stock market holidays 2020

What are the Stock Market Holidays?

Not including premarket, or after-hours, the market is only open for 32.5 hours a week. The current hours the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Unlike the forex market, The U.S. Stock Market are closed on certain Holiday's. Typically if the Bank or Post Office Is Closed, There is a Good Chance The Stock Market is closed As well.

In 2020, there are 9 Holiday's that the Stock Market is Closed.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 1 — New Year's Day
  • Monday, Jan. 20 — Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Monday, Feb. 17 — Presidents' Day
  • Friday, April 10 — Good Friday
  • Monday, May 25 — Memorial Day
  • Friday, July 3 — Observance of July 4, Independence Day, which occurs on a Saturday
  • Monday, Sept. 7 — Labor Day
  • Thursday, Nov. 26 — Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday, Dec. 25 — Christmas Day


Stock Market Open During Bank Holidays

There are you only 2 holidays that the bank or some fund companies observe, and the stock market is still open. There might be less liquidity and market participation on these days.


Holidays Observed2019
Columbus DayMonday, Oct. 14
Veterans DayMonday, Nov. 11

Stock Market Closing Early

The Stock Exchange sometimes close early, either planned or unplanned basis. There are 3 times the Stock Market Will close at 1 p.m Eastern Time.

  1. July 3rd (Day before Independence Day)
  2. Day after Thanksgiving (Black Friday)
  3. December 24th (Day before Christmas)

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