Yes, the Forex market is open during Good Friday every year. Good Friday is a Christian holiday that commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, while Easter Monday is the Monday following Easter Sunday, which celebrates Christ’s resurrection. A lot of trading companies in the USA and Europe do not work during this holiday, but trading currency exchange market works as usual. However, during Good Friday the forex market will be in thin liquidity.
Is the stock market open on Good Friday?
All major U.S. stock exchanges, including the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq, Canadian and European stocks exchanges will be closed on Good Friday. The stock market will be closed in most European countries, in the USA as well in some Asian countries.
What happens when the jobs report is released on Good Friday?
Good Friday isn’t a federal holiday in the USA. In theory jobs report can be during Good Friday. We have an example from Good Friday in April 2015 and 2012 when the NFP report was during the holiday. So, it is possible to have a major economic event during Good Friday.