A Guide To Stock Market Holidays In 2020 – Opening Bell News

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Welcome to the complete guide to the 2020 stock market holidays. Including NYSE, Nasdaq, and Bond Markets.

Whether you want to know if “the stock market is open on Thanksgiving?” or “the time after-hours trading ends?” — We’ve got you covered. Just swipe down and find your answer.

This guide is updated weekly, keeping the nearest Stock Market Holidays fresh at at the top.

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Is the stock market open on Veterans Day?

On Wednesday, November 11, 2020, the New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will be open. Yet, the Bond Markets will be closed.

Is the stock market open on Thanksgiving?

No. On Thursday, November 26, 2020, the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and Bond Markets will be fully closed.

Is the stock market open the day after Thanksgiving?

Yes. On Friday, November 27, 2020, the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and Bond Markets are open but close early. NYSE and Nasdaq close at 1 p.m., while Bond Markets close at 2 p.m.

Is the stock market open on Christmas Eve?

Yes. On Thursday, December 24, 2020, the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and Bond Markets are open but close early. NYSE and Nasdaq close at 1 p.m., while Bond Markets close at 2 p.m.

Is the stock market open on Christmas Day?

No. On Friday, December 25, 2020, the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and Bond Markets will be fully closed.

Is the stock market open on New Years Eve?

Yes. On Thursday, December 31, 2020, the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and Bond Markets are open. With NYSE and Nasdaq fully open. However, the Bond Markets close early at 2 p.m.

Is the stock market open on New Years Day?

No. On Friday, January 1, 2021, the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq, and Bond Markets will be fully closed.

Is the stock market open on Martin Luther King Jr. day 2021?

Martin Luther King Jr. Day day is on January 18 in 2021 and U.S. stock and bond markets will be closed. The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq return to normal trading hours from Tuesday, January 19.

Stock and Bond Market Hours

What are the main stock market trading hours for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and Nasdaq?

Monday to Friday, the main trading hours run from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Both offer pre-market and after-hours trading. Ranging from 4 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and 4 p.m to 8 p.m. respectively.

What are the main bond market hours?

The NYSE has two main bond auctions. An Opening auction at 4 a.m., and a Core auction at 8 a.m. After each auction, orders not executed become eligible for trading between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday to Friday.

When do stock markets close early?

The NYSE and Nasdaq close early, at 1 p.m. the day before or after major stock market holidays.

Major holidays include; New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

There are two exceptions. If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the early closure will happen the Friday before. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the early closure will happen on the Monday after.

When do bond markets close early?

Bond markets close early, at 2 p.m. the day before or after a major bond market holiday.

Major holidays include; New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Presidents’ Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Bond markets also close early the day before these holidays; Good Friday, Memorial Day, and Independence Day. Plus, on these holidays; Black Friday, Christmas Eve, and New Year’s Eve.

There are two exceptions. If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the early closure will happen the Friday before. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the early closure will happen on the Monday after.

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Stock Market Holidays 2020

DateHolidayBond MarketsStock Markets
Wed, Jan. 1New Year’s DayClosedClosed
Mon, Jan. 20Martin Luther King, Jr. DayClosedClosed
Mon, Feb. 17Presidents’ DayClosedClosed
Thur, Apr. 9Maundy ThursdayEarly Close (2 p.m.)Open
Fri, Apr. 10Good FridayClosedClosed
Fri, May 22Friday Before Memorial DayEarly Close (2 p.m.)Open
Mon, May 25Memorial DayClosedClosed
Thur, Jul. 2Day Before Independence DayEarly Close (2 p.m.)Open
Fri, Jul. 3Independence Day ClosedClosed
Mon, Sep. 7Labor DayClosedClosed
Mon, Sep. 28Yom Kippur (second day)OpenOpen
Mon, Oct. 12Columbus DayClosedOpen
Wed, Nov. 11Veterans DayClosedOpen
Thur, Nov. 26Thanksgiving DayClosedClosed
Fri, Nov. 27Black FridayEarly Close (2 p.m.)Early Close (1 p.m.)
Thur, Dec. 24Christmas EveEarly Close (2 p.m.)Early Close (1 p.m.)
Fri, Dec. 25Christmas DayClosedClosed
Thur, Dec. 31New Years EveEarly Close (2 p.m.) Open
Fri, Jan. 01New Years Day (2021)ClosedClosed

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