The stock market makes prodigious incomes for someone who is eager to earn money, especially those who are not interested in 9 to 5 jobs and for those who are not interested to take any pains to run a business.
Though; earning via stock requires good wits of business shrewdness, expertise and appropriate information related to it.
Just like our real world has more than one supermarkets and each of those supermarket are inter connected and exchanges or have different working hours and varied working pattern, the same applies to the stock market hours for working.
The stock market hours vary from one country to another and they have slight different rules to abide by. Unlike Forex trading market, it is not open for 24 hours.
Usually, stock exchange remain open from has Monday to Friday and from 9.30 am to 4.00 pm i.e. Eastern standard time. Provided here is some of the usual working hours of the major stock exchanges:
- London stock exchange- 8.00 am to 16.35 pm
- Tokyo stock exchange- 9.00-11.00 am and 12.30-15.10 pm
- German stock exchange- 9.00 to 20.00
- Australian stock exchange-10.00 am to 16.00 pm
- Sanghai stock exchange-9.30-11.30 am and 13.00-15.00 pm
Being a stock broker or investor, it is the foremost thing to memorize since; trading of stocks are restricted to the working hours and, for the same reason it makes it important to know the begin and ending of betting sessions. The NASDAQ exchange too deals with the same pattern of timings for its operations.
With the nature of overlapping nature of global stock market hours, it would be appropriate to say that at any point of time during the working week, a stock market is always somewhere open across the globe.
With the advent of Internet and online trading, it has maximized the possibilities for the traders who are interested to trade in International markets. This brings in the opportunity for that circumstances where there is a limitation to trade in local markets. Many of the International stock markets also offer pre and post market trading.
With the privilege of intersecting stock market hours of the International stock markets, it is been possible to trade during every time of the day. Nevertheless; it is imperative to watch out for the pros and cons of the same.