Is the Stock Market Open Today (Columbus Day)?

Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples’ Day: whatever you decide to call it, most of Wall Street would be at work throughout it, even if you aren’t working. The stock exchange would be open during the regular hours on Monday, October 11, for Columbus Day, which is more and more being acknowledged as Indigenous Peoples’ Day.

It’s a national holiday, a federal holiday, however a commercialism day for stocks. Anticipating some lighter volume and maybe continuing volatility. U.S. equities have leaped up and down in recent days. Columbus Day was created as a federal holiday in 1937 and is ascertained on the second Monday of October.

In recent times, critics have tied Columbus Day to mayhem dedicated against native people. Some U.S. cities have renamed the vacation Indigenous People’s Day.

The new nickname enjoyed a contemporary milestone this year, as President Joe Biden became the first-ever president to proclaim for Indigenous Peoples’ Day. Today, we tend to recognize Indigenous peoples’ spirit and power because of the incalculable constructive effect they created on each aspect of American society.

That being said, a couple of Wall Street people can have the day off. As a result, the bond markets are going to be shut on Columbus Day. Trading recommences, as normal, on Tuesday, October 12, that is when the company earnings calendar will begin hopping with third-quarter reports. Once it involves the stock and bond markets alike, if a vacation falls on a weekend, market closures are settled by 2 rules:

1.       If the vacation falls on a Saturday, the market will close on the preceding Friday.

2.       If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the market can shut on the following Monday.

Stock and Bond Market Hours

The stock exchange hours for the New York Stock Exchange and National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations are 9:30 a.m. to four p.m. on weekdays. However, each exchange market provides premarket trading hours between 4 and 9:30 a.m., yet late trading hours between 4 and eight p.m. Bond markets generally trade between 8 a.m. and five p.m. The stock markets close at one p.m. on early-closure days; bond markets close early at two p.m.

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