US Stock Market Opening and Closing Time in India

US Stock Market Opening and Closing Time in India

A stock market can be an indicator of the health of the economy of the nation. The world has a global economy, and trade happens on a global scale. Investors and traders search for opportunities for trading across the world using the market for stocks as a medium. However, they can be used only during trading hours that the exchange operates that is located in the country in question. This article will provide information about the US stock market timings.

The trading market for stocks is an autonomous entity with its operating hours. It is the stock exchange in every country that operates at the same time, but it’s in the local time zone of that country. For instance, the stock market in India the market is open between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Based on US Eastern Standard Time, it’s during the period between 11:00 p.m. between 6 a.m. Indian investors who would like to take part in market participation in the US Stock market need to trade according to US time. It is said that the US stock market operates between 9:00 a.m. and 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, which is between 7 p.m. between 7 p.m. and 11:30 a.m. in the IST.

US Stock Market Opening and Closing Time in India

CountryNameOpening time (in IST)Closing time (in IST)
United StatesNYSE7 PM1:30 AM
United StatesNASDAQ7 PM1:30 AM
CanadaToronto Stock Exchange7 PM1:30 AM
MexicoMexican Stock Exchange6 PM12:30 AM
BrazilBrasil Bolsa Balcão S.A. (B3)5:30 PM01:25 AM
ArgentinaBuenos Aires Stock Exchange (BCBA)6:30 PM12:30 AM

US Market Operating Hours in Indian Time

Pre-Market Trading Hours1:30 PM to 7 PM1:30 PM to 7 PM
Normal Trading Hours7 PM to 1:30 AM7 PM to 1:30 AM
After – Hours Trading1:30 AM to 5:30 AM1:30 AM to 5:30 AM

US Stock Market Time as per Country

The US market for stocks is dependent on the Eastern Time Zone (ET). Eastern Time Zone (ET) Eastern Time has two variables that are EST and EDT.

  • EST: It is the abbreviation for Eastern Time Zone (EST) and is used by New York, Washington DC, Florida and other US cities during the fall or winter seasons. The time can be 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-5) or Greenwich Mean Time.
  • EDT: It refers to Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and is observed in the spring and summer months within US cities. The time occurs 4 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC-4) or Greenwich Mean Time.

The following table shows the trading hours of the us stock market timings.

CountryStock ExchangeLocal Trading hours
United StatesNew York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq9:30 AM to 4 PM (EST)
CanadaToronto Stock Exchange9:30 AM to 4 PM (EST)
MexicoMexican Stock Exchange8:30 AM to 3 PM (CST)
BrazilBrasil Bolsa Balcão S.A. (B3)10 AM to 5:55 PM (EST)
ArgentinaBuenos Aires Stock Exchange (BCBA)11 AM to 5 PM (EST)

US Stock Market Holidays 2023

Following is the list of US Stock Market Holidays for the year 2023:

New Year’s DayJanuary 1, 2023
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayJanuary 17, 2023
Washington’s BirthdayFebruary 21, 2023
Good FridayApril 15, 2023
Memorial DayMay 30, 2023
Independence DayJuly 4, 2023
Labor DaySeptember 5, 2023
Thanksgiving DayNovember 24*, 2023
Christmas DayDecember 26, 2023 (Christmas holiday observed)

Note: Each market will close at 11:30 p.m. (1:15 p.m. for options with a valid ID) on Fridays, and November 25, 2023 (the day following Thanksgiving). These dates are when Crossing Session orders will be accepted beginning at 11:30 p.m. for executions that continue until the time of 1:30 p.m. In the evening, trade sessions of NYSE American Equities, NYSE Arca Equities, NYSE Chicago along with NYSE National will close at 5:15 p.m. The time is in Eastern Standard Time.


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