ASX 24 (AUS & NZ) Markets - Trading and Clearing hours for Easter 2024 period

Fri 15 Mar 2024

As per ASX Notice 0260.24.03, please find below details on the Trading and Clearing hours for the Easter period for ASX 24 Markets:

Date Trading Hours Clearing Hours
Thursday 28 March (Day before Good Friday) Night Session trading (for Trading Date Tuesday 2 April), will cease at 12 midnight (AEST – Sydney Time). YT and XT ONOs will be available (settling on Tuesday morning, 2 April). Normal Clearing Hours
Friday 29 March (Good Friday) ClosedNon Business Day ClosedNon Clearing Day
Monday 1 April (Easter Monday) ClosedNon Business Day ClosedNon Clearing Day
Tuesday 2 April Normal Trading Hours Normal Clearing Hours (Thursday evening trades available for clearing)

What do I need to do by when?

Cash Flows Easter Period

Trades cleared for Trading day Thursday28 March will be margined and settled on Tuesday 2 April. Trades executed in the evening session on Thursday 28 March will be cleared on Tuesday 2 April.

Daily Beneficial Ownership Reports (DBORs)

The Exchange will be open on the evening of Thursday 28 March; however this session will form part of the Trading day of Tuesday 2 April. As such, DBORs will be required to be lodged for positions carried at the close of trading on Thursday 28 March and Tuesday 2 April, but not for dates between.

Clearing and Settlement Operations will not be available on either the 29 March or 1 April but will be available on Tuesday 2 April. Participants who have offshore affiliates submit reports on their behalf, should communicate this requirement to them.

Need more information?

Issued by

Ben Jackson
General Manager, Market Operations

Contact information

Trading Operations
Ph: 02 9256 0677, 1300 655 560