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A bank holiday is a business day during which financial institutions are closed. 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As the term implies, banks are closed on bank holidays, as are many other businesses. { bidder: 'appnexus', params: { placementId: '11654174' }}, { bidder: 'openx', params: { unit: '539971065', delDomain: 'idm-d.openx.net' }}, 'pa pdd chac-sb tc-bd bw hbr-20 hbss lpt-25' : 'hdn'">. {code: 'ad_btmslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250], [320, 50], [300, 50]] } }, © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc. googletag.pubads().collapseEmptyDivs(false); "login": { storage: { iasLog("exclusion label : resp"); 'min': 31, }, {code: 'ad_btmslot_a', pubstack: { adUnitName: 'cdo_btmslot', adUnitPath: '/2863368/btmslot' }, mediaTypes: { banner: { sizes: [[300, 250]] } }, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195451', size: [320, 50] }}, This article is about a type of public holiday. { bidder: 'pubmatic', params: { publisherId: '158679', adSlot: 'cdo_topslot' }}]}, { bidder: 'triplelift', params: { inventoryCode: 'Cambridge_SR' }}, bids: [{ bidder: 'rubicon', params: { accountId: '17282', siteId: '162036', zoneId: '776156', position: 'atf' }}, { bidder: 'ix', params: { siteId: '195464', size: [120, 600] }}, bank [bank] a stored supply of human material or tissues for future use by other individuals, such as a blood bank, bone bank, eye bank, or skin bank. { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346698' }}, },{ }] pbjsCfg = { { bidder: 'sovrn', params: { tagid: '346693' }}, The term for a public holiday in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. 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It can also be used to describe a day on which a bank or group of banks is closed to control problems or failure in a bank or system of banks. 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In England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Good Friday and Christmas Day are common law holidays, having been customary holidays since time immemorial.. 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Employees who work on bank holidays often are paid extra. 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