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The US stock market observes US public holidays. Any orders you make on these days will not be filled until US stock exchanges re-open.
- If any of the below-mentioned holidays is on a Saturday, the US exchanges will typically remain shut on the previous Friday
- If any of the below-mentioned holidays is on a Sunday, the US exchanges will typically remain shut the next Monday
Here is the complete list of the major US holidays for 2023 as considered by the NYSE and NASDAQ:
US Holidays Date New Years Day
Monday, January 2
(New Year’s Day holiday observed)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Monday, January 16 Washington's Birthday Monday, February 20 Good Friday Friday, April 7 Memorial Day Monday, May 29 Juneteenth National Independence Day Monday, June 19 Independence Day Tuesday, July 4* Labor Day Monday, September 4 Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 23** Christmas Day Monday, December 25
Note – All the timings mentioned are in Eastern Standard Time (EST).
* Each market will close early at 1:00 p.m. (1:15 p.m. for eligible options) on Monday, July 3, 2023. Crossing Session orders will be accepted beginning at 1:00 p.m. for continuous executions until 1:30 p.m. on this date, and NYSE American Equities, NYSE Arca Equities, NYSE Chicago, and NYSE National late trading sessions will close at 5:00 pm. All times are Eastern Time.
** Each market will close early at 1:00 p.m. (1:15 p.m. for eligible options) on Friday, November 24, 2023 (the day after Thanksgiving). Crossing Session orders will be accepted beginning at 1:00 p.m. for continuous executions until 1:30 p.m. on these dates, and NYSE American Equities, NYSE Arca Equities, NYSE Chicago, and NYSE National late trading sessions will close at 5:00 pm. All times are Eastern Time.
No responsibility is accepted for any inaccuracies in the matter published.
Please refer to Market Trading hours here.View more
The US market is open Mondays to Fridays from 9.30 am to 4 pm EST except on US trading holidays. The orders will be queued if placed outside market hours, except for limit good-to-day (GTD) orders which can be executed in extended hours (4 am - 9.30 am EST and 4 pm - 8 pm EST) as well.
All other order types will only be executed during market hours (9.30 am - 4 pm EST).
Here is a quick summary of the supported time slots for different order types:
Time (in EST) Limit - GTD Limit - GTC 9.30am - 4pm Accepted and executed if price match Accepted and executed if price match 4pm - 8pm Accepted and executed if price match Queued 8pm - 4am Queued Queued 4am - 9.30am Accepted and executed if price match Queued Time (in EST) Market by dollar Market by shares 9.30am - 4pm Executed at prevailing prices Executed at prevailing prices 4pm - 8pm Queued Not available 8pm - 4am Queued Not available 4am - 9.30am Queued Not available Time (in EST) Stop 9.30am - 4pm Accepted and executed if price match 4pm - 8pm Not available 8pm - 4am Not available 4am - 9.30am Not available
You may choose the validity period of your order to be either GTD or GTC.View more
GTD (Good 'til Day)
This allows you to place a buy or sell order at a particular price and the order will stay active unless executed or till the day ends.
GTC (Good 'til Cancelled)
This allows you to place a buy or sell order that will stay active until the price is reached or until it expires (within 90 days of the order date).
Please note that Market Orders are executed immediately while limit and stop orders have GTD/ GTC functionality.