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Market Extra: Which markets are closed on Good Friday?

Major U.S. markets might be closed for Good Friday, while maximum European exchanges may also remain close for Easter Monday.

U.S. financial markets might be closed on March 30 for Good Friday. The Easter weekend, together with Easter Monday on April 2, additionally coincides with Passover this 12 months, which begins on Friday.

The lengthy weekend will give traders a breather after weeks of trade-war rhetoric, new tariffs on U.S. imports, and central bank motion together with an interest-rate hike by the Federal Reserve. The destroy is also previous second-quarter income, which might be due to kick off in April.

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For Good Friday, the New York Stock Exchange, Nasdaq and CME Globex futures and choices, together with equities YMM8, +Zero.15% and commodities similar to crude oil CL1, +Zero.02% and bitcoin BTCH8, -4.76%  , might be closed for buying and selling.

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The U.S. Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association recommends an early shut at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday for all U.S. dollar-denominated government TMUBMUSD10Y, -Zero.49%  and different fixed-income securities.

All primary European inventory exchanges might be closed on both days, together with a hiatus for Germany’s Dax DAX, +Zero.25% France’s CAC 40 PX1, +Zero.23%  and the U.Ok.’s FTSE FTSE, +Zero.62%  .

In Asia, the Singapore Stock Exchange might be closed, while exchanges in Japan and Taiwan might be open.

Currency markets might be open for both days, even supposing volumes will probably be very low.