Are Banks Open on Good Friday?

Good Friday is almost here, but not everyone has the day off on Friday, March 29.

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Are banks open on Good Friday in 2024? That's a question plenty of folks are asking just ahead of the holiday that precedes Easter Sunday. The answer is yes, banks are open on Good Friday.

While Good Friday is not a bank holiday, it is one of several stock market holidays in 2024. So for those wondering "Is the stock market open on Good Friday," the answer to that question is no. Bond traders also get the day off, though their weekend starts even earlier. Specifically, bond markets will be closed starting at 2 pm Eastern on Thursday, March 28, for Maundy Thursday. 

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Karee Venema
Senior Investing Editor,

With over a decade of experience writing about the stock market, Karee Venema is the senior investing editor at She joined the publication in April 2021 after 10 years of working as an investing writer and columnist at Schaeffer's Investment Research. In her previous role, Karee focused primarily on options trading, as well as technical, fundamental and sentiment analysis.