Global OTC

Global OTC Trading Hours and Holidays

Trading Hours

Pre-Opening Session: 3:30 a.m. ET

  • Limit orders can be entered and will be queued until the Limit Order Auction at 8 a.m. ET

Opening Session: 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

  • 7:59 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. ET - Opening Auction Freeze Period
  • 8:00 a.m. ET - Opening Auction
  • 9:29 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET - Market Order Auction Freeze Period
  • 9:30 a.m. ET - Market Order Auction

Orders that are eligible for the Opening Auction may not be canceled one minute prior to the Opening Session until the conclusion of the Opening Auction.

Market Orders and Auction-Only Limit Orders may not be canceled. Market Orders and Auction-Only Limit Orders may not be entered on the same side as an imbalance.

Core Trading Session: 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

  • 3:59 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET - Closing Auction Freeze Period
  • 4:00 p.m. ET - Closing Auction Run and Closing Price Disseminated. All Day Orders entered for the core session will be canceled

Market-on-Close (MOC) and Limit-on-Close (LOC) orders cannot be canceled. MOC and LOC orders may not be entered on the same side as an imbalance.

Extended Hours: 4:00 pm to 4:15 p.m. ET

  • 4:15 p.m. ET - Limit Orders entered after 4:00 p.m. ET are canceled

Late Trading Session: 4:00 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. ET

 

Holidays

Global OTC will observe U.S. holidays as listed below.

201820192020
New Years DayMonday, January 1Tuesday, January 1Wednesday, January 1
Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMonday, January 15Monday, January 21Monday, January 20
Washington's BirthdayMonday, February 19Monday, February 18Monday, February 17
Good FridayFriday, March 30Friday, April 19Friday, April 10
Memorial DayMonday, May 28Monday, May 27Monday, May 25
Independence DayWednesday, July 4*Thursday, July 4*Friday, July 3(July 4 Holiday Observed
Labor DayMonday, September 3Monday, September 2Monday, September 7
Thanksgiving Day Thursday, November 22**Thursday, November 28**Thursday, November 26**
ChristmasTuesday, December 25***Wednesday, December 25***Friday, December 25***

*The market will close early at 1:00 p.m. ET on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, and Wednesday, July 3, 2019. On these days the late trading session is 1:00PM to 1:15PM ET.

**The market will close early at 1:00 p.m. ET on Friday, November 23, 2018, Friday, November November 29, 2019, and Friday November 27, 2020 (the day after Thanksgiving). On these days the late trading session is 1:00PM to 1:15PM ET.

***The market will close early at 1:00 p.m. ET on Monday, December 24, 2018, Tuesday, December 24, 2019 and Thursday, December 24, 2020. On these days the late trading session is 1:00PM to 1:15PM ET.

Customer Support

For Global OTC Trading Support:
Email: trading@globalotc.com

For General Information and Support:
Phone: 1-888-599-4086
Email: info@globalotc.com

Contact Global OTC

Barry Scadden
bscadden@globalotc.com
1-888-599-4086