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Regular trading hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET, but the major U.S. stock exchanges close early on certain days ahead of or just after market holidays.

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Regular trading hours for the U.S. stock market including the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) and the Nasdaq Stock Market are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern time on weekdays (except stock market holidays). On early-closure days, typically right before or right after a market holiday, regular stock trading ends at 1 p.m. ET. There are no regular trading hours for stocks on weekends.

Take a look at the chart below to see the stock market's regular trading hours on Columbus Day, Monday, October 14, 2019.

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2019 Stock Market Holiday Trading Hours

DateHolidayNYSENasdaq
Tuesday, Jan. 1New Year's DayClosedClosed
Monday, Jan. 21Martin Luther King Jr. DayClosedClosed
Monday, Feb. 18 Presidents' Day/Washington's BirthdayClosedClosed
Thursday, April 18Maundy ThursdayOpenOpen
Friday, April 19Good FridayClosedClosed
Friday, May 24Friday Before Memorial DayOpenOpen
Monday, May 27Memorial DayClosed Closed
Wednesday, July 3Day Before Independence DayEarly close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Early close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Thursday, July 4Independence DayClosedClosed
Monday, Sept. 2Labor DayClosedClosed
Monday, Oct. 14Columbus DayOpenOpen
Monday, Nov. 11Veterans DayOpenOpen
Thursday, Nov. 28Thanksgiving DayClosedClosed
Friday, Nov. 29Day After ThanksgivingEarly close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Early close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Tuesday, Dec. 24Christmas EveEarly close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Early close
(9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.)
Wednesday, Dec. 25Christmas DayClosedClosed
Tuesday, Dec. 31New Year's EveOpenOpen

Stock Market Holiday Observations

When a holiday falls on a weekend, market closures are dictated by two rules:

  • If the holiday falls on a Saturday, the market will close on the preceding Friday.
  • If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the market will close on the subsequent Monday.

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