Stock Market Hours – What Time Does The Stock  Market Open?


Imagine you want to buy stocks, and you place your order. Only to get an error message that you can’t trade outside of stock market trading hours.

Be sure to know what days the stock market you want to trade on is closed to ensure you’re not waiting days before you can buy your stock.

Stock market hours are different from one region to another. For now, we’ll focus on the world’s leading stock markets in the US, Canada, Europe, and Asia.

The NYSE and the NASDAQ are open on weekdays from 9:30 am to 4 pm EST.

The top stock market in Canada is the Toronto Stock Exchange or the TMX and is open from 9:30 am to 4 pm EST  on weekdays.

The exchange is based in Tokyo and is open from 9 am to 11:30 am, then 12:30 pm to 3 pm Japan Standard Time (JST).

The London Stock Exchange operates from 8:15 am through 4:30 pm Greenwich Mean Time, referred to as British Summer Time.