Armenia – Genocide Memorial Day

SUNDAY, APRIL 25

New Zealand – Anzac Day

MONDAY, APRIL 26

Australia – ANZAC Day

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28

Cambodia – Visak Bochea Day

FRIDAY, APRIL 30

Vietnam – Unification Day

SATURDAY, MAY 1

Bangladesh – May Day

Cambodia – International Labor Day

Hong Kong – Labour Day

Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan People’s Unity Day

Malaysia – Workers’ Day

Pakistan – Labor Day

Philippines – Labor Day

Singapore – Labour Day

South Korea – Labor Day

Taiwan – Labour Day

SUNDAY, MAY 2

Cambodia – Royal Plowing Day

MONDAY, MAY 3

China – Labour Day

Japan – Constitution Memorial Day

Kazakhstan – Kazakhstan People’s Unity Day (Observed)

Thailand – National Labour Day (Observed)

Vietnam – Labour Day (Observed)

TUESDAY, MAY 4

Japan – Greenery Day

WEDNESDAY, MAY 5

Thailand – Coronation Day

Japan – Children’s Day

South Korea – Children’s Day

SUNDAY, MAY 9

Armenia – Victory and Peace Day

Azerbaijan – Victory Day

Georgia – Day of Victory over Fascism

Kazakhstan – Victory Day

MONDAY, MAY 10

Azerbaijan – Victory Day

Kazakhstan – Victory Day (Observed)

WEDNESDAY, MAY 12

Georgia – Saint Andrew’s Day

THURSDAY, MAY 13

Cambodia – King’s Birthday, Norodom Sihamoni

Indonesia – Ascension of Christ

FRIDAY, MAY 14

Cambodia – King’s Birthday, Norodom Sihamoni

SATURDAY, MAY 15

Cambodia – King’s Birthday, Norodom Sihamoni

FRIDAY, MAY 21

Hong Kong – The Buddha’s Birthday

South Korea – Buddha’s Birthday

WEDNESDAY, MAY 26

Georgia – Independence Day

THURSDAY, MAY 27

Bangladesh – Buddha Purnima

FRIDAY, MAY 28

Armenia – First Republic Day

Azerbaijan – Republic Day

Indonesia – Birthday of Buddha

Malaysia – Wesak Day

Singapore – Vesak Day

Thailand – Wisakha Bucha Day

TUESDAY, JUNE 1

Mongolia – Children’s Day

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 2

South Korea – Local Election Day

SATURDAY, JUNE 5

Malaysia – King’s Birthday

SUNDAY, JUNE 6

South Korea – Memorial Day

MONDAY, JUNE 7

New Zealand – Queens Birthday

MONDAY, JUNE 14

Australia – Queen’s Birthday

China – Dragon Boat Festival

Philippines – Independence Day

TUESDAY, JUNE 15

Azerbaijan – Day of National Salvation

China – Dragon Boat Festival

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16

China – Dragon Boat Festival

Hong Kong – Tuen Ng Festival

Taiwan – Dragon Boat Festival

FRIDAY, JUNE 18

Cambodia – King’s Mother Birthday,Norodom Monineath Sihanouk

SATURDAY, JUNE 26

Azerbaijan – Army and Navy Day

SUNDAY, JUNE 27

Azerbaijan – Army and Navy Day

THURSDAY, JULY 1

Bangladesh – Half Day Bank Holiday

Hong Kong – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Establishment Day

Pakistan – Bank Holiday

Thailand – Mid Year Closing Day

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DIARY – Asian Market Holidays to December 2010