Is the Stock Market Open Today? Here Are the Hours for Christmas Eve and Day. | Barron’s

As the stock market looks to 2021, Christmas is finally here. Some exchanges are closed today. Here are the hours.

Is the Stock Market Closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2020?

The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq closed at 1 p.m. Eastern time on Christmas Eve. Both will be shut on Friday for Christmas Day. U.S. bond markets and U.S. over-the-counter markets will also close at 2 p.m. on Dec. 24, and all day on Dec. 25.

Are Foreign Stock Exchanges Open on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 2020?

The Shanghai Stock Exchange and Tokyo Stock Exchange will be open both days. The Hong Kong Stock Exchange closes at noon local time on Christmas Eve, and all day on Christmas Day.

The Toronto Stock Exchange ended its session at 1 p.m. ET on Christmas Eve. It will be closed on Christmas Day. The London Stock Exchange will close at 12:30 p.m. GMT on Thursday, and all day on Friday.

Can I Take Christmas Eve Off Anyway?

You wouldn’t be alone. Christmas Eve typically sees far lower volume than an average day. Going back to 2007—excluding years when Christmas Day fell on a weekend—the average Christmas Eve volume on the NYSE Composite and Nasdaq Composite was 36.8% of a normal day during that period, according to data from FactSet compiled by Dow Jones Market Data.

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