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The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban (Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario) has announced that Friday, March 8, 2013, the date of President Hugo Chavez's funeral, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela.
As per the aforementioned statement ("viernes 8 de marzo será una jornada no laborable para las entidades financieras") the non-working bank holiday on March 8 will apply to the entire financial sector (including the stock market).
The March 8, 2013, bank holiday is in addition to those announced last summer by the Sudeban (2012-07-17).
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