Trading hours Canada

Canada is, of course, known for its polite people and large snow-covered plains. Yet Canada is not only suitable for a nature holiday. You can also find the Canadian stock exchange in Toronto. But what are the opening hours of the Toronto Stock Exchange? And on which days does the exchange close?

What are the opening hours of the Canadian Stock exchange?

You can invest in shares on the Canadian stock exchange during opening hours. Below you can see when the Canadian stock exchange opens:

  • The Canadian stock exchange is open from 9:30 to16:00 local time.
  • The Canadian stock exchange is open from ##T|14:30## to ##T|21:00## local time.

Investing on the Canadian stock exchange is therefore perfect for any investor who likes to trade late in the afternoon. Like other stock exchanges, you cannot invest in the TSX on weekends. But on which special days is Canada’s stock exchange actually closed?

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When does Canada’s stock market open/close?

In the timer below you can see when the stock exchange will open or close again. This way you are always ready for a new trading session!

On which days is the Canadian stock exchange closed?

Most of the weekdays the stock exchanges are operational. The government can sometimes decide to close the stock exchange temporarily. This happens, for example, when the stock markets crash very sharply. In addition, there are also special public holidays every year on which the stock exchange closes. In Canada, the stock exchange closes on the following days:

2021

  • New Year’s Day: 1 January
  • Family Day: 15 February
  • Good Friday: 2 April
  • Victoria day: 24 May
  • Canada day: 1 July
  • Civic holiday: 2 August
  • Labour Day: 6 September
  • Thanksgiving Day: 11 October
  • Christmas: 27-28 December

2020

  • New Year’s Day: 1 January 2020
  • Family Day: 17 February 2020
  • Good Friday: 10 April 2020
  • Victory day: 18 May 2020
  • Canada Day: 1 July 2020
  • Civic holiday: 3 August 2020
  • Labour Day: 7 September 2020
  • Thanksgiving day: 12 October 2020
  • Christmas: 25 December 2020
  • Boxing day: 28 December 2020

Canada is right next to America. The American holidays (Marthin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day and Thanksgiving Day) can therefore influence the stock exchanges in Canada. This is especially the case with investments in the US dollar.

S&P/TSX Composite Index trading hours

Canada also has an index that tracks general economic developments in the country. This index is also called the S&P/TSX Composite Index. The index tracks 250 of the approximately 1500 shares listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. This index gives a good picture of the economic situation within the country.

But what are the exact opening hours of the TSX or Toronto Stock Exchange index? The opening hours correspond to those of the Canadian Stock Exchange. This means you can trade shares in the S&P/TSX Composite Index from 9:30 to 16:00 local time or from ##T|14:30## to ##T|21:00##.

Investing in Canada yourself?

Do you have confidence in Canada’s stock market? Then you can decide to buy Canadian shares yourself. Below you can find an overview of the prices for buying Canadian shares:

What currency is used on the Canadian stock exchange?

Shares on the Canadian stock exchange are traded in the Canadian dollar. Please note that your investment may decrease in value if your currency becomes stronger in relation to Canada’s currency.

Where can you find the Canada Stock Exchange?

The Canada Stock exchange can be found in Toronto which is the capital of Canada. You can visit the website of the stock exchange here. Full address details are available:

130 King St W,Toronto, ON M5X 1J2, Canada

You can also reach the stock exchange via info@tmx.com or +1 888-873-8392.

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