NASDAQ Holiday 2017 Schedule
NASDAQ Trading Calendar 2017
People and investment firms who trade in shares need to plan out the entire year, and they can do it only if they know when the NASDAQ is open and closed. The NASDAQ will close on certain specific days this year, which is why stock traders need to know the NASDAQ holiday schedule 2017.
Common questions from people about the NASDAQ Holiday Schedule for 2017 are “Is the NASDAQ open now?” or “Is the stock market closed today?” Since there are holidays, half-days and partial holidays for the NASDAQ throughout the year, people need to know the holiday schedule at the very beginning of the year (or as soon as possible).
Normal NASDAQ Trading Hours
During normal operations, the NASDAQ will be open from Monday through Friday from 9:30 am Eastern Standard Time (EST) to 4:00 pm EST in 2017. The market’s open time is the same throughout the year except on the days when the NASDAQ is closed.
NASDAQ Market Holidays 2017
Below is the 2017 NASDAQ holiday calendar as listed by the NASDAQ itself (including dates that have already past). These holidays must be observed as per United States federal directions.
|Monday, January 2, 2017 [Observed]||New Year’s Day||Closed|
|Monday, January 16, 2017||Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Closed|
|Monday, February 20, 2017||President’s Day||Closed|
|Friday, April 14, 2017||Good Friday||Closed|
|Monday, May 29, 2017||Memorial Day||Closed|
|Tuesday, July 4, 2017||Independence Day||Closed|
|Monday, September 4, 2017||Labor Day||Closed|
|Thursday, November 23, 2017||Thanksgiving Day||Closed|
|Monday, December 25, 2017||Christmas Day||Closed|
NASDAQ Partial Holiday Schedule 2017
|Date||Day||Opening Time||Closing Time||Status|
|Monday, July 3, 2017||Day before Independence Day||9:30 am EST||1:00 pm EST||Partially Open|
|Friday, November 24, 2017||Day after Thanksgiving||9:30 am EST||1:00 pm EST||Partially Open|
Apart from these fixed holidays, there might be some more NASDAQ holiday closings in the year 2017 due to extraordinary circumstances.
For example, if the president of the United States dies, then the NASDAQ will select a day of mourning [typically the day of the funeral] and will be closed on that day. The NASDAQ may also be closed due to some unforeseen circumstances like technical/system failures, extraordinary market volatility, natural disasters, wars and more.
NASDAQ Holiday FAQs
Q. Is the stock market open on weekends?
A. No, the NASDAQ is not open on weekends.
Q. What time does the NASDAQ open?
A. The NASDAQ opens at 9:30 am EST Monday to Friday.
Q. What time does the stock market close on New Year’s Eve?
A. New Year’s Eve in 2017 falls on Sunday, December 31, 2017. Therefore the NASDAQ will be closed.
Q. What time does the stock market open and close Pacific time?
A. The NASDAQ opens at 6:30 am Pacific Standard Time (PST) Los Angeles and closes at 1:00 pm PST.
Q. Is the stock market open on Black Friday?
A. Yes, the NASDAQ is open on Black Friday.
Q. Is the stock market open on Veterans Day?
A. Yes, the NASDAQ is open on Veterans Day.
Q. Is the stock market open on Martin Luther King Jr. Day?
A. No, the NASDAQ is closed on MLK Day.
Q. Is the stock market open on Election Days?
A. Yes, the NASDAQ is open on Election Days.
Q. Is the stock market open on Thanksgiving?
A. No, the NASDAQ is closed on Thanksgiving.
Q. Is the stock market open on Christmas Day?
A. No, the NASDAQ is closed on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, 2017.
Q. Is the stock market open on the day after Christmas?
A. Yes, the NASDAQ is open on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.