Stock Exchanges Trading Hours
Stock Exchange Trading hours is the period within which the trader can sell and buy stocks. Nowadays, there are hundreds of stock exchanges in the world. They are all different according to the volume of market capitalization and performances, with several prominent players such as NASDAQ, NYSE, stock exchanges in Tokyo, London, and Hong Kong.
If you are wondering what stock market’s opening hours are, the answer is not so simple. While the foreign exchange, i.e., the Forex market is open 24 hours a day except for weekends and public holidays, the stock markets are only accessible during a specific time slot on each stock exchange.
There are also extended stock exchanges trading hours, allowing you to trade outside of regular market opening hours.
Markets such as Tokyo and Honk Kong stock exchange, close for lunchtimes. Keep in mind that even during this time, stock prices can be affected.