What Are The Hours Of Option Trading On The Nyse

What are the hours of option trading on the nyse


Is the New York Stock Exchange Open?

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2020 New York Stock Exchange Trading Hours

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Trading Schedule for 2020


6:30 AM - 9:30 AM — Pre-Opening Session
9:30 AM - 4:00 PM — Core Trading Session
3:45 PM - 4:00 PM — Closing Imbalance Period
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM — Extended Hours

† Times shown are in America/New_York time (GMT-05:00)

When is the New York Stock Exchange Open?

Does New York Stock Exchange Close For Lunch?

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The New York Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. Most stock markets in Asia close for lunch and a few exchanges in the Middle East do as well. Stock exchanges in most of the rest of the world remain open continuously from the Opening Bell to the Closing bell. Our Stock Market Countdown takes lunch hours into account for all supported markets.

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Is New York Stock Exchange Open on Saturday or Sunday?

The New York Stock Exchange is not open on weekends. Stock Exchanges in America, Europe, and Asia follow the typical Monday to Friday schedule. However, in the Middle East the work week typically runs from Sunday through Thursday.

Stock exchanges in Middle Eastern countries like Qatar and Abu Dhabi are closed on Friday and open on Sunday.

The Tehran Stock Exchange in Iran is open Saturday through Wednesday and closed Thursday and Friday.

How Long is New York Stock Exchange Open?

What are the hours of option trading on the nyse

The New York Stock Exchange is open 6.5 hours per day which is average. Most stock exchanges are open 25 to 35 hours per week with 5 days of trading per week. There are several exchanges that are only open 4 days per week due to low demand and few listed companies. The Deutsche Börse is open more than any other stock exchange.

What Is After-Hours Trading and Can You Trade at This Time?

Limited trading hours help to reduce volatility in stock prices but also limits the liquidity of stocks. When trading hours are shorter more news reports and earnings reports are published while the markets are closed.

As a result, investors have more time to process new information and general make fewer knee-jerk reactions. Read more about how trading hours vary around the world.

Does Daylight Saving Time Affect the New York Stock Exchange?

What are the hours of option trading on the nyse

New York Stock Exchange follows the America/New_York timezone which does observe Daylight Saving Time. Although it is not currently Daylight Saving Time (DST).

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As a result, the timezone offset is now GMT-05:00. Daylight Saving Time for America/New_York will begin on March 8, 2020 at 2:00 AM.

Note: TradingHours.com takes Daylight Saving Time changes into account when computing all Opening/Closing Bell countdowns.

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What's Next?

Check out the list of New York Stock Exchange Holidays to learn more. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown.

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Stock Market holidays often differ slightly from official federal and bank holidays in each country.

New York Stock Exchange Extended Hours Trading

The New York Stock Exchange is open for the following trading sessions:

  • Pre-Opening Session from 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM
  • Closing Imbalance Period from 3:45 PM to 4:00 PM
  • Extended Hours from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Stocks can always be traded on the New York Stock Exchange during regular trading hours (listed above).

What are the hours of option trading on the nyse

But there are also Extended Hours Trading during which trades may be made. There is significantly less trading volume during extended hours.

Lower volume results is a larger spread, bigger price jumps, more volatility, and more risk. Extended Hours Trading allows investors to act quickly on information that comes out after markets closed.

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In the past, only large institutional investors could participate in Extended Hours Trading. Due to the emergence of electronic trading platforms, individual investors are now able to trade during extended hours as well.

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Depending upon your broker, you can usually choose to execute trades during pre- or after-hours or only during regular trading.

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