US Stock Market Hours for Independence Day Holiday
July 03, 2023: DUE TO THE INDEPENDENCE DAY HOLIDAY, the US stock market will have adjusted hours on Monday, July 3. The Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) will close early at 1 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on Monday and remain closed on Tuesday. Additionally, the bond market in the United States will close at 2 p.m. ET on Monday and will be closed on Tuesday as well.
Independence Day is a federal holiday in the United States, celebrated since 1870, with historical roots dating back to the 18th century. It commemorates the birth of American independence in 1776.
In 2023, Nasdaq will observe ten stock market holidays and two market half-day holidays. These include Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving (with early closing at 1 p.m. EST on the following day, commonly known as Black Friday), and Christmas Day.
Therefore, on Tuesday, July 4, the US stock and bond markets will be closed in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.
It’s important to note that federal holidays, such as Independence Day, also affect non-essential federal government offices, federal banks, and post offices, likely to be closed or operate with reduced hours. Commercial banks and other financial institutions may also follow similar schedules.