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ASX Trading calendar - 2012

Non-business and non-trading days for 2012

The following table sets out the days when ASX is closed for business and/or settlement. Please read in conjunction with the footnotes. Information on trading hours is also available.

Public Holiday Dates for 2012 Applies to the following States Trading Day1 Settlement Activity - ASX Settlement (CHESS) Settlement Activity - ASX Clear (Derivatives) Bus. Day2
New Year’s Day Monday 2 January ALL  CLOSED No Settlement  No Settlement NO
Devonport Cup Wednesday 11 January TAS3 OPEN Settlement Settlement  YES 
Australia Day Thursday 26 January ALL CLOSED No Settlement  No Settlement NO
Royal Hobart Regatta Monday 13 February TAS4 OPEN Settlement Settlement YES
Launceston Cup Wednesday 29 February TAS5 OPEN Settlement Settlement  YES
Labour Day Monday 5 March WA OPEN Settlement Settlement YES
King Island Show Tuesday 6 March TAS6 OPEN Settlement Settlement  YES
Labour Day / Eight Hours Day
Adelaide Cup / Canberra Day
Monday 12 March VIC / TAS  
SA / ACT
OPEN No Settlement  Settlement  NO
Good Friday Friday 6 April ALL CLOSED No Settlement  No Settlement NO
Easter Monday Monday 9 April ALL CLOSED No Settlement  No Settlement NO
ANZAC Day Wednesday 25 April ALL CLOSED No Settlement  No Settlement NO
AGFEST Friday 4 May TAS7 OPEN Settlement Settlement YES
Labour Day Monday 7 May QLD OPEN Settlement Settlement YES
Foundation Day Monday 4 June WA OPEN Settlement Settlement  YES
Queen’s Birthday Monday 11 June ALL except WA CLOSED No Settlement  No Settlement NO
Bank Holiday Monday 6 August NSW8 OPEN No Settlement  Settlement  NO
Royal QLD Show Wednesday 15 August QLD9 OPEN Settlement Settlement  YES
Labour Day / Queen's Birthday Monday 1 October NSW, SA & ACT / WA OPEN No Settlement Settlement NO
Burnie Show Friday 5 October TAS10 OPEN Settlement Settlement  YES
Royal Launceston Show Thursday 11 October TAS11 OPEN Settlement Settlement  YES
Flinders Island Show Friday 19 October TAS12 OPEN Settlement Settlement  YES
Royal Hobart Show Thursday 25 October TAS13 OPEN Settlement Settlement  YES
Melbourne Cup Day Tuesday 6 November VIC OPEN No Settlement  Settlement  NO
Devonport Show Friday 30 November TAS14 OPEN Settlement Settlement  YES
Last Business Day before Christmas Day Monday 24 December ALL CLOSE EARLY15 Settlement Settlement  YES
Christmas Day Tuesday 25 December ALL CLOSED No Settlement  No Settlement NO
Boxing Day / Proclamation Day Wednesday 26 December ALL / SA CLOSED No Settlement  No Settlement NO
Last Business Day of the Year Monday 31 December ALL CLOSE EARLY 16 Settlement Settlement  YES

1. A Trading Day means ASX Trade is open for trading.
2. In terms of the operating rules of the ASX markets and clearing and settlement facilities.
3. Not a state wide holiday - TAS.
4. Not a state wide holiday - TAS.
5. Not a state wide holiday - TAS.
6. Not a state wide holiday - TAS.
7. Not a state wide holiday - TAS.
8. Not a state wide holiday - NSW.
9. Not a state wide holiday - QLD.
10. Not a state wide holiday - TAS.
11. Not a state wide holiday - TAS.
12. Not a state wide holiday - TAS.
13. Not a state wide holiday - TAS.
14. Not a state wide holiday - TAS.
15. Normal trading ceases at 14:10 (Sydney time).
16. Normal trading ceases at 14:10 (Sydney time).

ASX Limited reserves the right to declare additional Non-Business Days or alter those currently specified herein without notice to holders of this calendar.
No responsibility is accepted for any inaccurancies in the matter published.