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What time does the New York Stock Exchange open?

Ah, the New York Stock Exchange. Many would call it the home of investing. If you came here to find out if flying dwarfs, office parties and shaving heads in the middle of the office is a reality, then you came to the, well, wrong place.

Instead, we’re here to answer the even more exciting questions. Opening times and after-hours trading – buckle in.

What time does the New York Stock Exchange open and close?

The New York Stock Exchange is open from 9:30am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday during Eastern Daylight Time.

Is the New York Stock Exchange open at the weekend?

The New York Stock Exchange is not open at the weekend. It is also closed during all major bank holidays such as New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Does the New York Stock Exchange have after-hours trading?

Yes, the New York Stock Exchange has both before and after hours trading. Pre-trading hours can start as early as 4am, but they do vary. After-market trading hours also vary, but the markets are closed by 8pm. Typically though, most trading activity finishes earlier at around 6:30pm. 

Be sure to check out our full list of stock market opening and closing times across the globe.

For specific questions relating to the Euronext Paris Stock Exchange, London Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market, make sure to read our dedicated blog posts. 

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