U.S. stock market holidays

All NYSE markets observe the following U.S. holidays for 2023 and 2024. All U.S. stock markets are closed on the following days.

New YearsMonday, Jan. 2Monday, Jan. 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday, Jan. 16Monday, Jan. 15
Presidents’ DayMonday, Feb. 20Monday, Feb. 19
Good FridayFriday, April 7Friday, Mar. 29
Memorial DayMonday, May 29Monday, May 27
JuneteenthMonday, June 19Wednesday, June 19
Independence DayTuesday, July 4Thursday, July 4
Labor DayMonday, Sept. 4Monday, Sept. 2
ThanksgivingThursday, Nov. 23Thursday, Nov. 28
ChristmasMonday, Dec. 25Wednesday, Dec. 25

U.S. stock market trading hours

Regular trading hours: The U.S. stock market (Nasdaq and NYSE) regular trading hours are 9:30am to 4pm Eastern time, except on stock market holidays (listed below).

Pre-market trading hours: Pre-market trading happens before the market opens and can start as early as 4am Eastern time, but usually starts at around 8am and runs until the market opens at 9:30am.

After-hours trading: After hours trading happens after the market closes and usually runs from 4pm to 8pm Eastern.

NameMarketplaceTime ZoneTrading HoursLunch Break
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)New York, United StatesEDT9:30am to 4pmNo
Nasdaq Stock MarketNew York, United StatesEDT9:30am to 4pmNo

Early closures

U.S. stock markets close early on the following days:

  • July 3 (the day after Independence Day): Hours are from 9:30am to 1pm.
  • Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving): Hours are from 9:30am to 1pm.
  • Christmas Eve (the day before Christmas): Hours are from 9:30am to 1pm.

Trading hours in Canada

NameMarketplaceTime ZoneTrading HoursLunch Break
Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)Toronto, CanadaEDT9:30am to 4pmNo

Trading Hours In Asia and Mideast

NameMarketplaceTime ZoneTrading HoursLunch Break
Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE)Shanghai, ChinaCST9:30am to 11:30am and 1pm to 3pm11:30am to 1pm
Tokyo Stock ExchangeTokyo, JapanJST9am to 11:30am and 12:30pm to 3pm11:30am to 12:30pm
Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SZSE)Shenzhen, ChinaCST9:30am to 11:30am and 1pm to 2:57pm11:30am to 1pm
Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (SEHK)Hong KongHKT9:30am to 12pm and 1pm to 4pm12pm to 1pm
National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)Mumbai, IndiaIST9:15am to 3:30pmNo
Saudi Stock ExchangeRiyadh, Saudi ArabiaAST10am to 3pmNo
BSE LimitedMumbai, IndiaIST9:15am to 3:30pmNo
Korea Exchange (KRX)Seoul, South KoreaKST9am to 3:30pmNo
Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE)Taipei, TaiwanCST9:15am to 1:30pmNo

Trading hours in Europe and the U.K.

NameMarketplaceTime ZoneTrading HoursLunch Break
London Stock ExchangeLondon, United KingdomBST8am to 12pm and 12:02pm to 4:30pm12pm to 12:02pm
Frankfurt Stock ExchangeFrankfurt, GermanyCEST9am to 5:30pmNo
SIX Swiss ExchangeZurich, SwitzerlandCEST9am to 5:20pmNo
Euronext AmsterdamAmsterdam, NetherlandsCEST9am to 5:30pmNo
Nasdaq Stockholm ABStockholm, SwedenCEST9am to 5:25pmNo

Trading hours in South America

NameMarketplaceTime ZoneTrading HoursLunch Break
B3 S.A.São Paulo, BrazilBrT10am to 5:55pmNo

Trading hours in Africa

NameMarketplaceTime ZoneTrading HoursLunch Break
Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE)Johannesburg, South AfricaSAST9am to 5pmNo

Trading hours in Australia/Oceania

NameMarketplaceTime ZoneTrading HoursLunch Break
Australian Securities Exchange (ASX)Sydney, AustraliaAEDT10am to 4pmNo


Is the stock market open on weekends? The stock market does not have any regular trading hours for stocks on weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

When do cryptocurrency markets open? There are no regular trading hours for trading cryptocurrencies because the markets are open 24/7 for every day of the year.

When does the market open for trading commodities? The market for commodities trading happens electronically on CME Group exchanges from Sunday at 6pm to Friday at 5pm.

Is the stock market closed on holidays? Yes, U.S. stock markets close entirely on New Years Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Presidents Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

What time are the stocks market open internationally? Most stock exchanges around the world are open during regular business hours during the weekday, in local time.

What time zone do U.S. stock markets use? Stock markets in North America use New York (Eastern) time.

Can U.S. citizens trade stocks on foreign exchanges? Yes, American investors can buy and sell stocks in foreign stock markets through a broker.