Pakistan Stock Market, Banks to Remain Shut Oct. 26-29

(Corrects dates of closing in headline.)

Pakistan’s government, central bank, commercial banks and stock exchanges will be shut Oct. 26 and Oct. 29 for the Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Azha.

The central bank, stock exchanges and businesses will reopen on Oct. 30, according to separate statements from the State Bank of Pakistan and the Karachi Stock Exchange.

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To contact the editor on this story: Naween Mangi in Karachi, Pakistan at

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