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Holiday & Trading Hours

Nasdaq observes the holidays below and will send Trader Alerts to remind customers when the Market will be closed or will close early. Please refer to those alerts for all information, including system operating hours.

Holiday Schedule

2018HolidayStatus
January 1, 2018New Year's Day (Observed)Closed
January 15, 2018Martin Luther King, Jr. DayClosed
February 19, 2018President's Day - U.S.Closed
March 30, 2018Good FridayClosed
May 28, 2018Memorial Day - U.S.Closed
July 3, 2018Early Close - U.S.1:00 p.m.
July 4, 2018Independence Day - U.S.Closed
September 3, 2018Labor Day - U.S.Closed
November 22, 2018Thanksgiving Day - U.S.Closed
November 23, 2018Early Close - U.S.1:00 p.m.
December 24, 2018Christmas Eve Early Close - U.S.1:00 p.m.
December 25, 2018Christmas DayClosed

Trading Hours

Options MarketHours
Equity Options9:30 a.m. ET to 4:00 p.m. ET
ETF & ETN Options9:30 a.m. ET to 4:00 p.m. ET*
Index Options9:30 a.m. ET to 4:00 p.m. ET*
World Currency Options9:30 a.m. ET to 4:00 p.m. ET
*Please note the following options will trade from 9:30 a.m. ET to 4:15 p.m. ET: DBA, DBB, DBC, DBO, DIA, EEM, EFA, GAZ, IWM, IWN, IWO, IWV, JJC, KBE, KRE, MDY, MNX, MOO, NDX, OEF, OIL, QQQ, SLX, SPY, SVXY, UNG, UUP, UVXY, VIIX, VIXY, VXX, VXZ, XHB, XLB, XLE, XLF, XLI, XLK, XLP, XLU, XLV, XLY, XME, XRT

TradeDate—Settlement Date Schedule

Pursuant to Sections 220.8(b)(1) and (4) of Regulation T of the Federal Reserve Board, a broker-dealer must promptly cancel or otherwise liquidate a customer purchase transaction in a cash account if full payment is not received within five business days from the date of purchase or, pursuant to Section 220.8(d)(1), make application to extend the time period specified. The date by which members must take such action is shown below in the column titled “Reg. T Date.”

Similarly, SEC Rule 15c3-3 requires member organizations to take prompt steps to obtain possession or control of securities pursuant to paragraph (m) through a buy-in procedure or otherwise if securities are not received within 13 business days from the date of sale or, pursuant to paragraph (n), make application to extend the time period specified. The date by which members must take such action is shown below in the column titled “SEC Extension Date.”

Brokers, dealers and municipal securities dealers should use the settlement dates for purposes of clearing and settling transactions pursuant to the securities exchanges.

Please view the FINRA 2018 Holiday Trade Date, Settlement Date and Margin Extensions Schedule.

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