Holiday Futures Trading Schedule
Comments for April 18, 2011
Looking ahead to Monday by reflecting back on Friday’s trading
Futures and options trading is speculative in nature and involves substantial risk of loss. Futures and options trading is not suitable for all investors
GOOD FRIDAY 2011 HOLIDAY TRADING HOURS AND EARLY CLOSING SCHEDULE FOR U.S. FUTURES EXCHANGES
- On Thursday, April 21, some open outcry (pit) sessions close early
- Futures markets are closed on April 22All times shown are Chicago (Central) time
Thursday, April 21, 2011
CME Group/CME & CBOT: Globex platform closes regular times. The trading floor will close at 12:00 pm (Noon) for Currency & Interest Rate contracts only.
CME Group/NYMEX & COMEX: Globex platform & trading floor close regular times.
ICE Futures US: Electronic platform closes regular times for Softs & Dollar Index; electronic platform for Russell indices closes 3:15 pm. The trading floor will close at 12:00 pm (Noon) for Currency & Dollar Index only.
NYSE Liffe US: Regular closing times.
Friday, April 22, 2011
All US futures exchanges closed for both trading floors and electronic platforms.
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Regular electronic platform opening times for all markets except CME Livestock, Lumber, Dairy (which will remain closed until their regularly scheduled open on Monday).
Monday, April 25
Sugar, Cocoa and Coffee futures will open late (6:30 am) on the electronic ICE Futures platform (regular times for trading floor session).
Since 1885, the New York Stock Exchange has been closed on Good Friday, every year except 1898, 1906 and 1907.
All times shown are Chicago (Central) time.
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Futures and options trading is speculative in nature and involves substantial risk of loss. Futures and options trading is not suitable for all investors. The information in this Report and the opinions expressed are subject to change without notice. All known news and events have already been factored into the price of the underlying commodities discussed.