NASDAQ, short for, for National Association of Securities Dealers Automated Quotations, is the 2nd largest stock exchange in the world. It can pay off (literally) to know when NASDAQ opens up for trading if you are an aspiring DIY investor.
So this blog will give you a detailed breakdown of the important times and facts associated with NASDAQ. Buckle up your seatbelts because this is going to be an interesting read.
A few more US Stocks blogs that we have written for your knowledge:
We’ve made it easier for you to understand NASDAQ trading hours with IST time conversions. Here is a table of NASDAQ Trading Hours:
NASDAQ Core Trading Hours
9.30 AM - 4.00 PM
7.00 PM - 1.30 AM
NASDAQ Closing Auction Freeze Period
3:59 PM - 4:00 PM
1.29 AM - 1.30 AM
NASDAQ Pre-Opening Session
3:30 AM - 4:00 AM
1.00 PM - 1.30 PM
NASDAQ Opening Session
4:00 AM - 9:30 AM
1.30 PM - 7.00 PM
NASDAQ Extended Hours
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1.30 AM - 5.30 AM
NASDAQ Trading Hours Facts
We’ve also compiled a list of important facts that you must keep in mind before investing in NASDAQ here:
NASDAQ is not open during weekends
NASDAQ is open for 6.5 hours per day
NASDAQ trading hours change according to daylight savings time (8th March to November 1, 2020, 2:00 AM)
Unlike most Asian and middle eastern stock markets, NASDAQ does not close for lunch
Trading during extended hours is allowed but is prone to higher volatility and more risk
Can You Invest In US Equities With Cube?
Cube Wealth is the first app to bring US Stock advisory to India by partnering up with award-winning RIA, Rick Holbrook. So yes, you can buy US stocks using the Cube Wealth app either on your own (DIY) or backed by sound advice (US Advisory).
Indians can invest up to $250,000/Year abroad according to the RBI notification in the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS). With the Cube Wealth app, you can invest as little as $1.
NASDAQ was the world's first electronic exchange
NASDAQ is owned by Nasdaq, Inc
NASDAQ was founded in 1971
NASDAQ hosts several big tech companies, a trend solidified by the dotcom bubble
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