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When does the stock market open?

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The New York Stock Exchange opens for regular trading at 9:30 a.m. EST, according to the NYSE. The Nasdaq also opens for regular trading at 9:30 a.m. EST.

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When does the stock market open?
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The Nasdaq opens for premarket trading prior to the opening of the regular trading day, explains Nasdaq. Actual premarket trading on the Nasdaq begins at 4 a.m. EST and ends at the open of regular trading.

The NYSE opens for premarket trading at 8 a.m. EST and closes at the start of the regular trading day, indicates Learning Markets. Electronic trading systems allow investors to buy and sell stocks on the NYSE prior to the regular market opening.

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