BVS Trading Hours
Is the Santiago Stock Exchange Open?
2019 Santiago Stock Exchange Trading Hours
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The Chilean Stock Exchange stays open one hour longer in the summer. At the time, the one hour extension is not accounted for in our time.
Santiago Stock Exchange Opening Hours for 2019
† Times shown are in America/Santiago time (GMT-03:00)
Does Santiago Stock Exchange Close For Lunch?
The Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago does not close for lunch. Most stock markets in Asia close for lunch and a few exchanges in the Middle East do as well. Stock exchanges in most of the rest of the world remain open continuously from the Opening Bell to the Closing bell. Our Stock Market Countdown takes lunch hours into account for all Stock Exchanges.
Is Santiago Stock Exchange Open on Weekends?
The Santiago Stock Exchange is not open on weekends. Stock Exchanges in America, Europe, and Asia follow the typical Monday to Friday schedule. However, in the Middle East the work week typically runs from Sunday through Thursday.
Stock exchanges in Middle Eastern countries like Qatar and Abu Dhabi are closed on Friday and open on Sunday. The Tehran Stock Exchange in Iran is open Saturday through Wednesday and closed Thursday and Friday.
How Long is Santiago Stock Exchange Open?
The Santiago Stock Exchange is open 32.5 hours per week which is average. Most stock exchanges are open 25 to 35 hours per week with 5 days of trading per week. There are several exchanges that are only open 4 days per week and one exchange that is only open 2 days per week. The Deutsche Börse is open more than any other stock exchange.
Limited trading hours help to reduce volatility in stock prices but also limits the liquidity of stocks. When trading hours are shorter more news reports and earnings reports are published while the markets are closed. As a result, investors have more time to process new information and general make fewer knee-jerk reactions. Read more about how trading hours vary around the world.
Does Daylight Saving Time Affect the Santiago Stock Exchange?
Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago follows the America/Santiago timezone which does observe Daylight Saving Time. Daylight Saving Time (DST) is currently in effect for this region. As a result, the timezone offset is now GMT-03:00. Daylight Saving Time for America/Santiago will end on April 7, 2019 at 12:00 AM. At this time, the region will fall back one hour.
Santiago Stock Exchange Extended Hours Trading
Stocks can always be traded on the Santiago Stock Exchange during regular trading hours (listed above).
But there are also Extended Hours Trading during which trades may be made. There is significantly less trading volume during extended hours. Lower volume results is a larger spread, bigger price jumps, more volatility, and more risk. Extended Hours Trading allows investors to act quickly on information that comes out after markets closed.
In the past, only large institutional investors could participate in Extended Hours Trading. Due to the emergence of electronic trading platforms, individual investors are now able to trade during extended hours as well. Depending upon your broker, you can usually choose to execute trades during pre- or after-hours or only during regular trading.
Check out the list of Santiago Stock Exchange Holidays to learn more. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. Stock Market holidays often differ slightly from official federal and bank holidays in each country.
Learn More: Our Reading List
If you would like to learn more about how the Santiago Stock Exchange works and learn about investing in general we highly recommend the books listed below. These books are an excellent resource for anyone from first-time day-traders to seasoned investors.
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