As the financial world gears up for 2024, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) stands at the intersection of commerce and celebration. The NYSE, a symbol of global financial prowess, not only adheres to a specific holiday schedule but also presents a unique blend of festive traditions within the dynamic realm of stock trading. In this article, we delve into the holidays in NYSE 2024, exploring observed holidays, special early closing times, and the distinctive trading hours that define the heartbeat of Wall Street during the holiday season.

Holidays in NYSE 2024

Holidays in NYSE 2024

HolidayDateObservanceEarly Closing Time
New Year’s DayMonday, January 1Observed on Monday, January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday, January 15Observed on Monday, January 15
Washington’s BirthdayMonday, February 19Observed on Monday, February 19
Good FridayFriday, March 29Observed on Friday, March 29
Memorial DayMonday, May 27Observed on Monday, May 27
Juneteenth National Independence DayWednesday, June 19Observed on Wednesday, June 19
Independence DayThursday, July 4Observed on Thursday, July 4Early close at 1:00 p.m. (July 3)
Labor DayMonday, September 2Observed on Monday, September 2
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 28Observed on Thursday, November 28Early close at 1:00 p.m. (November 29)
Christmas DayWednesday, December 25Observed on Wednesday, December 25Early close at 1:00 p.m. (December 24)
Holidays in NYSE 2024

Holidays in NYSE 2025

Holiday2025
New Years DayWednesday, January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday, January 20
Washington’s BirthdayMonday, February 17
Good FridayFriday, April 18
Memorial DayMonday, May 26
Juneteenth National Independence DayThursday, June 19
Independence DayFriday, July 4*
Labor DayMonday, September 1
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 27**
Christmas DayThursday, December 25***
Holidays in NYSE 2023

* Each market will close early at 1:00 p.m. (1:15 p.m. for eligible options) on Monday, July 3, 2023, Wednesday, July 3, 2024, and Thursday, July 3, 2025. 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.

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** Each market will close early at 1:00 p.m. (1:15 p.m. for eligible options) on Friday, November 24, 2023, Friday, November 29, 2024, and Friday, November 28, 2025 (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.

*** Each market will close early at 1:00 p.m. (1:15 p.m. for eligible options) on Tuesday, December 24, 2024, and Wednesday, December 24, 2025. 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.

As we embark on the journey through the dynamic world of finance, it’s essential to grasp the intricacies of the NYSE holiday schedule for the year 2024. The NYSE, a beacon of global financial activity, observes a carefully curated list of holidays, each bearing significance in the realm of trading. From New Year’s Day to Christmas, investors need to be attuned to these observed holidays, as they influence market dynamics and present unique trading opportunities. Understanding the nuances of the NYSE holiday calendar ensures that traders can navigate the markets effectively, making informed decisions during both regular and modified trading sessions.

Beyond the calendar dates, it’s crucial to delve into the specific NYSE trading hours that define each session. From the Pre-Opening session at 6:30 a.m. ET to the Core Trading Session from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET, and even Late Trading Sessions extending until 8:00 p.m. ET, these hours shape the rhythm of Wall Street. Early closing times on certain days, such as July 3 and November 29, add another layer of consideration for traders. Understanding the trading hours ensures that market participants can synchronize their strategies with the ebb and flow of the NYSE, optimizing their engagement in the financial markets throughout the festive year of 2024.

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Amid these considerations, we find a unique fusion of financial transactions and festive traditions. The NYSE isn’t just a marketplace; it’s a stage where Wall Street enthusiasts can witness the intersection of commerce and celebration. From the opening bell to the closing auction, each trading session carries the pulse of the market, influenced not only by economic indicators but also by the spirit of the holiday season. As we navigate the NYSE in 2024, let’s embrace both the technicalities of trading and the joyous traditions that make the holidays on Wall Street truly special.

Additionally, here are the trading hours for various sessions across NYSE markets in table format:

NYSE (Tape A)

SessionStart TimeEnd Time
Pre-Opening6:30 a.m.
Core Trading9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NYSE (Tape A) Timing

Tapes B & C

SessionStart TimeEnd Time
Pre-Opening6:30 a.m.
Early Trading7:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Core Trading9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
NYSE Timing

NYSE American

SessionStart TimeEnd Time
Pre-Opening6:30 a.m.
Early Trading7:00 a.m.9:30 a.m.
Core Trading9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Late Trading4:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NYSE Timing

NYSE Arca Equities, NYSE Chicago, NYSE National

SessionStart TimeEnd Time
Same as NYSE American
NYSE Timing

NYSE American Options, NYSE Arca Options

SessionStart TimeEnd Time
Equity and ETF Options9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
ETF Exceptions9:30 a.m.4:15 p.m.
Index Options9:30 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Index Exceptions9:30 a.m.4:15 p.m.
ETN Options9:30 a.m.4:15 p.m.
NYSE Timing

NYSE Bonds

SessionStart TimeEnd Time
Early Trading4:00 a.m.8:00 a.m.
Core Trading8:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Late Trading5:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
NYSE Timing

Note: Bond Auctions occur daily at 4:00 a.m. (Opening) and 8:00 a.m. (Core).

In the spirit of the holidays, the NYSE not only adheres to a meticulously planned schedule but also captures the essence of festivity within the confines of financial fervor. As we approach the end of 2024, investors and traders can navigate the markets with a keen awareness of the observed holidays and trading session intricacies. Beyond the tickers and indices, the NYSE is a stage where finance and festivity coalesce, embodying a unique harmony that reflects the pulse of both Wall Street and the joyous holiday season. Here’s to a prosperous end to 2024 and a celebratory entrance into the promising new year!

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