Memorial Day: Is the stock market open?

The equity markets in the U.S. will be closed Monday for Memorial Day.

There will be trading Monday in the futures markets — including stocks, oil and gold — until 1 p.m. ET.


The bond market will be closed Monday so there will be no trading in U.S. Treasuries.

There will be trading in the currency market, although at a lower volume.

There will be trading Monday in global markets.


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Is the Stock Market Open Today? Here Are the Memorial Day 2021 Hours.

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Memorial Day, which honors those who died while serving in the U.S. military, became a national holiday in 1971.

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Memorial Day 2021 is here, bringing with it a long weekend for U.S. traders and others.

Since it became a national holiday in 1971, Memorial Day has been the last Monday of May, honoring those who died while serving in the U.S. military. In this case, Memorial Day falls on the last day of the month.

U.S. equities had a mostly dull week, with the

S&P 500 index

rising 1.2% and the

Dow Jones

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