Trading hours Dow Jones (2023) – opening & closing times
Dow Jones or Dow Jones Industrial Average is the oldest stock index in America. The index was created by a few editors of the Wall Street Journal. The Dow is an index that follows the 30 large American corporations. But what are the opening hours of the stock exchanges associated with the Dow Jones? Here you can read what the opening and closing times of the Dow Jones are.
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When does the Dow Jones open?
The American stock exchanges open at 9:30 AM local time and closes at 4 PM local time. This means the Dow Jones opens at ##T|14:30## and closes at ##T|14:30## in your time zone.
On which days does the Dow Jones close in 2023?
There are also days when you can’t invest in the Dow Jones at all. This is because the stock exchanges close on certain days. Below is an overview of the dates on which the exchanges close:
|January 2||New Year's Day|
|January 16||Martin Luther King Junior day|
|February 20||Washington's Birthday|
|April 7||Good Friday|
|May 29||Memorial Day|
|July 3 & 4||Independence Day|
|September 4||Labour Day|
|November 23 & 24||Thanksgiving Day|
|December 25||Christmas Day|
Pre-market & after-market
With some brokers, you can also invest in the Dow Jones during pre-market and after-market hours. An advantage of this is that you can also speculate on price fluctuations outside of trading hours. A disadvantage are the often higher transaction fees caused by lower trading volumes.
How to invest in the Dow Jones yourself?
Do you want to invest in the Dow Jones yourself? You can do this by buying an index fund, for example. In the article about investing in the Dow Jones, you will learn exactly how to do this:
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