Most of us are anxious to be done with 2020, but we’ll have to wait through one last trading session before popping the champagne.
The stock market is indeed open for a full trading session on New Year’s Eve, Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020. But for what it’s worth, bond traders do get a slightly shortened day; the bond markets will close up shop a little early, at 2 p.m. ET.
The upshot? Friday, New Year’s Day, is a holiday for the stock and bond markets alike.
From all of us at Kiplinger: Have a happy and prosperous 2021!
The following is a schedule of all stock market and bond market holidays for 2021. Please note that regular trading hours for the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)