NYSE Holidays: Market Closings for 2017 – Stock Market Holidays Schedule
New York Stock Exchange Holiday Schedule 2017
Day traders and investment firms need to plan out the year and they need to know when the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) will be closed. The NYSE does close on certain specific days every year, which is why people are eager to know the NYSE holiday schedule for 2017.
NYSE Trading Hours
The NYSE and NYSE MKT are open from Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. EST to 4:00 p.m. EST. The market open time is the same all through the year, except on the days when the NYSE is closed.
NYSE Holiday Schedule 2017
Common questions from people are, “Is the market open today?” and, “Is the stock market closed today?” Since there are holidays, half-days, and partial holidays for the NYSE throughout the year, people need to know the holiday schedule at the very beginning of the year.
|Monday, January 2 [Observed]||New Year’s Day||Closed|
|Monday, January 16||Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Closed|
|Monday, February 20||George Washington’s Birthday||Closed|
|Friday, April 14||Good Friday||Closed|
|Monday, May 29||Memorial Day||Closed|
|Tuesday, July 4||Independence Day||Closed|
|Monday, September 4||Labor Day||Closed|
|Thursday, November 23||Thanksgiving Day||Closed|
|Monday, December 25||Christmas Day||Closed|
Above is the NYSE holiday calendar for the year 2017 as fixed by the NYSE itself. These holidays must be observed as per federal directions.
NYSE Partial Holidays 2017
|Date||Day||Opening Time||Closing Time||Status|
|Monday, July 3||Independence Day Eve||9:30 am ET||1:00 pm ET||Partially Open|
|Friday, November 24||Day after Thanksgiving Day||9:30 am ET||1:00 pm ET||Partially Open|
Apart from these fixed holidays, there might be some more NYSE holiday closings for the year 2017 due to extraordinary circumstances. For example, if the President of the United States dies, then the NYSE will select a day of mourning (typically the day of the funeral) and will be closed on this day. The NYSE may also be closed due to some unforeseen circumstances, such as technical/system failures, extraordinary market volatility, natural disasters, wars, and more.
NYSE Holidays FAQs
Q. Is the stock market open on weekends?
A. No, the NYSE is closed on weekends.
Q.What time does the NYSE open?
A. The NYSE opens at 9:30 a.m. EST from Monday to Friday.
Q. What time does the stock market close on New Year’s Eve?
A. New Year’s Eve 2017 falls on a Sunday, so the NYSE will be closed on December 31, 2017.
Q. What time does the stock market open and close Pacific time?
A. The NYSE will open at 6:30 a.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) Los Angeles and close at 1:00 p.m. PST.
Q. Is the stock market open on Black Friday?
A. The NYSE will remain open on Black Friday. It will follow regular hours.
Q. Is the stock market open on Veteran’s Day?
A. The NYSE is open on Veteran’s Day, but the bond market is closed.
Q. Is the stock market open on MLK Day?
A. No, the NYSE is closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Q. Is the stock market open on Election Day?
A. Yes, the NYSE is open on Election Day.
Q. Is the stock market open on December 26?
A. Yes, the NYSE is open on Tuesday, December 26, 2017.
Q. Is the stock market open on Thanksgiving Day?
A. No, the NYSE is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23, 2017.
Q. Is the stock market open on Christmas Day?
A. No, the NYSE is closed on Christmas Day, Monday, December 25, 2017.